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Suzanne Young

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Suzanne Young is the New York Times bestselling author of The Program, The Treatment, and several other novels. She currently lives in Tempe, Arizona where she teaches high school English and obsesses about books. Learn more about Suzanne at www.suzanne-young.blogspot.com

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Suzanne Young There were several influences. I'd been writing a contemporary story about a girl who survived a suicide attempt and the reaction of her classmates…moreThere were several influences. I'd been writing a contemporary story about a girl who survived a suicide attempt and the reaction of her classmates when she returned to school. Ultimately it was hitting too close to home. Then I saw a commercial for a medication and one of the side effects was that it could cause suicidal thoughts, especially in young adults. I began to research suicide clusters--which I had heard about before. That became the epidemic. And once I exaggerated the idea, I was able to focus in on the loneliness that Sloane felt. The hope she'd need to survive the series. (less)
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The Program (The Program, #1)

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The Treatment (The Program,...

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A Need So Beautiful (A Need...

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The Remedy (The Program, #3)

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Hotel Ruby

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All in Pieces

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A Want So Wicked (A Need So...

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The Epidemic (The Program, #4)

4.24 avg rating — 2,494 ratings — published 2016 — 11 editions
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HOTEL RUBY has a new cover and a new title! I'll be honest, I loved the original cover. It was creepy and cool and the model was to die for :) But in paperback, we thought we'd try a little something different.

The new title is HOTEL FOR THE LOST, one of the first titles I pitched when we were working on this book. It says a lot about the characters and their reasons for coming to The Ruby in th... Read more of this blog post »
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Charlotte Liebel Thank you for your friendship, Suzanne Young! Look forward to your 'A Need So Beautiful #1' (Goodreads Author)

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Victoria Simcox Hi Suzanne, best of luck with your new book. Have a wonderful holiday season. Victoria ") www.themagicwarble.com


Jessie Terwilliger Hey Suzanne, how's it going?


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