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Young, Suzanne

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(1976-    ) US author of the A Need So Beautiful paranormal romance sequence beginning with A Need So Beautiful (2011) and the Young Adult Program sequence beginning with The Program (2013), which is set in a Near Future Dystopian America afflicted by an apparent virus that causes a hugh number of teenagers to commit Suicide. The only preventative seems to be a Memory Edit designed to eliminate painful parts of the past; the young protagonist resists this, helped by the love of a young man. In the sequel they are on the run. Just Like Fate (2014) with Cat Patrick is a singleton; for details see her collaborator. [JC]

Suzanne Young

born New York: 5 December 1976



A Need So Beautiful

  • A Need So Beautiful (New York: HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray, 2011) [A Need So Beautiful: hb/Christopher Kolk]
  • A Want So Wicked (New York: HarperCollins/Balzer + Bray, 2012) [A Need So Beautiful: hb/Christopher Kolk]

The Program

Innovations Academy

Poet Anderson

individual titles


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