Jun 8, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday: Gifted by H.A. Swain

Gifted by H.A. Swain
Publisher: Feiwel and Friends
Publication Date:  June 14, 2016


Goodreads Synopsis:  

In Orpheus Chanson's world, geniuses and prodigies are no longer born or honed through hard work. Instead, procedures to induce Acquired Savant Abilities (ASAs) are now purchased by the privileged. And Orpheus's father holds the copyright to the ASA procedure.

Zimri Robinson, a natural musical prodigy, is a "plebe"--a worker at the enormous warehouse that supplies an on-line marketplace that has supplanted all commerce. Her grueling schedule and her grandmother's illness can't keep her from making music--even if it is illegal.

Orpheus and Zimri are not supposed to meet. He is meant for greatness; she is not. But sometimes, rules are meant to be broken. Here is a thriller, love story, and social experiment that readers will find gripping--and terrifying.

Why I Am Waiting:
This cover drew me in but then after reading the synopsis I wanted to get my hands on it. I love the Romeo and Juliet feel to the plot and I think that this world will lend to that as well...

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