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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
COVER REVEAL: The Body Institute by Carol Riggs
We are so excited to reveal the cover for The Body Institute by Carol Riggs! Are we our minds...or our bodies?
Genre: Young Adult Science Fiction Publish Date: September 1, 2015 Publisher: Entangled Teen Synopsis:
Meet Morgan Dey, one of the top teen Reducers at The Body Institute.
Thanks to cutting-edge technology, Morgan can temporarily take over another girl’s body, get her in shape, and then return to her own body—leaving her client slimmer, more toned, and feeling great. Only there are a few catches…
For one, Morgan won’t remember what happens in her “Loaner” body. Once she’s done, she won’t recall walks with her new friend Matt, conversations with the super-cute Reducer she’s been text-flirting with, or the uneasy feeling she has that the director of The Body Institute is hiding something. Still, it’s all worth it in the name of science. Until the glitches start…
Suddenly, residual memories from her Loaner are cropping up in Morgan’s mind. She’s feeling less like herself and more like someone else. And when protests from an anti–Body Institute organization threaten her safety, she’ll have to decide if being a Reducer is worth the cost of her body and soul…
**About the Author**
Carol Riggs is a Young Adult writer represented by Kelly Sonnack of Andrea Brown Literary. Her sci-fi novel The Body Institute explores the themes of society, identity, and body image. She lives in the beautiful, green state of Oregon and have a Studio Arts degree; She is an SCBWI member.
Carol can usually be found in her writing cave, surrounded by her dragon collection and the characters in her head. She also enjoy reading--mostly Young Adult novels--as well as drawing, painting and quilting. She also attends writing conferences, walks with her husband, and enjoys music and dance of all kinds.