Chocolate + coffee + black market + crime families = too good to go wrong. I can’t wait to read this take on a future society and its strange prohibitions.
In 2083, chocolate and coffee are illegal, paper is hard to find, water is carefully rationed, and New York City is rife with crime and poverty. And yet, for Anya Balanchine, the sixteen-year-old daughter of the city's most notorious (and dead) crime boss, life is fairly routine. It consists of going to school, taking care of her siblings and her dying grandmother, trying to avoid falling in love with the new assistant D.A.'s son, and avoiding her loser ex-boyfriend. That is until her ex is accidentally poisoned by the chocolate her family manufactures and the police think she's to blame. Suddenly, Anya finds herself thrust unwillingly into the spotlight--at school, in the news, and most importantly, within her mafia family.
Gabrielle Zevin’s All These Things I’ve Done was released yesterday by Farrar, Straus & Giroux, an imprint of Macmillan. You can check out the book trailer here. The team at Zeitghost Media and Macmillan has been kind enough to let me give away one copy to you (yay!). All you need to do to enter the giveaway is fill out the FORM. Open to US and Canadian addresses only, will end September 16th at 11:59pm EST. Winner will be selected randomly and notified via email.