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All These Things I've Done by Gabrielle Zevin
Release: September 27, 2011
Chocolate and coffee are illegal, paper is hard to find, water is increasingly scarce, 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—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 someone in her inner circle ends up 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 mafiya family...read more at Goodreads.
So excited for this book! It had me curious from the first sentence of that summary. Then again, any world where coffee and chocolate are illegal naturally intrigues me ;)
And fortunately, I received a lovely box in the mail this week:
(chocolate covered espresso beans + book + confetti = awesome)
What are you waiting on this week?