Thursday, 12 January 2012

The Time Will Come #45

The Time Will Come is a weekly meme hosted by Jodie at Books For Company, where we can spotlight those books that we've had sitting on our shelves for too long. Books that we really want to read but never seem to get around to.


Bumped by Megan McCaffertty seems to be one of those books that people either love or hate. I'm definitely intrigued though, and want to read this at some point. I bought it all the way back in August, now I just need to find time to read it!



Synopsis from Goodreads:
When a virus makes everyone over the age of eighteen infertile, would-be parents pay teen girls to conceive and give birth to their children, making teens the most prized members of society. Girls sport fake baby bumps and the school cafeteria stocks folic-acid-infused food.

Sixteen-year-old identical twins Melody and Harmony were separated at birth and have never met until the day Harmony shows up on Melody’s doorstep. Up to now, the twins have followed completely opposite paths. Melody has scored an enviable conception contract with a couple called the Jaydens. While they are searching for the perfect partner for Melody to bump with, she is fighting her attraction to her best friend, Zen, who is way too short for the job.

Harmony has spent her whole life in Goodside, a religious community, preparing to be a wife and mother. She believes her calling is to convince Melody that pregging for profit is a sin. But Harmony has secrets of her own that she is running from.
When Melody is finally matched with the world-famous, genetically flawless Jondoe, both girls’ lives are changed forever. A case of mistaken identity takes them on a journey neither could have ever imagined, one that makes Melody and Harmony realize they have so much more than just DNA in common.
From New York Times bestselling author Megan McCafferty comes a strikingly original look at friendship, love, and sisterhood—in a future that is eerily believable.

5 comments:

  1. Bumped is a pretty darn good read. It's definitely interesting and the second in the series is coming out pretty soon. Hope you get to it eventually!

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  2. Bumped is such a good read, I hope you like it when you get around to read this one :)

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  3. Ohh I am exactly the same with this one! I have heard mixed reviews.

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  5. I haven't heard about this before, definitely sounds creepy and intriguing, so definitely goes to my tbr-pile! Thanks for sharing! :)

    Here's my TTWC!

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