Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday: The Body Institute by Carol Riggs

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Breaking the Spine to spotlight upcoming books.

This week, I can't wait to read...

The Body Institute by Carol Riggs

Publication date: September 1st, 2015
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Goodreads link: (click here)

Description from Goodreads:

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…

Are we our minds...or our bodies?

Why I'm excited:

So, since my idea of exercise is this...

...and I'm totally lazy and prefer reading to moving, my only hope of getting in shape would be to have someone else inhabit my body. That alone is a cool concept, but when you add in a corrupt corporation, glitching technology and romance, that makes it even better. Plus, this is from Entangled Teen, which has put out some amazing books. I love to support them and their authors. I can't wait to pick this one up in the Fall!

What are you waiting to read?

<3 Michelle


  1. Interesting cover. Interesting blurb. Hope it lives up to your expectations.

  2. This sounds like a different and very interesting read. Didn't know about it, but I surely hope it works great for you! :)

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  3. I am loving your idea of exercise! This book is going to be different, which is nice. I will be waiting on your review.

    My WoW

  4. I haven't heard of this one! Gona have to put it on my TBR! Also I'm loving the Pitch Perfect GIF. Describes me exactly.

  5. That's a new to me one too! Sounds like an intriguing read!

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    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

    1. Hey Michelle,

      Commenting back on my own comment in hopes you see this! I highly recommend reading the Falling Kingdoms series first before the spinoff. It's my knowledge that there will be some spoilers otherwise! I think after that point, it might be a thing where you need to read each book as they come out...that is only my guessing though! ;)

  6. This definitely sounds unique! I've never heard of anything like this and it seems like it should be a good read. I'll have to keep my eye on it. I'm definitely more a fan of the horizontal running too haha.

  7. Never heard of this one. Sounds interesting! Have a great day and thanks for stopping by my blog!

  8. ooohhh... sounds pretty interesting.. this is the first time I've seen this.. I'm definitely keeping my eyes out for this one :D

    czai @ the Blacksheep Project

  9. Freaky cover! My first time coming across this one. Hope you enjoy it!
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  10. I’ve never heard of this one but it sounds really good.
    thanks for stopping by My WOW

  11. Very intriguing. I'm not really into dystopian because they all usually sound the same to me, but i'm actually curious about this one. Thanks for sharing :)

  12. I love your reasoning as to why you want to read this! lmfao. And now I really want to go home and watch Pitch Perfect! This cover is so freaky, I love it!! Sounds really good! :)

  13. Pretty cool cover! Also, LOL, I like a good sound argument for why you should read a book. :)

    My Wow is different but I'm excited about it.

  14. I've not heard of this one, but it sounds really good! Will have to go add it to my Goodreads TBR. Check out my WOW

  15. Thank you for sharing this one! Haven't seen or heard of it before but I like the blurb ... it sounds interesting and the cover is pretty too! :D

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    Yvonne @ A World Between Folded Pages

  16. This sounds like and awesome book! Thanks for sharing and visiting my post!

  17. This sounds like and awesome book! Thanks for sharing and visiting my post!

  18. Ooohh this sounds like an amazing book! I actually just heard about it now. This sounds like interesting idea, reminds me of Everyday by David Levithan somehow..

    - Jumana @ http://booksbyj.blogspot.com/

  19. Great pick! I can't wait for this one to come out either. It's definitely right up my alley. :b
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

  20. Oohh, I love the sound of this! I love Sci-fi, and this sounds so unique and different. Thanks for sharing it, I haven't come across it before. Hope you love it!
    Alma @ Journey Through Fiction

  21. This sounds amazing!! I am adding this to my list pronto!!

    Shannon @ The Tale Temptress' WoW

  22. That gif! Yass. I've never heard of this book, but it sounds really good and unique! I'll definitely have to check it out when it's released! Thanks for stopping by my blog :D
    Ariel @ Bookish Confessions

  23. Beautiful cover! I haven't heard about this one. I'm so out of the loop. Great choice this week. Thanks so much for sharing. Happy reading!

  24. Beautiful cover! I haven't heard about this one. I'm so out of the loop. Great choice this week. Thanks so much for sharing. Happy reading!