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Karen and 508 other people liked Kenzie's review of Requiem (Delirium, #3):
Requiem by Lauren Oliver

That was awful. Completely awful. Holy hell. What happened?

Summary of Requiem: Lena leads Julian on to make Alex jealous. That's it. That's the whole book.

Lena... what happened to you? You were bland in Delirium, had this AMAZING character growth..." Read more of this review »
Karen rated a book 3 of 5 stars
Requiem by Lauren Oliver
Requiem (Delirium, #3)
by Lauren Oliver (Goodreads Author)
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Easily, Requiem is my least favourite book of the trilogy. Although smoothly written by the talented Oliver, who managed to write the three books in different narratives. Requiem seems a bit lackluster in contrast with the amazing Pandemonium. The re...more
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Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver
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After reading the three books I know now that Pandemonium is the best one. It is written beautifully, without unnecessary chapters and a beautiful flow. However, what I liked most of this book is how Lena grew as a character. She and Alex are separat...more
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Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Delirium (Delirium, #1)
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Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Delirium (Delirium, #1)
by Lauren Oliver (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Two things,well three, stand out to me about this book.
1. It is really quotable.
2. Lauren Oliver delivers a really beautiful, fluid writing.
and 3. I do not like 1st person narrative.

The thing about this book, is that I found the first 100 pages tedio...more
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
by Gillian Flynn (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2014
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Insurgent by Veronica Roth
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