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Delirium by Lauren Oliver
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Nov 12, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: young-adult, dystopian

In a world where love is disease and people are 'cured' when they are of age, Delirium is a unique twist on the YA dystopian genre. Instead of focusing on the world building, this title is full of heart-pounding action.

I quite enjoyed Delirium and the characters that formed it. While the writing was engaging, the story unique and with great character development, it wasn't a full 5 stars for me due to a slightly predictable plot. If love is a disease, and Lena is supposed to get cured in a few short months, it's almost inevitable that she meets a guy that she falls in love with. However, it is written in such a way that it makes you want to keep reading.

One of the more enjoyable reads I've experienced in the YA genre, and I definitely recommend it. Will be reading the sequel in the near future.

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Reading Progress

November 12, 2011 – Shelved
January 20, 2012 – Shelved as: young-adult
April 26, 2012 – Shelved as: dystopian
May 3, 2012 – Started Reading
May 7, 2012 –
88.0%
May 9, 2012 – Finished Reading

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Evelyn I like your review compared to everyone else. Thanks.


Jeann (Happy Indulgence) Thanks Evelyn, glad you enjoyed it!


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