Delirium (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Aug 2, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 480 pages
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Lauren Oliver's powerful New York Times bestselling novel Delirium—the first in a dystopian trilogy—presents a world as terrifying as George Orwell's 1984 and a romance as true as Romeo & Juliet.

In an alternate United States, love has been declared a dangerous disease, and the government forces everyone who reaches eighteen to have a procedure called the Cure. Living with her aunt, uncle, and cousins in Portland, Maine, Lena Haloway is very much looking forward to being cured and living a safe, predictable life. She watched love destroy her mother and isn't about to make the same mistakes.

But with ninety-five days left until her treatment, Lena meets enigmatic Alex, a boy from the Wilds who lives under the government's radar. What will happen if they do the unthinkable and fall in love?

Delirium received starred reviews from Kirkus and School Library Journal, and was named a Best Book of the Year by USA Today, Kirkus, Amazon.com, YALSA, and the Chicago Public Library and was selected as one of NPR's Top 100 Best Ever Teen Novels.

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I love this book so much, I feel in love wit it by chapter 4, and Im only in 6th grade. but trust me! you want to read this book!!!!

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I love this book. The ending was so sad, i couldn't think it would actually go like that but i cant wait to read pandemoun.........

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Contents

Dedication
Chapter Seven
Chapter
Chapter Twelve Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Sixteen
Chapter Eighteen
Chapter Twenty
Chapter TwentyTwo Chapter TwentyThree
Chapter TwentySeven
AnExclusive Q A with Lauren Oliver
About the Author
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Lauren Oliver is the author of the teen novels Before I Fall, Panic, Vanishing Girls, and the Delirium trilogy: Delirium, Pandemonium, and Requiem, which have been translated into more than thirty languages and are New York Times and international bestselling novels. She is also the author of two novels for middle grade readers, The Spindlers and Liesl & Po, which was an E. B. White Read Aloud Award nominee. A graduate of the University of Chicago and NYU's MFA program, Lauren Oliver is also the cofounder of the boutique literary development company Paper Lantern Lit.

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