Delirium

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Hodder & Stoughton, 2011 - Dystopias - 441 pages

There was a time when love was the most important thing in the world. People would go to the end of the earth to find it. They would tell lies for it. Even kill for it.

Then, at last, they found the cure.

Now, everything is different. Scientists are able to eradicate love, and the government demands that all citizens receive the cure upon turning eighteen. Lena Haloway has always looked forward to the day when she'll be cured. A life without love is a life without pain: safe, measured, predictable, and happy.

But then, with only ninety-five days left until her treatment, Lena does the unthinkable

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I don't often give a book five stars but in the case of Delirium by Lauren Oliver, it was warranted...especially since I typically do not even care for dystopian stories. Having read Before I Fall, I ... Read full review

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This was way better than I thought it would be. Mama, Mama, help me get home I'm out in the woods, I am out on my own. I found me a werewolf, a nasty old mutt It showed me its teeth and went straight ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

New York Times bestselling author Lauren Oliver was previously an editorial assistant at a publishing house in New York. A graduate of the University of Chicago and the MFA program at New York University, she is now a full-time writer and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Delirium is her second novel.

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