Delirium by Lauren Oliver
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
YA seems to be flooded with dystopian novels, just as they were with vampire novels not too long ago! I've read several lately, this one being the latest.
In an undefined time, love is considered a disease, and a procedure exists to give everyone the "cure." It's a mandatory procedure for everyone once they turn 18. Lena is looking forward to it - her mother was never cured and that past haunts her.
As the day moves closer, Lena becomes more aware of the way things "really" are. She discovers that her world may not be exactly what is presented, and as she begins to question her reality, she faces a life-changing dilemma.
This is a very well-written novel that is a definite page-turner, with characters that will stay with you for a while after the book ends.
Delirium is the first book in a planned trilogy, and I will definitely be looking for the next one!
Also... Look for a movie to come out based on this book!
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Oooh, I hope dystopian books will be as big as vampire books were - and are. I'm kind of sick of vampires (and werewolves, demon hunters, fairies and the like), but I'm still loving dystopian.
Loved DELIRIUM as well!
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