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.
Supports the Common Core State Standards
Not a fan of the narrators voice. . . Cringy
Book is amazing - narrator not so much
I would have given 5 full stars if I didn’t have to cover my ears through listening to parts the reading. I love Sarah drew but some of her “acting” of the characters was just too much. I Almost stopped listening completely because of her voices. A little too dramatic and annoying for me. The story, and everything about the actual book though is 5 stars for sure. I can’t wait for the next book, especially if it’s read by someone else 😂.
freaking gooddd !
like i said ^
no words, it was so good