DELIRIUM by Lauren Oliver

Book 1: DELIRIUM TRILOGY

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?

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Naughty Little Tidbits: "Hollywood" Teenage Behaviour, Disrespect Loving Authority Figures, Disrespect Rules/Laws, Bad Role Model

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Would I recommend this book for...
Teenagers?No
Adults?Yes

Comments: This is a New Adult series. It had a bit of yuck in it. However I really liked this first book, the stakes were super high and I liked the dystopian world, though I worry that it is so much like other books in it's genre that it doesn't stand out enough. Still I enjoyed the main characters.

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