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Friday, March 4, 2011

Rgz Street Team: Sarah Reviews Delirum by Lauren Oliver

The rgz Street Team is a group of teens who bring YA reviews to our blog, led by Postergirl Miss Erin. Find out more.

Today, Sarah reviews Delirum by Lauren Oliver:

"Delirium reminded me of several dystopian books that I loved, such as The Hunger Games, Uglies, and Matched. The fact that love is looked at as a disease makes it seem even more daunting and important, because people hate it and it is forbidden. I can't imagine not being able to show that I care for my family, friends, and many other people in my life. I can't imagine someone wanting to get rid of the most amazing emotion possible. The premise of this story was just so amazing.

"Lena was a pretty sweet character that was trying to follow society, that is until she meets Alex. I really liked Alex, he was sweet, strong, and motivated..." --Sarah

See Sarah's full review of this book on Sarah's Random Musings.


Melissa Walker said...

I am reading this book RIGHT NOW and really enjoying it. Thanks, Sarah!

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