Delirium: What If Love Were A Disease?

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Delirium: What if love were a disease? - Lauren Oliver Review
Published in 2011, Lauren Oliver’s powerful New York Times bestselling novel Delirium- Is a dystopian novel about forbidden love that tells the story of a girl living in a society where the government declares love: amor delirium nervosa, a fatal disease and as soon as they turn 18 the government forces them to have a procedure called the cure which will eradicate the feelings of love. Lena living with her aunt, uncle and cousins is looking forward to being cured and living a safe, predictable life. Lena believes that love is to be feared, she watched love destroy her mother and wasn’t about to make the same mistake, but with only ninety-five days left until her treatment, Lena meets Alex who changes her mind and she is then determined to evade the authorities and live her life as she chooses.
Delirium is set in Portland, Maine, 64 years after love has been declared a disease by the U.S. government. Seventeen year old Lena Haloway is looking forward to her 18th birthday, when she will receive the operation that will protect her from the dangerous disease amor deliria nervosa. According to The Safety, Health, and Happiness Handbook (often called The Book of Shhh)
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It was a new idea, so unusual and different but in a good way, that I didn’t put the book down I had to continue reading, I had to know what was going to happen next. The writing itself was full of emotions and I loved how the suspense grew with every chapter. This is a great book and I would recommend this book for ages 14 and
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