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Magan: Delirium by Lauren Oliver

Delirium by Lauren Oliver [twitter | website] Publication Date: February 1, 2011 Publisher: HarperCollins Pages: 441 Target Audience: Young Adult Format read: Paperback (special edition with lots of extras) Why I bought it: I wanted to give the series another try. Summary: Love (or the deliria) has been deemed a disease. It is mandatory that everyone […]

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July 24, 2012 - 12:01 am

Top Ten Tuesday: In Which the Worlds Felt Real, Yo. - […] 6. DELIRIUM by Lauren Oliver (Goodreads | Amazon | My Review) […]

June 14, 2012 - 11:12 pm

Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books - I’ve got to say, I’m pretty curious about this book myself since I’ve seen it just about everywhere and the premise does sound intriguing. I don’t have time to read it just yet, but I hope I get to it soon!

March 10, 2012 - 4:43 pm

Jasmine Rose - I’m so glad you gave it another shot and loved it! I always try to pick my books based on my mood that way I can be a much better judge about whether I liked the book or not.

March 10, 2012 - 10:29 am

April Books & Wine - I feel like the disconnecting with books everyone seems to love happens with me a lot. Or because I’m a huge mood reader, if I’m not currently in the mood for a book, I set it down and pick it up much later. Like, okay when I first read Nine Rules To Break When Romancing a Rake I was like, this is dumb. So I set it aside and came back to it several months later and fell in love and got why so many people rave about Sarah Maclean.

I’m glad you tried Delirium again and wound up really liking it!

March 10, 2012 - 1:20 am

Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl - YAY!!! Magan, I love that you loved this! And I am so glad you were patient enough to re-read it. I swear, re-reading is something I can never bring myself to do! I feel like I never have the time. Timing is everything, though, like you said. I think there might be books out there that I’ve disliked that deserve a second chance. Let’s see if I ever have time! Haha.

March 9, 2012 - 10:26 am

Magan - Jayla, YES! I think I may have fallen in love with Pandemonium even more. It’s so rare to love a sequel as much (or more) than the first book, but WOW was my heart racing with anticipation the whole time!

March 9, 2012 - 10:24 am

Magan - Annette, I think based on how my opinion changed after reading Delirium again, I would say give Finnikin on the Rock another chance! I was really hesitant to try Delirium again, but it felt SO good to finish it and LOVE IT. And yes, you should absolutely read Pandemonium soon. Plan to spend a day tucked away from life because you’ll be so absorbed with reading it! 🙂

March 9, 2012 - 9:39 am

Jayla - I agree with all your points 100% and those are the reasons I fell in love with this book.

I just finished Pandemonium and it was just as fantastic!

March 9, 2012 - 8:27 am

Annette - Sometimes I know my mood affects how I feel about a book. And I agree with you, I always try to switch up genres…especially if I really LOOOVVVEEE a book, I don’t want to read another of the same genre too soon.

I couldn’t finish Finnikin of the Rock. Anyone want to convince me I should try again? It may have been my mood, but I don’t know.

I also didn’t like the Iron Fey series (I know, please don’t throw things at me…) But I think that was more a genre issue — I just didn’t like the high fantasy aspect. Can’t wait to read Kagawa’s new one, though!

Glad you gave Delirium another chance…I’m trying to get my daughter to finish Pandemonium so I can read it!!!