Review

Vanishing Girls

I’ve read four of Oliver’s books to date, and I have to say that, while it is still flawed, Vanishing Girls is my favorite book of hers that I have read so far. This is an eye-opening story about the dynamics between siblings, and a chilling mystery and psychological study on top of that. Months… Read More Vanishing Girls

Review

Panic

“Why did you play?” he asked. Revenge, Dodge thought, and because I have nothing else. But out loud he said, “Money. Why else?” Entertaining if nothing else, Lauren Oliver has delivered another well-rounded novel. While it was certainly entertaining, unfortunately, it didn’t exactly leave a lasting impression and required quite a bit of suspension of… Read More Panic

Review

Before I Fall

I know that Before I Fall has been loved by quite a few readers, and there is certainly reason for that. Lauren Oliver writes like a poet, and the plot is strong-holding and engaging. Unfortunately, for me, that just doesn’t seem to cut it as I was expecting a bit something more from such a… Read More Before I Fall

Review

Delirium

Like most dystopian books in the young adult genre being published recently, this is more accurately described as a dystopian romance, which shouldn’t be surprising to those who are avid readers of the genre, but is aggravating nonetheless. No matter how many dystopians turned romance you end up reading, the infuriation at being slightly cheated… Read More Delirium