Author: Lauren Oliver

Average Rating: 4


Review: Requiem by Lauren Oliver

Posted 23 April, 2013 by Gabbie in Review / 0 Comments
Review: Requiem by Lauren Oliver

Favorite Quote(s): “But maybe happiness isn’t in the choosing. Maybe it’s in the fiction, in the pretending: that wherever we have ended up is where we intended to be all along.” “This is what amazes me: that people are new every day. That they are never the same. You must always invent them, and they must always invent themselves, too.” Favorite Character: Lena. She has really matured over the course of the series, and has learned to fight for what she believes in. First Line: “I’ve started dreaming of Portland again.” My Musings: I have to start by saying that Lauren Oliver is a phenomenal author–The Delirium series is one that I’ve loved since the first novel. Requiem was no different. Oliver created a new world where love was a disease. And there were the resistors. Those who wanted, and fought for, the decision to choose. The writing and world building of this novel were very interesting. The concept of a loveless world was something that you don’t see very often. The fact that Oliver was able to take that idea and make it her own is very inspiring. The prose itself was fluent. The story flowed very well, while switching back and forth between Lena and Hana’s points of view. I immensely enjoyed Lena’s narration, but it was hard to get into Hana’s. That may be simply because she […]