Delirium is by Lauren Oliver. The first book in a new dystopian series for young adults. In the new United States of America love has been declared a disease that must be cured. The story is set in Portland, Maine. Lena is about to turn eighteen, she is looking forward to being "cured" and moving on with her life. Her mother committed suicide after three attempts at being "cured" and Lena longs for normalcy in her world. Then she meets Alex and begins to fall in love herself. Now she must decide whether to be "cured" or disappear into the "wild" with the other "invalids" and give up everything she has ever known.
Ratings: 9th grade - 7 out of 10 - MP (mild profanity) - AC (some mature thematic content).