If you were told love was a disease, would you take the cure?
There was a time when love was the most important thing in the world. People would go to the end of the earth to find it. They would tell lies for it. Even kill for it.
Then, at last, they found the cure.
Now, everything is different. Scientist are able to eradicate love, and the government demands that all citizens receive the cure upon turning eighteen. Lena Haloway has always looked forward to the day when she'll be cured. A life without love is a life without pain: safe, measured, predictable and happy!
But then, with only ninety-five days left until her treatment, Lena does the unthinkable
Born in New York to a family of writers, Lauren Oliver
is a self-confessed bookworm who spent her early childhood writing sequels to her favourite novels. After graduating third in her class from the University of Chicago and receiving a MFA from New York University's prestigious creative writing program, Lauren gave herself the goal of becoming a New York Times bestselling author.
Working as an editorial assistant at a publishing house in New York, she worked on her creative writing on her subway commute each morning, and in April 2008 she was signed to an agency. She was twenty five years old.
Her heart-wrenching debut novel Before I Fall leapt straight onto the New York Times bestseller list at number eight, and stayed on the list for ten weeks. The overnight success and buzz surrounding the novel sparked the interest of a number of film companies, with Fox 2000 eventually optioning the film rights. Lauren's second novel Delirium, has also been optioned for film with produces Mitch Kaplan and Paula Mazur. Delirium
Author: Lauren Oliver
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