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Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver (24)

  • Kindle: 2777 KB
  • Print: 337 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins (March 10 2015)
  • ASIN: B00KVHZVI8

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Lauren Oliver is the New York Times bestselling author of the YA novels Replica, Vanishing Girls, Panic, and the Delirium trilogy: Delirium, Pandemonium, and Requiem, which have been translated into more than thirty languages. The film rights to both Replica and Lauren’s bestselling first novel, Before I Fall, were acquired by AwesomenessTV; a major motion picture adaptation of Before I Fall was announced by Open Road Films in 2016.

Lauren is also the author of novels for middle grade readers: The Spindlers; Liesl & Po, which was an E. B. White Read Aloud Award nominee; and the Curiosity House series, co-written with H. C. Chester. She has also written one novel for adults, Rooms.

A graduate of the University of Chicago and NYU's MFA program, Lauren Oliver is also the cofounder of content development company Paper Lantern Lit. You can visit her online at www.laurenoliverbooks.com.


REVIEW:
Not my first book by Lauren Oliver, and probably not the last either. I loved Before I Fall, and the two books that I read in the Delirium trilogy. So I anticipated this one to be decent. 
It was decent. There were a bunch of twists and turns. The story took the reader deep into these two sisters, and their lives. It centered on PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder. A topic that is different for each individual, based on their traumatic circumstances. The plot around the sisters, leading to the PTSD is a whirlwind of emotions. Frankly, if you don't read the whole book, you may not get the story, even if you know what happens. There's a sort-of six degrees of separation here. It's not so blatant though.
Yup, I was lured in, and I liked it.


4.5/5



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  1. I am so happy that you enjoyed this one as well! Lauren Oliver is one of my favourite YA authors and I am looking forward to reading more of her work as well. :)

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