Books by Lauren Oliver

REPLICA by Lauren Oliver
Released: Oct. 4, 2016

"A reading experience not to be missed—or forgotten. (Science fiction. 15 & up)"
Two girls from very different backgrounds find autonomy, strength, and identity as they fight against corporate greed and medical corruption. Read full book review >
Released: May 3, 2016

"Strained and derivative, without sufficient depth to compensate. (Historical fiction. 9-12)"
Sam, Thomas, Max, and Pippa are in danger of losing the only home they've ever known, in Depression-era New York City. Read full book review >
THE SHRUNKEN HEAD by Lauren Oliver
Released: Sept. 29, 2015

"Though ambitious, this Gothic misses the mark. (Historical fiction. 9-12)"
Four orphans employ highly unusual talents to solve a series of murders in 1930s New York City. Read full book review >
VANISHING GIRLS by Lauren Oliver
Released: March 3, 2015

"This is an uneven read that suffers from grandiose ambitions. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Two sisters' lives are irrevocably changed by a shared accident. Read full book review >
ROOMS by Lauren Oliver
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"This satisfying novel will be enjoyed by Oliver's fans and bring new ones to the fold."
A smoky and realistic ghost story that subverts cliché. Read full book review >
PANIC by Lauren Oliver
Released: March 4, 2014

"The only thing more terrifying than the game itself is not getting the chance to play it. (Thriller. 14 & up)"
Oliver makes a white-knuckle return to realism that will have readers up until the wee hours. Read full book review >
REQUIEM by Lauren Oliver
Released: March 5, 2013

"A dystopian tour de force. (Dystopian romance. 14 & up)"
Fraught with high-stakes action and gripping emotion, the final chapters of Lena Haloway's journey will have readers breathlessly turning the pages. Read full book review >
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"Richly detailed, at times poetic, ultimately moving; a book to be puzzled over, enjoyed and, ideally, read aloud. (Final illustrations not seen.) (Fantasy. 8-12)"
Liza must venture Below to rescue her little brother's soul, stolen by evil, power-hungry spider people called spindlers, in this refreshingly creepy, intricately woven tale. Read full book review >
Released: March 6, 2012

"From the grief-stricken shell of her former self to a nascent refugee and finally to a full-fledged resistance fighter, Lena's strength and the complexity of her internal struggles will keep readers up at night. (Dystopian romance. 14 & up)"
It's been six months since readers first met 17-year-old Lena Haloway, desperately in love in a world that considers such feelings an infection to be permanently and irrevocably "cured." Read full book review >
LIESL & PO by Lauren Oliver
Released: Oct. 4, 2011

"An irresistible read: This book sings. (Fantasy. 8-12)"
A wonderfully imaginative, startlingly moving and at times wickedly funny fantasy. Read full book review >
DELIRIUM by Lauren Oliver
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"The abrupt ending leaves enough unanswered questions to set breathless readers up for volume two of this trilogy. (Science fiction. 14 & up)"
Oliver's artfully detailed prose reveals, brick by brick, the sturdy dramatic foundation of an initially implausible premise. Read full book review >
BEFORE I FALL by Lauren Oliver
Released: March 1, 2010

"Unexpectedly rich. (Fantasy. 12-15)"
When your novel's heroine opens the story as a popular, mean highschooler, the story will be one of two things: a paean to Dolce & Gabbana or a tale of redemption. Read full book review >