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A book blogging mom who loves to read, run, and watch TV. All at the same time.

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Blake Crouch
The Winter Family: A Novel
Clifford Jackman

Pandemonium (Delirium Series #2)

Pandemonium (Delirium Series #2) - Pandemonium is the sequel to Lauren Oliver's Delirium.I really enjoyed Pandemonium despite not caring about pretty much half of the book. The chapters of Pandemonium are set up in an alternating "Then" and "Now" format. My first reaction was "Wow, Lena has been in the Wilds for a long time." Nope. We are only alternating between a span of less than a year. I found myself rushing through the not-so-exciting "Then" chapters to get to the that's-more-like-it "Now" chapters.Pandemonium is a very different read from Delirium. Lena has changed, her world has changed, nothing is the same. I was longing a little for what Lauren Oliver created in Delirium, but I loved the intensity of Pandemonium. The rest of the series is wide open to be anything Lauren Oliver wants it to be. I think that is a pretty great thing.You have probably seen lots of reactions to the ending of Pandemonium. I'll go on record saying I'm a huge fan of the ending. Add that ending to Lauren Oliver's empty canvas, and I'm super excited for book 3. The wait for Requiem will be even harder than the wait we endured for Pandemonium.If you've read and enjoyed Delirium, it is well worth it to read Pandemonium.--Jennifer @ Book Den