Lauren Oliver is the author of the YA novels Before I Fall and Panic, and the Delirium trilogy: Delirium, Pandemonium, and Requiem, which have been translated into more than thirty languages and are New York Times and international bestselling novels. She is also the author of two novels for middle grade readers, The Spindlers and Liesl & Po, which was a 2012 E. B. White Read Aloud Award nominee. Lauren’s novel Panic has been optioned for film by Universal Studios. A graduate of the University of Chicago and NYU’s MFA program, Lauren Oliver is also the cofounder of the boutique literary development company Paper Lantern Lit.

Review: Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver

[divider] drey’s thoughts: Two sisters grow up BFFs with the neighbor boy and the three are wonderful childhood friends, until one kisses the boy, the other is jealous, and the boy is confused. Fast forward to the present day, where the story is told in alternating points of view, interspersed with diary entries and news[…]

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Review: Panic by Lauren Oliver

[divider] drey’s thoughts: Life in Carp, New York is dreary and hopeless, and graduating seniors Heather Mills and her best friend Natalie Velez can only dream of getting out. The day after graduation, Heather and Nat declare their participation in Panic, a secret game where the winner walks away with the prize money and the[…]

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