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Requiem: Delirium Trilogy, Book 3 | [Lauren Oliver]

Requiem: Delirium Trilogy, Book 3

This exciting finale to Lauren Olive's New York Times best-selling Delirium trilogy is a riveting blend of nonstop action and forbidden romance in a dystopian United States. Now an active member of the resistance, Lena has transformed. The nascent rebellion that was underway in Pandemonium has ignited into an all-out revolution in Requiem, and Lena is at the center of the fight. After rescuing Julian from a death sentence, Lena and her friends fled to the Wilds. But the Wilds are no longer a safe haven.
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Audible Editor Reviews

Editors Select, March 2013 - One perk of being an Audible Editor is that I am often lucky enough to get my hands on an early copy of a much-coveted book. This was the case with Requiem – the final book in Lauren Oliver’s marvelous dystopian trilogy. And the conclusion was as brilliant as the first two books. Young Adult literature is experiencing a real renaissance right now and I’ve been reading and listening to a lot of it, but this series beats out all the others, in my opinion. Oliver’s world is creepily compelling and utterly unique, and the narration is top-notch. Even though I’ve already read Requiem I’ll be listening to it as soon as I can: Sarah Drew rivals Emma Galvin as today’s best YA voice. —Emily, Audible Editor

Publisher's Summary

This exciting finale to Lauren Olive's New York Times best-selling Delirium trilogy is a riveting blend of nonstop action and forbidden romance in a dystopian United States.

Now an active member of the resistance, Lena has transformed. The nascent rebellion that was underway in Pandemonium has ignited into an all-out revolution in Requiem, and Lena is at the center of the fight.

After rescuing Julian from a death sentence, Lena and her friends fled to the Wilds. But the Wilds are no longer a safe haven. Pockets of rebellion have opened throughout the country, and the government cannot deny the existence of Invalids. Regulators infiltrate the borderlands to stamp out the rebels.

As Lena navigates the increasingly dangerous terrain of the Wilds, her best friend, Hana, lives a safe, loveless life in Portland as the fiancée of the young mayor. Requiem is told from both Lena and Hana's points of view. They live side by side in a world that divides them until, at last, their stories converge.

With lyrical writing, Lauren Oliver seamlessly interweaves the peril that Lena faces with the inner tumult she experiences after the reappearance of her first love, Alex, the boy she thought was dead. Sophisticated and wide-ranging, Requiem brings the Delirium trilogy to a thrilling conclusion.

©2013 Laura Schechter (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers

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    TwinsPlusOne Virginia 03-07-13
    TwinsPlusOne Virginia 03-07-13 Member Since 2012
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    "Great story!"
    Who was your favorite character and why?

    "Favorite"

    I like the way both Hana and Lena had a chance to share their emotions (or lack of) and feelings. They have both changed so much in the last "year" (book time).


    What does Sarah Drew bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    eh - just different.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I always want to listen or read a book in one sitting. ALWAYS.


    Any additional comments?

    I was a little disapointed in the ending. After having all day to think about why - I've come to terms with the end of Hana's story - I think it makes an excellent point. But, I don't think the love triangle was adequately closed. I think a short epiloge just focusing on the love interest would have been nice.

    The first 2 books were great, but I got the feeling that she wasn't sure how to end the story.

    Sarah Drew did a great job going back and forth between the 2 characters, even when I had to stop mid-chapter it was easy tell who I had left off listening too.

    2 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    J. Wesner Roanoke Rapids NC 03-07-13
    J. Wesner Roanoke Rapids NC 03-07-13 Member Since 2013

    Audio book addict - completely taken with the YA Dystopia genre, although I also like a good biography or sci-fi novel, especially when it involves time travel . . .

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    "Wow."
    What made the experience of listening to Requiem the most enjoyable?

    Sarah Drew. She's amazing. She makes the story come alive.


    What other book might you compare Requiem to and why?

    Delirium and Pandemonium, the first two books in the series. There is no comparison I have found for this series; even though there are other dystopian romances out there, none of them have had the emotional charge this one does. I just finished it; I am exhausted.


    Which character – as performed by Sarah Drew – was your favorite?

    I loved Lena, but I also loved Alex. He was so complex. And I loved his voice.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yep. All 10 hours. I couldn't stop listening.


    Any additional comments?

    Get ready to be wrecked by the end. This is a true emotional roller coaster.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Coftse Floral park, NY, United States 03-07-13
    Coftse Floral park, NY, United States 03-07-13 Member Since 2011

    I am immortal ....so far. I enjoy a god story and love a great narrator. :-)

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    "One of the best narrators ever"

    I really enjoyed this series and absolutely loved the narrator. I know I am boring but love an ending that keeps ya guessing and crossing your fingers the story could continue!!

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    tammy Everett, PA, United States 03-06-13
    tammy Everett, PA, United States 03-06-13 Member Since 2012
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    "FANTASTIC STORY! SUPER FANTASTIC NARRATION!"

    I loved all three books and the message they send. I'm sad to see the series end and look forward to future Lauren Oliver books. Sarah Drew is now my favorite narrator, she really brings the characters and emotions alive.

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Lauren Simi Valley, CA, US 03-11-14
    Lauren Simi Valley, CA, US 03-11-14 Member Since 2014
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    "My new favorite book, possible author, need more!!"
    If you could sum up Requiem in three words, what would they be?

    A love story harshly like real life. Mending, Comforting.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Requiem?

    The scene when Alex and Lena fight in the woods, before the bear encounter.


    What about Sarah Drew’s performance did you like?

    Her voice is perfect for a young girl, it matches the cover of the book so perfectly. Sarah spoke in the same intonations I would have read it as in my mind. It was the best audio books I have heard so far.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

    Will they find their way back to each other?


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Ylesia Luxembourg 02-10-14
    Ylesia Luxembourg 02-10-14
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    "Best of the trilogy"
    If you could sum up Requiem in three words, what would they be?

    Feelings, tears, hope.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Good pace most of the time, less silly romance than in the beginning of the series, "Take down the walls!"


    What about Sarah Drew’s performance did you like?

    Everything! In this book, she was given the best material she could hope for and she made it brilliant! She sounds like a very good actress.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    I guess I did :) I think I finished it in a day, I was lucky I got to it on a Sunday.


    Any additional comments?

    Well... every narration is an interpretation that changes the way the story and the characters are percieved. I have difficulties reading text, so I only listen, which means I've had to get used to any kind of voice and narration, good or bad, as the only means of getting to the story. Consequently, I'm not picky. But I do appreciate good narrations, and Sarah Drew's interpretation definitely enriched my experience of the book. It's especially in this third volume of the series that she's really perfect! I read reviews from Amazon, of readers of the written text, complaining about the ending. But with Sarah Drew giving me the ending, I was quite satisfied. It might give answers the written text does not? Interpretation? Not sure, but I liked it. There's a wonderful short interview with her at the end, I was sorry it wasn't longer, I loved that, too!

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Erica Cincinnati, Ohio 10-10-13
    Erica Cincinnati, Ohio 10-10-13 Member Since 2013
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    "Loved This Series"
    Where does Requiem rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I recently started reading Young Adult Dystopian literature. While waiting for the last Divergent book novel I decided to start this Series. Loved it! Sarah Drew is amazing. Only thing I didn't like about this book and series is the ending. But it was entertaining.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Requiem?

    I like the story about Hana and how she was still true to herself. I like the conversation she had with her mom.


    What about Sarah Drew’s performance did you like?

    I like her voices and especially the parts of the stories when she is yelling or imitating the guys. She really brought the characters to life.


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Tatyana Marion, IL, United States 10-10-13
    Tatyana Marion, IL, United States 10-10-13
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    "It's missing some chapters at the end."
    Where does Requiem rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    I liked the trilogy, but I didn't like the ending (mostly because it didn't finish the ending). My favorites would still be the Divergent and Hunger Games Series. However, this trilogy was a lot better than the Matched trilogy.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    There were times I couldn't wait to know what would happen next.


    Any additional comments?

    I'm confused about why the story ended the way it did. Although it was clear who the main character would choose and that the dystopian society would end...everything else was left a mystery. What happened to Hanna? What happened after the walls came down? What happened to all the cured people? It was really frustrating to listen to 3 books and not have all of your questions answered.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Cynthia Mason, OH, United States 07-06-13
    Cynthia Mason, OH, United States 07-06-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Passoniate performance"
    What made the experience of listening to Requiem the most enjoyable?

    Sarah Drew poured so much energy into her performance. She was able to bring the story to life so much more than I recall from the first two books.


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    I liked that this installment switched between Hana and Lena's POV, to see things from someone who had been 'cured' and someone living outside of society.


    What about Sarah Drew’s performance did you like?

    Although whenever I hear her voice I can picture the doctor from Gray's Anatomy, she was able to bring energy and interest to the story. She had distinct voices for the different characters, and she successfully brought across the suspense and drama of the plot.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    No


    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    TOIA Dumfries, VA, United States 07-05-13
    TOIA Dumfries, VA, United States 07-05-13 Member Since 2012

    I AM NEWLY ADDICTED TO AUDIO-BOOKS. I GOT THIS ACCOUNT LAST YEAR AND ALREADY HAVE 93 BOOKS IN MY LIBRARY. IT'S AWESOME...

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    "DISAPPOINTED IN THE ENDING!!!"

    ALTHOUGH THE SERIES WAS VERY GOOD I DID NOT LIKE THE SWITCH OFF BETWEEN THE TWO GIRLS POINT OF VIEWS...I FOUND MYSELF NOT REALLY CARING ABOUT HANNAH...SHE WAS NOT A STRONG ENOUGH CHARACTER IN MY OPINION TO STAND ON HER OWN. THE BACK AND FORTH BETWEEN THEN AND NOW WAS NOT BAD ONCE I GOT USED TO IT.

    THE ENDING WAS VERY DISAPPOINTING THERE WAS NO INDICATION ON WHAT HAPPENS IN THE FUTURE WITH ALEX AND HIS GIRL. IT LEFT ME WANTING TO KNOW MORE.

    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
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