Friday, February 26, 2016

On My Shelf: Before I Fall by: Lauren Oliver

On My Shelf is a feature I started here on the blog and I'm sure there are a ton of similar ones out there, but basically I just wanted to start spotlighting some of the MANY backlist titles I have accumulated on my shelf and kindle. The idea is to spotlight an older book I have on my massive TBR. I also thought it would be a fun way to discuss these books with my fellow bloggers, get some of your thoughts and figure out which ones I need to read ASAP and which ones can wait a bit more. And if you want to join in too, I would love to see what is on your shelf! Just leave me a link in the comments.


I have had this book for a really long time now. I think I bought it after I first finished  and fell in love with Delirium. But then I just didn't get around to it and after finishing the Delirium trilogy and not loving Panic I just am not sure about this one anymore. It sounds good and I know it has gotten a ton of praise, but I'm worried. With the movie coming though if I'm going to read it, I think it should be soon. So yeah, I'm torn on this one.

So tell me. Have you read it? Did you love it? Hate it? Was it meh?

5 comments:

  1. I haven't read this one, and I'm the black sheep here, but I couldn't really enjoy Delirium as much as I wanted. So I've also been back and forth between this one as well! But it's definitely worth a try :)

    *HUGGLES*

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  2. I have so many Lauren Oliver books that I want to read, but I've only read one: Liesl & Po. I ADORED it though but since then, I haven't read anything else by her. I do really want to read this one, and Delirium (which I own) I hope you get to this one soon Teresa, I'd be curious to read your thoughts :)

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  3. I know a lot of people really love this one in particular of Lauren's. I don't think Wendy liked it too much, but I think it was more of an issue with the audio narrator? You might want to confer with her!

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  4. This is actually one of the better books by her, in my opinion. I really loved this.

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  5. Oooo, I did NOT like this book. We must discuss later. Just know that I love you; and if you read this before you read some of the books I've sent you, I'm going to have to pinch you just a little. K? Love you. Don't read this first :)

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