Divergent- Veronica Roth

12 Aug

A stunning debut to kick off a new trilogy

Veronica Roth, creates a new dystopian world in Chicago, where society is divided into five factions- based on human virtues: Amity (peace), Erudite (intelligence), Candor (honesty), Abnegation (selflessness), and Dauntless (bravery). Beatrice Prior tries her best to fit into the role society demands, but once she turns sixteen, she has a choice. She can stay with her faction and family, or leave everything she knows behind, and discover who she really is.

During the competitive the initiation process Beatrice, now going by Tris, faces her own mental, physical, and emotional trials which push her to her limit and test everything she has known. Along the way, she must determine who her friends and enemies are, and where romance with a boy who is both scary and fascinating fits into it all. Torn between her past and the life she has chosen, and hiding a secret that can have deadly consequences, Tris must battle her own beliefs while conflict between the fractions begins to unravel her world.

With an intense and intriguing plot and filled with action, danger, romance, and emotion, Divergent is a power house ready to rival The Hunger Games.

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Posted by on August 12, 2012 in Book Review


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