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Divergent (Divergent Trilogy) (original 2011; edition 2011)

by Veronica Roth

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Title:Divergent (Divergent Trilogy)
Authors:Veronica Roth
Info:Katherine Tegen Books (2011), Hardcover, 496 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:YA, Dystopia

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Divergent by Veronica Roth (2011)

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Just finished reading this -- AHHHH SO GOOD!!
As someone who usually scoffs at the stereotypical YA story, I didn't expect much when I picked up this book, but boy was I glad to be proven wrong! Divergent is packed with action, layered characters that move in fast paced, honest plot. Reading this book was like riding a rollercoaster. All those feels!!!

I have high expectations of the sequel now! ( )
  meowism | May 17, 2016 |
Veronica Roth’s debut book dives into the dystopian fiction genre with a splash. If you enjoyed the Hunger Games, Divergent, the first book in the trilogy, will keep you in suspense and have you begging for more at the end.

Beatrice Prior, a sixteen-year-old girl, growing-up in a post-war, futuristic Chicago must make some difficult decisions. The city is divided into five factions based on virtue: Amity (peaceful), Erudite (intelligent), Dauntless (brave), Abnegation (selfless), and Candor (honest). These factions are meant to help keep peace within the region. But do the factions really help keep the peace? Now that Beatrice is sixteen, she and all other sixteen-year-olds must take an aptitude test which will determine the best faction for them; however, they ultimately get the final decision on the Choosing Day. When Choosing Day arrives, Beatrice must decide which faction she will choose. Will she choose her own faction, Abnegation, or make a difficult decision and choose another faction based on her aptitude test? Will her decision disappoint her family? Her decision may even surprise her. Once everyone has chosen their faction, they will then be initiated into that faction. Those that do not complete initiation will become factionless which is a fate worse than death to Beatrice. Divergent, Roth’s debut book, is an exciting read, well written and sure to provoke lively discussions!
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  Kay_Downing | Apr 28, 2016 |
Review Originally Posted At: FictionForesight

In a post-apocalyptic society where your faction means everything, how do you choose between the demands of your faction and the desires of yourself?

Divergent takes place in the ruins of a city after the world outside has fallen pray to a catastrophic conflict. As a means to maintain order, this last remaining society divided itself into five separate factions. Each faction has different, yet strict, norms and beliefs, and fulfill specific roles within the society. The main character, Beatrice, is faced with many difficult choices throughout the book and soon learns that every choice has a consequence.

Overall I found this book to be enjoyable and easy to read. It was not hard to relate to the characters, and the plot of the book seemed to be mostly realistic (aside form one thought, that there should have been more monitoring/screening of simulations). It's a great book to satisfy your inner dystopian. It also encourages independence and the ability to make the tough choices when they are the right ones. To me, this has become a modern-day classic. In my opinion, it is a must in any wood-be dystopian fan's library.

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  FictionForesight | Apr 26, 2016 |
I love divergent. The first time I read it, I sped through it in like five hours. NO I am reading it with my class and I have noticed bits int he book that I must of skipped. This book is still as amazing as the first time I read it. ( )
  gracefranks25 | Apr 24, 2016 |
I was told if I liked the Hunger Games I would like this, and I did so someone knows me well!

In a time where society is created of factions each with their own particular ways, then there's Tris whose divergent. Certainly she can't be the only one and off she goes to Dauntless to show what she's really made of. Making friends and enemies on the way falling in love and trying to keep her identity as divergent a secret from all.

There's plenty of action and I got through the book quite quickly, it held my attention and I liked the narrative. I've only read the first in the series but I'll be downloading the sequel for sure. ( )
  paperlesspages | Apr 23, 2016 |
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Galvin, EmmaNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Koob-Pawis, PetraTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.
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In a future Chicago, sixteen-year-old Beatrice Prior must choose among five predetermined factions to define her identity for the rest of her life, a decision made more difficult when she discovers that she is an anomaly who does not fit into any one group, and that the society she lives in is not perfect after all.… (more)

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