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In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is—she can't have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself.
During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles to determine who her friends really are—and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes infuriating boy fits into the life she's chosen. But Tris also has a secret, one she's kept hidden from everyone because she's been warned it can mean death. And as she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves . . . or it might destroy her.
Debut author Veronica Roth bursts onto the literary scene with the first book in the Divergent series—dystopian thrillers filled with electrifying decisions, heartbreaking betrayals, stunning consequences, and unexpected romance.
I couldn't put this book down even though not much happens in this first book. Well detailed and well written.Published 2 months ago by GG
I saw the movie then read the books -
Love the books more, couldn't put them down.
Can not put down even after reading it three times. Be prepared for late nights!!! Page turner. Great start to series.Published 3 months ago by Ann Grant
I enjoyed this novel and the series. It captures your imaginationPublished 6 months ago by Alberta Daisy
This is the first book of this genre I have ever read. It wasn't even a recommendation, I just saw a lot of people talking about it and thought I would give it a try. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jenn Edward
Saw the movie. Bought the book. 22 year old male. Couldn't relate as much to Tris' point of view/'feelings'. Shocker. True story. Definitely a teenie bopper, but well written.Published 7 months ago by Evan Hallward