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[Sci Fi Month] Series Reflection: Divergent (Veronica Roth)

In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, 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… Read More [Sci Fi Month] Series Reflection: Divergent (Veronica Roth)

Book Reviews, Reviews

250 Word Review: Insurgent, Veronica Roth

Summary (From Goodreads.com) One choice can transform you–or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves–and herself–while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love. Tris’s initiation day… Read More 250 Word Review: Insurgent, Veronica Roth

Book Reviews, Reviews

Divergent (Veronica Roth)

Plot: ★★★★ Characters: ★★★★ Readability: ★★★★ My opinion: I picked this up because I’ve heard a lot about it (particularly in comparison to The Hunger Games) and I like dystopian fiction. There are definitely similarities between this and HG; dystopian world, female protagonist, personal growth, romance and the scene set for an uprising. HG Difference:… Read More Divergent (Veronica Roth)