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)
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
Top Ten Tuesday is a feature hosted at The Broke and The Bookish where they post a list idea and everyone is welcome to post the list with their own answers. This week’s theme is “Top Ten Books For People Who Like X Book”. I didn’t want to pick just one book, because what fun… Read More Top Ten Tuesday: If you liked… you might enjoy….
As a new blogger, I’m constantly finding more blogs that I like. Blog hops &weekly features seem like a great way to meet new people, so I’m going to give two a go this week and see how it goes! Both the features I’ve picked run today (which means if you hate them, you only… Read More TGIF & Feature & Follow (#1)
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)