Divergent (Divergent, Book 1)
Full details for this title
||Children / Young Adults
|Library of Congress
||JUVENILE FICTION / Dystopian, Identity Psychology - Juvenile fiction, Families - Juvenile fiction, Courage - Juvenile fiction, Social classes - Juvenile fiction
||Young Adult Fiction
Description of this Electronic Book
She turns to the future in a world that's falling apart.
The No. 1 New York Times bestseller DIVERGENT - also a major motion picture.
For sixteen-year-old Tris, the world changes in a heartbeat when she is forced to make a terrible choice. Turning her back on her family, Tris ventures out, alone, determined to find out where she truly belongs.
Shocked by the brutality of her new life, Tris can trust no one. And yet she is drawn to a boy who seems to both threaten and protect her. The hardest choices may yet lie ahead....
The first book in the DIVERGENT series that has swept the globe - selling millions of copies world-wide.
Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings
Short-listed for Waterstones Children's Book Prize: Teen Books Category 2012
||Praise for DIVERGENT:
"The next big thing." (Rolling Stone )
"If you like Hunger Games & Twilight, then get stoked for DIVERGENT! Trust us on this-this baby is going to blow up BIG! And if you chose to remain factionless, then you're gonna be one lonely soul." (PerezHilton.com )
"A taut and shiveringly exciting read! Tris is exactly the sort of unflinching and fierce heroine I love. I couldn't turn the pages fast enough." Melissa Marr, bestselling author of Wicked Lovely
"DIVERGENT is a captivating, fascinating book that kept me in constant suspense and was never short on surprises. It will be a long time before I quit thinking about this haunting vision of the future." James Dashner, author of 'The Maze Runner'
"Well-written and brilliantly executed, DIVERGENT is a heart-pounding debut that cannot be missed. Tris stands out in her action-packed, thrilling, and emotionally honest journey to determine who she wants to be in a society that demands she conform. It's dystopian fiction at its best!" Kiersten White, New York Times bestselling author of PARANORMALCY
"A memorable, unpredictable journey from which it is nearly impossible to turn away" - Publishers Weekly
"Divergent holds its own in the [dystopian] genre, with brisk pacing, lavish flights of imagination and writing that occasionally startles with fine detail." - New York Times
" A masterpiece of epic proportions and an outstanding debut novel." - Narratively Speaking Blog
"Be prepared to sit on the edge of your seats as this heart-pounding thriller hypnotises you until the very last page." - Fantasticbookreviews.com
Veronica Roth graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in creative writing. While she was a student, she often chose to work on the story that would become 'Divergent' instead of doing her homework. It was indeed a transforming choice. Now a full-time writer, Ms Roth lives near Chicago. 'Divergent' is her first novel.