Divergent: Assigned September 2, 2013
Divergent, written by Veronica Roth, is an intriguing read that will appeal to young adult readers looking for adventure and excitement. This book is a dystopian fantasy thriller about a future time where people are split into factions after turning 16. Each teen is tested for aptitude and ability and then must choose which faction to become a part of. Beatrice Prior finds herself in a difficult situation when she must choose between the fate she knows she wants, and the path she wishes to take to please her own family. This book is a real page-turner and will keep teens and adults alike reading well into the night.
Not only is the plot an exciting one, but the characters are relatable and likable. The depth of Beatrice's character is encompassing. Divergent is a joy to read! The second book in the trilogy is Insurgent and has been released in hardcover.
Interesting Resources and Links:
Movie Trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6HHCxLZftQ
Fan site http://www.divergentfans.com