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Divergent (Divergent Trilogy #1)


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ISBN13: 9780062024039
ISBN10: 0062024035
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kristinwithani, January 3, 2015 (view all comments by kristinwithani)
I know it's considered frowned upon to watch the movie before reading the book, but I had to with Divergent. I had heard so much about it, but unfortunately didn't have enough time to read the novel first. Despite this, I can say that I thoroughly enjoyed this novel more than its film counterpart. I feel more of a connection to Tris in the novel and I preferred the book's version of some of the events. I'm excited to read Insurgent next (before the film comes out)!
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SnowRaven, December 12, 2014 (view all comments by SnowRaven)
This is a dystopian young adult novel in which when a young person turns 16, this must choose which faction they will join. Each of the five factions have their own unique qualities, and when the person chooses their faction, they must go through initiation and pass, otherwise they will remain factionless for the rest of their lives. The main character is Beatrice, who has an inner battle about whether she wants to stay with her family in the selfless Abnegation faction, or become a new, fearless person in the Dauntless faction. I have never seen the movie, but I imagine it will be as good as this novel was.
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mouna.chebli, October 30, 2014 (view all comments by mouna.chebli)
This is my favorite book of the divergent trilogy i recommend the book for people who loves sci-fi.
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mouna.chebli, October 30, 2014 (view all comments by mouna.chebli)
This is my favorite book of the divergent trilogy i recommend the book for people who loves sci-fi.
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Larena, June 11, 2014 (view all comments by Larena)
Futuristic, Young Adult, Dystopian Chicago

Beatrice Prior lives in a world where society is divided into five factions. Each dedicated to a particular virtue. Candor is honesty, Abnegation is selflessness, Dauntless is bravery, Amity is peaceful and Erudite is intelligence. Once a year on an appointed day all the sixteen-year-olds must select the faction that they will belong to for the rest of their lives. Beatrice’s decision comes down to being with her family or being who she truly is. She can’t have both though. She makes a choice that no one saw coming not even herself.

While Beatrice goes through the highly competitive initiation she renames herself Tris and struggles to figure just exactly who her friends are and who is not. Tris also has a secret that she has to keep to herself or as she has been warned will mean her death. She then discovers a conflict that is growing and threatens the seemingly perfect society that she lives in, threatening to unravel everything. She also discovers that her secret just might be the very thing she needs to save those she loves if it doesn’t destroy her instead.

This is an excellent book that comes to life with every word that is read. It is similar to some books and yet it is very different and proves to be a book that will be one that will be hard to forget even after the very last page is read. Reading how Tris grows and overcomes the obstacles placed in her path is interesting and will hold the reader captive until the very end. This book starts the trilogy off with a bang that will have readers wanting to see just where this is headed and how it will turn out for the characters. It is easy to see why this one was turned into a movie.

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Roth, Veronica
Katherine Tegen Books
Richards, Elizabeth
Action & Adventure
Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Magic
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Paperback / softback
Divergent Series
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Grade Level:
from 9
8.25 x 5.5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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Product details 576 pages Katherine Tegen Books - English 9780062024039 Reviews:
"Review" by , "You'll be up all night with Divergent, a brainy thrill-ride of a novel."
"Review" by , "A memorable, unpredictable journey from which it is nearly impossible to turn away."
"Review" by , "Divergent clearly has thrills, but it also movingly explores a more common adolescent anxiety — the painful realization that coming into one's own sometimes means leaving family behind, both ideologically and physically."
"Synopsis" by , One choice decides your friends

One choice defines your beliefs

One choice determines your loyalties — forever

One choice can transform you

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