Posts Categorized: Veronica Roth

Review: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

2012, Katherine Tegen Books, review, second in a series, Veronica Roth, young adult 4 Comments

Insurgent by Veronica RothPublisher: Katherine Tegen BooksRelease date: May 1, 2012Source: PurchasedSeries: Divergent #2 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 should have been marked by celebration and victory with her chosen faction; instead, the day ended with unspeakable horrors. War now looms as conflict between the factions and their ideologies grows. And in times of… Read more »

Review: Divergent by Veronica Roth

2011, 2011 debut author challenge, first in a series, Katherine Tegen Books, review, Veronica Roth, young adult 4 Comments

Divergent by Veronica RothPublisher: Katherine Tegen BooksRelease Date: May 3, 2011Source: BoughtFormat: Hardcover, 487 pagesChallenge: Debut AuthorPurchase: Amazon – Book Depository – B&N Summary from GoodReads:In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago, 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 rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is—she can’t have both…. Read more »