Divergent by Veronica Roth

785 WordsFeb 21, 20183 Pages
Divergent, by author Veronica Roth, is noted on the New York Bestseller list. It is the first book in the trilogy series of novels for young adults that further expands the look and feel of the dystopian genre in young adult fiction. It has a feeling similar in comparison to the book Hunger Games and The Maze Runner yet it has many differences. Divergent looks more into the personality of its characters from the inside and the resulting struggles they deal with when figuring out their identities and futures to a completely different level. Goodreads says in one of its reviews, “One choice. One choice decides your friends, defines your beliefs, and determines your loyalties…forever. Or, one choice can transform you. In Veronica Roth’s debut novel, Divergent, a perfect society unfolds into a dystopian world of electrifying decisions, stunning consequences, heartbreaking betrayals, and unexpected romance.” I believe this statement accurately portrays Divergent in a nutshell. The novel is so intriguing and captures your interest beyond anything you can imagine to the point that you will not want to put the book down until you are finished. (I would know from experience.) It is not only for young teens but for adults as well who are looking for a novel filled with action and a little bit of romances. The 500-page novel keeps you on your toes from the beginning all the way through until the end, one suspense filled page to the next. In the book Divergent, talented Veronica Roth
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