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Genre: Young Adult, Dystopia Romance
In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, 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. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself.
Divergent written by Veronica Roth takes place in future Dystopia Chicago. It's a story about selfless sixteen year old Beatrice Prior who decides to leave her family and choose a new life for herself. But Dauntless (one of the city's faction) is not as it seems. Beatrice starts her soon to be “new” life, but everything changes as she gets closer to her trainer, Four. Not only does Beatrice soon finds out Four's darkest secret, she also finds out that the city beholds a darker one.
Divergent is a well written story and I admire Veronica Roth's writing. I love how she gave Beatrice the power to become a noble and brave girl, making her more confidante as the book evolves. One of the things that I enjoyed most about the book was the humor she used and the amazing characters she made. Roth really made a new type of Dystopia Romance, one that has everything it needs, love, death, tragedy, and most important secrets.