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Divergent by Veronica Roth: Book review

  Book title/ Author: Divergent by Veronica Roth Publisher/ Year:  February 2nd 2012 HarperCollins Genre: YA Dystopian Series: Divergent   #1 Pages: 489 Rating: 4 stars out of 5   *This review may contain spoilers!* Synopsis Society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue, in the attempt to form a 'perfect society'. On her Choosing Day, Beatrice Prior renames herself Tris, rejects her family's Abnegation group, and chooses another faction. My review It's hard for me to put into words how much I loved Divergent. Unfortunately, I avoided reading it for so long because of all the hype surrounding it. I would hate to read a well-loved and popular book and end up disliking it. And so I put the book on the bottom of my pile and told myself I would get to it someday, not knowing how much I absolutely needed this book in my life. I REALLY wanted this book to be nothing like The Hunger Games (as