In the world of Divergent, society is divided into five factions- Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless(the brave), Amity (the peaceful) and Erudite (the intelligent).Every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to whichthey will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice Prior, thedecision is between staying with her family and being who shereally is. Her choice shocks everyone, including herself. Duringthe initiation that follows, Tris and her fellow initiates undergoextreme physical tests of endurance and intense psychologicalsimulations, some with devastating consequences. As initiationtransforms them, Tris must determine who her friends reallyare - and where the boy who seems to both threaten andprotect her fits into the life she's chosen. But Tris also has a secret, kept hidden becauseshe's been warned it can mean death. As unrest and growing conflict threaten to unravelher seemingly perfect society, Tris learns that this secret might save those she loves... orit might destroy her.
About the Author
Veronica Roth is the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of Divergent, Insurgent and Allegiant - the Divergent trilogy. Now a full-time writer, Ms. Roth and her husband live in Chicago. You can visit her online at Twitter, Tumblr, her blog, and her website.