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Believe the Hype!

Advantages: Well-written, amazing plot, compelling characters
Disadvantages: None!

To say that Veronica Roth's debut novel 'Divergent' has exploded into the world of Young Adult fiction would be a severe understatement. Since its release in 2011, the novel's success and popularity has enabled Roth to make a name for herself among reader ...

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An intelligent and imaginative book to rival the Hunger Games

Advantages: Excellent story, likeable main character, gripping, original
Disadvantages: End of chapters don't offer a cliff hanger

Regular readers of my reviews will be aware that after reading the Hunger Games trilogy in a fairly short space of time, I hit a book slump and sulked for a few months. Finding a book or even a trilogy which you adore is heavenly, itís after that is the p ...

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Divergent - Future Chicago Hmm! Not somewhere you'd want to go

Advantages: Fast paced and exciting
Disadvantages: the dystopian feel is uncomfortable

Divergent Veronica Roth A little about the author: Young novelist Veronica Roth was born in New York and started the Divergent series of books inher final year at university. Her fatherís family were concentration camp survivors and Roth now lives in ...

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An absolute must-read for YA readers!

Advantages: Real characters, original story, twists and turns, unpredictable
Disadvantages: A bit gloomy at times

...taken my time with getting to the Divergent series by Veronica Roth because I was afraid of all the hype surrounding it but boy do I regret it. I have just finished reading this book and I can't believe that I put it off for so long! This book isn't ...

laurahartleyy 05.04.2014 ∑ Read full review
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A Book To Clear Your Schedule For.

Advantages: Exciting, fantastically written, fast paced, breath taking plot, gripping etc etc
Disadvantages: It finished and now I have to wait for the sequel

Set in a Dystopian Chicago, where society is divided into five factions each representing a particular virtue, 16 year-old Beatrice Prior is about to decide her fate for the rest of her life, by choosing the faction she will belong to. There's Candor (the ...

Rhiana 06.01.2012 ∑ Read full review
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