What I’m waiting for : Divergent by Veronica Roth

Divergent by Veronica Roth

May 3rd, 2011 (US)

In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago, 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.

During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles to determine who her friends really are—and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes infuriating boy fits into the life she’s chosen. But Tris also has a secret, one she’s kept hidden from everyone because she’s been warned it can mean death. And as she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves . . . or it might destroy her.

I’ve heard of this book randomly. The description is interesting but the reviews are exciting and compared this novel to Hunger Games! I hope it won’t be disappointing.


6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. liliebook
    Mar 10, 2011 @ 13:44:25

    Je te parle plus voilà ! C’est dit et c’est définitif mdr !! Est-ce que tu vas un jour arrêtez d’allonger ma wish-list 🙂 En plus ça se passe à Chicago que j’adore alors même si c’est dystopique il me le faut !! 🙂

    Non plus sérieusement merci beaucoup pour la découverte 🙂


    • Francesca
      Mar 10, 2011 @ 14:00:25

      MDR si tu savais le nombre de livres VO que je découvre, je me limite à une seule présentation par semaine mais c’est tellement difficile! Il y a beaucoup de dystopies qui sortent en ce moment.


  2. Missy
    Mar 10, 2011 @ 20:26:34

    I want! I want! I want! Again I know lol.
    I had spotted it in your account Goodread. hihihi
    You’re my library. lol
    It’s a dystopian novel! Of course I will buy it!^^
    And the comparison with Huger Games, finished me lol


  3. Pisinat
    Mar 10, 2011 @ 21:50:57

    It’s on my wishlist too. It sounds really good. I’m really glad there’s so many dystopian releases, I loooooove dystopia ^^


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