Wednesday 16 February 2011

Waiting on Wednesday #19

Veronica Roth
May 3rd 2011

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.

During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles alongside her fellow initiates to live out the choice they have made. Together they must undergo extreme physical tests of endurance and intense psychological simulations, some with devastating consequences. As initiation transforms them all, Tris must determine who her friends really are—and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes exasperating 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 unrest and growing conflict that threaten to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves . . . or it might destroy her.

Debut author Veronica Roth bursts onto the YA scene with the first book in the Divergent series—dystopian thrillers filled with electrifying decisions, heartbreaking betrayals, stunning consequences, and unexpected romance.

How amazing does this book sound?! I cannot wait! And the cover is stunning. And, also, I've heard that  the boy, Four, is really something. It just looks so brilliant! Bring on May!

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine


  1. I can't wait for it either! Seems like a really exciting read.

    Also, I love your blog. I'm a new follower :)

  2. I can't wait for this one either. Excellent choice!

  3. OMG, Divergent! There's probably legions of people waiting for this book as well, like me! It sounds so amazing and I just love reading dystopian books! :)

    Here's my WoW picks for this week

  4. Cannot wait for this one either. It sounds like it will be a fantastic dystopian novel. Great pick!

  5. Eeeh, I love me some dystopian! I've heard only great things about this one so it's definitely on my TBR pile, also! :D Great pick!

    Check out my WOW this week!

  6. I haven't heard anything, but awesome stuff about this book. I CAN'T wait to get my hands on it! :)

  7. Great choice I cannot wait to read this book.

    I'm a new follower^^

    My WOW:

  8. Can't wait for this one. I love books set in Chicago.

  9. And I love, love, loved it. I cannot wait to go and buy it. I need to re-read a finished copy! Hope you love it, too!

  10. I was waiting for DIVERGENT aswell... until it appeared in my mailbox today!:DI will start this very soon, looks real good!


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