Veronica Roth is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Divergent trilogy. Now a full-time writer, Ms. Roth and her husband live in Chicago. Veronica was born on August 19th 1988 and was brought up in Barrington, Illinois. She wrote the first book in the Divergent trilogy, Divergent, while on while on winter break in her senior year at Northwestern University.
Her career took off rapidly with the success of her first novel, with the movie rights sold before she graduated college. The international blockbuster movie adaptation of Divergent by Summit Films, home of Twilight franchise, is due for release April 2014
"The next big thing." (Rolling Stone)
"If you like Hunger Games & Twilight, then get stoked for DIVERGENT! Trust us on this - this baby is going to blow up BIG! And if you chose to remain factionless, then you're gonna be one lonely soul." (PerezHilton.com)
The First Book of Veronica Roth's Divergent Trilogy
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.
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