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"Divergent (Divergent, #1)" by Veronica Roth

'Divergent (Divergent, #1)' by Veronica Roth

★★★★★ The first book in Veronica Roth's wildly popular series does not disappoint! We meet 16-year-old Beatrice Prior on the eve of the most important decision of her life. She must chose one of five factions to belong to for the rest of her years. Will she choose to stay with her family or find a new one? Her decision is complicated by her test results and her realization that the perfect world in which she thought she lived is very flawed indeed. Very well written and completely captivating; I couldn't put this book down!

Reviewed by Bettina P.

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