I finished Divergent a couple weeks ago. I was really excited for it because I liked some of the other young adult trilogies in the same genre (The Hunger Games and The Maze Runner) but for some reason I was having a terrible time getting through this one. It could have been because I had just finished the final book in The Maze Runner series or it could have been because I was in another reading slump. First, here’s a summary:
One choice can transform you. Beatrice Prior’s society is divided into five factions—Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). Beatrice must choose between staying with her Abnegation family and transferring factions. Her choice will shock her community and herself. But the newly christened Tris also has a secret, one she’s determined to keep hidden, because in this world, what makes you different makes you dangerous.
I thought the majority of the book went pretty slowly (again, possibly due to my reading slump), but by the end of the book, I was very intrigued and really excited to read the next book (which I will admit I haven’t started yet because I have had other books that needed to be read). Overall, it was an interesting idea and I will read the other books in the trilogy. I just need a little time to recover from young adult thriller trilogies first.
I have heard that it was a pretty good movie. I will probably watch it at some point since I have read the book and like watching movies that go with books.
Have you read this one? Finished reading the series? Seen the movie?