Veronica Roth graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in creative writing. While she was a student, she often chose to work on the story that would become 'Divergent' instead of doing her homework. It was indeed a transforming choice. Now a full-time writer, Ms Roth lives near Chicago. 'Divergent' is her first novel.
Praise for DIVERGENT: 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 ) A taut and shiveringly exciting read! Tris is exactly the sort of unflinching and fierce heroine I love. I couldn't turn the pages fast enough. Melissa Marr, bestselling author of Wicked Lovely DIVERGENT is a captivating, fascinating book that kept me in constant suspense and was never short on surprises. It will be a long time before I quit thinking about this haunting vision of the future. James Dashner, author of `The Maze Runner' Well-written and brilliantly executed, DIVERGENT is a heart-pounding debut that cannot be missed. Tris stands out in her action-packed, thrilling, and emotionally honest journey to determine who she wants to be in a society that demands she conform. It's dystopian fiction at its best! Kiersten White, New York Times bestselling author of PARANORMALCY A memorable, unpredictable journey from which it is nearly impossible to turn away - Publishers Weekly Divergent holds its own in the [dystopian] genre, with brisk pacing, lavish flights of imagination and writing that occasionally startles with fine detail. - New York Times A masterpiece of epic proportions and an outstanding debut novel. - Narratively Speaking Blog Be prepared to sit on the edge of your seats as this heart-pounding thriller hypnotises you until the very last page. - Fantasticbookreviews.com