Divergent Series by Veronica Roth
Divergent Series. Divergent: One choice can transform you. Veronica Roth's 1 New York Times bestselling debut is a gripping dystopian tale of electrifying choices, powerful consequences, unexpected romance, and a deeply flawed "perfect society. Book 0. The Transfer by Veronica Roth.
The Divergent trilogy is a series of young adult science fiction adventure novels by American novelist Veronica Roth set in a post-apocalyptic dystopian Chicago. A later short story, We Can Be Mended , serves as an epilogue five years after the events of the trilogy from the perspective of the same character as the previous add on. The society of the trilogy defines its citizens by their social and personality-related affiliation with five different factions , which removes the threat of anyone exercising independent will and threatening the population's safety. Beatrice Prior, who later changes her name to Tris, an Abnegation-born and Dauntless transfer, must figure out her life as a Divergent, while concealing her true nature, and living with the danger of being killed if it is discovered by the Erudite and Dauntless leaders. The trilogy received positive reviews from critics. Critics praised Divergent for its plot and action,   while Insurgent was praised for its writing and pace. It is easy to get submerged in, effortless to remain engaged in, and impossible not to enjoy even the slightest bit.
Also driving the novel is a romantic subplot between Tris and one of her trainers in the Dauntless faction, nicknamed Four. In particular, the novel explores the themes common to young adult fiction, such as adult authority and the transition from childhood to maturity, as well as broader motifs, such as the place of violence and social structures within a post-apocalyptic society. Beyond its literary context, Roth's open declaration of her religion as a Christian has brought commentary from Christian communities both endorsing and challenging the novel. She worries about what the 'test' will tell her and which faction she belongs in. Her supervisor rushes her out immediately after Beatrice takes the test telling her to NOT tell anyone about her results.