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Divergent by Veronica Roth
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really liked it
bookshelves: fantasy-scifi
Read 2 times. Last read October 14, 2017 to October 17, 2017.

Read this soon after I read the Hunger Games, and just recently re-read the whole series. I've also seen the first movie so I now have the actors faces inserted into the roles...particularly Kate Winslet as Jeanine and Ashley Judd as Natalie Prior. As the first book of the trilogy, it's a great start, very action-oriented and exciting. I like the characters (at least the ones I'm supposed to like!) and I have a little trouble picturing things, but that's more likely due to the fact that I've never lived in a big city, so I can't quite comprehend the number of people we're talking about here, or the size of the area they all occupy. This would actually be an okay stand-alone novel if the ending hadn't been a cliff-hanger. In fact, it might have actually been better if it hadn't been a trilogy - but more about that in my next reviews. Let's just say I enjoyed this one enough to read it twice and see the movie.
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Reading Progress

Finished Reading
August 17, 2015 – Shelved
October 14, 2017 – Started Reading
October 17, 2017 – Finished Reading
October 20, 2017 – Shelved as: fantasy-scifi

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