Order signed copies of Divergent, Insurgent & Allegiant- For YALL-Fest Attendees!

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If you will be attending YALL Fest this November, you are in for a treat! You can now pre-order signed copies of DIVERGENT,INSURGENT and ALLEGIANT via BlueBicycleBooks!.

You can pre-order them now here!

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Review: Divergent Short Story “The Transfer”

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We all have situations that shape us into the people we are today. In The Transfer we get a short up close and personal look into the world of Tobias Eaton/Four. We follow him from his aptitude test through his first day as a new initiate of Dauntless, which is a big turning point for our hero. In this captivating novella, we see how complex Four really is.

Straight and to the point, Veronica Roth gives us a deeper understanding of Four’s decision to leave Abnegation and his new-found commitment to become more than Marcus Eaton’s submissive son. We already knew that Marcus Eaton was a horrible monster; but coming from our beloved Four’s point-of-view, it’s like rubbing salt into the wound, twisting the knife, (insert other painful idiom).  It’s no wonder that Four was desperate to break free of his father. Leaving the world of abuse and Abnegation behind, The Transfer will surely leave any Divergent fan wanting more of Four!

Watch: Walmart’s exclusive video from #Divergent featuring new footage and interviews!

After Fandango, Walmart has now posted their exclusive video from the sets of the Divergent movie, which includes new behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet and author Veronica Roth.

Check it out by clicking the image below:

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VIDEO: Veronica Roth interview with USA Today- Tris and Four’s relationship develops in ‘Allegiant’!

Click on the picture below to watch the Video and read below for 5 different questions that Veronica answered with USA Today! vrinterview

 

1. How did the idea for the Divergent trilogy come together, and now that you’ve finished, how has it evolved?

Originally it came from this concept in psychology called exposure therapy where people with phobias are repeatedly exposed to their fears until their brain reconditions it. That’s the little nugget, and it took on a life of its own. As Tris grows up and her world gets bigger, I’m doing the same thing at the same time. When this began, I’d just graduated college and my world just kept getting bigger.

2. What are fans are dying to see in the final book?

3. You went to Northwestern and live in Chicago now. Why did you use your city as a dystopian setting?

There’s something really fun about it because it’s so clean compared to other cities. Imagining it all destroyed and wrecked was really interesting — not that I want to see it destroyed and wrecked! It also just kind of appeared out of nowhere. When I wrote the first draft of Divergent, there were just a lot of trains and this marsh and I just realized that it’s already in Chicago. My favorite buildings, Sears (Willis)Tower and the Merchandise Mart, are both in the books. So are the Ferris wheel and the Bean.

4. Did you envision certain characters in the starring roles for the movie adaptation?

I don’t really have a clear image of my characters as I’m writing — it’s kind of like I’m squinting at it from a distance. They’re just blurry people who do things. But when Shailene (Woodley) and Theo (James) were cast and I saw their screen test together, it was absolutely perfect.

5. What writers have inspired you?

I had this stretch of childhood where I read a ton of children’s fiction, then I grew up and read it all over again. I’m a big fan of Lois Lowry, of The Giver, and Madeleine L’Engle, of A Wrinkle in Time. But my dad also instilled in me a science fiction streak. I read Dune by Frank Herbert when I was far too young to understand it.