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Veronica Roth's Blog

If you're looking for Veronica's her advice on writing and news on the upcoming movie, look no further.

Veronica Roth's Tumblr

There's some overlap with her blog, plus pictures of her dog, which is really why we liked the book.

Veronica Roth's Goodreads

We promise, we're almost done stalking her, but you can check out what Ms. Roth thinks of other books here.

Veronica Roth on Twitter

Last one, we promise. But we would be remiss if we didn't include her twitter, right?

Divergent Lexicon Fan Site

A comprehensive fan site and guide for Divergent, with the added goal of getting "Matt Dallas cast as Four." Sorry, guys.

Veronica Roth Discusses Free Four

Free Four is a short retelling of Chapter 13 from Four's point of view, which we've all been dying for.

Harper Website

We're mostly putting this here for the discussion guide. If, you know, you need more questions.

TV Tropes on Divergent

Check out this huge list of tropes that Divergent has, like Creepy Child and Sacrificial Lion. Then you can go see what other works use those same tropes. Watch out—it's possible to spend hours here. Not that Shmoop would know anything about that.

NPR top 5 YA novels of 2011

If you liked Divergent, you might try these other books.

Movies or TV Productions

Divergent (2014)

Starring Kate Winslet, so you know it's gonna be good.

Articles and Interviews

Veronica Roth Answers Some FAQs

There are only going to be three books, so don't bother asking that question.

Veronica Roth with Indigo Teen Blog

This one's got the scoop on Insurgent, but some non-spoiler answers on violence and other fun issues.

New York Times Review

They say there's too much overlap with Hunger Games, but still give it a good review. Do you agree?

Science Fiction Writer Reviews Divergent

Are you tired of non-science fiction authors reviewing this book? Then read this. This is more than just another dystopia, says awesome, young science fiction writer Rajan Khanna.

Veronica Roth discusses books and politics

Watch out for Insurgent spoilers, as you check out this interview about feminism and romance and dystopias.

One Last Interview—With a Chicagoan

The very smart Claire Zulkey of WBEZ (which is Chicago's Public Radio station) interviews Veronica Roth

Video

Veronica Roth Discusses… Vocab

It's more interesting than it sounds, trust us.

Veronica Roth Discusses Casting the Movie

This is exactly as interesting as it sounds. More so if you've ever played "Who would play me in a movie?"

Official Book Trailer

The official trailer for the book made by the publishing house. When did book trailers become a thing?

A Fan-made Fake Movie Trailer

A totally unofficial (but still fun) fan-made trailer for the movie. Do you agree with their casting?

Audio

Veronica Roth Interviewed

After the video, you can scroll down to see how people are talking about what she's wearing—because they're totally talking about different factions' fashions.

Veronica Roth Speaks with Public Radio

Here's a short interview with public radio where Roth discusses how she decided to place the story in Chicago, among other book-related issues.

Images

Divergent Cover

The cover of Divergent, complete with Dauntless symbol.

Veronica Roth

Does she look more Dauntless or more Abnegation to you?

Insurgent Cover

For those who just can't wait to get a glimpse.

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