Veronica Roth - Author

About the Author

Veronica Roth is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Divergent trilogy. Now a full-time writer, Ms. Roth and her husband live in Chicago.

Veronica was born on August 19th 1988 and was brought up in Barrington, Illinois. She wrote the first book in the Divergent trilogy, Divergent, while on while on winter break in her senior year at Northwestern University Her career took off rapidly with the success of her first novel, with the movie rights sold before she graduated college.  The international blockbuster movie adaptation of Divergent by Summit Films, home of Twilight franchise, is due for release April 2014

The third and final installment in the series, Allegiant, was released on October 22nd and sold 455k copies worldwide on the day of its release.

Featured books by Veronica Roth

Allegiant (Adult Edition)

Allegiant (Adult Edition)

13+ readers YA readers

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/07/2015

Told from a riveting dual perspective, best-selling author Veronica Roth, brings the Divergent series to a powerful conclusion while revealing the secrets of the dystopian world that has captivated millions of readers in Divergent and Insurgent. ***The Divergent Series Box Set - The bestselling Divergent series - including the trilogy Divergent, Insurgent and Allegiant plus Four - A Divergent Collection and the companion guide, World of Divergent, are now available as a boxed set for the first time!

Allegiant

Allegiant

13+ readers YA readers

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/02/2014

Told from a riveting dual perspective, best-selling author Veronica Roth, brings the Divergent series to a powerful conclusion while revealing the secrets of the dystopian world that has captivated millions of readers in Divergent and Insurgent.

Other books by Veronica Roth

Divergent

Divergent

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/11/2018

The explosive debut by No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth. DIVERGENT - a major motion picture franchise. The first book in the DIVERGENT series that has swept the globe - selling millions of copies world-wide. In the world of Divergent, society is divided into five factions - Candor, Abnegation, Dauntless, Amity and Erudite. Every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice Prior, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is. Her choice shocks everyone, including herself. During the initiation that follows, Tris and her fellow initiates undergo extreme physical tests of endurance and intense psychological simulations, with devastating consequences. As initiation transforms them, Tris must determine who her friends really are - and whether she can trust the man who both threatens and protects her. Because Tris has a deadly secret. And as growing conflict threatens to unravel their seemingly perfect society, this secret might save those she loves... or it might destroy her. Debut author Veronica Roth bursts onto the scene with the first book in the Divergent trilogy - dystopian thrillers filled with electrifying decisions, heartbreaking betrayals, stunning consequences and unexpected romance.

Divergent Series Box Set (books 1-4 plus World of Divergent)

Divergent Series Box Set (books 1-4 plus World of Divergent)

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 23/10/2018

No. 1 New York Times bestsellers DIVERGENT, INSURGENT and ALLEGIANT plus FOUR - A DIVERGENT COLLECTION and WORLD OF DIVERGENT available as a set for the first time! DIVERGENT also a major motion picture series. Divergent: Sixteen-year-old Tris has been forced to make a terrible choice. In a divided society where everyone must conform, Tris does not fit. So she ventures out, alone, determined to find out where she truly belongs. Tris can trust no one in this brutal new world, but she is drawn to a boy who seems to both threaten and protect her. Insurgent: Tris has survived a brutal attack on her home, but she has paid a terrible price. Wracked by grief and guilt, she becomes reckless as she struggles to accept her new future. If Tris wants to uncover the truth, she must be stronger than ever as more shocking choices and sacrifices lie ahead. Allegiant: The faction-based society that Tris once believed in is shattered - fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she's known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she will find a simple new life, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties and painful memories. But Tris's new reality is even more alarming than the one she left behind. And once again, Tris must battle to comprehend the complexities of human nature - and of herself - while facing impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love. Four - A Divergent Collection: Readers first encountered Tobias Eaton as Four in Divergent. His voice is an integral part of Allegiant. Readers will find more of this charismatic character's backstory told from his own perspective in Four: A Divergent Collection. When read together, these long narrative pieces illuminate the defining moments in Tobias Eaton's life. Exclusive scenes included!

The Carve the Mark Duology Boxed Set

The Carve the Mark Duology Boxed Set

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 14/06/2018

Globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth's breathtaking fantasy duology captures an unusual friendship, an epic love story, and a galaxy-sweeping adventure. This two-book boxed set contains paperback editions of both Carve the Mark and The Fates Divide. Cyra and Akos grew up in enemy countries on a vibrant yet divided planet. Their world is on the brink of political chaos, and the two must decide if they will fight for what's right, even if it means betrayal of their families and countries. When the time comes, will they choose loyalty or love?

The Fates Divide

The Fates Divide

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/04/2018

In the second book of the Carve the Mark duology, globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth reveals how Cyra and Akos fulfill their fates. The Fates Divide is a richly imagined tale of hope and resilience told in four stunning perspectives. The lives of Cyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth are ruled by their fates, spoken by the oracles at their births. The fates, once determined, are inescapable. Akos is in love with Cyra, in spite of his fate: he will die in service to Cyra's family. And when Cyra's father, Lazmet Noavek - a soulless tyrant, thought to be dead - reclaims the Shotet throne, Akos believes his end is closer than ever. As Lazmet ignites a barbaric war, Cyra and Akos are desperate to stop him at any cost. For Cyra, that could mean taking the life of the man who may - or may not - be her father. For Akos, it could mean giving his own. In a stunning twist, the two will discover how fate defines their lives in ways most unexpected.

The Fates Divide

The Fates Divide

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/04/2018

In the second book of the Carve the Mark duology, globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth reveals how Cyra and Akos fulfill their fates. The Fates Divide is a richly imagined tale of hope and resilience told in four stunning perspectives. The lives of Cyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth are ruled by their fates, spoken by the oracles at their births. The fates, once determined, are inescapable. Akos is in love with Cyra, in spite of his fate: he will die in service to Cyra's family. And when Cyra's father, Lazmet Noavek - a soulless tyrant, thought to be dead - reclaims the Shotet throne, Akos believes his end is closer than ever. As Lazmet ignites a barbaric war, Cyra and Akos are desperate to stop him at any cost. For Cyra, that could mean taking the life of the man who may - or may not - be her father. For Akos, it could mean giving his own. In a stunning twist, the two will discover how fate defines their lives in ways most unexpected.

Carve the Mark

Carve the Mark

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/12/2017

Veronica Roth's breathtaking fantasy captures an unusual friendship, an epic love story, and a galaxy-sweeping adventure. CYRA and AKOS grew up in enemy countries on a vibrant yet divided planet. Cyra's ability to transfer extraordinary pain with a simple touch makes her a dangerous weapon for her tyrannical brother. When Akos is kidnapped and forced to serve Cyra, it's clear that their hatred is mutual. But as Akos fights for his survival, he recognises that Cyra is also fighting for hers, and that her true gift - resilience - might be what saves them both. Their world is on the brink of political chaos, and Akos and Cyra must decide if they will fight for what's right, even if it means betrayal of their families and countries. When the time comes, will they choose loyalty or love? An exclusive extra story for DIVERGENT fans WE CAN BE MENDED, A Divergent Story will be included in this paperback. Veronica Roth tells the story of Four 5 years after the events of ALLEGIANT.

Divergent Series Box Set (Books 1-3)

Divergent Series Box Set (Books 1-3)

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 25/02/2016

The No. 1 New York Times bestselling DIVERGENT series, now available as a three-book boxed set including DIVERGENT, INSURGENT and ALLEGIANT. THE DIVERGENT SERIES: ALLEGIANT - a major motion picture in 2016! Divergent: Sixteen-year-old Tris has been forced to make a terrible choice. In a divided society where everyone must conform, Tris does not fit. So she ventures out, alone, determined to find out where she truly belongs. Tris can trust no one in this brutal new world, but she is drawn to a boy who seems to both threaten and protect her. Insurgent: Tris has survived a brutal attack on her home, but she has paid a terrible price. Wracked by grief and guilt, she becomes reckless as she struggles to accept her new future. If Tris wants to uncover the truth, she must be stronger than ever as more shocking choices and sacrifices lie ahead. Allegiant: The faction-based society that Tris once believed in is shattered - fractured by violence and power struggles and scarred by loss and betrayal. So when offered a chance to explore the world past the limits she's known, Tris is ready. Perhaps beyond the fence, she will find a simple new life, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties and painful memories. But Tris's new reality is even more alarming than the one she left behind. And once again, Tris must battle to comprehend the complexities of human nature - and of herself - while facing impossible choices about courage, allegiance, sacrifice and love.

Insurgent

Insurgent

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/12/2015

The thrillingly dark sequel to New York Times bestseller, DIVERGENT - a major motion picture franchise. One choice can transform you - or it can destroy you. Tris Prior's initiation day should have been marked by victorious celebrations with her chosen faction; instead it ended with unspeakable horrors. Now unrest surges in the factions around her as conflict between their ideologies grows. War seems inevitable; and in times of war sides must be chosen, secrets will emerge and choices will become ever more irrevocable. Tris has already paid a terrible price for survival and is wracked by haunting grief and guilt. But radical new discoveries and shifting relationships mean that she must fully embrace her Divergence - even though she cannot know what might be lost in doing so. New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth's much-anticipated second book of the dystopian Divergent trilogy is another intoxicating thrill-ride, rich with hallmark twists, heartbreak, romance and powerful insights about human nature.

Four: A Divergent Collection

Four: A Divergent Collection

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/08/2015

Fans of the Divergent series by No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth will be thrilled by Four: A Divergent Collection, a companion volume that includes four pre-Divergent stories told from Tobias Eaton's point of view. DIVERGENT - also a major motion picture series. Readers first encountered Tobias Eaton as Four in Divergent. His voice is an integral part of Allegiant. Readers will find more of this charismatic character's backstory told from his own perspective in Four: A Divergent Collection. When read together, these long narrative pieces illuminate the defining moments in Tobias Eaton's life. The first three pieces in this volume - The Transfer, The Initiate, and The Son - follow Tobias's transfer from Abnegation to Dauntless, his Dauntless initiation, and the first clues that a foul plan is brewing in the leadership of two factions. The fourth story, The Traitor, runs parallel with the events of Divergent, giving readers a glimpse into the decisions of loyalty - and love - that Tobias makes in the weeks after he meets Tris Prior. Exclusive scenes included!

Four: A Divergent Collection

Four: A Divergent Collection

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/07/2014

Fans of the Divergent series by No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth will be thrilled by Four: A Divergent Collection, a companion volume that includes four pre-Divergent stories told from Tobias Eaton's point of view. DIVERGENT - also a major motion picture series. Readers first encountered Tobias Eaton as Four in Divergent. His voice is an integral part of Allegiant. Readers will find more of this charismatic character's backstory told from his own perspective in Four: A Divergent Collection. When read together, these long narrative pieces illuminate the defining moments in Tobias Eaton's life. The first three pieces in this volume - The Transfer, The Initiate, and The Son - follow Tobias's transfer from Abnegation to Dauntless, his Dauntless initiation, and the first clues that a foul plan is brewing in the leadership of two factions. The fourth story, The Traitor, runs parallel with the events of Divergent, giving readers a glimpse into the decisions of loyalty - and love - that Tobias makes in the weeks after he meets Tris Prior. Exclusive scenes included!

Four: A Divergent Collection

Four: A Divergent Collection

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Hardback Release Date: 23/06/2014

Fans of the Divergent series by No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth will be thrilled by Four: A Divergent Collection, a companion volume that includes four pre-Divergent stories told from Tobias Eaton's point of view. DIVERGENT - also a major motion picture series. Readers first encountered Tobias Eaton as Four in Divergent. His voice is an integral part of Allegiant. Readers will find more of this charismatic character's backstory told from his own perspective in Four: A Divergent Collection. When read together, these long narrative pieces illuminate the defining moments in Tobias Eaton's life. The first three pieces in this volume - The Transfer, The Initiate, and The Son - follow Tobias's transfer from Abnegation to Dauntless, his Dauntless initiation, and the first clues that a foul plan is brewing in the leadership of two factions. The fourth story, The Traitor, runs parallel with the events of Divergent, giving readers a glimpse into the decisions of loyalty - and love - that Tobias makes in the weeks after he meets Tris Prior. Exclusive scenes included!

Four: A Divergent Collection

Four: A Divergent Collection

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/06/2014

Fans of the Divergent series by No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth will be thrilled by Four: A Divergent Collection, a companion volume that includes four pre-Divergent stories told from Tobias Eaton's point of view. DIVERGENT, INSURGENT and ALLEGIANT were major blockbuster movies in 2014, 2015 and 2016. Readers first encountered Tobias Eaton as Four in Divergent. His voice is an integral part of Allegiant. Readers will find more of this charismatic character's backstory told from his own perspective in Four: A Divergent Collection. When read together, these long narrative pieces illuminate the defining moments in Tobias Eaton's life. The first three pieces in this volume - The Transfer, The Initiate, and The Son - follow Tobias's transfer from Abnegation to Dauntless, his Dauntless initiation, and the first clues that a foul plan is brewing in the leadership of two factions. The fourth story, The Traitor, runs parallel with the events of Divergent, giving readers a glimpse into the decisions of loyalty - and love - that Tobias makes in the weeks after he meets Tris Prior. Exclusive scenes included!

Insurgent

Insurgent

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/11/2013

The thrillingly dark sequel to New York Times bestseller, DIVERGENT - a major motion picture series. One choice can transform you - or it can destroy you. Tris Prior's initiation day should have been marked by victorious celebrations with her chosen faction; instead it ended with unspeakable horrors. Now unrest surges in the factions around her as conflict between their ideologies grows. War seems inevitable; and in times of war sides must be chosen, secrets will emerge and choices will become ever more irrevocable. Tris has already paid a terrible price for survival and is wracked by haunting grief and guilt. But radical new discoveries and shifting relationships mean that she must fully embrace her Divergence - even though she cannot know what might be lost in doing so. New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth's much-anticipated second book of the dystopian Divergent trilogy is another intoxicating thrill-ride, rich with hallmark twists, heartbreak, romance and powerful insights about human nature.

Insurgent

Insurgent

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2012

Fighting for survival in a shattered world... the truth is her only hope. The thrillingly dark sequel to No. 1 New York Times bestseller, DIVERGENT. I have done bad things. I can't take them back, and they are part of who I am. Tris has survived a brutal attack on her former home and family. But she has paid a terrible price. Wracked by grief and guilt, she becomes ever more reckless as she struggles to accept her new future. Yet if Tris wants to uncover the truth about her world, she must be stronger than ever... because more shocking choices and sacrifices lie ahead.

Divergent

Divergent

Author: Veronica Roth Format: eBook Release Date: 03/05/2011

This first book in Veronica Roth's #1New York Timesbestselling Divergent trilogy is the novel the inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Kate Winslet. This dystopian series set in a futuristic Chicago has captured the hearts of millions of teen and adult readers.Perfect for fans of the Hunger Games and Maze Runner series,Divergentand its sequels,InsurgentandAllegiant, are the gripping story of a dystopian world transformed by courage, self-sacrifice, and love. Fans of theDivergentmovie will find the book packed with just as much emotional depth and exhilarating action as the film, all told in beautiful, rich language.One choice can transform you.Beatrice Prior's society is divided into five factionsCandor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). Beatrice must choose between staying with her Abnegation family and transferring factions. Her choice will shock her community and herself. But the newly christened Tris also has a secret, one she's determined to keep hidden, because in this world,what makes you different makes you dangerous.And don't miss The Fates Divide, Veronica Roth's powerful sequel to the bestselling Carve the Mark!

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