Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Book Review: Allegiant (Divergent, #3) by Veronica Roth

Allegiant
(Divergent, #3)
by Veronica Roth
Young Adult Dystopian
Average Goodreads Rating: 
Published by: Hapercollins
Released On: October 22, 2013
Pages: 526

Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis:

The faction-based society that Tris Prior 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 and Tobias will find a simple new life together, free from complicated lies, tangled loyalties, and painful memories. 


But Tris’s new reality is even more alarming than the one she left behind. Old discoveries are quickly rendered meaningless. Explosive new truths change the hearts of those she loves. 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. 

Told from a riveting dual perspective, Allegiant, by #1 New York Times 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.


My Rating: 4 out of 5 stars.

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions: I actually really enjoyed the book. I thought this book showed the development that we were all waiting to see in Tris and Four. I loved watching them grow. They faced many trials and both made stupid decisions, but I loved their progression and that was probably one of my favorite things about the book.

As for the ending, yes part of me hated it and yet the other half loved it. I found it to be quite profound for reasons I can't share here without spoiling the book. However, I will say that the ending was realistic and fit the story. 

I loved the book. It was definitely a great read that I enjoyed immensely. Veronica Roth is an incredible writer and is amazing at developing her characters.

All and all this was an unforgettable read. 

So why 4 stars? Because although I love the ending and book, the way the ending came seemed a tad bit rushed. For that I gave it a 4 and not a 5. 

In Summary: A thrilling, beautifully written novel that will grip you until the very end. 

Warnings/Side-notes: This book is one that I would recommend to anybody. 

The Wrap-up: I loved this book. I really did, but I'm still furious about the end. Definitely worth reading. 

Love,

Danica Page

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