Globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth delivers a breathtaking fantasy featuring an unusual friendship, an epic love story, and a galaxy-sweeping adventure.#1 New York Times bestseller * Wall Street Journal bestseller * USA Today bestseller * #1 IndieBound bestsellerPraise for Carve the Mark:“Roth skillfully weaves the careful world-building and intricate web of characters that distinguished Divergent.” —VOYA (starred review)“Roth offers a richly imagined, often brutal world of political intrigue and adventure, with a slow-burning romance at its core.” —ALA BooklistCyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth have grown up in enemy countries locked in a long-standing fight for dominance over their shared planet. When Akos and his brother are kidnapped by the ruling Noavek family, Akos is forced to serve Cyra, the sister of a dictator who governs with violence and fear. Cyra is known for her deadly power of transferring extraordinary pain unto others with simple touch, and her tyrant brother uses her as a weapon against those who challenge him. But as Akos fights for his own survival, he recognizes that Cyra is also fighting for hers, and that her true gift—resilience—might be what saves them both.When Akos and Cyra are caught in the middle of a raging rebellion, everything they’ve been led to believe about their world and themselves must be called into question. But fighting for what’s right might mean betraying their countries, their families, and each other.When the time comes, will they choose loyalty or love?This production includes a bonus excerpt from The Fates Divide, Veronica Roth's powerful follow-up novel performed by Austin Butler, Emily Rankin, Erin Spencer, and MacLeod Andrews!
American author, Veronica Roth, is best known for her trilogy of Divergent, Insurgent, and Allegiant. She wrote the first of the trilogy, Divergent, when she was still a student at Northwestern University, with the publishing rights sold before she even graduated college. The film rights were sold before the novel was published in April 2011. Roth was off to a quick flying start with her career as a novelist as she finished her final year of creative writing.
Within a few years, the trilogy was sold to Summit Entertainment, where Lions- gate released all three in the Divergent Trilogy, which included the final chapter, Allegiant being divided into two Parts. Then, Author Roth wrote a series of short stories based on the Divergent main character, Tobias Eaton's point of view. There were four short stories titled: The Transfer, The Initiate, The Son, and The Traitor. The short stories were published in several forms.