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Books Like Divergent

Jessie, Columbine Library

In the past few days I've had several people ask me for more books like Divergent by Veronica Roth. If you haven't read Divergent yet, it takes place in a future in which all members of society are divided into five factions. When it comes time to choose her future, Beatrice learns that she is Divergent, not fitting into any of the five groups. She also learns that someone in the government is hunting down Divergents and killing them. It's full of action and adventure and it's great!

Here are a few more futuristic titles you may want to try:

Legend by Marie Lu: In a dark future, when North America has split into two warring nations, Day, a famous criminal, and prodigy June, the brilliant soldier hired to capture him, discover that they have a common enemy.

Dualed by Elsie Chapman: In this future, everyone has an identical twin that they never meet, also known as an Alt. At some point between the ages of 10 and 20 the two twins are forced to seek each other out and try to kill each other. Only one twin can survive.

Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi: Aria lives inside a dome, safe from the poisonous atmosphere outside. But one bad decision leaves her exiled to the outer wastelands known as the Death Shop. If the cannibals don't get her, the violent energy storms will. She meets a wild and dangerous Outsider named Perry who is her only chance of survival.