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A Divergent Collection

Roth, Veronica

Book - 2014
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
A collection of four pre-Divergent stories plus three additional scenes from Divergent, all told from Tobias's point of view, that follow Tobias's transfer from Abnegation to Dauntless, his Dauntless initiation, the first clues that a foul plan is brewing in the leadership of two factions, and the weeks after he meets Tris Prior.

Publisher: New York, New York :, Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers,, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780062353023
Characteristics: xiv, 285 pages ;,22 cm
Alternate Title: 4 : a Divergent collection


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Mar 26, 2015
  • Dina_18 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Fantastic, have read all the books and this one neatly ties everything into one package. Now I know who Four is and I love him even better. Thank You

Feb 16, 2015

My fav book was insurgent it was amazing if you have read divergent then you neeeeed to read insurgent, my friend reads 4 books a month and her fav was insurgent out of hundreds of books!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jan 15, 2015
  • Kereesa rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A 4 for 4. Definitely took the bitter taste out of my mouth after reading Allegiant.

Jan 05, 2015
  • lalunaunita rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I enjoyed this collection of stories. I read them after only reading Divergent (Book 1) in the trilogy, and that's a pretty good spot to place them, I think. Veronica Roth takes us through the events 2 years prior to Tris' initiation, when Four joins the Dauntless. I think his 'voice' isn't very distinct from Tris' inner voice, but I haven't decided whether this is a limitation of Ms. Roth's writing, or whether it indicates that they are really kismet, and molded by the same cultural influences in both life and thought. I'm leaning toward the latter, since I like that explanation better. I also think that reading these stories before Insurgent and Allegiant is going to make me enjoy those stories more, since I've had a look at the inner workings of Four.

Dec 09, 2014

definitely read if you loved divergent, insurgent, or allegiant.

Nov 13, 2014
  • CoffeeTime101 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I cannot remember if I finished reading it, but it was alright. I don't recall the ending which just means it didn't make a lasting impression on me.

Nov 09, 2014
  • Violetcocoa5 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Four wasn't as good as Divergent, Insurgent (I can't believe I'm saying this!!!) and Allegiant. But also a good book to read.

Nov 04, 2014

Stop spoiling it cheez

Nov 01, 2014


number 147 in line!!!!!
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Oct 23, 2014
  • danomcd rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

This is basically a money grab. It doesn't advance any of the world that the original triology outlined. I liked the character 4 as much as everyone else but I found by Ms. Roth trying to fill him out she actually reduces some of his charm and mystery. My advice is skip it - but if you simply can't it is an very easy read and very VERY short.

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Sep 03, 2014
  • whitefalcon17 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Two years before Beatrice Prior made her choice, the sixteen-year-old son of Abnegation’s faction leader did the same. Tobias’s transfer to Dauntless is a chance to begin again. Here, he will not be called the name his parents gave him. Here, he will not let fear turn him into a cowering child.

Newly christened “Four,” he discovers during initiation that he will succeed in Dauntless. Initiation is only the beginning, though; Four must claim his place in the Dauntless hierarchy. His decisions will affect future initiates as well as uncover secrets that could threaten his own future—and the future of the entire faction system.

Two years later, Four is poised to take action, but the course is still unclear. The first new initiate who jumps into the net might change all that. With her, the way to righting their world might become clear. With her, it might become possible to be Tobias once again.
bestselling author Veronica Roth comes a companion volume to the worldwide bestselling divergent series, told from the per-spective of the immensely popular character Tobias. The four pieces included here—The Transfer, The Initiate, The Son, and The Traitor—plus three additional exclusive scenes, give readers an electrifying glimpse into the history and heart of Tobias, and set the stage for the epic saga of the Divergent trilogy.


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Sep 15, 2014
  • jhonnyappleseed2 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Other: There are one or two times where Tobias gets drunk.


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Aug 18, 2014
  • livieb17 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

(The Traitor)
(Tobias) "I like how you look." I pull back. "You're deadly smart. You're brave. And even though you found out about Marcus. . . you aren't giving me that look. Like I'm . . . a kicked puppy, or something."
(Tris) "Well," she says factually, "You're not."

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