I know this book was the big thing two years ago, but I’m not much of a YA reader and I ignored the buzz. But then I saw the trailer for the movie and I was intrigued. The good thing about being late to the party is that I get to read all three installments in this trilogy back-to-back. This is fairly awesome since I really enjoyed the book –and I can’t wait to see what happens next.
The basic plot goes like this: in a dystopian Chicago, society is made up into five factions. Each represents a different virtue that its people strive to achieve. Beatrice was raised Abnegation, the selfless sect of society committed to doing for others. But like all others turning 16, it is time for her to choose the faction she will follow for the rest of her life. [Read more…]