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Veronica Roth - Author

About the Author

Veronica Roth is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Divergent trilogy. Now a full-time writer, Ms. Roth and her husband live in Chicago.

Veronica was born on August 19th 1988 and was brought up in Barrington, Illinois. She wrote the first book in the Divergent trilogy, Divergent, while on while on winter break in her senior year at Northwestern University Her career took off rapidly with the success of her first novel, with the movie rights sold before she graduated college.  The international blockbuster movie adaptation of Divergent by Summit Films, home of Twilight franchise, is due for release April 2014

The third and final installment in the series, Allegiant, was released on October 22nd and sold 455k copies worldwide on the day of its release.

Featured books by Veronica Roth

Four: A Divergent Collection

Four: A Divergent Collection

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Hardback Release Date: 08/07/2014

Fans of the Divergent series by No. 1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth will be thrilled by Four: A Divergent Collection, a companion volume that includes four pre-Divergent stories told from Tobias Eaton's point of view. DIVERGENT - a major motion picture in 2014. Readers first encountered Tobias Eaton as Four in Divergent. His voice is an integral part of Allegiant. Readers will find more of this charismatic character's backstory told from his own perspective in Four: A Divergent Collection. When read together, these long narrative pieces illuminate the defining moments in Tobias Eaton's life. The first three pieces in this volume - The Transfer, The Initiate, and The Son - follow Tobias's transfer from Abnegation to Dauntless, his Dauntless initiation, and the first clues that a foul plan is brewing in the leadership of two factions. The fourth story, The Traitor, runs parallel with the events of Divergent, giving readers a glimpse into the decisions of loyalty - and love - that Tobias makes in the weeks after he meets Tris Prior. Exclusive scenes included!

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Other books by Veronica Roth

The End and Other Beginnings Stories from the Future

The End and Other Beginnings Stories from the Future

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2019

From the best-selling author of Divergent and Carve the Mark comes a stunning collection of futuristic short stories. Illustrated throughout with striking black-and-white illustrations. Within this masterful collection, NO WORLD IS LIKE THE OTHER. Full of friendship and revenge, each story and setting is more strange and wonderful than the last, brimming with new technologies and beings. And yet, in these futuristic lands, the people must still confront deeply human emotions and dilemmas. Veronica Roth reaches into the unknown and immerses readers into six short stories that feel startlingly familiar and profoundly beautiful. With two new stories from the Carve the Mark universe, this collection has something for everyone.

The End and Other Beginnings Stories from the Future

The End and Other Beginnings Stories from the Future

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/10/2019

From the best-selling author of Divergent and Carve the Mark comes a stunning collection of futuristic short stories. Illustrated throughout with striking black-and-white illustrations. Within this masterful collection, NO WORLD IS LIKE THE OTHER. Full of friendship and revenge, each story and setting is more strange and wonderful than the last, brimming with new technologies and beings. And yet, in these futuristic lands, the people must still confront deeply human emotions and dilemmas. Veronica Roth reaches into the unknown and immerses readers into six short stories that feel startlingly familiar and profoundly beautiful. With two new stories from the Carve the Mark universe, this collection has something for everyone.

The End and Other Beginnings Stories from the Future

The End and Other Beginnings Stories from the Future

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2019

From the best-selling author of Divergent and Carve the Mark comes a stunning collection of futuristic short stories. Illustrated throughout with striking black-and-white illustrations. Within this masterful collection, NO WORLD IS LIKE THE OTHER. Full of friendship and revenge, each story and setting is more strange and wonderful than the last, brimming with new technologies and beings. And yet, in these futuristic lands, the people must still confront deeply human emotions and dilemmas. Veronica Roth reaches into the unknown and immerses readers into six short stories that feel startlingly familiar and profoundly beautiful. With two new stories from the Carve the Mark universe, this collection has something for everyone.

The Fates Divide

The Fates Divide

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/04/2019

In the second book of the Carve the Mark duology, globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth reveals how Cyra and Akos fulfill their fates. The Fates Divide is a richly imagined tale of hope and resilience told in four stunning perspectives. The lives of Cyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth are ruled by their fates, spoken by the oracles at their births. The fates, once determined, are inescapable. Akos is in love with Cyra, in spite of his fate: he will die in service to Cyra's family. And when Cyra's father, Lazmet Noavek - a soulless tyrant, thought to be dead - reclaims the Shotet throne, Akos believes his end is closer than ever. As Lazmet ignites a barbaric war, Cyra and Akos are desperate to stop him at any cost. For Cyra, that could mean taking the life of the man who may - or may not - be her father. For Akos, it could mean giving his own. In a stunning twist, the two will discover how fate defines their lives in ways most unexpected.

The Carve the Mark Duology Boxed Set

The Carve the Mark Duology Boxed Set

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Mixed media product Release Date: 14/06/2018

Globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth's breathtaking fantasy duology captures an unusual friendship, an epic love story, and a galaxy-sweeping adventure. This two-book boxed set contains paperback editions of both Carve the Mark and The Fates Divide. Cyra and Akos grew up in enemy countries on a vibrant yet divided planet. Their world is on the brink of political chaos, and the two must decide if they will fight for what's right, even if it means betrayal of their families and countries. When the time comes, will they choose loyalty or love?

Destinos divididos

Destinos divididos

Author: Veronica Roth Format: eBook Release Date: 01/05/2018

SEQUELA DE GRAVAR AS MARCASAUTORA DO BEST SELLER DIVERGENTEO destinou uniu-os. E agora vai separa-los.As vidas de Cyra Noavek e Akos Kereseth sao regidas pelos seus destinos, ditados a nascenca pelos oraculos. Uma vez pronunciados, os destinos sao incontornaveis.Akos esta apaixonado por Cyra, apesar do seu destino: morrer ao servico da familia de Cyra. E quando o pai de Cyra, Lazmet Noavek, um tirano desalmado dado como morto, reivindica o trono de Shotet, Akos acredita que o seu final esta mais proximo do que nunca.Quando Lazmet desencadeia uma guerra barbara, Cyra e Akos tentam desesperadamente por-lhe um fim, a qualquer custo. Para Cyra, isso pode implicar arrebatar a vida ao seu hipotetico pai. Para Akos, pode implicar sacrificar a propria vida. Numa estonteante reviravolta, os dois vao descobrir como os destinos definem as suas vidas de formas tao inesperadas.Na sequela de GRAVAR AS MARCAS, Veronica Roth introduz duas poderosas novas vozes, numa narrativa de esperanca, humor, fe e resiliencia.

Fates Divide (Carve the Mark, Book 2)

Fates Divide (Carve the Mark, Book 2)

Author: Veronica Roth Format: eBook Release Date: 10/04/2018

In the second book of the Carve the Mark duology, globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth reveals how Cyra and Akos fulfill their fates. The Fates Divide is a richly imagined tale of hope and resilience told in four stunning perspectives.The lives of Cyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth are ruled by their fates, spoken by the oracles at their births. The fates, once determined, are inescapable.Akos is in love with Cyra, in spite of his fate: he will die in service to Cyra's family. And when Cyra's father, Lazmet Noavek - a soulless tyrant, thought to be dead - reclaims the Shotet throne, Akos believes his end is closer than ever.As Lazmet ignites a barbaric war, Cyra and Akos are desperate to stop him at any cost. For Cyra, that could mean taking the life of the man who may - or may not - be her father. For Akos, it could mean giving his own. In a stunning twist, the two will discover how fate defines their lives in ways most unexpected.

The Fates Divide

The Fates Divide

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/04/2018

In the second book of the Carve the Mark duology, globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth reveals how Cyra and Akos fulfill their fates. The Fates Divide is a richly imagined tale of hope and resilience told in four stunning perspectives. The lives of Cyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth are ruled by their fates, spoken by the oracles at their births. The fates, once determined, are inescapable. Akos is in love with Cyra, in spite of his fate: he will die in service to Cyra's family. And when Cyra's father, Lazmet Noavek - a soulless tyrant, thought to be dead - reclaims the Shotet throne, Akos believes his end is closer than ever. As Lazmet ignites a barbaric war, Cyra and Akos are desperate to stop him at any cost. For Cyra, that could mean taking the life of the man who may - or may not - be her father. For Akos, it could mean giving his own. In a stunning twist, the two will discover how fate defines their lives in ways most unexpected.

The Fates Divide

The Fates Divide

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/04/2018

In the second book of the Carve the Mark duology, globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth reveals how Cyra and Akos fulfill their fates. The Fates Divide is a richly imagined tale of hope and resilience told in four stunning perspectives. The lives of Cyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth are ruled by their fates, spoken by the oracles at their births. The fates, once determined, are inescapable. Akos is in love with Cyra, in spite of his fate: he will die in service to Cyra's family. And when Cyra's father, Lazmet Noavek - a soulless tyrant, thought to be dead - reclaims the Shotet throne, Akos believes his end is closer than ever. As Lazmet ignites a barbaric war, Cyra and Akos are desperate to stop him at any cost. For Cyra, that could mean taking the life of the man who may - or may not - be her father. For Akos, it could mean giving his own. In a stunning twist, the two will discover how fate defines their lives in ways most unexpected.

We Can Be Mended

We Can Be Mended

Author: Veronica Roth Format: eBook Release Date: 09/01/2018

Globally bestselling author Veronica Roth returns to the world ofDivergentin this revealing short-story epilogue that takes place five years after the stunning events ofAllegiant.As Tobias struggles to understand and move past his fears, the world he once knew has changed beyond recognition. Fringe-dwellers, ex-faction members, Bureau dropouts, and migrants now coexist in the rebuilt streets of Chicago.Its a new, better worldone where he isn't sure how to belong. As everyone else seems to move forward, Tobias is still haunted by those who couldnt. But new connections from old friends help him begin to healand mend. And don't miss The Fates Divide, Veronica Roth's powerful sequel to the bestselling Carve the Mark!

Carve the Mark

Carve the Mark

Author: Veronica Roth Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/12/2017

Veronica Roth's breathtaking fantasy captures an unusual friendship, an epic love story, and a galaxy-sweeping adventure. CYRA and AKOS grew up in enemy countries on a vibrant yet divided planet. Cyra's ability to transfer extraordinary pain with a simple touch makes her a dangerous weapon for her tyrannical brother. When Akos is kidnapped and forced to serve Cyra, it's clear that their hatred is mutual. But as Akos fights for his survival, he recognises that Cyra is also fighting for hers, and that her true gift - resilience - might be what saves them both. Their world is on the brink of political chaos, and Akos and Cyra must decide if they will fight for what's right, even if it means betrayal of their families and countries. When the time comes, will they choose loyalty or love? An exclusive extra story for DIVERGENT fans WE CAN BE MENDED, A Divergent Story will be included in this paperback. Veronica Roth tells the story of Four 5 years after the events of ALLEGIANT.

Carve the Mark (Carve the Mark, Book 1)

Carve the Mark (Carve the Mark, Book 1)

Author: Veronica Roth Format: eBook Release Date: 17/01/2017

Fans of Star Wars and Divergent will revel in internationally bestselling author Veronica Roth's first title in a stunning new science-fiction fantasy series.Cyra is the sister of the brutal tyrant who rules the Shotet people. Cyra's currentgift gives her pain and power - something her brother exploits, using her to torture his enemies. But Cyra is much more than just a blade in her brother's hand: she is resilient, quick on her feet, and smarter than he knows.Akos is from the peace-loving nation of Thuvhe, and his loyalty to his family is limitless. Though protected by his unusual currentgift, once Akos and his brother are captured by enemy Shotet soldiers, Akos is desperate to get his brother out alive - no matter what the cost. When Akos is thrust into Cyra's world, the enmity between their countries and families seems insurmountable. Will they help each other to survive, or will they destroy one another?Carve the Mark is Veronica Roth's stunning portrayal of the power of friendship - and love - on a planet where violence and vengeance rule.

Gravar as marcas

Gravar as marcas

Author: Veronica Roth Format: eBook Release Date: 17/01/2017

CYRA e a irma do tirano cruel que governa o povo de Shotet. O dom-corrente de Cyra confere-lhe dor e poder, que o irmao explora, usando-a para torturar os seus inimigos. Mas Cyra e muito mais do que uma arma nas maos do irmao; e resistente, veloz e mais inteligente do que ele pensa.AKOS e filho de um agricultor e do oraculo de Thuvhe, a nacao-planeta mais gelada. Protegido por um dom-corrente invulgar, Akos possui um espirito generoso e a lealdade que dedica a familia e infinita. Apos a captura de Akos e do irmao, por soldados Shotet inimigos, Akos tenta desesperadamente libertar o irmao, com vida, custe o que custar.Entao, Akos e empurrado para o mundo de Cyra, onde a inimizade entre ambas as nacoes e familias aparenta ser incontornavel. Ajudar-se-ao mutuamente a sobreviver ou optarao por se destruir um ao outro?Da autoria de Veronica Roth, Gravar as Marcas e um retrato deslumbrante do poder da amizade e do amor, numa galaxia repleta de dons inusitados.- Presumes que sou brutal por causa do que ouviste - disse eu. - Bom, e entao o que eu ouvi de ti? Tens a pele fina, es um cobarde, um tonto?- Tu es uma Noavek - disse ele, teimosamente, dobrando os bracos. - A brutalidade esta-te no sangue.- Eu nao escolhi o sangue que me corre nas veias - respondi. - Nao mais do que tu escolheste o teu destino. Tu e eu, tornamo-nos naquilo que fomos feitos para nos tornarmos.

Carve the Mark: First Look

Carve the Mark: First Look

Author: Veronica Roth Format: eBook Release Date: 31/05/2016

Fans of Star Wars and Divergent will revel in internationally bestselling author Veronica Roth's first title in a stunning new science-fiction fantasy series.Cyra is the sister of the brutal tyrant who rules the Shotet people. Cyra's currentgift gives her pain and power - something her brother exploits, using her to torture his enemies. But Cyra is much more than just a blade in her brother's hand: she is resilient, quick on her feet, and smarter than he knows.Akos is from the peace-loving nation of Thuvhe, and his loyalty to his family is limitless. Though protected by his unusual currentgift, once Akos and his brother are captured by enemy Shotet soldiers, Akos is desperate to get his brother out alive - no matter what the cost. When Akos is thrust into Cyra's world, the enmity between their countries and families seems insurmountable. Will they help each other to survive, or will they destroy one another?Carve the Mark is Veronica Roth's stunning portrayal of the power of friendship - and love - on a planet where violence and vengeance rule.