In post-disaster Chicago, society is organized into five distinct factions, based upon personality traits, in order to maintain the peace. After tesing at age 16, teens must choose which faction to join. Those who don't fit neatly into a faction, like Beatrice, are considered dangerous and labelled Divergent. Fast-paced and action-packed, Divergent is a thrilling read, especially if you loved The Hunger Games.
In this futuristic fairy tale, Cinder is a cyborg, despised by her stepmoter and forced to work long hours to support her Family. When handsome Prince Kai asks her to fix his robot, Cinder is thrown into a whole new world. Thrillng, romantic, funny, and sad, this was a great read.
A quiet book: A cloistered nun is faced with a difficult decision that tests her faith. Beautifully written.