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Veronica Roth s entire Divergent trilogy is available together for the first time with a bonus booklet about the series Perfect for gift givers collectors and fans new to the series the complete collection includes the full text of Divergent Insurgent and Allegiant plus The World of Veronica Roth s Divergent Series a forty-eight-page booklet including faction manifestos a faction quiz and results a Q A with Veronica Roth playlists discussion questions series inspirations and much more Divergent One choice can transform you Veronica Roth s 1 New York Times bestselling debut is a gripping dystopian tale of electrifying choices powerful consequences unexpected romance and a deeply flawed perfect society Insurgent One choice can destroy you Veronica Roth s second 1 New York Times bestseller continues the dystopian thrill ride As war surges in the factions all around her Tris attempts to save those she loves and herself while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness identity and loyalty politics and love Allegiant The explosive conclusion to Veronica Roth s 1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy reveals the secrets of the dystopian world that has captivated millions of readers in Divergent and Insurgent
Soon to Be a Major Motion Picture TIME Magazine s 1 Fiction Book of 2012 The Fault in Our Stars is a love story one of the most genuine and moving ones in recent American fiction but it s also an existential tragedy of tremendous intelligence and courage and sadness Lev Grossman TIME Magazine Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years Hazel has never been anything but terminal her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis But when a gorgeous plot twist named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support Group Hazel s story is about to be completely rewritten Insightful bold irreverent and raw The Fault in Our Stars is award-winning-author John Green s most ambitious and heartbreaking work yet brilliantly exploring the funny thrilling and tragic business of being alive and in love
What if your whole world was a lie What if a single revelation like a single choice changed everything What if love and loyalty made you do things you never expected The explosive conclusion to Veronica Roth s 1 New York Times bestselling Divergent trilogy reveals the secrets of the dystopian world that has captivated millions of readers in Divergent and Insurgent
One choice can transform you or it can destroy you But every choice has consequences and as unrest surges in the factions all around her Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves and herself while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness identity and loyalty politics and love Tris s initiation day should have been marked by celebration and victory with her chosen faction instead the day ended with unspeakable horrors War now looms as conflict between the factions and their ideologies grows And in times of war sides must be chosen secrets will emerge and choices will become even more irrevocable and even more powerful Transformed by her own decisions but also by haunting grief and guilt radical new discoveries and shifting relationships Tris must fully embrace her Divergence even if she does not know what she may lose by doing so New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth s much-anticipated second book of the dystopian Divergent series is another intoxicating thrill ride of a story rich with hallmark twists heartbreaks romance and powerful insights about human nature
In Beatrice Prior s dystopian Chicago world society is divided into five factions each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue Candor the honest Abnegation the selfless Dauntless the brave Amity the peaceful and Erudite the intelligent On an appointed day of every year all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives For Beatrice the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is she can t have both So she makes a choice that surprises everyone including herself During the highly competitive initiation that follows Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles alongside her fellow initiates to live out the choice they have made Together they must undergo extreme physical tests of endurance and intense psychological simulations some with devastating consequences As initiation transforms them all Tris must determine who her friends really are and where exactly a romance with a sometimes fascinating sometimes exasperating boy fits into the life she s chosen But Tris also has a secret one she s kept hidden from everyone because she s been warned it can mean death And as she discovers unrest and growing conflict that threaten to unravel her seemingly... perfect society she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves or it might destroy her Debut author Veronica Roth bursts onto the YA scene with the first book in the Divergent series dystopian thrillers filled with electrifying decisions heartbreaking betrayals stunning consequences and unexpected romance A Q A with Author Veronica Roth Q What advice would you offer to young aspiring writers who long to live a success story like your own Roth One piece of advice I have is Want something else more than success Success is a lovely thing but your desire to say something your worth and your identity shouldn t rely on it because it s not guaranteed and it s not permanent and it s not sufficient So work hard fall in love with the writing the characters the story the words the themes and make sure that you are who you are regardless of your life circumstances That way when the good things come they don t warp you and when the bad things hit you you don t fall apart Q You re a young author--is it your current adult perspective or not-so-recent teenage perspective that brought about the factions in the development of this story Do you think that teens or adults are more likely to fit into categories in our current society Roth Other aspects of my identity have more to do with the factions than my age The faction system reflects my beliefs about human nature that we can make even something as well-intentioned as virtue into an idol or an evil thing And that virtue as an end unto itself is worthless to us I did spend a large portion of my adolescence trying to be as good as possible so that I could prove my worth to the people around me to myself to God to everyone It s only now that I m a little older that I realize I am unable to be truly good and that it s my reasons for striving after virtue that need adjustment more than my behavior In a sense Divergent is me writing through that realization everyone in Beatrice s society believes that virtue is the end the answer I think that s a little twisted I think we all secretly love and hate categories love to get a firm hold on our identities but hate to be confined and I never loved and hated them more than when I was a teenager That said Though we hear a lot about high school cliques I believe that adults categorize each other just as often just in subtler ways It is a dangerous tendency of ours And it begins in adolescence Q If you could add one more faction to the world within Divergent what would it be Roth I tried to construct the factions so that they spanned a wide range of virtues Abnegation for example includes five of the traditional seven heavenly virtues chastity temperance charity patience and humility That said it would be interesting to have a faction centered on industriousness in which diligence and hard work are valued most and laziness is not allowed They would be in constant motion and would probably be happy to take over for the factionless And hard-working people can certainly take their work too far as all the factions do with their respective virtues I m not sure what they would wear though Overalls probably Q What do you think are the advantages if any to the society you ve created in Divergent Roth All the advantages I see only seem like advantages to me because I live in our current society For example the members of their society don t focus on certain things race religion sexual orientation political affiliation etc I mean a world in which you look different from the majority and no one minds That sounds good to me But when I think about it more I realize that they re doing the exact same thing we do but with different criteria by which to distinguish ourselves from others Instead of your skin color it s the color of your shirt that people assess or the results of your aptitude test Same problem different system Q What book are you currently reading and how has it changed you if at all Roth I recently finished Imaginary Girls by Nova Ren Suma which I would call contemporary with a paranormal twist or something to that effect It s about a girl whose sister has a powerful kind of magnetism within the confines of a particular town and how their love for each other breaks some things apart and puts other things back together It was refreshing to read a young adult book that is about sisterhood instead of romance It s one of those books that makes you love a character and then hate a character and then love them again that shows you that people aren t all good or all bad but somewhere in between Imaginary Girls gave me a lot to think about and the writing was lovely which I always love to see more
Rush Revere rides again Saddle up with Rush Limbaugh s really good pal for a new time-travel adventure Whoa there young historians Before we go rush rush rushing off anywhere I d like a moment I m Liberty Rush Revere s loquacious equine companion his trusty talking horse Always at the ready to leap from the twenty-first century into America s past that s me When he says Let s go I m so there I m jazzed I m psyched I m Ah excuse me Liberty Yeah Rush Usually you say oh no not again and while we re in colonial Boston can I try the baked beans Okay fine you do the talking I ll just be over here if you need me Well he s sulking now but I couldn t be your tour guide across time without Liberty His name says it all the freedom we celebrate every July Fourth with fireworks and hot dogs and maybe some of those baked beans But how did America get free How did thirteen newborn colonies tell the British king where he could stick his unfair taxes Jump into the bustling streets of Boston in 1765 where talk of revolution is growing louder I said LOUDER You ll have to SHOUT to be heard over the angry cries of Down with the king and Repeal the Stamp Act that fill the air You ll meet fierce supporters of liberty like Samuel Adams Benjamin Franklin... and my idol Paul Revere as they fearlessly defy British rule It s an exciting dangerous turbulent thrilling time to be an American and exceptional young patriots like you won t want to miss a minute Let s ride more
The extraordinary 1 New York Times bestseller that is now a major motion picture Markus Zusak s unforgettable story is about the ability of books to feed the soul It is 1939 Nazi Germany The country is holding its breath Death has never been busier and will become busier still Liesel Meminger is a foster girl living outside of Munich who scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she encounters something she can t resist books With the help of her accordion-playing foster father she learns to read and shares her stolen books with her neighbors during bombing raids as well as with the Jewish man hidden in her basement In superbly crafted writing that burns with intensity award-winning author Markus Zusak author of I Am the Messenger has given us one of the most enduring stories of our time From the Hardcover edition
MEET RUSH LIMBAUGH S REALLY GOOD PAL RUSH REVERE Okay okay my name s really Rusty but my friends call me Rush Rush Revere Because I ve always been the 1 fan of the coolest colonial dude ever Paul Revere Talk about a rock star this guy wanted to protect young America so badly he rode through those bumpy cobblestone-y streets shouting the British are coming On a horse Top of his lungs Wind blowing rain streaming Well you get the picture But what if you could get the real picture by actually going back in time and seeing with your own eyes how our great country came to be Meeting the people who made it all happen people like you and me Hold on to your pointy triangle hats because you can with me Rush Revere seemingly ordinary substitute history teacher as your tour guide across time How you ask Well there s this portal And a horse My talking horse named Liberty And well just trust me I ll get us there We ll begin by joining a shipload of brave families journeying on the Mayflower in 1620 Yawn I don t think so 1620 was a pretty awesome time and you ll experience exactly what they did on that rough dangerous ocean crossing Together we ll ask the pilgrims all our questions find out how they live join them at the first Thanksgiving and... much more So saddle up and let s ride Our exceptional nation is waiting to be discovered all over again by exceptional young patriots like you more
The award-winning genre-defining debut from 1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars Winner of the Michael L Printz Award Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist New York Times bestseller Before Miles Pudge Halter is done with his safe life at home His whole life has been one big non-event and his obsession with famous last words has only made him crave the Great Perhaps even more Francois Rabelais poet He heads off to the sometimes crazy and anything-but-boring world of Culver Creek Boarding School and his life becomes the opposite of safe Because down the hall is Alaska Young The gorgeous clever funny sexy self-destructive screwed up and utterly fascinating Alaska Young She is an event unto herself She pulls Pudge into her world launches him into the Great Perhaps and steals his heart Then After Nothing is ever the same
GO BEYOND DEATH BUT NOT UNAIDED Dark Souls is back and it s darker and more difficult than ever This time death is certain Every minute The Dark Souls II Collector s Edition Guide is here to light a path through the darkness and to help free players from their wicked curse From the same team that created the critically acclaimed Dark Souls guide comes the most anticipated strategy guide for the most unforgiving game of the year Area Guide WalkthroughThis chapter uses beautiful detailed maps to guide you in exploring every inch of the game s huge world It will take you through each area point-by-point preparing you for ambushes revealing NPCs and shortcuts and highlighting every last item along the way Enemy AnalysisTo succeed you must know your enemy Learn how to evade block or parry their most lethal attacks and how to strike back hardest with strategies for melee magic and long range fighters For every enemy their locations story significance key stats item drops all will be revealed Weapons EquipmentWeapons Armor and Magic are all covered in exhaustive detail Full stats locations upgrade paths and usage strategies are provided so you can easily compare all of the options when choosing which equipment to use and how to upgrade... your gear Item DataComplete item lists reveal every last consumable accessory upgrading material and offensive item Quickly discover where to find each one how to make the most of them and how to defend yourself when they are used against you Plentiful ExtrasWant to follow every NPC s quest to the end pillage the most hidden areas and unlock every Trophy Achievement Everything you need is here including easy-to-follow tables that detail NPC events Covenants and New Game differences more