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Books Like Divergent (10 Books)

Divergent was published by Veronica Roth in 2011. Here is a list of 10 books like Divergent by Veronica Roth.

Last update: January 11, 2024

1. The Giver (1993)

"The worst part of holding the memories is not the pain. It's the loneliness of it. Memories need to be shared."

In Lois Lowry's mesmerizing novel, "The Giver," a dystopian society is meticulously crafted, where one twelve-year-old boy challenges conformity, unraveling a world devoid of color, emotion, and memories. A thought-provoking journey that questions the price of societal perfection.

  • πŸ“‡ 208 Pages
  • πŸ“ 52,000 - 62,400 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 7 Hours Reading Time

2. The Hunger Games (2008)

"You don’t forget the face of the person who was your last hope."

"The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins is a thrilling dystopian novel set in the ruins of North America, where 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen embarks on a fight for survival in a televised battle to the death against other teenagers, revealing the dark underbelly of a corrupt society.

  • πŸ“‡ 374 Pages
  • πŸ“ 93,500 - 112,200 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

3. The Maze Runner (2009)

"It's kind of hard to ask a dead guy what he did wrong."

In James Dashner's gripping dystopian thriller, "The Maze Runner", Thomas wakes up in an isolated community surrounded by a mysterious maze. As he unravels the secrets of this deadly labyrinth, he must navigate treacherous challenges and unearth the truth about their existence.

  • πŸ“‡ 384 Pages
  • πŸ“ 96,000 - 115,200 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 13 Hours Reading Time

4. Matched (2010)

"Growing apart doesn't change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I'm glad for that."

In Ally Condie's gripping dystopian novel "Matched," seventeen-year-old Cassia Reyes confronts the decision of a lifetime as she is thrust into a society where the government controls her every move, including her most intimate choices. Will she dare to defy the system and follow her heart?

  • πŸ“‡ 369 Pages
  • πŸ“ 92,250 - 110,700 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 12 Hours Reading Time

5. Delirium (2011)

"You can't be happy unless you're unhappy sometimes."

In Lauren Oliver's captivating novel, Delirium, love is deemed a dangerous disease that must be eradicated. But when seventeen-year-old Lena risks everything to question the system, she discovers the power and allure of love in a world that forbids it.

  • πŸ“‡ 441 Pages
  • πŸ“ 110,250 - 132,300 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 15 Hours Reading Time

6. Legend (2011)

"Each day means a new twenty-four hours. Each day means everything's possible again. You live in the moment, you die in the moment, you take it all one day at a time."

In Marie Lu's gripping dystopian thriller, "Legend", two prodigious individuals, one a legendary criminal, the other a prodigy from the elite, join forces to uncover government secrets, risking their lives and igniting a revolution.

  • πŸ“‡ 305 Pages
  • πŸ“ 76,250 - 91,500 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 10 Hours Reading Time

7. Shadow And Bone (2012)

"I don't care if you danced naked on the roof of the Little Palace with him. I love you, Alina, even the part of you that loved him."

"Shadow and Bone" by Leigh Bardugo is a gripping and enchanting fantasy novel set in a war-torn world, where a young soldier discovers her extraordinary powers and must navigate dark politics and dangerous alliances to save her country. Will she harness her gift and bring light to the shadows?

  • πŸ“‡ 416 Pages
  • πŸ“ 104,000 - 124,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 14 Hours Reading Time

8. The Selection (2012)

"True love is usually the most inconvenient kind."

In Kiera Cass' captivating novel, The Selection, a young girl named America finds herself thrust into a fierce competition for the heart of the prince. Full of romance, intrigue, and royal drama, this book will leave readers eagerly awaiting the next installment.

  • πŸ“‡ 336 Pages
  • πŸ“ 84,000 - 100,800 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 11 Hours Reading Time

9. The 5th Wave (2013)

"Some things you can never leave behind. They don't belong to the past. They belong to you."

"The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey is a gripping and heart-pounding tale of survival and resilience in the face of an alien invasion, as a teenage girl fights to save humanity from imminent annihilation.

  • πŸ“‡ 457 Pages
  • πŸ“ 114,250 - 137,100 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 15 Hours Reading Time

10. The Testing (2013)

"Things don't always work out the way we hope. You just have to pick yourself up and find a new direction to go in."

In "The Testing" by Joelle Charbonneau, sixteen-year-old Cia Vale is chosen to participate in a life-changing opportunity, but as the exams become more treacherous, she must navigate a world of deception and betrayal to survive. A gripping dystopian tale of resilience and sacrifice.

  • πŸ“‡ 325 Pages
  • πŸ“ 81,250 - 97,500 Word Count
  • ⏱️ 11 Hours Reading Time