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Veronica Anne Roth (born August 19, 1988) is an American novelist and short story writer, known for her bestselling Divergent trilogy which has sold more than 35 million copies worldwide. Personal and early Life Veronica Roth was born on August 19, 1988, in New York City, and was raised primarily in Barrington, Illinois. Her mother, Barbara Ross, is a painter who resides in Barrington. She is the youngest of three children. Her parents divorced when she was five years old, and her mother remarried to Frank Ross, a financial consultant for landscaping companies. Her brother and sister live in the Chicago area.Roth is of German and Polish descent. Roth says of her father: "He had a job, and worked far away. Now I have a good relationship with my stepdad." Her maternal grandparents were concentration camp survivors, whose religious convictions pushed her mother away from religion. Roth learned about Christianity by attending a Christian Bible study during her high school years, and has stayed with it.Roth went to Grove Avenue Elementary School, Prairie Middle School, and Barrington High School. After one year at Carleton College, she transferred to Northwestern University for its creative writing program.Roth married photographer Nelson Fitch in 2011. They reside in the Chicago area. Career Roth wrote her first book, Divergent, while on winter break in her senior year at Northwestern University, and found an agent by the following March. Her career took off rapidly with the success of her Divergent, with the publishing rights sold before she graduated from college in 2010 and the film rights sold mid-March 2011, before the novel was printed in April 2011. Her first two novels sold over five million copies worldwide by fall 2013, just as the film based on the first novel was wrapping up.Roth sold the film rights to The Divergent Series to Summit Entertainment. Filming of Divergent, the adaptation of the first book in the series, was started in April 2013, and the film was released in March 2014. On March 21, 2014, Lionsgate officially greenlit the film adaptation of Insurgent. The film was released on March 20, 2015. On April 11, 2014, Summit Entertainment announced that the third book, Allegiant, would be split into two films, part 1 and part 2. Former Part 1 is called The Divergent Series: Allegiant, and was released on March 18, 2016, and former Part 2 is named The Divergent Series: Ascendant, and was scheduled to be released on March 24, 2017. The theatrical release for Ascendant was cancelled in favor of it being a television film and spinoff series. The television film and spinoff series were later cancelled.Roth has written four short stories from character Tobias Eaton's point of view. The Transfer is the first of four short stories, which tells some of Tobias's life prior to Divergent. It was released on September 3, 2013. The second story is titled The Initiate. The stories are sold separately as e-books and also bound together under the title Four: A Divergent Story Collection. The last two short stories of Tobias's stories are titled The Son and The Traitor. The story collection was published in several forms in July 2014. The novella Free Four: Tobias Tells the Story chapter thirteen of Divergent in Tobias's point of view, and was released for Kindle in 2012 in the United States and in 2013 in the UK.Publisher HarperCollins announced a two-book deal with Roth for publication of two young adult novels. The first book, Carve the Mark, was published on January 17, 2017 and the sequel, titled The Fates Divide, was released on April 10, 2018. An epilogue to Divergent, titled We Can Be Mended, was announced in December 2016. It could either be purchased independently or included as an extra with a Carve the Mark pre-order.In October 2018, HarperCollins announced another two-book deal with Roth. The first is a collection of short stories titled The End and Other Beginnings: Stories which take place in a future with advanced technology. One of the stories in the collections, Inertia, has been optioned for film adaptation by Fox 2000 Pictures.John Joseph Adams Books acquired Roth's book Chosen Ones for publication on April 6, 2020. Bibliography The Divergent trilogy: Divergent (2011) Insurgent (2012) Allegiant (2013) Divergent related publications: Free Four (short story) (2012) The World of Divergent: The Path to Allegiant (2013) Four: A Divergent Collection (2014), serves as prequel to the trilogy We Can be Mended (short story) (2017) The Shards and Ashes anthology: Hearken (2013), a short story The Carve the Mark duology Carve the Mark (2017) The Fates Divide (2018) The End and Other Beginnings: Stories from the Future (2019) (collection) Ark (2019), e-book part of Amazon's Forward kindle collection Chosen Ones (2020) Poster Girl (2022) Arch-Conspirator (2023) Void (2023), e-book part of Amazon's The Far Reaches Collection kindle collection When Among Crows (2024)Awards 2011 Goodreads Favorite Book for Divergent 2011 Goodreads Choice Award in Best Young Adult Fantasy (& Science Fiction) for Divergent 2012 Best Goodreads Author for Insurgent 2012 Goodreads Choice Award in Best Young Adult Fantasy (& Science Fiction) for Insurgent 2013 Goodreads Choice Award in Best Young Adult Fantasy (& Science Fiction) for AllegiantReferences External links Official website Works by Veronica Roth at Open Library Veronica Roth at the Internet Speculative Fiction Database Veronica Roth at IMDb Veronica Roth at Library of Congress, with 8 library catalog records. 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  • Scarecrow synopsis, comments


    Dorothy Fielding

    A murder mystery thought to have been solved ages ago comes back with a bang when an unidentified body of a man is found at the Dover Beach with severe head injuries. Excerpt: ...

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    The Footsteps That Stopped

    Dorothy Fielding

    The night Mrs.Tangye committed suicide with her servicerevolver, the maid heard footsteps in the garden which suddenly stopped when she switched on the light! Whose footsteps were ...

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    Emily H. Wilson

    An enthralling and lyrical fantasy debut, and the first in an incredible new trilogy retelling The Epic of Gilgamesh, perfect for readers of Madeline Miller's Circe and Jennif...

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    The Best Wadsworth Camp Mysteries

    Charles Wadsworth Camp

    Sinister Island – Miller ignores the warning about visiting a haunted island and soon mysterious things begin to occur with his friends. The Abandoned Room – Bobby Brown's gran...

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    Lost and Found

    Lilian Carmine

    Joey Halloway is looking to the future Freshly married to her highschool sweetheart, Joey is excited for an uncomplicated life, free from the paranormal terrors she and Tristan hav...

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    Lauren DeStefano

    Time is running out for Rhine in the conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Chemical Garden Trilogy.With time ticking until the virus takes its toll, Rhine is desperate for a...

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    Els Elegits

    Veronica Roth

    Nova novel·la de Veronica Roth, autora bestseller de Divergent.Fa deu anys, cinc adolescents, els elegits, van derrotar l'Obscur, que havia sotmès la humanitat a una cruel dictadu...

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    The Last City

    H. J. Nelson

    In the highly anticipated sequel to The Last She, Ara, Kaden and Sam must learn the first rule of the apocalypse: Trust NO one. AraIs desperate to reunite with her father and put t...

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    The Map of Bones

    Francesca Haig

    Book Two in the critically acclaimed Fire Sermon postapocalyptic trilogy, “with its wellbuilt world, vivid characters and suspenseful plot” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), is an ...

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    Veronica Roth

    Una elecció et pot ransformar o destruirte, i sempre tindrà conseqüències. Què pensaries si et diguessin que l'amor i la lleialtat et farien fer coses que mai no hauries imaginat?

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    MED SHIP - Trilogy

    Murray Leinster

    There is something very noble and thrilling about being a doctor or a medical team person who can travel into intergalactic ships and provide care for ET species. Likewise, Dr. Cal...

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    The Pirates of Ersatz

    Murray Leinster

    This carefully crafted ebook: "The Pirates of Ersatz" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Pirates of Ersatz tells the story ...

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    The Last She

    H. J. Nelson

    20232024 Tome Society It List2023 University of Wisconsin Madison English Department Early Career Alumni AwardSurvival is everything. So is love.Ara hasn’t seen another human in mo...

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    The Astonishing Adventure of Jane Smith

    Patricia Wentworth

    Jane Smith is a feisty young woman but looks a lot like her dear cousin Renata Molloy. One day, while sleepwalking, Molloy reaches where she shouldn'tin the den of Number One, ...

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    Megan DeVos

    THIRTY MILLION READERS WORLDWIDE. INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE NEVER BEFORE SEEN CHAPTER.'The Hunger Games meets The Road' MTVYou fight, you kill, you steal, you lie.... or you die. As war ...

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    The Wanderers

    Kate Ormand

    A Unique Twist on ShapeShifters with FastPaced Action, Thrilling Adventure, Mystery, and a Bit of RomanceFlo lives an eccentric lifeshe travels with a popular circus in which the m...

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    Megan DeVos

    THIRTY MILLION READERS WORLDWIDE.'I reread them again recently and fell in love all over again!!!' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐'I could NOT put it down' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐'READ IT! You'll love it' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐The world is d...

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    Emily H. Wilson

    The second book in the enthralling and lyrical Sumerians trilogy, retelling the Epic of Gigamesh, perfect for fans of Madeline Miller, Lucy Holland and Jennifer Saint.Now is the ti...

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    The Charteris Mystery

    Dorothy Fielding

    Rose Charteris' dead body at the bottom of a sand pit let the onlookers believe that probably she died due to a freak accident… But Chief Inspector Pointer is deeply suspicious...

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    Divergent Thinking

    Leah Wilson, Elizabeth Wein & Maria Snyder

    Veronica Roth's Divergent trilogy (Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant) has captured the hearts and thoughts of millions of readers. In Divergent Thinking, YA authors explore even more...

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    Carlos García Miranda

    Solo ha sido seleccionado para pelear por la presidencia contra los mejores chicos y chicas de la República. Él no quiere participar, lo único que le importa en la vida es cor...

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    The Fire Sermon

    Francesca Haig

    Nuclear war, dystopian unrest, a genetic mutation that divides twins in life and unites them in deaththe “refreshingly nuanced” (Booklist, starred review) first novel in awardwinni...

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    The Dead Letter

    Metta Victoria Fuller Victor

    Richard is set to join a new law firm owned by his friend's (Eleanor's) father. Inevitably he is dragged into the murder mystery of Eleanor's fiancé Henry. With detecti...

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    The Eve Illusion

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    The Tall House Mystery

    Dorothy Fielding

    A ghost prank by a bunch of youngster goes horribly wrong when one of them gets fatally injured by a loaded revolver. Was it really an accident or was it a preplanned murder? Excer...

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    Megan DeVos

    THIRTY MILLION READERS WORLDWIDE. INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE NEVER BEFORE SEEN CHAPTER.'The Hunger Games meets The Road' MTVThis is the end of us all.For Hayden and Grace, the threat of w...

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    The Notting Hill Mystery

    Charles Felix

    Source documents compiled by insurance investigator Ralph Henderson are used to build a case against Baron "R", who is suspected of murdering his wife. The baron's wife...

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    Megan DeVos

    THIRTY MILLION READERS WORLDWIDE. INCLUDES EXCLUSIVE NEVER BEFORE SEEN CHAPTER.'The Hunger Games meets The Road' MTVDon't look back. That's where the danger lies.With Grace left r...

  • The Notting Hill Mystery synopsis, comments

    The Notting Hill Mystery

    Charles Felix

    Source documents compiled by insurance investigator Ralph Henderson are used to build a case against Baron "R", who is suspected of murdering his wife. The baron's wife...