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Book Review #13: Allegiant by Veronica Roth

Book Review #13: Allegiant by Veronica Roth

I’m going to cut right to the chase. I am torn about Allegiant by Veronica Roth. I was a late adopter to the Divergent series. I read Divergent and Insurgent back-to-back around the Christmas holidays back in 2012. I eagerly awaited the release of Allegiant and so much wanted to know what was outside the City. Now that I know, I’m think I want to go back and forget I ever read Allegiant and just keep imagining what is on the other side of the chain link fence. Unfortunately, I don’t own a Delorian or a T.A.R.D.I.S. so here’s my assessment of the final book in the series. Allegiant frustrated me. Several times in the first 100 to 200 pages, I wanted to throw the book across the room and scream. That’s how frustrated I was. Why was I frustrated? 1. The switching narrators. I couldn’t tell the difference between Tris and Tobias. There was very little difference in the style of writing when Tris was telling the story vs. Tobias. This led to a lot of rereading or flipping back to start of the chapter to figure out who was talking. 2. The passage of time. Nowhere in the […]

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