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Divergent: the Hollywood Blockbuster that Failed Spectacularly

The Divergent movies failed badly, poorly representing the books and turning potential fans of the series away.

10 Ways Post-Election America is a Dystopian YA Novel

Post-election America is looking more and more like a dystopian YA novel.

10 More Soundtracks & Scores from Movies Based on Books

Film adaptations of great books can be a fun opportunity to reimagine a favorite story­–or a total disaster. One of ...

10 Adventure Novels to Die For

Is there anything better than a great adventure novel? Here are ten (plus a few extra recommendations) to add to ...

New Veronica Roth Duology Announced!

Veronica Roth, the mega-super-not-small-numbers bestselling author of the Divergent trilogy has announced that she’s working on a new duology (that’s ...

January Book Adaptation News!

Hollywood loves to mine the book world for stories, new and old, that can be re-imagined and brought to the ...

Trailer Rundown: INSURGENT

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=suZcGoRLXkU[/youtube] As someone who has only just recently watched Divergent and hasn’t ever read the books, I thought I’d share ...

3 on a YA Theme: Dystopian Nail Polish

When a YA novel becomes a movie, we often see the marketing come out in a variety of ways. There ...

Mind the Gap: The Well-Readheads on a Few Books They Haven’t Read

LH: So, my little snuggle bunny, today we’re going to discuss the gaps in our reading education by naming a ...

15 Sweet Kid Lit-Inspired Cakes

What happens when you cross your favorite kid lit title with a little food creativity? You get some really rocking ...

Uncollected Thoughts on the DIVERGENT Movie

I have SO MANY THOUGHTS. They’re mostly about Shailene Woodley’s ponytail, but they’re also about the casting, book-to-film-adaptation, production design, ...

Be Brave: 7 Awesome Pieces of DIVERGENT Swag

Now that you’ve gotten your Divergent on, in both book form and film form, why not express your passion for ...

Apocalypse Later: Why Dystopian Novels Speak To Us

  I love dystopias. Totalitarian governments, widespread oppression, the constant threat of death, environmental destruction, corporate hegemony: these are the ...

Riot Round-Up: The Best Books We Read in November

We asked our contributors to share the best book they read this month. We’ve got fiction, nonfiction, YA, memoir, and ...

Divergent Trailer Rundown

WHY CAN’T IT BE MARCH ALREADY! I mean, I’m excited for Thanksgiving/Christmas/New Years/Chinese New Year/Valentine’s Day/et al. But I am ...