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December 11, 2014

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Veronica Roth in Conversation with Alex London | BookCon 2014

Veronica Roth Alex London

Two stars of the YA book world, the “Divergent” series’ Veronica Roth and the “Proxy” series’ Alex London, joined a packed room of wildly enthusiastic fans at BookCon 2014 on the main event stage of the Javits Center in New York City on May 31.

Film Review: The Nonstop Action of ‘Divergent’ Dominates

Shailene Woodley and Theo James/Jaap Buitendijk

Veronica Roth’s film adaptation of her dystopian YA novel Divergent is an action-packed narrative with a brave, young heroine and handsome love interest that diverges enough from The Hunger Games with some familiar overlap.

Pick of the Day: Divergent | Audio

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Set in dystopian Chicago, Veronica Roth’s novel, Divergent, is read in a youthful voice by Emma Galvin. Be sure to check out the starred review of the audiobook.

‘Allegiant’ Audiobook Narrator Contest; 2013 National Book Festival | News Bites

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Enter a contest to determine who will voice Four in the Allegiant audiobook, the final book in Veronica Roth’s young adult dystopian trilogy. RIF and Macy’s have donated 10 million books to kids in need. Visit the Library of Congress’s 2013 National Book Festival in Washington, DC, in September.

Teen Lit Publishing Experts Reveal Recipes for Bestsellers

Jenny Bent, Susan Katz, Joy Peskin, Marisa Russell, Hannah Moskowitz, Betsy Bird. Photo by Galo Delgado.

At the Women’s National Book Association NYC chapter’s event, “The Making of a Young Adult Bestseller,” writers, editors, publishers, and agents came together to discuss the key components of a hit YA novel.