Book Review

Four

If the ending of Allegiant didn't make up my mind for me, that Roth likes Four more than she likes Tris, then this book surely did. Frankly, Four isn't interesting enough for us to benefit much from getting his side of things. Was it interesting? Yes. Was it a quick read? Yes. What it kind… Continue reading Four

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Book Review

Allegiant

So, I think I was right about the direction the trilogy was headed in. This third book introduced a bunch of new characters who I could care less about. They don't have a lot of depth or complexity, and we don't spend enough time with them to get to know them. The new setting is… Continue reading Allegiant

Book Review

Insurgent

I see it so, so often in trilogies nowadays. I think I first noticed it when I was reading the Chaos Walking trilogy. Book one is fantastic. Fast-paced, intriguing world, exciting characters. Then book two is kind of a journey, obviously a bridge to get to the finale, but already things are getting sort of… Continue reading Insurgent

Book Review

Divergent

There’s good and bad parts of this trilogy, and a large portion of the good ones happen in the first book. Which isn’t to say that people shouldn’t read them all—but the first book is the best, in my opinion. I know the story well by now, having read the first book a couple times… Continue reading Divergent