Did you love Divergent? With the movie coming out March 21 (check out the trailer here), the books in that series are almost never on our shelves. If you have read Divergent and are looking for other books like it, I’ve put together a handy list. I tried to avoid putting books that are also big hits in their own right, so hopefully you’ll find something on this list that is new to you! Do you have other ideas? Share them in the comments section and help other Divergent fans find their next great read.
by Teri Terry
In a future England, sixteen-year-old Kyla is one of the “slated,” those whose memories have been erased usually because they have committed serious crimes, but as she observes more and more strange events, she also gains more memories which put her and her boyfriend, Ben in danger.
by Jenna Black
Sixteen-year-old Nadia lives a privileged life in the Corporate States, formerly the United States of America, but when her betrothed is killed and then wakes up in the replication tanks, the pair sets out to find a killer while keeping the secrets of human replication technology from the dangerous people who run their world
by Marie Lu
In a dark future, when the United States has split into two warring nations, fifteen-year-old Day, a famous criminal, and prodigy June, the brilliant soldier hired to capture him, discover that they have a common enemy.
by Ann Aguirre
In a post-apocalyptic future, fifteen-year-old Deuce, a loyal Huntress, brings back meat while avoiding the Freaks outside her enclave, but when she is partnered with the mysterious outsider, Fade, she begins to see that the strict ways of the elders may be wrong– and dangerous.
Those That Wake
by Jesse Karp
When a consumer-driven future society runs amok, unleashing near-cosmic forces, Mal and Laura search for their families only to find that something or someone has erased them from the memories of everyone they have ever known.
Blood Red Road
by Moira Young
In a wild and lawless future, where life is cheap and survival is hard, eighteen-year-old Saba lives with her father, her twin brother Lugh, her young sister Emmi and her pet crow Nero. Theirs is a hard and lonely life. The family resides in a secluded shed, their nearest neighbour living many miles away and the lake, their only source of water and main provider of food, gradually dying from the lack of rain. But Saba’s father refuses to leave the place where he buried his beloved wife, Allis, nine years ago.