Skip over navigation

The New Insurgent Trailer Doesn't Shut Us Down, It Wakes Us Up!

By Janet ManleyDecember 12, 2014
Put on your black puffer jacket, because we are headed back to DYSTOPIAN CHICAGO, aka regular Chicago in winter. The Insurgent trailer has... More  →
The New <i>Insurgent</i> Trailer Doesn't Shut Us Down, It Wakes Us Up!

What's Your Divergent Name?

By Sydney ScottSeptember 16, 2014
When I loaded Divergent into my DVD player, I knew nothing about the film other than the fact that there... More  →
What's Your Divergent Name?

No, You're Not Being Brainwashed by YA Dystopian Fiction

By Janet ManleySeptember 3, 2014
I got a bit excited yesterday answering some of the ridiculous claims Serious Growns have made about YA fiction—generally that... More  →
No, You're Not Being Brainwashed by YA Dystopian Fiction

I Watched Divergent on an Airplane with No Sound, This Is What I Saw

By Brandon SpecktorSeptember 2, 2014
This summer, I took a five-hour flight that offered free movies. The headphone jack in my seat was broken, so I watched... More  →
I Watched <i>Divergent</i> on an Airplane with No Sound, This Is What I Saw
30 Signs You Are a YA Protagonist

30 Signs You Are a YA Protagonist

By Brandon SpecktorJune 10, 2014
Every teen has to deal with the daily adventure of their changing body, their unpredictable brain, and an increasing suspicion that the... More  →

Graduation Day in Your Favorite YA Dystopia

By Christin GestJune 2, 2014
Ever wonder what it would be like to graduate high school in a dystopian society? Put on your shapeless proleteriat garb and... More  →
Graduation Day in Your Favorite YA Dystopia

25 Thoughts I Had During Divergent (As Someone Who Knew Absolutely Nothing About It)

By ElodieMay 9, 2014
I just saw Divergent, and I'll concede that I am probably the last person on Earth to have done so. I've never read... More  →
25 Thoughts I Had During <em>Divergent</em> (As Someone Who Knew Absolutely Nothing About It)