Blog Post Book Reviews

Chosen Ones― Veronica Roth ― “Nature is bloody, and as a whole, it favors strength over compassion.”

I have always admired Veronica’s work and writing. I have love Divergent dearly, and I have defended it since I read them, so when HMH granted my wish to read this book in exchange for an honest review, I felt excited to read myself to sleep.

When it comes to Chosen Ones, I was excited to read it. Veronica Roth books are entertaining, but something didn’t fully click with me with this one. Her writing is incredible, but sometimes it was a bit difficult to keep up with the novel. One moment, there are scenes of action, and then you “flip” the page, and the pace changed so much that you have to go back to make sure you understand what is happening.

Get it now for $14

An element that I think is distracting are the poems, stories, letters, and pieces of other “books” in between the main story, I scan through them as most of them did not add much value to the story.

The author wrote this book intending to have you hooked since the beginning. Veronica’s decision to narrate the story of the heroes 10 years after they fought is intriguing because you want to know what the mystery is, or what messed them up so much, but, again, Roth changes the story-line and narrates the story in another timeline. Once in this new timeline and pace, I find the story to give some disappointing and predictable turns.

“Just because something is difficult doesn’t mean it’s worth doing.”

Besides this, I hold my ground saying this book is entertaining and with some potential. I am not sure how the sequel will turn out, but I will love to see it for myself.

chosen ones book review

Processing…
Success! You're on the list.

Check us out on social media for bookish life and weekly content creation. Check out our pictures, our reviews on-demand, indie reviews, and memes in any of our below networks! We review audiobooks, physical books, ebooks, and share bookish news!

Advertisements

Love books? Get your next read for 50-90% off the list price, plus $10 off your first order at Book Outlet!

Want to try out Book of the Month and its beautiful versions? Click on the icon to get a free book on us!

Those are affiliate links that will get me small commissions if you use them! Thank you for your support!
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases

Become an Awin affiliate and monetize your blog!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: