Written by: Veronica Roth
Narrated by: Emma Galvin
Length: 11 hours and 11 minutes
Release Date: May 3, 2011
Publisher: Harper Audio
A dystopian future version of Chicago is Beatrice Prior’s world where society is divided into five factions. Each one of them is dedicated to cultivating a specific virtue. There is the Candor faction which cultivates honesty, Abnegation which revolves around selflessness, Dauntless for bravery, Amity for peace and Erudite which cultivates intelligence. Every year there is an appointed day where all teens aged sixteen select the faction they want to devote all their lives to. Beatrice is torn between staying with her beloved family or breaking out and being herself and unfortunately she cannot have both. The choice that she makes surprises everyone around her including herself!