Frisco-bound Veronica Roth Talks About Diverging From ‘Divergent' and How She Handled Controversy

Veronica Roth missed the characters she created in the Divergent trilogy, which catapulted her to literary stardom in 2011. But she knew she had to move on. "It's like a break-up," she says. "The best way to get over it is to fall in love again." So she created a whole new world, starting with Carve the Mark in 2017. Her second book in the duology, The Fates Divide, was just released, and she'll be in Frisco to discuss it on Wednesday, April 18. The new series is a departure for Roth, who sold her first book when she was a 21-year-old senior at Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill. She became immersed in a whirlwind of celebrity, at times overwhelming, when the young adult books became best-sellers and were adapted into hit films.  Continue reading...

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