Yes, I am 23 years old. And, yes, I have quite a collection of books that includes new releases, classics, texts that are banned, texts taught in every school in America, and ones that have won awards. However, my literature collection also contains a lot of Young Adult books. I am beginning to think that I will never outgrow a good YA book. And that may be OK, since it seems Hollywood won’t either.
I just finished the Divergent series this weekend. Honestly, I wasn’t expecting to truly like it, but I did. I read all three books in three days. And, the ending left me crying and questioning and smiling and sorting out my thoughts in the way only a really great story can. I still am processing how I feel about a lot of it. But, what I do know is that I loved the character of Tris Prior, and I think Shailene Woodley will be great at it. Here are the top 10 reasons why.
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