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04 June 2014

Veronica Roth, Author of "Divergent", Comes to Atlanta Next Month As Part of National Book Tour

(Veronica Roth's new book, FOUR: A Divergent Collection, will be published on 8 July 2014 Image courtesy HarperCollins)
With more than 22 million copies sold worldwide, the Divergent trilogy has become a major pop culture phenomenon that was propelled even further into the zeitgeist by the recent release of the Divergent film starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, and Academy Award-winner Kate Winslet which debuted on 21 March and has grossed over $265 million worldwide.

Now fans have the chance to see #1 New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth as she visits bookstores across the country to celebrate the release of her next full-length book.

Four: A Divergent Collection, a compilation of four short stories set in the Divergent world but told from the perspective of Tobias "Four" Eaton, will be released on 8 July from Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins. Included in the Four hardcover are three exclusive scenes that give readers a 360 degree view of poignant and memorable moments in Divergent.

Roth will embark on a FOUR-City National Tour with a stop at Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, Georgia. The event will take place at Presser Hall -- 141 East College Avenue, Decatur, Georgia, 30030. Marie Lu, author of the Legend series, will join Roth at her Atlanta stop, which has a scheduled start time of 7PM.

"I'm so excited for my fans to hear from them and discover amazing new books," says Roth.

Veronica Roth was a voracious reader as a teen and is committed to inspiring young people to read. For every ticket sold for admission to Veronica Roth's FOUR-City National Tour, a brand-new, high-quality book will be donated to a child in need through First Book.