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Globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth delivers a breathtaking fantasy featuring an unusual friendship, an epic love story, and a galaxy-sweeping adventure.

#1 New York Times bestseller * Wall Street Journal bestseller * USA Today bestseller * #1 IndieBound bestseller

Praise for Carve the Mark:

“Roth skillfully weaves the careful world-building and intricate web of characters that distinguished Divergent.” —VOYA (starred review)

“Roth offers a richly imagined, often brutal world of political intrigue and adventure, with a slow-burning romance at its core.” —ALA Booklist

Cyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth have grown up in enemy countries locked in a long-standing fight for dominance over their shared planet. When Akos and his brother are kidnapped by the ruling Noavek family, Akos is forced to serve Cyra, the sister of a dictator who governs with violence and fear. Cyra is known for her deadly power of transferring extraordinary pain unto others with simple touch, and her tyrant brother uses her as a weapon against those who challenge him. But as Akos fights for his own survival, he recognizes that Cyra is also fighting for hers, and that her true gift—resilience—might be what saves them both.

When Akos and Cyra are caught in the middle of a raging rebellion, everything they’ve been led to believe about their world and themselves must be called into question. But fighting for what’s right might mean betraying their countries, their families, and each other.

When the time comes, will they choose loyalty or love?

Paperback, 496 pages
Published on February 13, 2018 by Katherine Tegen Books
ISBN-10: 0062348647
ISBN-13: 9780062348647
3 Book Reviews
  • kkgautamm
    kkgautammSunday, June 28, 2020 at 2:14 pm55 stars
    this was a great book written by the author of divergent. i liked this series so much more. the Scifi and the dystopian aspects are a lot better.
    • ccplayzofficial
      ccplayzofficialMonday, April 30, 2018 at 12:47 pm55 stars
      This is a very good book Love it so muuuuuuchhhhh
      • bige71148
        bige71148Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 9:33 am55 stars
        I love this book and I REALLY HOPE that there is a SEQUEL!!