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Divergent Faction Reading List: Candor

We’re getting excited for our Divergent Movie Release Party during Spring Break (!!!) so we made reading lists for members of each faction. Bonus: if you’re divergent, and fit into more than one faction, you have even more books to discover! This list features books for Candor, the truthful.


All the Truth That’s In Me – Julie Berry

Judith disappears from her village, then returns, unable to speak about what happened to her during the last few years. When her community is attacked, she must recover her voice so she can tell her neighbors the truth.

The Sin-Eater’s Confession – Ilsa J. Bick

This novel is a confessional letter written by a military medic who is telling the story of what really happened to a odd and artistic friend who was the victim of a hate crime. The reader will have to determine how truthful Ben’s confession is.

I, Witness  - Norah McClintock

In this graphic novel, Boone witnesses a murder and fears for his own life if he turns the killers over to the police. Will be be brave enough to tell the truth?

Liar  - Justine Larbalestier

Micah is a compulsive liar who becomes a suspect in the murder of her boyfriend and finally has to start telling the truth.

Chanda’s Secrets - Allan Stratton

This Printz honor winning book set in Southern Africa where people are dying of aids is all about the harmful nature of secrets the the power of the truth.

The Truth About Forever – Sarah Dessen

Marcy is spending the summer silently grieving the loss of her father when she meets a boy she can finally tell the truth about how she feels.

Check out the rest of the faction reading lists! We’re posting them all as we lead up to the movie release party! 

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