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Chosen Ones

(2020)
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The Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling adult debut from Veronica Roth, author of Divergent

They were the Chosen Ones. Saving the world made them heroes. Saving it again might destroy them.

When Sloane Andrews and her friends defeated the Dark One, and saved the world, it nearly cost them everything. Ten years later, they are still struggling to put the battle behind them and reclaim their lives. After all, the rest of the world has moved on . . . so why can't they?

Of the five, Sloane has had the hardest time adjusting. Everyone else blames the PTSD ­­- and her huge attitude problem - but really, she's hiding secrets from them . . . secrets that keep her tied to the past and alienate her from the only four people in the world who understand her.

On the tenth anniversary of the Dark One's defeat, something unthinkable happens: one of the Chosen Ones dies. When the others gather for the funeral, they discover the Dark One's ultimate goal was much bigger than they, the government, or even prophecy could have foretold - bigger than the world itself.

Last time, it took everything she had. This time, it might not be enough.

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'I can't remember the last time I was so engrossed' Stephanie Garber, bestselling author of the Caraval series

'This dark, complex novel rocked my heart . . . You'll never look at fantasy heroes the same way again' Charlie Jane Anders, Hugo and Nebula Award winning author of All the Birds in the Sky

'A virtuoso performance' Blake Crouch, bestselling author of Dark Matter and Recursion

Genre: Fantasy

Praise for this book

"Chosen Ones by Veronica Roth is the cure for all those humdrum 'one true savior' narratives. This dark, complex novel rocked my heart and left me with a renewed sense that saving the world is a job that never ends. Roth's version of magic is as flawed and fascinating as her characters, and her story keeps you guessing until the wild conclusion. You'll never look at fantasy heroes the same way again." - Charlie Jane Anders

"With Chosen Ones, Veronica Roth keeps you guessing: playing with perception, multiverse theory, and the struggles that go along with being ‘chosen’ to save the world...she’s created a universe that you never want to leave." - Amber Benson

"With Chosen Ones, Veronica Roth has pulled off a virtuoso performance, conjuring a stunning thriller/fantasy/sci-fi chimera like nothing I’ve read before, a story of ex-heroes struggling with the trauma of their past, what it means to have once saved the world, and the dark side of destiny." - Blake Crouch

"A hugely-imagined, twisty, turning tale that leads through the labyrinths of magic and war to the center of the heart." - Diana Gabaldon

"Roth somehow manages to make universe-building look easy. She sets it all up--world, characters, premise--so smoothly that you hardly notice until you're a hundred pages in and hurtling down the tracks. An insightful exploration of desire and ambition that also touches on broader societal topics, including celebrity, social media, trauma and recovery. A thought-provoking novel with ample emotion and a sense of playfulness with form. And one more thing: when the inevitable adaptation of Chosen Ones hits the screen someday, I just hope it captures Roth's fascinating and original theory of magic." - Charles Yu


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Hardback Editions

April 2020 : UK Hardback
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Title: Chosen Ones
Author(s): Veronica Roth
ISBN: 1-5293-3023-8 / 978-1-5293-3023-6 (UK edition)
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April 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: Chosen Ones
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April 2020 : USA Hardback
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Paperback Editions

January 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: Chosen Ones
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ISBN: 1-5293-3026-2 / 978-1-5293-3026-7 (UK edition)
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April 2020 : USA Paperback
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Title: Chosen Ones
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ISBN: 0-358-37542-8 / 978-0-358-37542-5 (USA edition)
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Audio Editions

July 2020 : Audio CD
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Title: Chosen Ones
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ISBN: 0-655-67527-2 / 978-0-655-67527-3
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June 2020 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Chosen Ones
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ISBN: 1-71354-171-8 / 978-1-71354-171-4 (USA edition)
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April 2020 : USA Audio edition
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April 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Chosen Ones
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April 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Chosen Ones
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Kindle Editions

April 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Chosen Ones: The new novel from NEW YORK TIMES best-selling author Veronica Roth
Author(s): Veronica Roth
Publisher: John Joseph Adams/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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April 2020 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Chosen Ones: the Sunday Times bestseller
Author(s): Veronica Roth
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
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