Veronica Roth Talks “Free Four”
Veronica Roth took to her blog and gave us more information on Free Four.
Here’s what she had to say:
(I know I posted about this yesterday, but I have more fun and official things to say today.)
Before the release of Insurgent, I wrote a scene from Divergent from Four’s perspective to be released via facebook if we reached 35,000 pre-orders, as a kind of thank you for my very dedicated and spectacular readers. In a lovely and exciting turn of events, we did reach 35,000 pre-orders! And Four was free! But only on the Internet.
(By the way, the scene in question is “the knife-throwing scene.” A scene from Tris’s initiation training.)
I started to get a lot of requests for a more permanent version of the scene that people could keep on their computers or read on their assorted e-reading devices, and my publisher decided it would be a good idea to make the scene available as an e-booklet.
So right now, you can pre-order the scene from all the usual sources– there are links to all the retailers on this page, right at the top– for 99 cents. And it will be yours! Permanently! On August 7th!
Okay, so that’s the Official Info. But also, there is a really awesome cover. I even thought about printing it out and putting it on my wall. Or wallpapering my office with it. As usual, a huge shout out to the designers at Harper for being fan-freaking-tastic.
Anyway, here it is:
Seriously, I am in love.
That is all.
P.S. As someone who did not own an e-reader until fairly recently, I can vouch for the fact that you can in fact buy e-books and still read them on your computer, you just have to find the right format and the right program to view them in. If anyone has advice about this, feel free to share it in the comments.
P.P.S. That said, no, it won’t be in paper form, because it’s so short.
Will you be buying a copy of your own?
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