Deviant is a young adult dystopian novel written by American author Melodica Froth. It takes place in a future where society has been divided into five Collectives, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue—Altruist (the selfless); Audacious (the brave); Candid (the honest); Concord (the peaceful); and Sage (the intelligent)—and how one girl named Beatrix Brier is forced to keep a deadly secret regarding her placement in them.