Insurgent Review

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Insurgent is a 2012 science fiction young adult novel by American novelist Veronica Roth, the second book in the Divergent trilogy. As the sequel to the 2011 bestseller Divergent, it continues the story of Tris Prior and the dystopian post-apocalyptic version of Chicago. Following the events of the previous novel, a war now looms as conflict between the factions and their ideologies grows. While trying to save the people that she loves, Tris faces questions of grief, forgiveness, identity, loyalty, politics, and love.

The book was first published on May 1, 2012 by the HarperCollins imprints Katherine Tegen Books in the U.S. and HarperCollins Children's Books in the U.K, a "Collector's Edition" was published on October 30 in the United States. Insurgent received mostly positive reviews from critics, with reviewers praising Roth's writing.
Insurgent... What can I say... it was different then the first book. There was ups and down and parts I couldn't believe. As I was like the last person in the world to read these books I stayed away from ‘fansites’ and stuff; even though some things were spilled. At first I thought that this book would be slower than the first one. But I was wrong. It held the same rollercoaster fast as book one.
I enjoyed reading the parts between Tris and Caleb so when I found out 'you know what’ (if you've read the book, you'll know what part I'm talking about) my heart stopped. I couldn't believe it.
Also, when the attack happened when all the people passed out, other than the Divergent, my heart was pounding! This was a page turner of fast pacing. When Dauntless was able to go back to their home. And they had the paintball fight and they came, it was such a sweet time but then the first 'jump'. It’s just wow, crazy.
Throughout the start of the story I was waiting for something more to happened between Tris and Tobias/Four. In the start of this book had many ups and down in many parts I just felt like yelling at them. But then once Tris is being tested on and Tobias/Four came, turing himself in and so on. I just wanted to yell at them. ‘Run away’, true love and so on like that. This book made me want to slap some characters and myself too. Anyways, I just enjoyed this book if all its twist. 

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  1. Insurgent was pretty good for me although I didn't like it as much as Divergent.. what I really like about Insurgent is how I the secondary characters a bit more than before :) and Caleb? I just want to slap him over and over and over, lol. I just finished Insurgent just a couple of months a go, bytheway.. I still haven't read Allegiant :)

    czai @ the Blacksheep Project

    1. I love Divergent. I agree with you the secondary characters were more in this one and I love that. Same here, slap over & over...... Same here, I haven't read Allegiant but going to try and read it here soon. Right now I'm reading Crossed by Ally Condle, then maybe Allegiant.


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