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The best Insurgent By Veronica Roth is Ebook Veronica Roth is the New York Times bestselling author of Carve the Mark and the Divergent Series Divergent Insurgent Allegiant

The best Insurgent By Veronica Roth is Ebook Veronica Roth is the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Carve the Mark and the Divergent Series Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, and Four A Divergent Collection Her short stories and essays have appeared in Summer Days and Summer Nights, Shards and Ashes, and the upcoming Three Sides of a Heart The Divergent Series was developed into three major motion pictures.Veronica grew up outside of Chicago and graduated from Northwestern University She now lives in Chicago proper with her husband and dog and writes full time.Sign up for Veronica s newsletter to hear news, writing thoughts, book recommendations, etc.. One choice can transform you or it can destroy you But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves and herself while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.Tris s initiation day should have been marked by celebrationOne choice can transform you or it can destroy you But every choice has consequences, and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must continue trying to save those she loves and herself while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.Tris s initiation day should have been marked by celebration and victory with her chosen faction instead, the day ended with unspeakable horrors War now looms as conflict between the factions and their ideologies grows And in times of war, sides must be chosen, secrets will emerge, and choices will become even irrevocable and even powerful Transformed by her own decisions but also by haunting grief and guilt, radical new discoveries, and shifting relationships, Tris must fully embrace her Divergence, even if she does not know what she may lose by doing so.New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth s much anticipated second book of the dystopian DIVERGENT series is another intoxicating thrill ride of a story, rich with hallmark twists, heartbreaks, romance, and powerful insights about human nature.. A viral Kindle Insurgent I want to give a big old round of applause to HarperTEEN and their insane marketing campaign. Bravo. That is not mockery, but a legit salute. I sincerely have to give it up to you for convincing me that I had to own this book. I was caught up and boarded the Twitter hype train as it drove me round and round the blogosphere's Factions. (BTW, I still don't know who drives the damn train.) So, by the time I stepped into my local bookstore and laid eyes on Insurgent I happily handed over my $17.99. I wasn't thinking logically. It was as if I was under a simulation. (HAHAHA! Did you see what I did there?)And that ending? Ugh. I... I... I need a moment. Let me just stop myself right here before I end up writing a really negative review and 1 starring one of the most anticipated books of 2012. But know I am displeased. VERY. Just look at how long it took me to finish the book! -----------------------------------------------What a shame. The most anticipated book of 2012 is my most disappointing read so far. After all the positive reviews I read, I knew for sure I'd love it. Unfortunately, it didn't work out that way. I was conflicted on whether to give this book one or two stars. In the end, Insurgent's saving grace is that it simply doesn't belong with some of my other one starred books. So, I feel I must warn whoever stumbles across this review: If this is one of your favorite series and you love it with the burning passion of a supernova, this review might have the potential to piss you off. It might be best for both you and I if you just hit the back button now before things get going. Go on. Spock and I will wait.*whistles*Oh, you're staying, huh? Well, strap yourself in because I have a feeling it might just be one of those reviews...Spock tells me this review must contain mild spoilers in order to logically explain this illogical novel. Sorry, kids. Spock's call.The first big negative right off the bat was that Insurgent picks up directly after Divergent left off. There is virtually no recap to the story or characters and if you read the book a year ago, well, you may be screwed. But thankfully, Roth wrote up a lovely little cheat sheet for just this purpose. Yay! However, the problem doesn't just lie with remembering names. It lies with the connection the reader may or may not have had with the characters in Divergent, which was now non-existent since I could barely remember who was who. What's that you say? So and so just got shot in the head? I'm sorry, I can't find a single fuck to give. Then, we are introduced to even more characters. So, not only do I have to attempt to remember the old characters, but I have to keep track of these newbies too? That's just way too much work. Obviously, this isn't really Insurgent's fault, but I thought it would helpful to point this out.The Plot:What happened here? What happened to the action packed dystopian series I was introduced to in Divergent? Where the hell was Tris and why was Bella playing her role? Why did Four suddenly update his Facebook status to Douche Bag? Who's idea was it to turn Insurgent into a Dystopian Romance? One thing I loved about Divergent was that the romance took a back seat to the story and action. But in Insurgent the action is scattered with a heavier focus on Tris and Four's relationship. Look, that is not what I signed up for. I really don't care if Four loves Tris or if they'll end up riding a unicorn that poops rainbows as they ride off into the sunset. Whatever, whatever, whatever.So, the Erudite are trying to take over their world by creating a new serum for those that are Divergent while the Factionless plan a rebellion. But all that usually happens in the background with occasional mention to keep the reader up to date. Most of the novel we are stuck in Tris' head as she goes into angst mode over Four, her parents and Will. It was so boring I felt like I was stuck in a throwback episode of As the World Turns. On repeat. Save me. But wait! We have a random plot twist at the end right before the battle is about to go down. Marcus (Four's abusive father) decides to enlist Tris to help him retrieve information stolen from Abnegation. He tells her it's super secret and that he can't tell her what it is because it's something you have to see, that she'll just have to trust him. Doing so would betray Four. She agrees.Wait. Pause.Tris hates Marcus. Tris loves Four. Tris doesn't know what information they would be retrieving. She also doesn't know if Marcus is telling her the truth. She has absolutely no reason to believe him. No real evidence to back up his claim. She agrees. Without much thought. Tris is supposed to have an aptitude for Erudite, right? She's supposed to be logical, RIGHT?!Tris, pack your bags. I think Spock has just voted you off the island.That makes no sense! And then when I found out the super big secret, guess what? He could have easily told her! I smell and easy plot cop-out, folks. The secret is kept long enough from the reader just so it can push you off the cliff on the last page.World Building:In Divergent I let a lot slide and roll off me because I was entertained throughout the entire book. I'm known to do that with a lot of books like Wither and Across the Universe, for example. I could not do it with Insurgent. You see, I have the attention span of a fruit fly. If I'm not fully engaged in the book, I'm going to notice things. Things I probably wouldn't care too much about if I were enjoying myself. Like how the Erudite wear glasses just because they're smart. Or how even though Tris is emotionally unbalanced 16-year-old, everyone still looks to her to "analyze the situation." Or even how impossible I find these factions. How is it that you can put all of these traits into neat little boxes and ask a person to choose one over the others? This is the same problem I had with The Hunt. In both novels the author tries to pitch an idea of human behavior completely different from what reality is, but you can clearly see the flaws with it. However, the main character fully believes in that world and way of thinking. They try to rationalize it, convince you of it. Yes, I realize it's a Dystopian novel, but this is a hard concept to sell because it makes it difficult for me to sympathize with the main character, their conflicted feelings and understand their world. Believability is key for me and I have a hard time believing this world. Tris frequently switches back and forth between her Dauntless, Erudite and Abnegation sides. Other characters comment on her embracing one trait depending on what the situation calls for it. But this doesn't work for me. Real talk, you can't just put logical thinking back in the toy chest when you decide you don't want to play with it anymore. It doesn't work like that. At least... I don't think so. Spock?I'm getting no-ish vibes.Tris:This series gets a lot of comparisons to The Hunger Games and in a way I can see why. You have your young girl who, one way or another, plays an important part in bringing forth change to her society. And if I really had to compare the two, I'd say that Insurgent is like Mockingjay. Tris is depressed, struggling to hold it together and fight in the war. The difference comes into play when Tris borderline gives up, while Katniss kicked ass until the very end. I'm not saying Tris didn't have the right to be depressed because I do believe she did. But it was really over done for me. I felt like I was drowning in her angst. This book is over 500 pages long and most of the action doesn't even show up to the party until the last 30 pages! So what was Tris doing for the other 500 pages? Not a damn thing. No, scratch that. Spock tells me that is inaccurate. Tris was in fact doing something. She was off being selfless, trying to get herself killed so that no one else would die. Bella is that you? I didn't know you did Dystopias now! That irritated me to no end. At one point she turns herself into the Erudite because they threatened to kill off people until Divergent started surrendering. So, of course, Tris thinks it has to be her and sneaks off to give herself up before the Dauntless can form a plan. Now, let's think about this logically. Tris knows the Erudite want to experiment on her for a Divergent-proof serum. Which means more people would be enslaved and/or killed because of her turning herself in. *facepalm* Then she almost dies, but it was too late because I had run out of fucks by then! So I had to shake Spock down for some.What do you mean you're out of fucks?! One of us has to care if Tris lives or dies!The Ending:Okay, lots of spoilers here, folks. Spoilers all around from this point on.I didn't like the ending. I felt cheated because I had hung on for the ending. Everyone said how it made up for the rest of the book and what not, but here's the thing: The ending couldn't make up for all the angst-filled fluff the rest of the book was stuffed with. I didn't feel the anticipation throughout the novel and I hate to admit that I was really tempted to skim. The villan was killed really fast without much of a fight. I always hate when that happens. The villan has been giving the characters hell all throughout the story and by the time their number is up, they beg for their life and die by a simple stab wound?"Yes, if you kill me you'll never find the information!"*stabby stab*>insert blood and stuff<"UGH! I'M MELTING!"*dies*Still no fucks I see. That's cold, bro.And the big secret wasn't anything you couldn't have guessed from Divergent. It's revealed that the world is in chaos outside of the fence. Murders, destruction, etc. The weird thing is that I actually forgot about their society being enclosed in the fence until it was brought up near the end. It totally slipped my mind. But, I digress. The entire point of their society was to be a fresh start to the world. Somehow by boxing people in these Factions and waiting for the Divergent to emerge that equates to saving humanity. I'm not exactly sure how that works since the book just ends with that revelation and the Acknowledgements rolled. But I feel like Roth wrote herself all the way to a deserted island, sent up her S.O.S. signal and that cliffhanger fell right out of the sky to the rescue. *sigh* I really hate cliffhangers. It was one of the things that I liked about Divergent. For the most part things were tied up, but with Insurgent? It's quite the mess we'll be walking into in book three.Will I read the next book? Yes, because I've come this far and I'm hoping I will enjoy book three as much as I enjoyed Divergent. I think Insurgent suffers from "Second Book Syndrome" and the infamous "Hype Train," may it die in a fire (the Hype Train, not the book). But ultimately, I'm interested in how Roth will explain away everything. Maybe then this whole series will make perfect logical sense to me. Until then, drink time, Spock?More reviews and shenanigans at Cuddlebuggery Book Blog.
Insurgent Definition of Insurgent by Merriam Webster Insurgent is not a particularly novel coinage it has been in use as both a noun and an adjective for well over years. Insurgent Definition of Insurgent at Dictionary a person who rises in forcible opposition to lawful authority, especially a person who engages in armed resistance to a government or to the execution of its laws rebel a member of a section of a political party that revolts against the methods or policies of the party. Insurgent definition of insurgent by The Free Dictionary a person who takes part in forcible opposition or armed resistance to an established government or authority rebel a member of a group, esp a political party, The Divergent Series Insurgent Mar , Directed by Robert Schwentke With Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Theo James, Kate Winslet Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side. Insurgent Rotten Tomatoes Mar , Derivative tripe, the second chapter of the Divergent series, Insurgent, is a generic and passionless sci fi thriller. The Divergent Series Insurgent Insurgent Divergent, by Veronica Roth Insurgent Divergent , Veronica Roth Insurgent is a science fiction young adult novel by American novelist Veronica Roth, and the second book in the Divergent trilogy As the sequel to the bestseller Divergent, it continues the story of Tris Prior and The Divergent Series Insurgent Shailene Insurgent is part two of the Divergent Series It starts off probably just a couple of months later, as certain injuries from the first movie are still present in the second Special effects are outstanding and art one point I was just in awe of how they could have managed the scene.

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    Veronica Roth is the 1 New York Times bestselling author of Carve the Mark and the Divergent Series Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, and Four A Divergent Collection Her short stories and essays have appeared in Summer Days and Summer Nights, Shards and Ashes, and the upcoming Three Sides of a Heart The Divergent Series was developed into three major motion pictures.Veronica grew up outside of Chicago and graduated from Northwestern University She now lives in Chicago proper with her husband and dog and writes full time.Sign up for Veronica s newsletter to hear news, writing thoughts, book recommendations, etc.

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  • I want to give a big old round of applause to HarperTEEN and their insane marketing campaign Bravo That is not mockery, but a legit salute I sincerely have to give it up to you for convincing me that I had to own this book I was caught up and boarded the Twitter hype train as it drove me round and round the blogosphere s Factions BTW, I still don t know who drives the damn train So, by the time I stepped into my local bookstore and laid eyes on Insurgent I happily handed over my 17.99 I wasn t t [...]


  • All right Start it up We Will Rock You style, now.Clap, clap, stomp Clap, clap, stomp Clap, clap, stomp Clap, clap, stomp.We are, we are DAUNTLESSWe are, we are DAUNTLESSBeatrice, Now called Tris, Made a big changePlaying on the trains, She became a Dauntless one dayShe s got mud on her faceA parental disgraceNow she ll be kickin your ass all over the placeSingin We are, we are DIVERGENTWe are, we are DIVERGENTTobias is a Dauntless, DivergentShoutin to them all, We can take on the world todayEru [...]


  • The size of my disappointment probably has something to do with why I can t bring myself to award this two stars I know Divergent isn t really a great book, the dystopia makes no sense, the Dauntless are ridiculous people who jump off trains to prove themselves but, for me, it was still a wildly entertaining read It was fast paced, full of action, Tris was delightfully kickass, and the romance between her and Four complemented the main story without overtaking it Insurgent failed on all of those [...]


  • Well, I definitely like the title Divergent better than Insurgent Sounds a bit like Insurance.Wow, eight likes Maybe people have had some bad experience with insurance Dunno.TEN LIKESO.O O.O O.O I love that face There are so many different combinations XDEleven Whoa O.O I don t understand this My review isn t at the top of the review page, is it It s very cool, though D Thanks, everyone.Oh my word Fourteen likes o.o O.O O.O228 DAYS I think 219 DAYS,5278 HOURS,316728 MINUTES, AND ABOUT19003700 SE [...]


  • FINALLY the book is out After months of waiting, I managed to snag this book on the day of its release and thank goodness for that Warning There will be no spoilers of Insurgent, only of Divergent After having not been immersed in the Divergent world since the first book came out last year, I had qualms about diving headfirst into Insurgent without refreshing myself with the basic events that happened prior to the start of this novel However, having neither the time nor the care for rereading a [...]


  • Uh oh Why did I break my promise to myself and read this book Was it my curiosity Well, I need to be careful After all, curiosity killed the cat and I m a Leo Uh oh.Now I m afraid that this book may have made me use up a few of my allotted nine lives O_OWelcome back to the senseless world of dystopian Chicago where you are only allowed to have one personality trait, which apparently is determined in what seems to be an equivalent of a 5 question multiple choice test And this ridiculousness is p [...]


  • 4.5 starsWhen I first read Divergent, I was awed I loved it and I really enjoyed it However there was this small part of me that just cannot acknowledge that this series could be, like most reviews had said, leveled with The Hunger Games I don t know, there was something I need to see or feel for me to be completely convinced that it is worth comparing to THG or say that it could be as great as THG And well, great job Veronica Roth, because Insurgent just had me convinced that this series is ind [...]


  • 2.5 starsIf you have been following my status updates for Insurgent, this gif will look very familiar to you That is because I have used it twice in a row I wanted to use it again, but that might have been overdoing it Sadly, I didn t enjoy Insurgent as much as I thought I would The first 100 pages were a total snore fest and I was literally vibrating my lips just like that, because that was interesting than what I was reading I already have concentration issues, and Insurgent didn t hold my at [...]


  • Come on, Insurgent, What Insurgent, he says Noun A person who acts in opposition to the established authority, who is not necessarily regarded as a belligerent I look at Fernando The last time I broke into a faction s headquarters, I did it with a gun in my hand, and I left bodies behind me I want this time to be different I need this time to be different I like it, I say Insurgent It s perfect Once again I find myself with mixed views over a book Middle books are usually filled with landscape d [...]


  • OMG That ending Well, now I m going to have to binge the next two books along with some other books I m reading so I will probably fade away into the mist somewhere I loved this book a lot than the first book I m seriously going to read that one again at some point because I think something was just off with me I really think I had watched the movie so many times that it felt like I was kinda watching it again only not watching it and it was weird Who knows Movin on This book had a lot going [...]


  • You re too important to just die This book was extraordinary Not like the first one at all, but a good different A different that will bring many emotions out of you and will definitely hook you from the first to the very last page.I pout my lower lip for a second, but then I grin as the pieces come together That s why you like me I exclaim Because you re not very nice either It makes so much sense now Tris and Tobias have this incredible chemistry that is impossible to not see They belong toge [...]


  • wait, so book three is out soon, right RIGHT second books are always hard, particularly the middle book of a trilogy so many times, they just operate as filler adhering the beginning of a story to its conclusion with unnecessary stickiness most trilogies should probably just be duologies, you ask meere are always exceptions the border trilogy, chaos walking trilogy where the middle book is actually the strongest, and books like kjaerstad s jonas wergeland trilogy, where each book is a perfect lu [...]


  • I was glad that I decided to continue the book series A FORETOLD DOOMED DYSTOPIAThey ve made mistakes, of course, but they like everyone else, are a blend of good and bad.I commented in my review of the first book, Divergent, that the presented dystopia in the story was doomed to fail by itself, and it wasn t any shock that happen, even due many of the observations that I did So, I don t know you, but I think that all was part of the planwell, not their plan, of coursebut the plan of the author, [...]


  • Ugggh I wish that Tobias would just go by Four Or Toby That would also be good D THE COVER.I m so freakin excited for this book EDIT AFTER READING I guess my excitement died down a little lol P But it was really good still, even though I read it like two years after the first one P


  • My overall impression of Insurgent is mostly bipolar on one hand, I believe this was the only possible sequel to Divergent On the other though, I feel almost cheated by what became of one of my favorite YA heroines and series The latter is the dominant of the two, and hence the low rating.Firstly, the brave, sweet Tris I fell in love with in Divergent is replaced by an angsty heroine in Insurgent who is a complete STRANGER to me What happened to my precious baby I realize murder and war and the [...]


  • If I thought the last book left me with a lot of questions, this one left me with even sdrftgbhjnkm I wish I would have been able to just sit down one afternoon and read this book in one sitting, but I was so busy, but whenever I started reading, I wouldn t want to stop, but unfortunately something always got in the way.My opinions on different things through the book kept changing, and now that it s done, I can t quite figure out what I feel about most things.One thing I know for sure though, [...]


  • 3.5 stars Wow, what an end Overall, a pretty good book, but boy was it infuriating First of all, I LOVED LOVED LOVED Divergent But I didn t like Tris or Four very much in this book I don t remember Tris being such a bitch, and I understand that she is Dauntless now, and she has been through a lot, but she is just so mean And Four has mood swings than a girl especially for someone who was so stoic, not in actual feelings but in display of feelings, in the first book The two made me want to shake [...]


  • More like 3.5 for meI didn t liked this book as much as the first one and not that I liked the first one THAT much, either You see, in Divergent I loved all the part of the story when Tris was trying to win a spot in Dauntless, it was awesome to read But when all the rebelion revolution whatever thing started, the book went down to me, and Insurgent is ALL about that And Tris, God, she became insufferable Always depressed, always taking reckless desitions, telling lies to Four, and she can t eve [...]



  • I am unable to type properly due to an extreme amount of emotion going through me at the present time I am also thoroughly angered by the fact there aren t than 5 stars to fill in I feel something like this I will try and post up an actual review on my blogonce I get over my fangirling and that horrible mournful feeling that is associated with the fact that I have just realised that Four isn t real and I will never become a Dauntless and marry him.Real life sucks Majorly Previous review before [...]


  • HmmI wonder what will happen to Peter Will he become a better person or will he stay an a hole EDITFirst of all,I am NOT one of those people who give 5 star rating to every damn book they read obviously so I am NOT going to give Insurgent 5 stars just because Divergent was great That is not enough I know all of my friends will say I am crazy for not liking this book but after reading books for so many years I just can t put up with certain things I understand some characters need to die in dysto [...]




  • It s safe to say that Divergent was THE novel of 2011 It quietly snuck up on me at the time and completely BLEW ME AWAY So naturally Insurgent has been my most anticipated sequel of 2012 Did it live up to the hype Not at all OBLITERATED IT.Insurgent picks up instantly where Divergent left off, with Tris, Four Tobias , Marcus, Caleb and Peter having escaped the horrors of the Erudite attack and now seeking refuge in Amity I m pleased that we got to explore of both Amity and Candor this time, but [...]


  • People, I have discovered, are layers and layers of secrets.Umm, no honey You re thinking of something else Of the three books, this book is the long neglected and likely disturbed middle child Not as fun as the first nor as smart as the third Doesn t contribute or stand out Essentially, it s just there, staring at us and wanting us to notice.The plot Tris Co are betrayed, run to a new faction, cue long description of new faction faction life, Tris Co are betrayedn to new factionc Literally, the [...]


  • Warning this review will probably contain five billion spoilers or less And I probably won t cover them up or anything because I just don t want to So if you are avoiding spoilers for this book like the plague, you should probably just go away.All right, now Here we go.Let me start off by saying, I really liked Divergent It wasn t the most fantastic or original thing I d ever read, but it was a fun read It was exciting, it had some cute romance, and so on I read the whole thing in only a few si [...]


  • Like a wild animal, the truth is too powerful to remain caged.This is the opening line of Insurgent The whole book is built around this opening line Around truth and lies And I didn t realise that until the very end Divergent is one of the best dystopian books I have ever read Therefore, I was very excited for Insurgent For the most part of it, right until the last 100 pages, it was as good as Divergent was But then everything changed Insurgent was not as good as Divergent any It was ten times [...]


  • Welcome Back to the World of Dystopian ChicagoLet s cut it short and get to the main reason of why my rating get higher than My Rating for Divergent s The MovieTris character is mature, The setting is truly breathtakingAs a male reader,One of the main reasons that bugged me with Book One was how Tris was dealing with Four s acts, touches, fingers and almost everything Here was almost the same ,even with her mourn for her parents and guilt for Will s death.Also with the relation between them gro [...]


  • 9%, that s it I finished 9% and I can t go one page I have a rule, if I didn t get to page 100, I won t rate the book Well, screw my rules I REALLY disliked this book Sorry I m rating it And yes, I did read enough to rate it No, I don t need to finish it I don t care if there is something coming, or there is some great twist, or if it will all make sense in the end The 9% I read was not good The characters are horrible This is not even a review I m just ranting Thus, I stop to ponder a real rev [...]


  • Insurgent has to be one of the most highly anticipated young adult releases this year I was super excited to receive an advanced copy of this book last month If you haven t read Divergent yet don t read this book summary or review Instead go get a copy of Divergent and read it now If you have read Divergent Veronica Roth has written a great summary of how things ended up at the end of the book to refresh your memory before reading Insurgent You can find that here veronicarothbooksI am glad I cho [...]


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