April 2012 Indie Next List
“Picking up where Divergent ended, this sequel gives readers a more detailed glimpse into the other factions, as Tris and Four seek refuge. Still in shock from killing her own friend and losing her parents, Tris begins to doubt herself, especially after someone close to her turns out to be a traitor. As war becomes inevitable, Tris has to decide whether or not to embrace her Divergence. The breakneck excitement, action, and romance, along with a shocking ending, will have you talking about this book for months!”
— Joanne R. Fritz, Chester County Book & Music Company, West Chester, PA
One choice can destroy you. Veronica Roth's second #1 New York Times bestseller continues the dystopian thrill ride that began in Divergent. A hit with both teen and adult readers, Insurgent is the action-packed, emotional adventure that inspired the major motion picture starring Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, and Octavia Spencer.
The paperback edition includes special bonus content by Veronica Roth.
As war surges in the factions of dystopian Chicago all around her, Tris attempts to save those she loves and herself while grappling with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty, politics and love.
About the Author
Veronica Roth is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Divergent, Insurgent, Allegiant, and Four: A Divergent Collection. Now a full-time writer, Ms. Roth and her husband live near Chicago.
“The next big thing.”
“Roth knows how to write. The novel’s love story, intricate plot, and unforgettable setting work in concert to deliver a novel that will rivet fans of the first book.”
“In this addictive sequel to the acclaimed Divergent,a bleak post-apocalyptic Chicago collapses into all-out civil war. Another spectacular cliffhanger. Anyone who read the first book was dying for this one months ago; they’ll hardly be able to wait for the concluding volume.”
“Insurgent explores several critical themes, including the importance of family and the crippling power of grief at its loss. A very good read.”
-School Library Journal