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 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 more irrevocable—and even more 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.

Summary Via Veronica Roth’s Blog

Memorable Quotes:

  • “We both have war inside us. Sometimes it keeps us alive. Sometimes it threatens to destroy us.”
  • “The truth has a way of changing people’s plans.”
  • “I am his, and he is mine, and it has been that way all along.”
  • “And sometimes, if you want the truth, you have to demand it.”

Fun Facts:

  • Insurgent reached the #1 spot on the New York Times’ Bestseller List for hardcover books the same time Divergent reached the #1 spot on the New York Times’ Bestseller List for children’s paperbacks.
  • Insurgent is 38 pages longer then Divergent.
  • Insurgent was released on May 1st, 2012.