I haven't read the print version. That being said, the audio version was great
I just appreciate the concept of getting into trouble because you don't fit in, or are different
She was wonderful. Her voice really took me to the place that the book lived
Well written. Great concept. But, unlike the Hunger Games, the fact that it was a young adult book, sometimes made the concepts feel immature to me.
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Made for teens - but a good adult read as well.
kept your attention - as story took different turns and twists,
easy on the ear.
I wish she’d working on distinguishing each character voices. I love her voice for Tris, but she is no Tavia Gilbert.
I can't wait for the next book.
Not really. It was okay but there are so many better books around that I would suggest something else. There are some books that are so powerful that when they are over I just sit in more or less stunned silence. Insurgent was not one of those.
Insurgent is really just a transition between Divergent and the third book (if there is one.) Insurgent did not bring in any new ideas (unlike Divergent which set up a really interesting and unusual civilization) but was more of an action-romance to get us from here to there. That Triss and Four would finally kill the evil egghead witch who wanted to take over the world was a forgone conclusion. No surprise there. Most of the book was spent in shooting and angst. The ending was especially flat because it wasn't really an ending. The third book might be better because it will deal with ideas again instead of two young lovers in the midst of war.
When I read fiction I am not aware of the words. I hear a voice and see pictures. All the narrators provide the voice and I am concentrate more on the pictures. This narrator did a good job with a less than stellar book.
It wasn't a great book or maybe even a very good book. But I wouldn't call it a bad book and I can see that a much younger person than me would like it better.
This book is a great continuation from Divergent. It's hard to say which one of these two novels I like the best. They both are so unbelievably gripping. Insurgent has all the powerful emotion that Divergent instills but it also has something else that was a bit lacking in the first novel. This novel gives a better understanding of all the factions in Veronica Roth's world. The first book mainly focusses on Dauntless and Abnegation, but now we get to learn more about Erudite, Cander, and Amity. I was glad this book explained all the factions with better clarity, because I wondered about the others when I read Divergent. The main character Tris, is one of the best characters in a YA novel I've come across, someone that I think is so real its a little scarry. And the love story between Tris and Tobias is moving. Veronica Roth has a gift and it shines. The only thing I didn't like about this book is the fact that I have to wait for the third book, because like Divergent I never wanted the story to end.
Emma Galvin has done such a fantastic job with both the Divergent novels, she makes both books an absolute delight. If you are a fan of Divergent then you will love Insurgent and if you haven't read Divergent yet, then what are you waiting for!
This was an excellent addition to the storyline. There was a real sense of danger and stress and emotion though the book that I enjoyed.
I loved the characters and how each of their background stories comes out during the plot.
When she had to fight herself.
She brings a lot of emotion and excitement to the characters.
Veronica Roth has a way of grabbing the reader and pulling them head long into the story, while increasing the intensity. This is a five star book all the way, just like the first one. One of the best books I've read in a long time, cannot wait for the next one.
Her pacing is perfect, her storytelling is amazing, and she delivers on everything she sets up.
Emma Galvin's reading is a perfect match for the intensity of the story.
I cannot recommend this series enough. It's not only good, it's great. It's one of those books that makes you pause before reading another book, because you know it won't be as good.
The second book goes on to answer all of your questions left from the first and put an end to the ongoing drama from the first. However, the ending is not what I was expecting and left you hanging for a third to finish what the second started.
Warning: this book ends leaving you hanging! Obviously this is about the resistance. Trice frustrates me sometimes, as does Tobias because they have such strong personalities and beliefs. They don't trust each other much so that caused a few problems. But the storyline is good and like I said, leave you hanging!