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The second book in Veronica Roth's Divergent series continues to follow 16-year-old Tris Prior as she struggles to make sense of her world as it crumbles around her. Tris has finally embraced her divergence but must now figure out what to do about the danger it places on those closest to her. She must make peace with herself as she battles guilt, grief, and loss and tries to decide whose love and loyalty is true, all while she continues to face her circumstances which are growing more dire by the hour. How can she choose who to trust and believe as the society she knew continues to swirl around her in a vortex of chaos and betrayal? Insurgent is a captivating sequel and will pull you along as Tris struggles to make sense of it all.
Reviewed by Bettina P.