Insurgent Book Review

•written by Veronica Roth
•i gave it 4 out of 5 stars
•the ending was the best out of the whole story in my opinion, but i didn’t find it to be as much of a cliffhanger as everyone says
•didn’t enjoy this one as much as the first one
•i read it in like a day, but i feel like i didn’t absorb everything that was going on – it was too fast paced. 
•Four (Tobias) is still my favourite no matter what happens
•Not as much character development in this book compared to the first, but Tris still learned from some of her decisions, which altered her thinking on others. 
•not the best sequel i’ve read, but i still found myself obsessed with it
•excited to see what happens in the third book
•Summary: Without giving too much away if you haven’t read the first book, some conflict’s begin between the factions, and Tris finds herself in the middle of it. 
•There is a lot more action than romance in this book, which makes it pretty enjoyable. At the same time, it kept reminding me of the third book in the Hunger Games series, only kind of different. 

Divergent Book Review

•written by Veronica Roth
•i gave it 5 out of 5 stars
•First thing i have to say, it reminded me a little to much of the Hunger Games trilogy. Second, holy crap that book was good. 
•There is a lot of hype around this book, and i have to admit i did think it wouldn’t be as good, but it definitely was! It is a very fast paced book and the 480 pages go by so quickly. 
•I found there was a good amount of action and romance, without me getting annoyed about it. 
•The way the author describes the scenery’s, and the different factions, i found it easy to create a mental picture. 
•I enjoyed how Tris started out as a seemingly insecure, quiet kind of girl, but as the story progressed she became a riot that nobody should get in the middle of. 
•I plan on starting Insurgent right away
•Summary according to GoodReads: In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago world, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue–Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is–she can’t have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself. During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles alongside her fellow initiates to live out the choice they have made. Together they must undergo extreme physical tests of endurance and intense psychological simulations, some with devastating consequences. As initiation transforms them all, Tris must determine who her friends really are–and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes exasperating boy fits into the life she’s chosen. But Tris also has a secret, one she’s kept hidden from everyone because she’s been warned it can mean death. And as she discovers unrest and growing conflict that threaten to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves . . . or it might destroy her.