Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Teaser Tuesday: Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Hey Remarkable Readers!  This week's teaser is from Insurgent by Veronica Roth.  Well, What are we waiting for?  Let's get to it!
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.
New York Times bestselling author Veronica Roth's much-anticipated second book of the dystopian Divergent series is another intoxicating thrill ride of a story, rich with hallmark twists, heartbreaks, romance, and powerful insights about human nature.


     "I read somewhere, once, that crying defies scientific explanation.  Tears are only meant to lubricate the eyes.  There is no real reason for tear glands to overproduce tears at the behest of emotion.  
     I think we cry to release the animal parts of us without losing our humanity.  Because inside me is a beast that snarls, and growls, and strains toward freedom, toward Tobias, and, above all, toward life.  And as hard as I try, I cannot kill it. 
    So I sob into my hands instead." (Page 341, Hardcover)

I'm not sure why but, I really like this quote.  It's really interesting and it gives a lot of insight into what Tris is thinking. 

What's your teaser?


1 comment:

  1. I really loved this passage when I read it! absolutely adored it. great teaser!

    Ashelynn @ Gypsy Book Reviews.


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