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Let the Insurgency Begin!

It's here! It's here!

Today is the release of Insurgent, the sequel to Veronica Roth's blockbuster debut, Divergent!

Here at YA Highway, we're so excited that we decided to dress up according to faction. (Some of us are really into playing dress up divergent so we had to pick more than one.)

The faction that values selflessness, and discourages any action for one's own enjoyment:
Kristin Halbrook, Kirsten Hubbard, Kate Hart, Stephanie Kuehn

The faction that values peace and friendship, and believes the world’s problems can be resolved by simply learning to understand one's fellow citizens:
Kristin Halbrook, Kate Hart, Kody Keplinger

The faction that values honesty and blames deceitfulness for the world’s problems:
Phoebe North, Kate Hart, Kristin Halbrook, Kody Keplinger

The faction that values knowledge:
Kate Hart, Kristin Halbrook, Kaitlin Ward

And of course, the faction that values courage:
Kirsten Hubbard, Kristin Halbrook, Kate Hart, Kody Keplinger, Stephanie Kuehn

What's your faction? Take the quiz and let us know in the comments--
let's see which faction takes over the Highway!


*Faction descriptions borrowed from - thanks guys!
Kate Hart

Kate is the author of After the Fall, coming January 24, 2017 from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. A former teacher and grant writer, she now owns a treehouse-building business in the Ozarks and hosts the Badass Ladies You Should Know interview series.

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  1. Love it! I'm Erudite all the way :)

  2. Awesome! I'm Dauntless apparently, but I think Erudite would be a better match.
    I don't live in the US and I absolutely hate the fact that I have to wait for Insurgent... It cannot be here fast enough!

    1. I also figured I'd be Erudite and got Dauntless-- and Pottermore gave me Gryffindor instead of Ravenclaw. So I'm starting to think the error might be mine. O_o

    2. The same thing happened to me. Instead of Ravenclaw and Erudite, I got Gryffindor and Dauntless. Hmm...

      (But maybe I don't want to be Erudite, anyway...)

  3. Those faction pictures are amazing! I think if I could be in a faction I'd choose either Erudite or Abgengation.

    Congrats to Veronica for the release of Insurgent! I CAN NOT wait to start reading it! :D

  4. I dressed Abnegation today without even realizing! (But layered over a pink cami--which is probably closer to the truth. If I had to choose, I would probably have chosen Amity. At least, before starting I'm not so sure! (Loving Insurgent so far...but had to stop reading to teach. I suppose that's important too.)

  5. I just finished reading Divergent a few days ago so these pics are AWESOME. I'm Candor but I really think I'm more Erudite than anything.

  6. I'm at IRA in Chicago and saw it today!

  7. Yes! I'm Dauntless. Hands down. (With a little bit of Erudite thrown in there...)

  8. I'm Erudite :) I wanna play dress up now!

  9. Those pics are full of win.

    Also, what the heck is Badass Kate brandishing in the Dauntless photo? "Stand back or I shall flail you with my giant paint-scraper-spatula-thingy!"


    1. It's a saw, but the scary serrated edges are hard to see. Trust me. It's scary. Really.

    2. Kate picks her teeth with that saw.

    3. Okay, I feel better now! Bc when my mind went from paint scraper to spatula all I could think of was Fifty Shades of Gray and OMG, DON'T EAT THE PANCAKES.

      Actually....that might make paint scraper/spatula scarier than the saw.

  10. Ok, now I'm really tempted to go play dress up. I think the Dauntless attire seems the most fun to dress up in, although I'm pretty sure I wouldn't be Dauntless. *cowers in corner* Anyway- I'm just super excited that this book is out!! :)


  11. I created my own Faction looks inspired by this post :) Thanks!

  12. I love it. So stinking awesome! I went Dauntless today and made my own ode to Tris shirt. Happy Insurgent Day :)

  13. I'm pretty sure I'm Erudite. If not... maybe Dauntless. I don't think I'm brave in the reckless way that Dauntless people are though. A different kind.

    I just started Insurgent today and I'm loving it!

  14. I thought for SURE I'd get Amity, but I got Dauntless! HUH???


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