Matched is the first book in an utterly compelling series by ally condie. In reached, condie lets readers know and learn more about xander as a new narrator, in addition to cassia and kys pointsofview. Cassias love, ky, has been taken away and is set to be killed. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. What sets condie s trilogy apart are its lyrical prose and the complex way it dramatizes the key ya themes of courtship, rebellion, and control, and, above all, the way it explores agency. On her seventeenth birthday, cassia meets her match. Nov, 2012 the matched trilogy focuses on the main character of cassia who lives in a perfect world where everything is decided by the society. I cannot imagine a more perfect cover for this book. The world that ally condie creates is a rich and compelling one, which gives rise to many questions the answers to which we assume will be revealed gradually across the trilogy. She studied to be an english teacher at brigham young university. The first book in a young adult dystopian trilogy published by dutton books.
Matched, by ally condie, is the first novel in the matched trilogy. She taught high school english in utah and upstate new york. Matched, volume 1, matched trilogy 9780525423645 by ally condie. With an overdrive account, you can save your favorite. New york times bestsellingauthor of the young adult book series the matched trilogy. The second book in the series, crossed, was released last november, and the third book, reached, comes out next november, so were right in the middle of waiting to find out how everything wraps up. To me, the image is a clear representation of cassia, the main character, and the way she. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading reached matched, book 3.
The main character is seventeenyearold cassia reyes, who is matched with her best friend, xander carrow. The seeds make cassia think of her favorite of the hundred poems, stopping by woods on a snowy evening. Ally condies interesting and vivid matched trilogy immerses readers completely on every page. These three books contain all the ingredients for a successful ya young adult fiction series.
Matched by ally condie overdrive rakuten overdrive. So when xanders face appears onscreen at her matching ceremony, cassia knows with complete certainty that he is her ideal mate. Ally condie is a really great author and has amazing character developement. Create an account and send a request for reading to other users on the webpage of the book. The hottest ya title to hit bookstores since the hunger games. Nov, 2012 matched trilogy ally condie collection 3 books bundle with gift journal crossed. As with the previous novels, condie s writing is fluid, unhurried, and poetic with each line, each page. The matched trilogy has all the expected tropes of young adult dystopiaa sweet, willful girl named cassia, a love triangle that defies the. This ones many, many years in the future, right here in what used to be the good ol u. A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away wait, wrong story.
As i read this book, i find that i start to really feel what the characters are feeling. Matched was chosen as one of yalsas 2011 teens top ten and named as one of publishers weeklys best childrens books of 2010. Matched, the first book in a dystopian trilogy by ally condie, is off to a soaring start. This books adds xander as a narrator, much like crossed added ky. When a glitch in the seemingly perfect system appears, it leaves cassia to wonder if the society really. Ally condies novel matched trilogy 1819 words bartleby. The complete collection of critically acclaimed, shelve matched trilogy box set. Matched matched trilogy, book 1 matched trilogy by ally condie. She loves reading, running, eating, and listening to her husband play guitar.
I first saw the matched trilogy by ally condie matched, crossed and reached while wandering around barnes and noble. Cassia has always trusted the society to make the right choices for her. However, because of that, i would probably not recomend this book to someone with anxiety or depression because the book can be extremely stressful at times. Featuring volumes 1 through 3 in the matched trilogy series. Download and read online for free matched by ally condie. Gebundenes buch 44,99 3 gebraucht ab 23,39 6 neu ab 44,99. Uploaddownload has been moved to the sssl protocol. Ally condie s novel matched trilogy 1819 words 8 pages ally condie is a modern author who writes young adult novels that teaches readers of all ages valuable life lessons while still allowing us to go on wild adventures with the characters. The matched book series by ally condie includes books matched, crossed, reached, and several more. But when cassia slides xanders microcard into her port to learn his data a system designed for the more typical match to a stranger, xanders face on the portscreen dissolvesand another. An excellent ending to an incredible trilogy, reached ties everything together in ways youll never see coming. Fiction cassia has always trusted the society to make the right choices for her. Matched series by ally condie meet your next favorite book.
Ally condie talks about matched and the sequel crossed. The society similar to the one in the giver had a good backbone, with a little mention of how our society fell. Even when she reaches the age to be matched, the many factorials are carefully sorted for optimal results. Nov, 2012 ally condie is a really great author and has amazing character developement. See the complete matched series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. However, when viewing the information for her match, the. The official facebook fan page for ally condies new york times bestselling matched trilogy. Apparently there are only one hundred songs, poems, paintings, and such because society was too cluttered with culture. The novel is a dystopian young adult novel about a tightlycontrolled society in which young people are matched with their life partners at the age of 17. In cassias society, officials decide who people love. My first thought was that these books will be made into movies one day. Dec 27, 2010 matched by ally condie, 9780525423645, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Ally condie began her matched trilogy series with the title novel, matched, published in 2010. Matched by ally condie at the best online ebook storage.
The first book in the series matched was optioned by walt disney company. Ally condie is a former high school english teacher who lives with her husband and three sons outside of salt lake city, utah. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Ally condie is also the author of an amazing trilogy, too. It deals with common themes of growing up like first love, friendship, family, and the struggle between being the person your family wants you to be and figuring out who you are on your own. Matched by ally condie matched trilogy box set when you finish reading a book, you usually know if you liked it. Cassia is perhaps not as strong a protagonist as her equivalent in the hunger games, katniss i didnt have such a clear image of cassias appearance, and i dont.
Now i am about three fourths of the way through the last book. There will be two more books in the matched trilogy. So the chapters with the original matched narrator cassia are now featured every 3 chapter. Ally condies matched trilogy is a new york times best seller and is up for multiple statelevel awards. However, when viewing the information for her match, the picture. Ally condies novel matched trilogy 1819 words 8 pages ally condie is a modern author who writes young adult novels that teaches readers of all ages valuable life lessons while still allowing us to go on wild adventures with the characters. The society says that its a glitch and to focus on her life with xander, but cassia cant stop thinking about ky. Foreign rights to the novel, released by dutton on november 30 with a 250,000copy first printing, have. Matched by ally condie, 9780525423645, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Reached matched, book 3 kindle edition by condie, ally. The series concluded with the novel reached, published in 2012. Set in a dystopianish repressed, controlled society 4. The morning after the banquet, everyone thinks its snowing in juneturns out its just cottonwood seeds swirling around though.
New york times bestselling author ally condie talks about her smashhit matched and gives us some new information about the upcoming sequel, crossed, on sale november 2011. In a tranquil future with clean streets and no illness, cassia excitedly anticipates learning who will be her governmentdictated marriage match. With an overdrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for ataglance information about availability. Now you can collect the whole series with this hardcover boxed set. Cassia secretly follows ky and the people that have him in custody. When you finish reading a book, you usually know if you liked it. Matched trilogy ally condie collection 3 books bundle with gift journal. Thats not always the case with me, because i am such an active reader, and on top of that, i am someone who has to think about things first before making a decision. Ally condie, a latterday saint and graduate of brigham young university, is best known as the author of the matched trilogy. As she finds herself falling in love with ky, she realizes that the society isnt infallible and she must make a choice between the two. One of the main books from this trilogy is called crossed. Matched trilogy box set 9780525426264 by ally condie. Matched is a comingofage story geared toward those who are about to come of age themselves.1306 925 1299 581 654 1033 1205 311 92 628 799 1283 853 732 482 513 658 247 735 1413 1463 629 1635 1393 1449 28 417 1437 134 214 55 467