Matched is the first book in an utterly compelling series by Ally Condie. On her seventeenth birthday, Cassia meets her Match. Society dictates he is her perfect partner for life.Except he's not.In Cassia's society, Officials decide who people love.How many children they have.Where they work.When... show more
Matched is the first book in an utterly compelling series by Ally Condie. On her seventeenth birthday, Cassia meets her Match. Society dictates he is her perfect partner for life.Except he's not.In Cassia's society, Officials decide who people love.How many children they have.Where they work.When they die.But, as Cassia finds herself falling in love with another boy, she is determined to make some choices of her own.And that's when her whole world begins to unravel . . . 'Don't miss this gripping page turner' - She'A must read' - The Sun Ally Condie used to teach high school English in Utah and in upstate New York. Currently, she is employed by her three little boys, who keep her busy playing trucks and building blocks. Matched is her first novel.
Publish date: June 2nd 2011
Pages no: 366
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Science Fiction
, Book Club
, Post Apocalyptic
Series: Matched (#1)
The worst thing about this book is that it's boring. Nothing really happens until about 80%. Everything else is just kind of a slow burn.There is a love triangle going on. Though I'm kind of glad it doesn't get super annoying and Xander actually helps Cassia out in the end. Overall though there was ...
Matched seems to be what would happen if you swirled together the Hunger Games and Divergent. Cassia is a normal teen living in an option less world, until she is matched incorrectly. Now instead of knowing the one person she will spend the rest of her life with, she is divided between an unapproved...
Ever since working at the library, I have been open to many different genres of books, and the one section that I was very surprised to be reading was the Young Adult Section. Ever since I could read, I read from the Juvenile Section and then moved right into the Adult section. Missing the Young Adu...
Describing Matched will make you run away. It’s the serious person’s worst nightmare. Think of every recent Young Adult cliche, and it’s here. Matched Is a story of an ordinary girl in an oppressive-benign society caught between the Stable Guy and Mysterious Dude. There isn’t even something undernea...
This book reminded me of The Giver and The Hunger Games. I like the future "perfect" world it describes and the holes that are in that perfect world for those who look to see them. It was interesting and kept me wanting to read on. I can't wait to read the next book, in the series.
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