The first book in the series matched was optioned by walt disney company. Ally condies mother was an artist, and in the process, ally condie was introduced to various famous paintings and artists. Im the author of the new york times bestselling ya novel matched, which was published by dutton penguin in. Matched is the first book in an utterly compelling series by ally condie. Crossed is the second book in the matched series for young adults by ally condie. Ally condie wanted to be an author since a very small age. The next book by ally condie is the torchbearers and will be released on september, 29th 2020.
Im the author of the new york times bestselling ya novel matched, which was published by dutton penguin in november 2010. Ally went on to teach english in utah and new york state high schools. Ally condie is a new york times best selling author, and she is considered one of the greatest childrens book writers of all time by publishers weekly. To me, the image is a clear representation of cassia. Oct 21, 2014 ally condie, matched i think matched is absolutely brilliant. Ally condie books list of books by author ally condie. Reached is a 2012 young adult dystopian novel by allyson braithwaite condie and is the final novel in the matched trilogy.
Reunion by ally condie 2008, paperback for sale online ebay. Although cassia falls hard for ky, a part of her loves xander as well. The fiction that ally writes is so amazing that it has been produced in almost forty different languages, and her fiction has traveled all around the world. Jan 01, 20 ally condie does an excellent job of allowing the reader to focus on the story. She studied to be an english teacher at brigham young university.
Ally condie is a masterful storyteller whose latest novel will ignite meaningful conversations about the power of free will in a totalitarian society. The novel is told from the viewpoints of cassia, ky, and xander, a point that condie insisted on. Reunion by ally condie 2008, paperback for sale online. Crossed study guide contains a biography of ally condie, literature essays, quiz questions, major themes, characters, and a full summary and analysis. Condie allows us to truly see a reunion of the characters that we became attached to in yearbook while introducing fresh characters and voices. On her seventeenth birthday, cassia meets her match. 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. The novel was published on november, 2012 by dutton juvenile and is set to have a first printing of 500,000 copies. What is the conflict of crossed by ally condie answers. Ally condie is a former high school english teacher who lives with her husband, three sons and one daughter outside of salt lake city, utah. An impressive work, matched joins the ranks of classics such as brave new world and 1984. It was the first day of school at lakeview high, more. Crossed matched, book 2 kindle edition by condie, ally.
Ally condie books list of books by author ally condie thriftbooks. Stay connected to your students with prezi video, now in microsoft teams. In a tranquil future with clean streets and no illness, cassia excitedly anticipates learning who will be her governmentdictated marriage match. So when xanders face appears onscreen at her matching ceremony, cassia knows with complete certainty that he is her ideal mate until she sees ky markhams face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. The main character is seventeenyearold cassia reyes, who is matched with her best friend, xander carrow. As author ally condies unique dystopian society takes chilling measures to maintain the status.
This study guide consists of approximately 38 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of matched. The book series, matched trilogy focuses on one cassia reyes, who according to destiny is going to get married to her best friend. Ally condie received a degree in english teaching from brigham young university and spent a number of years teaching high school english in utah and in upstate new york. Matched by ally condie hardcover book the parent store. This study guide consists of approximately 25 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more everything you need to sharpen your. Author ally condie is bestknown for her matched trilogy, a futuristic love triangle about a teenage girl whose society chooses everyones mate for them, but who falls in love with someone else. The matched book series by ally condie includes books matched, crossed, reached, and several more. Ally condie made her debut as a published author in 2006 with the novel yearbook, writing as allyson braithwaite condie. Born allyson braithwaite condie in cedar city, utah in 1971, allys mother was a powerful influence on her. She loves reading, running, eating, and listening to her husband play guitar. I cannot imagine a more perfect cover for this book. Ally condie, matched i think matched is absolutely brilliant. Complete order of ally condie books in publication order and chronological order.
Ally condie is an author of young adult and middle grade fiction. The complete collection of critically acclaimed, shelve matched trilogy box set. The highly anticipated second book in the new york times bestselling matched trilogy. Matched, by ally condie, is the first novel in the matched trilogy. Matched fans will devour this book and be eager for the concluding one. Choosing xander would keep her family and ky safer. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Chasing down an uncertain future, cassia makes her way to the outer provinces in pursuit of kytaken by society to his certain deathonly to find that he has escaped into the majestic.
Cassia has always trusted the society to make the right choices for her. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read matched. In cassias society, officials decide who people love. She published her first book, yearbook, in september of 2006. Society dictates he is her perfect partner for life. The novel was published on november, 2012 by dutton juvenile and was set to have a first printing of 500,000 copies. 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. Perfect for fans of 1984, brave new world, black mirror, and the handmaids tale.
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 face appears. She lives with her husband and three sons outside of salt lake city, utah. Ally condie is also the author of an amazing trilogy, too. See the complete matched series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. The society tells her its a glitch, a rare malfunction, and. Ally condie is an american novelist of young adult, childrens and fantasy novels. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. Speculative amazon best books of the month, december 2010 yalsa 2011. Reunion by ally condie meet your next favorite book.
The first book in a young adult dystopian trilogy published by dutton books. The society were the people living in the larger towns and who had all the advantages that were only granted to citizens. Ally condie began her matched trilogy series with the title novel, matched, published in 2010. Could it ever be worth it to sacrifice choice and free will in order to avoid tragedy and destruction. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading crossed matched, book 2. Readers will immediately love addie and sam, who are welcome additions to the yearbook character family. However, when viewing the information for her match, the. All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of its content suppliers and protected by us and international laws.
Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Matched by ally condie matched trilogy box set when you finish reading a book, you usually know if you liked it. Condie effectively sets the stage for the final chapter in cassias story by leaving the reader hanging at the end of the book. The jock, the ice queen, the class clown, the goth, the gangs all here. In matched by ally condie, cassia lives in a world where society has defined rules and events. Rutherfurd, and the other remarkable women in his life pdf. 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. If you havent read the first book, there will be spoilers below.
Cassias love, ky, has been taken away and is set to be killed. After retiring from her english teaching job to stay at home with her first child, she decided to finally become serious about pursuing her dream. One of the main books from this trilogy is called crossed. Cassia secretly follows ky and the people that have him in custody. 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. Ally condie explores the drama that often plagues teenage life.
Her first book series, the yearbook trilogy, was published by deseret book from 2006 to 2008. Reunion yearbook, book 3 by ally condie fantastic fiction. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Below is a list of ally condies matched trilogy books in order of when they were originally published which is the same as their chronological order.
Reunion is the perfect conclusion to the yearbook trilogy. She lives outside of salt lake city, utah with her family. In this book, we learn much more about the 3 main groups in this world. So when xanders face appears onscreen at her matching ceremony, cassia knows with complete certainty that he is her ideal mate. She taught high school english in utah and upstate new york. Voya vivid, poetic writing condie immerses readers in her characters yearnings and hopes. Ally condie has penned the yearbook trilogy, a freshman for president and being 16. Condie weaves together the narratives of many different teenagers throughout one year of high school. Its the story of cassia reyes, a 17 year old girl living in. The series concluded with the novel reached, published in 2012. She got her degree in english teaching from brigham young university.
See all books authored by ally condie, including matched, and crossed, and more on. Matched is a comingofage story geared toward those who are about to come of age themselves. Ally condie is an american novelist best known for her work in the young adult genre. Nov 01, 2010 in a tranquil future with clean streets and no illness, cassia excitedly anticipates learning who will be her governmentdictated marriage match. A treasury of modernday fairy tales written by bestselling authors. Ally condie does an excellent job of allowing the reader to focus on the story. Its the story of cassia reyes, a 17 year old girl living in a future society, where culture has. When you finish reading a book, you usually know if you liked it. Reunion, the final book in the yearbook trilogy, is a novel about the journeys home that become possible after youve discovered more about yourself. Below is a list of ally condies books in order of when they were originally published.830 106 931 731 546 525 430 1371 649 69 73 1006 201 1164 662 989 1303 1316 1272 3 1137 469 819 1427 699 578 885 620 856 1160 878 990 943 17 805 692 46