Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. An international bestseller, the matched trilogy is a story for right now and storytelling with the resonance of a classic. 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. Ally condie, matched i think matched is absolutely brilliant. Ally condies matched trilogy is a new york times best seller and is up for multiple statelevel awards.
Book awards book club selections books by author books by series coming soon kids books new releases teens books this months biggest new releases. Marsh award for childrens literature in translation recognises the best translation of a childrens book from a foreign language into english and published in the uk. Posts about awards written by fandomnet and americangirlemmie. Ally condie has many books like matched, crossed, reached, yearbook, first day, reuinion, being 16, freshman president. Ally condie has won several awards throughout her career.
See all books authored by ally condie, including matched, and crossed, and more on. Ally condie is a local here in utah, but she is also a new york times bestselling author. See the complete matched series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles. Middlegrade book awards, 2012 edition the atlantic. Pdf matched book by ally condie free download 369 pages. The film will be based on ally condie s young adult scifi romance series. On her seventeenth birthday, cassia meets her match. The sequels crossed and reached are also new york times bestsellers. Ally condie is an author of young adult and middle grade fiction. Dec 07, 2012 we honor the 33 books that mattered to us in this years breakout literary genre, with a little help from some writerly and book loving folks, including authors eliot scer, ally condie, ruta.
Ally condies matched lives up to hype, awards deseret news. Ally condies done a fantastic job in my opinion with the narrative in crossed its split between ky and cassia. Rio and her twin sister, bay, live in the undersea city of atlantia. We personally assess every books quality and offer rare, outofprint treasures. Costa book awards marsh biography award awarded biennially for the best biography written by a british author first published in the uk during the two preceding years. 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.
Mom buys a summer house for herself, 12yearold cedar, and 8yearold miles in iron creek, where mom grew up. The book details cassia and kys fight to reunite after forced estrangement at the hands. Title of a book, article or other published item this will display to the public. Condie effectively sets the stage for the final chapter in cassias story by leaving the reader hanging at the end of the book. Ally condie has 23 books on goodreads with 1814718 ratings. The first edition of the novel was published in november 30th 2010, and was written by ally condie. Condies latest book has a broader appeal than her other works, but matched is still in keeping with condies style. Now, if you found yourself more of a fan of xander rather than ky dont be put off because xander crops up a handful of times too just not with his own first person perspective. Ally condies most popular book is matched trilogy box set. Awards for ally condie your guide to fiction books.
Dream cast for matched series author ally condie imdb. I give it three stars because ally condie did have a poetic turn to her writing though at times it was overdone. Best selling author ally condie shares her picks for favorite books. Nov 27, 2010 matched is a departure for condie, whose previous young adult novels, including being sixteen and yearbook, take place in contemporary times and are geared toward a more mormon audience. Matched is a departure for condie, whose previous young adult novels, including being sixteen and yearbook, take place in contemporary times and are geared toward a more mormon audience.
Summerlost was a finalist for the 2017 edgar award for best juvenile mystery. A former english teacher, ally lives with her husband and four children outside of salt lake city, utah. 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. Ally condies matched lives up to hype, awards deseret. In honor of this annual celebration of young adult literature, yalsa invited book loving teens all over the world to apply to share their enthusiasm for reading in a guest post for the hub. Matched is the first book in an utterly compelling series by ally condie. Mar 22, 2016 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. Summerlost was nominated in the best juvenile mystery category of the edgar awards.
Speculative amazon best books of the month, december 2010 yalsa 2011. 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. So when xanders face appears onscreen at her matching ceremony, cassia knows with complete certainty that he is her ideal mate. Ally condie, a latterday saint and graduate of brigham young university, is best known as the author of the matched trilogy. Matched was chosen as one of yalsas 2011 teens top ten and named as one of publishers weeklys best childrens books of 2010. The series has been published in more than 30 languages. Matched fans will devour this book and be eager for the concluding one.
Complete and unabridged, the books revolutionary landscape design and ultrathin paper makes it easy to hold in one hand without sacrificing readability. The book has been awarded with teen buckeye book award 2012, pennsylvania young readers choice award for young adults 2012 and many others. A former english teacher, ally more about ally condie. She studied to be an english teacher at brigham young university. October is an exciting month for any ya lit fan, because it includes teen read week. 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. Its ally condies middlegrade debut about a girl named cedar whos coping with her first summer after her fathers and brothers tragic accident. These three books contain all the ingredients for a successful ya young adult fiction series. After leaving society to desperately seek the rising, and each other, cassia and ky have found what they were looking for, but at the cost of losing each other yet again.
Thriftbooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. The book was published in multiple languages including english, consists of 369 pages and is available in hardcover format. March 29, 2016 a year after losing two family members, a girl spends the summer in a small town with a shakespeare festival. Ally condie on her upcoming revenge novel and why now was the time to return to ya. Cassia is assigned undercover in central city, ky outside the borders, an airship pilot with indie. Its the story of cassia reyes, a 17 year old girl living in a future society, where culture has. Crossed, the second book of ally condie s matched trilogy, is a young adult, dystopian, romance novel featuring cassia reyes and ky markham as protagonists. Ally condie starting the list off at number five is ally condie and her matched trilogy. It follows her journey throughout her life in a society where they choose everything for anyone who lives there. Matched, by ally condie, is the first novel in the matched trilogy. But, as cassia finds herself falling in love with another boy, she is determined to. The series follows protagonist cassia reyes in a dystopian future where people are paired up for marriage by society. The matched book series by ally condie includes books matched, crossed, reached, and several more.
In cassias society, officials decide who people love. Crossed is the second book in the matched series for young adults by ally condie. Her first book series, the yearbook trilogy, was published by deseret book from 2006 to 2008. Society dictates he is her perfect partner for life. Crossed, the second book of ally condies matched trilogy, is a young adult, dystopian, romance novel featuring cassia reyes and ky markham as protagonists. Ally condie author of matched goodreads share book. Condie is best known for the matched series of novels. It follows her journey throughout her life in a society where they. Its been really fun, condie said in an interview with the deseret news of all the media attention and responses matched has received. The main character is seventeenyearold cassia reyes, who is matched with her best friend, xander carrow. Ally condie the last voyage of poe blythe tattered. She taught high school english in utah and upstate new york. She loves reading, running, eating, and listening to her husband play guitar.
Free download or read online matched pdf epub book. 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. Meettheauthor recording with ally condie about summerlost. This digital collection includes all three critically acclaimed, awardwinning novels from ally condies matched trilogy, including matched, crossed, and the breathtaking conclusion, reached. In honor of this annual celebration of young adult literature, yalsa invited bookloving teens all over the world to apply to share their enthusiasm for reading in a guest post for the hub. The first book in the series matched was optioned by walt disney company. Condie s latest book has a broader appeal than her other works, but matched is still in keeping with condie s style. For her efforts as a young adult novelist, ally condie has been nominated for a number of awards, this including the delaware diamonds award in 2011, the florida teens read award and the isinglass teen read award in 2011. The final thrilling part of the new york times bestselling trilogy, reached is the sequel to matched and crossed by. Ally condie herself admitted that she wanted nina dobrev to be cassia and that she resembles the girl on the first cover of her books. Love crossed very much, well done ally condie, the alternate thoughts really fulfill the readers desire to know and understand ky deeper.
Cassia has always trusted the society to make the right choices for her. Ally condie, and jandy nelson announce book tour together. Love and attraction dont play a part in the matching of the newly turned seventeen year olds, but rather the pairing is strictly based on science and algorithms. Matched was published by dutton penguin in november 2010. Cassia has always trusted their choices, but she begins to question just how perfect her world really is when she notices things are not what they seem. Ally condie books list of books by author ally condie. The first book in a young adult dystopian trilogy published by dutton books. York times and international bestselling author of the matched trilogy, ally condie. I will actually read book 2 because now that the story has moved out of cassias province, maybe the pace will quicken and there will be more external struggle and action. 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.898 1085 1513 539 840 1340 1417 1301 1043 680 1532 112 561 1238 298 87 1153 1178 408 1083 253 963 1220 566 1535 1039 58 1208 987 114 918 1216 812 1352 461 213