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Crossed by Ally Condie


by Ally Condie

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Series: Matched (2)

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This book was definitely better than the first. This book has adventure and keeps you wanting to read more. The characters actually have things to do, which is what I believe lacked in the first book. For me, the books progressively got better so I hope the next one doesn't disappoint. ( )
  JosP | Jan 26, 2015 |
An amazing book, a great 2 to the matched book witch was one of the best books I ever read similar to the book Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
so if you like his books you should read this series for sure ( )
  hannah7248 | Jan 21, 2015 |

I had some mixed feeling about the first book, Matched, but the ending was very open and very few questions were answered so I decided to give this book a try.

It felt as if nothing happened in this book. There's talk about art and a lot of - forbidden- poetry, there's talk about rebellion. There's that stupid love triangle again, getting more complex throughout the book. It's basically just people in search for each other, love and a rebellion.

And Vick, the only character I actually like in this series, gets killed, for no particular reason at all, it appears.

Now, I'm not sure. I always like to finish my series, and it's not so bad that I don't want to know how it's going to end. But I'm not overfilled with excitement to start reading Reached, what if it's turns out to be more of the same? ( )
  Floratina | Jan 4, 2015 |
As is typical with trilogies, I found this 2nd book more of a transition between the first and final books (the final of which isn't yet released). Wasn't as compelling on its own, but added to the characters' depth and story background. ( )
  asawyer | Dec 30, 2014 |
If there were halves I might have given 3 1/2 but I plan to read the third so I allowed it a 4. I think I see where it's going, and it asked as many questions as it answered for me. I did like being out of the sterile world of Matched, and getting more insight into Ky's world. If it wasn't a trilogy I would have thought less of it because it really needs the 3rd book to make it complete. ( )
  Karyn_Ainsworth | Dec 29, 2014 |
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Riccobono, JackNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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For Ian who looked up and started to climb
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I'm standing in a river. It's blue. Dark blue. Reflecting the color of the evening sky. I don't move. The river does. It pushed against me and hisses through the grass at the water's edge.
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In search of a future that may not exist and faced with the decision of who to share it with, Cassia journeys to the Outer Provinces in pursuit of Ky - taken by the Society to his certain death - only to find that he has escaped, leaving a series of clues in his wake.

Cassia's quest leads her to question much of what she holds dear, even as she finds glimmers of a different life across the border. But as Cassia nears resolve and certainty about her future with Ky, an invitation for rebellion, an unexpected betrayal, and a surprise visit from Xander - who may hold the key to the uprising and, still, to Cassia's heart - change the game once again. Nothing is as expected on the edge of Society, where crosses and double crosses make the path more twisted than ever.
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Seventeen-year-old Cassia sacrifices everything and heads to the Outer Provinces in search of Ky, where she is confronted with shocking revelations about Society and the promise of rebellion.

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