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Crossed by Ally Condie


by Ally Condie

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Series: Matched (2)

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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 | May 26, 2016 |
3.5 stars

Two things:
1. I wish I hadn't waited so long to read this after finishing Matched.
2. I'm glad I have Reached ready to pick up tonight :) I'll save a full review for when I complete that. ( )
  LauraCerone | May 26, 2016 |
This is the sequel to Matched. You must read Matched first, though!
  8th_Grade | May 16, 2016 |
Crossed was a slow read not bad. It built the history of Cassia's world. Reached's pace was better. I liked how the loose ends were done. Though, I wonder how long peace will last. Maybe 20 or more years? ( )
  chickenbuttz | May 11, 2016 |
This book started slow and didn't really speed up until closer to the end of the book, like the last 100 pages. But it was still very good. Getting to meet new characters outside the three main characters was interesting, and finding out about their histories and how they came to be where they were at. Xander has a secret and if Ky and Indie are right it's a mind blower! I can't wait to see if Cassia finds out, and her reaction to the news. I'm still confused over the tissue samples and what The Society is aiming to do with them. Mega cliffhanger at the end...who is she meeting??? ( )
  MynTop | Apr 8, 2016 |
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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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