Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Review of Matched by Ally Condie

For my first review, I'm going to talk about Matched by Ally Condie.

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Matched is a suspenseful novel; in Matched, the future has gone wrong. The "Society" has taken over and everything is controlled. In fact, things are so under control that when the book begins, Cassia, the heroine, thinks all is going well in her life. She is about to be Matched. The Society has picked her perfect mate. She is happy to find that her Match is her best friend. But when she finds out that there might be a mistake with her Match, she finds the the Society may not be as perfect as she thought.
As I began reading this novel, I was completely sucked in. The writing by Ally Condie flows well, and it's paced perfeectly. The Society seems so real that it's easy to believe. Every rule is covered. The lives of the citizens are planned from birth to death. As I got further and further in the book, I became attached to the characters. It's one of the best books that I've read in a long time.

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