Series: Matched

Reached by Ally Condie

Reached by Ally Condie
Posted on May 6, 2015 in Book Review / 2 Comments

Main points I liked it. It was okay, not as good as the others but a good conclusion I guess. A lot was going on. So many things changed. Things that seemed like they would be important before turned out to not be so much. I will give it this credit though: it stopped being a love story pretty quickly and turned into a let’s-end-this-revolution-thing-fast-so-we-can-live-happily-ever-after thing. And I mean I’m sure most dystopians end up like that. You really can’t have a dystopian without some grand ending where they destroy it. Anyway, the actual revolution […]

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Crossed by Ally Condie

Crossed by Ally Condie
Posted on May 2, 2015 in Book Review / 0 Comments

Main Points I really like this one. I felt it had a deeper element to it. While the first book was about Cassia and Ky trying to be together, in this one they have to work on their emotional distance. This book has a lot more misfortune and it’s harder (emotionally) to read. Also very important is that we see Ky’s perspective a lot more clearly—it alternates POVs. We learn a lot about his past. His character really takes shape—it feels like this book is more about him than Cassia. Also, I didn’t like Indie. […]

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Matched by Ally Condie

Matched by Ally Condie
Posted on March 26, 2015 in Book Review / 1 Comment

Main points I LOVED this book. I wasn’t sure I was going to. I half-heartedly considered it for a long time. It wasn’t even on my TBR. But I saw that my library had the full trilogy, so I thought, why not. My friend wasn’t a fan. This book had mixed reviews. But in the end, SO WORTH IT. I am always a fan of dystopians. This book actually reminded me a lot of The Giver, but a more YA version. It did have a love triangle, but the good part was that it shifted […]

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