Author: Ally Condie

Book Review: Atlantia + Giv..

Book Review: Atlantia + Giveaway

Since I was young, the myth of Atlantis has always been one of my favorites. So, pretty much as soon as I came across Atlantia, I knew I had to read it. Atlantia tells the story of twins, Rio and Bay. As part of their coming of age, the girls and others of their age must make a life-changing choice. Remain below in Atlantia or forfeit it all to live a life of service in Above. For Rio, all she has ever wanted was to go Above. To see the trees. To feel the Sun’s warmth. But after her mother dies, […]

Posted October 28, 2014
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Book View: Crossed

Book View: Crossed

Review: Matched   * Review and Summary may contain spoilers from the first book of the series, Matched. Read at your own risk *   Short and Sweet: Matched, the first book in the series, was one of my favorite reads of last year. Condie stormed onto the scene and was lost in her world. Flash forward a year, and here we are with Crossed. Crossed was not what I wanted it to be. I expected the same level of action, romance, suspense. But it wasn't there. Not exactly. Crossed seemed to be a stepping stone type book. Adding to […]

Posted February 22, 2012
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Book Review: Matched

Book Review: Matched

  Matched is everything and more than what I had expected it to be. Now I am not quite exactly sure what I was originally expecting, but whatever it was… Matched more than met it. Condie begins her tale slowly. Building up the world and the characters at the same time. The way that the world is presented is very unique. It is almost like the reader is getting to know it as the main character does. While it was frustrating not having the answers to many of the questions that I sought, it was at the same time very […]

Posted October 16, 2010
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