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Matched

4 Ratings: 5.0
A book by Ally Condie

Amazon Best Books of the Month, December 2010: For Cassia, nothing is left to chance--not what she will eat, the job she will have, or the man she will marry. InMatched, the Society Officials have determined optimal outcomes for all aspects of daily … see full wiki

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Author: Ally Condie
Genre: Teens
Publisher: Dutton Juvenile
4 reviews about Matched
Quick Tip by . September 30, 2011
With everything handed to her on a perfect drab platter (we can't excite those emotions now can we) we find ourselves in the perfect mixture of 1984 meets Uglies with a mild courtship with Hunger Games. All in all; the perfect Utilitarianism society--or is it? The writing is well done and definitely a book that will draw you in from the beginning. The underlying theme may be the same as many books previously published, but the unique story line is definitely …
review by . December 29, 2010
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a world with no worries? Where there are no bills, disease, dating, divorce, crime, no reason to struggle for anything at all? Its tempting isn't it? I thought so, which is what intrigued me so much about Matched. In this world, even the smallest details are handled by the Society and the Officials in charge. Everything from the type of food you eat to the person you marry is determined by the scientific data gathered about you throughout …
review by . December 02, 2010
My Summary: The seemingly perfect Society takes care of it's people. No one suffers, no one has too much or too little, and nothing is ever left to chance.    After eagerly awaiting to see who the Society matches her with, Cassia Reyes is relieved to see that it's one of her best friends, Xander. Except later on, when viewing what should be a microcard all about Xander, she sees another face where Xander's should be. Ky Markham's face. Ky, who is so unlike Xander, is not the …
review by . December 01, 2010
Cassia's entire world is ordered and precise: everyone is guided and instructed by the Society so that they may live a perfect, happy, and healthy life, and no one has ever questioned the Society's ways. But Cassia's life is changed forever when, after her Matching ceremony, she sees Ky Markham's face on a screen as her match, instead of Xander's--her true match.    The Society tells her this is just a rare computer malfunction, and Cassia knows she should be happy--Xander is …
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