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Crossed

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Crossed

Matched Trilogy, Book 2
The highly anticipated second book in the New York Times bestselling Matched trilogy!
Chasing down an uncertain future, Cassia makes her way to the Outer Provinces in pursuit of Ky—taken by Society to his certain death—only to find that he has escaped into the majestic, but treacherous, canyons. On this wild frontier are glimmers of a different life . . . and the enthralling promise of rebellion. But even as Cassia sacrifices everything to reunite with Ky, ingenious surprises from Xander may change the game. On the edge of Society, nothing is as expected, and crosses and double crosses make Cassia's path more twisted than ever.
Look for the epic series finale, REACHED!
From the Trade Paperback edition.
The highly anticipated second book in the New York Times bestselling Matched trilogy!
Chasing down an uncertain future, Cassia makes her way to the Outer Provinces in pursuit of Ky—taken by Society to his certain death—only to find that he has escaped into the majestic, but treacherous, canyons. On this wild frontier are glimmers of a different life . . . and the enthralling promise of rebellion. But even as Cassia sacrifices everything to reunite with Ky, ingenious surprises from Xander may change the game. On the edge of Society, nothing is as expected, and crosses and double crosses make Cassia's path more twisted than ever.
Look for the epic series finale, REACHED!
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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About the Author-
  • Ally Condie is a former high school English teacher who lives with her husband and family outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. She loves reading, running, eating, and listening to her husband play guitar.
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  • Publisher's Weekly

    October 3, 2011
    Separated by the dictatorial Society that rules them, Cassia has been searching for Ky while suffering the harsh conditions of labor camps far from home. About to be sent to the Society’s biggest city for her permanent work assignment, Cassia instead grabs an opportunity to reach the war-torn Outer Provinces, where she finally gets a lead in tracking Ky. Ky has survived being used as a pawn in the Society’s war against a nameless and faceless enemy; he and two companions have escaped into a no man’s land, and Cassia follows. As Cassia and Ky hike through dangerous territory in search of a rumored rebellion and the freedom to be together, the specter of Cassia’s betrothed, Xander, hangs over them. Narrated from Cassia and Ky’s viewpoints, Condie’s sequel to her acclaimed Matched is very much a middle book, centering on a transformative journey and setting up the finale to come. Newcomers will need to read the first book for background, but vivid, poetic writing will pull fans through as Condie immerses readers in her characters’ yearnings and hopes. Ages 14–up.

  • AudioFile Magazine Following Ky's banishment to the deadly outer provinces in MATCHED, Cassia sets out to reunite with him, risking her both her life and status. Told in alternating chapters, the story reveals much more about Ky's early life. As Ky, narrator Jack Riccobono solidly portrays a young man who is forced to face too much death. Upon reconvening, the teens sadly realize they want different things for the future. Ky wants nothing more than to live quietly away from the Society while Cassia is determined to join the Rising's rebellion. Kate Simses's breathless portrayal of Cassia often sounds younger and less confident than the character is written. Unimpressed listeners may find themselves reaching for the printed book rather than the audio to discover how Condie finishes this dystopian trilogy. J.M. (c) AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine
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