Crossed: Book summary and reviews of Crossed by Ally Condie

Crossed

Matched trilogy, 2

by Ally Condie

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In search of a future that may not exist and faced with the decision of who to share it with, Cassia journeys to the Outer Provinces in pursuit of Ky - taken by the Society to his certain death - only to find that he has escaped, leaving a series of clues in his wake.

Cassia's quest leads her to question much of what she holds dear, even as she finds glimmers of a different life across the border. But as Cassia nears resolve and certainty about her future with Ky, an invitation for rebellion, an unexpected betrayal, and a surprise visit from Xander - who may hold the key to the uprising and, still, to Cassia's heart - change the game once again. Nothing is as expected on the edge of Society, where crosses and double crosses make the path more twisted than ever.

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"Starred Review. Both rich and easy to digest, this will leave fans hungry for the third book." - Kirkus Reviews

"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." - Publishers Weekly

"The lynchpin novel of Ally Condie's Matched trilogy... Editor's recommendation." - BN.com

"A powerful novel that makes you wonder about your own capacity for love and hate, this is another moving story about love, death, and the reaches of human cruelty. Ally Condie has a talent for weaving many distinct threads into one startling whole." - McArthur Teens

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Ally Condie Author Biography

Ally Condie is the author of the Matched Trilogy, a #1 New York Times and international bestseller. Matched was chosen as one of YALSA's 2011 Teens' Top Ten and named as one of Publishers Weekly's Best Children's Books of 2010. The sequels, Crossed and Reached, were also critically acclaimed and received starred reviews, and all three books are available in 30+ languages.

Ally lives with her husband and four children outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. She loves reading, writing, running, and listening to her husband play guitar.

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