Ally Condie Talks About MATCHED and Its Sequel CROSSED [Video]

ally condie matched crossed video

Check out a video of author Ally Condie talking about MATCHED and its sequel CROSSED, which will be released on November 1st 2011. It’s no secret that I loved Matched (you can read our review here) and Crossed is one of the books I’m looking forward to the most, so this is really exciting. Matched Synopsis: Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the […]


MATCHED by Ally Condie Discussion and Spoilers

I decided to read MATCHED by Ally Condie after the great review by Kristen and hearing so many good things about it. And I am so glad I did because I absolutely loved it. This is definitely one of my favorite books this year and I cannot wait for the next book in the series to come out. But until then, I thought I would […]


Giveaway: Daemon’s Books Favorite Things of 2010

Daemon's Books Favorite Things of 2010

GIVEAWAY OVER   Congratulations to: Daniel V. _______________________________________ Oprah is not the only one who has favorite things. And so this year, to celebrate the Holidays, Daemon’s Books is giving away a prize pack full of our favorite books from 2010. The books included in the prize pack are: – (1) Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (Review) – (1) Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter by Seth Grahame-Smith […]


Ally Condie’s “Matched” Novel Makes Smashing Debut

Matched by Ally Condie

Ally Condie’s first major novel has gotten off to a smashing start. Her newest novel, and first attempt on the national stage, is entitled “Matched.” (Check out our Matched review here) The novel is part of an expected trilogy that is garnering a lot of attention for the author. The story focuses on a young girl living in a society where teens are told whom […]


MATCHED by Ally Condie [Review]

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With a dangerous love triangle and a fascinating setting, Matched by Ally Condie is poised to become the next big YA book. It’s about 17-year-old Cassia Reyes, a girl about to learn the identity of the boy she will eventually marry. In Cassia’s world, the Society pairs couples according to their compatibility and genetic probability of producing healthy children. In fact, the Society controls every […]


New Book Releases – Week of November 29, 2010

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Port Mortuary by Patricia Cornwell Available November 30, 2010 (Order on Amazon) From the publisher: From the world’s #1 bestselling crime writer comes the extraordinary new Kay Scarpetta novel. Port Mortuary, the title of Patricia Cornwell’s 18th Scarpetta novel, is literally a port for the dead. In this fast-paced story, a treacherous path from Scarpetta’s past merges with the high tech highway she now finds […]


MATCHED by Ally Condie Book Trailer

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Ally Condie’s YA novel Matched will be in bookstores tomorrow (read my review here). It’s the first book in a planned dystopian trilogy about 17-year-old Cassia, who lives in a world where everything is controlled by the “Society,” even matchmaking. I really enjoyed Matched and I’m not alone, as it was recently selected as one of Publisher Weekly’s Best Children’s Books of 2010. Check out […]


Disney Buys Film Rights For MATCHED

| Sep 20 | 3 Comments

Disney and Offspring Entertainment have bought the film rights to Ally Condie’s upcoming book, Matched. They won a bidding war with Paramount for young adult novel, which Disney hopes can become the next Twilight film franchise. Matched is set in a dystopian world where the events of everyone’s lives—where you work, who you love, when you die—are determined by a power called the Society. It […]