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This post contains affiliate links you can use to purchase the book. If you buy the book using that link, I will receive a small commission from the sale.Reached by Ally Condie
Series: Matched #3
Published by Penguin on November 13, 2012
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(Last Updated On: November 28, 2021)
After leaving Society to desperately seek The Rising, and each other, Cassia and Ky have found what they were looking for, but at the cost of losing each other yet again. Cassia is assigned undercover in Central city, Ky outside the borders, an airship pilot with Indie. Xander is a medic, with a secret. All too soon, everything shifts again.
Reached by Ally Condie was definitely a roller coaster. Since it’s the last book in the series, I think it’s best for me not to give anything away, so I’m only giving the synopsis from the book.
So much happened that I really didn’t expect at all. Seriously, the stuff that happened isn’t even mentioned in the synopsis. That’s just one of the many things that make this book amazing.
This book is told from multiple points of view. We finally get to see the world through Xander’s eyes! I always wondered what it would be like to see the world through his eyes. We also get a closer look at his feelings and everything with Cassia and Ky.
Cassia has definitely changed and grown as a character since the first book. She is so much stronger now. She can stand up for herself and she doesn’t care if she gets in trouble for it, because she knows that she will be okay in the end.
Ky is probably still my favorite character in the series. He is the best character because he has a history that is unknown and different from everyone else’s. We also get a deeper look into that during this book. I definitely think that this was the best ending that Condie could have given us.
Everything was wrapped up rather nicely. The Matched trilogy will always have a place in my heart as a favorite, and I’ll definitely purchase any of Condie’s books if she writes anything else.
“In a story, you can turn to the front and begin again and everyone lives once more. That doesn’t work in real life.”
“If you let hope inside, it takes you over. It feeds on your insides and uses your bones to climb and grow. Eventually it becomes the thing that is your bones, that holds you together. Holds you up until you don’t know how to live without it anymore. To pull it out of you would kill you entirely.”
Have you read this novel? I’d love to hear your thoughts!