This dystopian series begins with Cassia's Matching ceremony. She has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her and when Xander's face appears on-screen, Cassia knows that he is her ideal mate. Until she sees Ky Markham's face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. The Society says that it's a glitch and to focus on her life with Xander, but Cassia can't stop thinking about Ky. As she finds herself falling in love with Ky, she realizes that the Society isn't infallible and she must make a choice between the two.
"The hottest YA title to hit bookstores since The Hunger Games."--Entertainment Weekly
This New York Times bestseller is perfect for fans of 1984, Brave New World, Black Mirror, and The Handmaids Tale.
Cassia has always trusted the Society to make the right choices for her: what to read, what to watch, what to believe. So when Xander's face appears on-screen at her Matching ceremony, Cassia knows he is her ideal mate . . . until she sees Ky Markham's face flash for an instant before the screen fades to black. The Society tells her it's a glitch, a rare malfunction, and that she should focus on the happy life she's destined to lead with Xander. But Cassia can't stop thinking about Ky, and as they slowly fall in love, Cassia begins to doubt the Society's infallibility and is faced with an impossible choice: between Xander and Ky, between the only life she's known and a path that no one else has dared to follow.
Look for the sequel, CROSSED, and the epic series finale, REACHED!
Ally Condie is a former high school English teacher who lives with her husband and three sons outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. She loves reading, running, eating, and listening to her husband play guitar.