Books by Ally Condie

THE DARKDEEP by Ally Condie
Released: Oct. 2, 2018

"A weak plot, underdeveloped characters, and the hint of a next book sum up this not-so-deep series opener. (Paranormal suspense. 8-12)"
Four pop-culture-steeped middle schoolers discover a portal to…something off the Washington coast. Read full book review >
SUMMERLOST by Ally Condie
Released: March 29, 2016

"Honest, lovely, and sad. (Fiction. 10-13)"
A year after losing two family members, a girl spends the summer in a small town with a Shakespeare festival. Read full book review >
ATLANTIA by Ally Condie
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"As cool as a submerged city and teen siren are, too many physical details are missing and too many emotional details forced. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
The author of the Matched Trilogy dives deep for her next story. Read full book review >
REACHED by Ally Condie
Released: Nov. 13, 2012

"With reveals seeming to arrive on almost every page, prepare to stay up all night. (author's note referencing poems and paintings) (Science fiction/romance. 13 & up)"
While staying true to the science fiction and romance at the core of Matched (2010) and Crossed (2011), the trilogy's breathless finale blossoms into a medical thriller too, adding breadth and resonance. Read full book review >
CROSSED by Ally Condie
Released: Nov. 1, 2011

"Both rich and easy to digest, this will leave fans hungry for the third book. (Science fiction/romance. 13 & up)"
Cassia and Ky grapple with secrets, wilderness and the tumultuous meanings of love in the second installment of this addictive, layered dystopic trilogy. Read full book review >
MATCHED by Ally Condie
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"Detractors will legitimately cite less-than-subtle morality and similarities to The Giver, but this one's a fierce, unforgettable page-turner in its own right. (Science fiction/romance. YA)"
In a tranquil future with clean streets and no illness, Cassia excitedly anticipates learning who will be her government-dictated marriage Match. Read full book review >
Released: June 13, 2008

"Could be useful for integrating civics and language arts, but not much else. (Fiction. 11-14)"
The principal of 15-year-old Milo Wright's high school in Sage, Ariz., has decided to do away with student council elections. Read full book review >