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Free read Õ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ô Ally Condie Crossed author Ally Condie Free download ✓ 5 R 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 twisted than ev. Matched was one of my most favorite dystopian lit books That being said I really looked forward to reading Crossed this yearDid it disappoint me No But there are a few things that I don t know let s just get on with itFirst of all I was uite shocked when I found out that the book was written in two different points of view There s nothing wrong with it but still it had me thinking that without Ky s point of view there would be a whole lot of holes to fill just to complete the story Plus since the first book was written entirely in Cassia s POV and this one with both Ky s and Cassia s POV then the series isn t that consistent I mean it would ve been great if Matched was written in Ky s POV also But still I d have to say that I really like how Ally Condie decided to add Ky s POV hereSecond I m not really sure if it s just me but one of the things that I really loved in Matched was how creative it was narrated like somehow that words didn t sound like prose but poetry In Crossed it didn t seem as much But anyways all in all I loved Matched and I would give it a 45 if only Goodreads would allow us to give half stars Here comes the spoilers because I just can t help not sharing them If you re tempted to read them go on ahead they re only three anyway SPOILERALERT1WHAT THE HELL Xander is part of the Rising Now I didn t see that coming All along I thought that Xander s double crossing would have something to do with giving away Cassia s mad chase for Ky and bringing her back to Society or something2LOL the love suare is growing pretty uickly I hope that Indie does end up with Xander so that Cassia and Ky will finally get together in the end3It s really uite annoying how hard it was to find the Rising yet it was so easy for them to just return Cassia to Central Not to mention it s also annoying because I don t even know anyone from the Society yet who the real leader is Because I was really looking forward for Ally Condie to shed some light on the Society Like in the Hunger Games there was President Snow I m still looking for the Snow character in this series UHH looking forward to Book 3 Can t wait to see if the Rising is just like the Society like how District 13 was just like the Capitol in THG So excited Marriage by Deception you re tempted to read them go on ahead they re only three anyway SPOILERALERT1WHAT THE HELL Xander is part of the Rising Now I didn t see that coming All along I thought that Xander s double crossing would have something to do with giving away Cassia s mad chase for Ky and bringing her back to Society or something2LOL the love suare is growing pretty uickly I hope that Indie does end up with Xander so that Cassia and Ky will finally get together in the end3It s really uite annoying how hard it was to find the Rising A Tangled Affair The Pearl House #2 yet it was so easy for them to just return Cassia to Central Not to mention it s also annoying because I don t even know anyone from the Society Matthews Choice yet who the real leader is Because I was really looking forward for Ally Condie to shed some light on the Society Like in the Hunger Games there was President Snow I m still looking for the Snow character in this series UHH looking forward to Book 3 Can t wait to see if the Rising is just like the Society like how District 13 was just like the Capitol in THG So excited

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Free read Õ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ô Ally Condie Crossed author Ally Condie Free download ✓ 5 The hotly awaited second book in the dystopian Matched trilogy 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 t. no one told ally condie that the second book in a trilogy is not a resting place not an opportunity to catch your breath and count your cash you gotta write something too is that mean probablyis it true definitelyeven though i wasn t crazy about matched i wanted to read the next installment just to see where she was going with her brand of dystopia and with these characters and also truthfully because i am such a sucker for covers and i love these i think she might put time and care into maneuvering the art direction than the book s contents i am reading only YA fiction now because it is fast and i don t have to focus too much on it because i have all sort of school that is important than leisure reading but this who told YA fiction it could be boring and ponderous and be basically a set piece to store your leftover overblown teen angst poetry it is still brisk paced but you never get the sense that anything is actually happening it is just a collection of words broken up by flashes of descriptive writing in italics that is meant to sound poetry but instead just gives unpleasant flashbacks to me at 16 weeping into my journaleveryone seems heavily drugged in this there is a lot of ruminating on the nature of beauty and color and art and loooove and poetry god such bad poetry and it just seems lazy okay so you are going to use two narrators in this one good move ambitious but this is a split narrative between two people who have the exact same voice no wonder they are in love it is as though they are the same exact character with the same exact way of expressing themselves what are the odds of these crazy kids finding each otherand it s not just them none of the characters come into relief for me they are all hollow seeming mouthing their lines and emotions working towards this idea of rebellion without seeming to understand what that means i just don t get a sense of urgency should we leave the canyons yeah after the rain let s read some poems are people after us shrug prollyramp this up this is what happens to people taken out of the rigid confines of the society they lounge around looking through old maps and remember their mommies and manage to have a love triangle even when only two of its members are even in the book the rising is going to eat you alive unless everyone in that group shares the same voice too which would not surprise me actually matched was ersatz dystopia this book is ersatz survival as the characters evade what has to be the slowest threat ever and huddle together in caves and go rafting and climbing like some outward bound program for extremely sheltered teens but leaving them plenty of time to become dewy eyed with love and scribble away i marked a map for every deathfor every ache and blowmy world was all a page of blackwith nothing left of snowi bet xander s big secret is that he is glad cassia is gone because she is so flimsily constructed and he is going to go into another book and try his luck there love triangle collapsed i do feel bad but i am not saying anything i don t feel to be true and this woman is going to make a ton of money with this series and the inevitable movie rights so i don t need to be overly charitable here this book just isn t very good but it won t matter and because of my nature i will indeed be reading the third book but it had better SHINE and not just the cover art this timecome to my blog

review Crossed author Ally Condie

Free read Õ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ô Ally Condie Crossed author Ally Condie Free download ✓ 5 Hat he has escaped leaving a series of clues in his wake Cassia's uest leads her to uestion 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 fo. This is actually getting 25 stars I m being niceSigh where to begin with this one You know that I try to be nice with my reviews and at least say something that I liked about a book before I go all crazy rant girl on it so I guess we ll do a run down of what I liked about this second book in Ally Condie s Matched trilogy first Crossed did a good job of continuing the romance between Cassia and Ky and honestly I do like the romance between them Not too hot n heavy not to whiney piney it s sweet and simple I also liked the conflict that was created between all the relationships going on even though we all know just how beaten to death love triangles are Cassia still doesn t know whether she should chose Xander the guy she was originally matched with or go with Ky who has shown her a whole new way of life Oh yeah and what was going on between Ky and Indie Was anybody else wondering that Were they attracted to each other I couldn t tell but this definitely peaked my curiosity and I wonder what will be going on between them in the futureThe new characters that were introduced in Crossed namely Indie Eli Vick and Hunter were all likable if somewhat lackluster and underdeveloped I thought that Indie was strong and brave which Cassia really needed while she was trying to survive in the wilderness and I m glad that Ky decided to take Eli and Vick with him so there was some interaction going on during his parts of the story Hunter was sort of a mystery although we know that he has a sad backgroundI also liked the descriptive language used to paint a picture of what The Carving AKA the giant canyon that Ky and Cassia escape to was like For the most part I was able to see the rugged landscape and the different settings that both Cassia and Ky traveled through which created a stark contrast to the perfect pristine setting of The Society from the first bookAlright so that s what I liked now moving on to the stuff I wasn t a fan ofFirst of all let s not beat around the bush here the plot was one gigantic snooze fest And I m not just talking molasses in January slow I m talking lucky if you aren t comatose by the time you finish it slowI find this to be an unfortunate yet typical issue with second books in trilogies it s why many avid readers call it Second Book Syndrome because you are seriously lucky if you haven t died of boredom by the time you reach the end But Crossed really takes the prize for SBS in my opinion mainly because the narrative is reflective to the point of being totally ridiculous I mean you re in the moment and then all of a sudden one of the characters starts reminiscing about some memory or starts considering a leaf or a piece of grass and thinking Wow how beautiful This green leaf reminds me of the color of my Match banuet dress and my mom and dad and my childhood and it s so pretty what a beautiful blade of grass I think I will write a poem about itNo I am not making this up literally the entire book is like this And what s I don t understand the point of it None of the memories are ones we haven t already heard about from the first book and they don t bring us to any mind blowing revelations about what s going on in the present They re just pretty and empty and I m sorry don t add much to the plot except that I had to work that much harder to not fall asleepMy second issue with this series and this book in particular is that there is pretty much zero context or motivation for anything that is going on This is a problem not just with the main characters but with the entire world that they live in I have so many uestions that haven t been answered yet starting with1 WHO or WHAT is the Society and what is their purpose behind getting rid of all but 100 of everything example The Hundred Songs The Hundred Paintings The Hundred Poems and then controlling everyone in the way that they do We re told that they want to increase efficiency and stop death but how the heck does getting rid of music and paintings do this2 WHO is The Enemy that is mentioned at least a hundred times throughout the story and what is their motivation for rising up against The Society and killing people in the Outer Provinces NOTHING is said about The Enemy if you aren t counting the fact that they are called The Enemy This gives me the reader absolutely nada to go on do the main characters even know who on earth The Enemy is Wouldn t this be an important little tidbit of info to let us in on JUST SAYING3 WHO are these people in The Rising and what the heck is their motivation To get rid of The Society The Enemy I am SO CONFUSED And also why does Cassia want to join The Rising s rebellion so badly when she has no idea who they even are or what they actually stand for4 What exactly was everyone s ultimate goal in this book Why were they wandering around a canyon for almost 400 pages I m sorry but if I get to the end of a book and have little understanding of why anything just happened and I close the thing with a ginormous blank stare on my face you missed something Like badlySo basically what I m trying to say is that the writing wasn t bad and the characters weren t bad even though they are pretty boring too but pretty much everything about Crossed was incredibly vague and confusing And forget about action because there wasn t any There was a lot of description but unfortunately not in the places where I actually needed it This is similar to how Matched was written but I can forgive Matched because it was the first book in the series and there was at least some action going on I expected that in this second book there would be explanation about the Society and the Enemy but unfortunately I was left even confused than I was at the end of the first book Crossed just seemed like a lot of aimless wandering around without actually getting anywhere And it is very frustrating when you read something like this for the entire length of a book but nothing is ever really explained about what everyone is trying to accomplish and whySo I don t know For me this is just one those series that meets my most basic standards of being good but never leads up to anything that really makes it stand out as being incredible or even really memorable I thought that the writing was good if somewhat bland in places the narrative flowed well between Cassia and Ky s points of view and there was nothing outwardly annoying in this book besides the fact that I can t find a motivation for anything in this plot for the life of me My final comment would be meh And I hate having that reaction to a bookLea LC s Adventures in Libraryland