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Matched by Ally Condie

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As some of you know I attended the Launch Party for this book earlier this month. And if you check out my earlier posting or my Youtube site you can see a video of Ally introducing the book and characters.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsjjDjKOq_w  So now I have finally finished reading this book and can give an honest opinion about it. I heard at the party that Disney had already bought the rights for this trilogy so the hype around this book has been huge.
If you have not heard of this book: it is a dystopian novel in which The Society runs things. You work for them, you eat what and when they tell you, you play only when and what they want etc. We see a society in which you are not given any choices,this particular book focuses on the Marriage arraignments of the society, how your matched, to whom etc.
My opinion: The world that Ally has come up with here is very unique and interesting. At the least,  it is worth the read just to imagine what it would be like to live in this kind o…