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Ally Condie


USA flag (b.1971)

Ally Condie is the author of the MATCHED Trilogy, a #1 New York Times and international bestseller. MATCHED was chosen as one of YALSA’s 2011 Teens’ Top Ten and named as one of Publisher’s Weekly’s Best Children’s Books of 2010. The sequels, CROSSED and REACHED, were also critically acclaimed and received starred reviews, and all three books are available in 30 languages.

She is the founder of the non-profit WriteOut Foundation, which runs writeoutcamp.org–a writing camp for teens that allows students to work with published authors, experience the outdoors, and enjoy other activities (plays, costume balls, rock climbing, and more).

Ally lives with her husband and four children outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. She loves reading, writing, running, and listening to her husband play guitar.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy, Inspirational, Children's Fiction, Young Adult Romance
 
Series
Yearbook
   1. Yearbook (2006)
   2. First Day (2007)
   3. Reunion (2008)
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Matched
   1. Matched (2010)
   2. Crossed (2011)
   3. Reached (2012)
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Novels
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Collections
   True Heroes (2015) (with Jonathan Diaz, Brandon Mull and Adam Glendon Sidwell)
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Ally Condie recommends
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Across a Star-Swept Sea (2013)
(For Darkness Shows the Stars, book 2)
Diana Peterfreund
"Across a Star-Swept Sea is, like its main character Persis Blake, a delight. Intrigue, romance, beautiful world-building, nuanced characters, and timely, intriguing questions come together to make this the perfect read. I loved it!"
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Blackout (2013)
(Blackout, book 1)
Robison Wells
"A thrilling combination od Wells's trademark twists and terror. Fantastic!"
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Dessert First (2016)
Dean Gloster
"Dessert First is a beautiful novel about breaking and mending, what we lose and how we try to save. Kat's story is moving and bittersweet, and I couldn't put it down."
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Arlo Finch in the Lake of the Moon (2019)
(Arlo Finch, book 2)
John August
"A fast, fun, and fearless tale. Arlo's adventures feel both completely real and entirely magical. I loved it!"

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