by Allie Condie
The Matched trilogy ends with Reached by Allie Condie and it is fantastic.I loved the first book of the trilogy where we discovered a new world and started to learn about the darkness throughout the book. We grew with Cassia. The second book was told by two people and I had mixed feelings until I came to this installment.
Chapters here are told by Cassia, Ky, and Xander. The three narrators each relate something new and different to the story. Reached wraps up all of the threads of the first two stories and makes the second book fit into the mythology of the series.
The Rising is taking over the Society with the introduction of a plague taking over the cities. Cassia, Ky, and Xander are caught in different places and very different situations trying to bring every member of the society together and to cure this disease.
I am fascinated by dystopian books and anything regarding plagues or epidemics and this book tackles both of those things superbly. It was poetically written and excellent to read- so hard to put down. I was often brought to tears. What a great way to end this series.