03 August 2011

Well Said: Bones, Dreams, Rage

"Nothing I have written or done has made any difference in this world, and suddenly I know what it means to rage, and to crave."
"That's how I know they are dreams. Because the simple and plain and everyday things are the ones that we can never have."
"They have perfected the art of giving us just enough freedom; just enough that when we are ready to snap, a little bone is offered and we roll over, belly up, comfortable and placated like a dog I saw once when we visited my grandparents in the Farmlands. They've had decades to perfect this; why am I surprised when it works on me again and again and again?" ~Matched by Ally Condie

Can you tell I fell in love with Matched? November 1st (the release date of book 2 Crossed) can not come soon enough. So it is Crossed (by Ally Condie) that I can not stop craving and anticipating this Wednesday. Hurry November!

Review of Matched coming soon.

60 comments :

  1. I wasn't that big of Matched, but I know people who loved it! The covers are so pretty and I love the ideas of the books!
    Here's my WoW! Happy reading!

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  2. My cousin has read it and loved it. I do have a copy so maybe I'll get to it one day.

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  3. Oh, those quotes totally brought me back to when I was reading Matched. SUCH a great book! I can't wait for Crossed, either. Hurry November!

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  4. o0o0o. I should really pick this one up!

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  5. I fell in love with Matched too! I can't wait to get hands on Crossed!

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  6. I love your blog! New Follower!

    Here's my wow:http://www.teenbookfanatics.com/2011/08/waiting-on-wednesday-27-harbinger-by.html

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  7. Love that second and last quote. Sounds interesing, and too much like real life.

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  8. I need to know what happened to them, that was a hug cliffhanger!! I'm eager for Crossed too (but have seem some OK reviews, not the same hype as bk 1!)

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  9. I really need to get matched it sounds amazing. Love the covers and how they go together. Looking forward to your review.
    Great WoW pick.
    Check out mine when you get a chance.

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  10. I've got this in my to read list--I'm watching for the price to come down.

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  11. Everyone seemed to love Matched, it just wasn't for me. Glad you enjoyed it!

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  12. Great picks! I'm looking forward to the sequel, too. I need to know what happens! :)

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  13. LOL! I can't convey how happy I am you liked Matched-- and after the video convinced you to read it!!! Can't wait for your review! :)

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  14. Awesome choice! I want to read Crossed too :D
    Thanks for coming by my blog, I'm glad you liked it, hehe.

    I wonder if you entered in the giveaways I'm hosting in my blog, two of them are international (the other one is just for Europe), just click HERE and feel free to enter :D

    Hugs,

    Alaiel

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  15. Great teaser! I really loved Matched too. One of my favorite books from 2010! Can't wait for Crossed either!

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  16. Ooh can't wait for the review! Love the teasers. You definitely make me want to read it.

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  17. I can't believe I still haven't read Matched--I've wanted to ever since it first came out. MUST GET ON IT!! :-)

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  18. I have to read this one .. It sounds super good(:

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  19. Nice! I've read mixed reviews on Matched. However, I purchased it because I love dystopian books. I'm looking forward to your review! I really the covers on these books.

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  20. Now see, I read it and thought it was just OK. I will not be reading the second one :-(

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  21. I'm definitely waiting on Crossed - though it's sitting on my bookshelf right now ;D

    Here's my WoW

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  22. Oooh, I just got Matched out from the library...now if I can only find time in the schedule to read it!

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  23. Awesome pick!! I stilllllll need to read Matched. I need to pick it up soon! :)

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  24. Yes I think we can all tell you have fallen....again!

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  25. Can't wait for Crossed, either! I feel like I need to reread Matched before it comes out though, since it's been so long since it was released

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  26. Haven't read Matched yet.... sooo need to pick this series up :)

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  27. I can't wait for Crossed either, I loved Matched!

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  28. JessicaPeaceLoveBooks, Rebs, & Walltowall: I've heard that. Maybe it's because it's a slower paced story?

    Jenny N: I

    Penelope & Missie: Right? *high five*

    Zoraida & Laura K.: Yes yes

    Camille: Why thank you :D

    Jade: True

    Mel & JessicaBookLover: OMG me too!

    Tipsy: Yes I've had it on my shelf for ages but it was you and that amazing video that convinced me to start reading.

    Alaiel: Thanks for the link!

    Christina & Gaby: Amen.

    Alexis: Yay!

    Shannon & Cherry: Yes do

    Julie: Me to on both count.

    Joy: Oooo good luck!

    BeachVintage: :)

    Lizzy: I know that feeling :)

    All: Thanks for stopping by! :)

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  29. I'm so glad you loved this one too Juju, it was one of my very favorite reads last year! So ready for it to be November!

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  30. Thanks for the comment! Yes, I'm super excited. :)

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  31. I'm looking forward to your review. ;)

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  32. Zoraida: Congratulations :)

    Nina: Thanks :)

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  33. We are kindred spirits, aren't we!? The Host, The Giver, fuzzy slippers...and I love Ky. I just do. I'm desperate for Crossed! :) I think we may have had this conversation on GR too! ;)
    Courtney
    Fuzzy.Coffee.Books

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  34. I better get the first one read first . . . I see on the cover, she is breaking out of her bubble ;) Great teasers

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  35. Ooh awesome quotes!!! I have to read this series :/ I swear I'm in this tiny minority :P

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  36. Oh, this sounds GOOD! Awesome teaser!

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  37. Oh wow, Matched must be excellent!

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  38. GG: Yes! I can't wait. Thank you.

    Audrey: *smile* Nah!

    Dazzling & Bermuda : :)

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  39. Ohhhh...I'll have to check it out... I haven't heard of this series. Thanks for the teaser!:)

    ~Liz

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  40. Liz: No problem :) Thank you SO much for stopping by. Your blog is so lovely.

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  41. i've seen mixed reviews on this. glad to hear you liked it.

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  42. Oh yay! So glad you finally got to read this one. It was an AMAZING story...so simple and yet so much at the same time. Can't wait for the next installment! ^_^

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  43. I just think this is the type of book you either like or don't. While I didn't hate it, it just didn't do anything for me. I liked the characters, just not the story line enough to continue reading. I guess I don't like the whole fantasy thing. Which is weird because I like reading paranormal and magical realism.

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  44. GMR: Yes exactly. Simple is a great word!

    Walltowall: I feel ya doll. I find that dystopians really are a required taste. They don't appeal to just anyone. Thanks for your input.

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  45. I've heard tons of fantastic things on Matched. It really makes me feel like I'm missing out, hehe. I need to get to this one soon. I love the covers for both of these. I will be looking forward to reading your review!

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  46. I liked it too! And thanks for the heads-up on the sequel: I'll be keeping my eyes open for it.

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  47. I adored Matched so much, I'm glad you're a fan too! If only it were November now...

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  48. I'm actually one of those that just didn't love Matched that much. Boo! :o( I still adored the writing and the concept so I'm eager to see where the story goes. I'll definitely be reading Crossed once it's out. Can't wait to read your review for this!

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  49. Danielle: Really? I need to check your review :)

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  50. I looove the concept of Matched. I've yet to read it though. I've heard plenty of good things about it :D

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  51. Justine: Ooooo I hope you like it. :) I know you like slower thoughtful stories.

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