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Matched

Narrated by: Kate Simses
Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
4 out of 5 stars (58 ratings)
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Summary

Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Matched by Ally Condie, read by Kate Simses.

On her 17th birthday, Cassia meets her match. Society dictates he is her perfect partner for life. Except he's not. In Cassia's society, Officials decide who people love. How many children they have. Where they work. When they die. But as Cassia finds herself falling in love with another boy, she is determined to make some choices of her own. And that's when her whole world begins to unravel....

©2015 Ally Condie (P)2015 Penguin Books Limited

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Amazing!

This is one of my favourite books but this is my first time listening on audio. The narrator really does it justice and I was hooked even though I already know the story.

The story is so emotional and involving, and the characters are so believable. I love it.

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Thrillingly lovely. I hope for book two.

I loved this book. I look forward to book two. No red tablets for me. Go write.
Thank you Ally.

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Sweet but dull

It is romantic and at times thought provoking. Easy listening.

The narrator has a sweet yet monotone voice which didn't help warm me to the very basic lead character. Male voices performed in the story are quite cringe and took me out of it.

Not much happens in the story and unfortunately I am not compelled to read the next books.

I would recommend this to young readers. Perhaps 8-11 years old.

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Random sections of music kinda ruined it for me

I found the random sections with music in the background super distracting and completely irrelevant to the story line. other that is was ok.

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OK story but lacking emotion

Easy listening but I found I did not feel any connection to the characters. Not sure if that was the story or the performance but something was lacking. The random bits of background music here and there were odd and felt quite cheesey.

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  • Sturla G
  • 26-06-17

A little to long, and to much unecessary details.

The reader was awsome! I loved the way she talked like a man, and then like a women. But i would have liked it better with a little more music that fits the theme.

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