REACHED Gets a Paperback Release on November 19

The third and final book in Ally Condie’s MATCHED trilogy will soon be available in paperback!

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REACHED will be released in paperback on November 19! You can pre-order your copy now via Amazon at a 40% discount!

To celebrate, Ally Condie will be making her first book tour stop in New Mexico!

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MATCHED: Upcoming Ally Condie Events

Matched author Ally Condie has a couple of great events coming up!

First, she’ll be speaking and signing at the Boise Public Library in Boise, Idaho on August 15th! The event will begin at 2pm and is free to all visitors.

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Ally will also be featured at YALL Fest 2013 in Charleston, South Carolina on November 9th! The event, held annually by fellow authors Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, is a celebration of Young Adult literature featuring 50 top authors, 25 of which are New York Times Bestsellers (including Ally!)

Most panels are free, however there is a $7 fee to attend the Keynote Speaker event and a $6 fee to see the infamous Author Smackdown challenge. You can buy those tickets here.

Ally Condie’s panels at YALLFEST will not be announced until late October.

Ally Condie’s First Event of 2013

Ally Condie has taken to Facebook to announce her first event of 2013: She’ll be taking part in the Orem Writes: YA Writers author panel with Rob Wells and Jen Nielsen!

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Here are the details:
Thursday, January 10th
Orem Public Library
Orem, UT
7 p.m.

There will be no formal sale or book signing at the event, but as Ally mentioned in her Facebook comments “…I’m sure if you came up to me with books after I would be unable to say no. 😉 “

Ally Condie Thanks Fans

Ally Condie posted a great Thanksgiving message on her blog along with a lovely photo from her tour stop at Anderson’s in Naperville, Illinois!

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Photo credit: Cayt O’Neal.

I want to thank all of you wonderful readers for your supportive emails, comments, tweets, etc., this past week. They are always great, but this week they’ve been especially supportive, and I am so grateful. Being in the public eye is not an easy thing for me and you make it easier/less scary. You make it possible. I know it is a big investment of time to read a book/series, and I appreciate it more than I can say that you would be willing to give your time to these books and characters.

And for those of you taking the time to post reviews on your blogs, or on Goodreads, Barnes and Noble, Amazon, etc.–that’s an additional amount of time taken, and I am VERY grateful for that too.

Also, word-of-mouth cannot be overestimated–when you take the time to tell someone about a book you love (whether it’s mine or not!) that does the reading community and us as a culture a great deal of good. You’re letting people know that books and stories are worth their time.

THANK YOU.

Thank you for your wonderful stories and inspired writing, Ally! We hope you’re enjoying your book tour!

Reached Tour

Ally Condie will be doing a tour across the US to promote REACHED, kicking off with a launch party in Salt Lake City. See the listing of events below:

Ally Condie to Speak at Brenau University Tomorrow

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Ally Condie has made an excellent announcement on her Facebook page for any of you fans in Georgia!

I am speaking THIS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3rd, at 7:00 p.m. in Gainesville, Georgia, in the Pearce Auditorium at Brenau University. The event is free and open to the public, with a signing to follow, and I would LOVE to see you there.

If you’re looking to attend this event, here are the details:
Gainesville, Georgia
Brenau University
Pearce Auditorium
7:00pm
Community Presentation, Q&A, and Book Signing

Be sure to let us know all about it if you attend!

Ally Condie: September Book Events

Aside from her previously announced Reached book tour in November, Ally Condie has announced that she will take part on three other events next month: two stops on the Smart Chicks Kick It Tour and the Austin Teen Book Festival!

Smart Chicks Kick It Tour 2012 Ally CondieHere’s the information:

Smart Chicks Kick It Tour
September 10, 2012
Salt Lake City, UT
Rowland Hall (Lincoln Street Campus)
7:00pm
Also featuring: Melissa Marr, Kelley Armstrong, Carrie Ryan, Bethany Griffin, Richelle Mead, and Margaret Stohl

September 13, 2012
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Chapters Westside
6:00pm
Also featuring: Kelley Armstrong, Melissa Marr, Ally Condie, Charles de Lint, Beth Revis, Veronica Roth, and Margaret Stohl

Austin Teen Book Festival 2012 Ally CondieAustin Teen Book Festival
September 29, 2012
Austin, TX
Palmer Events Center
Ally will be one of several authors featured throughout the day. All events can be seen on the event website!