Latest Reached Quotes

The Official Matched Facebook page has been steadily releasing quotes from the last book in the Matched Trilogy, Reached!

With only nine days to go until the release of the penultimate book in the series, here are the latest quotes (some of which seem very juicy!):

“How many of them came in from the sky? I wonder. How many simply changed a set of clothes?” – page 94

“Indie falls back to walk with me. ‘You should jump,’ she says. “They all want you to do it.’” – page 130

“Ky holds out his hand to shake mine and we grip tightly, and I feel him press a piece of paper into my palm.” – page 145

“She moves to me. Her hand slides into my hair, her lips press against mine.” – page 187

Reached by Ally Condie Matched Trilogy Book Cover


“’Everyone has a currency,’ she says. ‘One of the most interesting ones is knowledge, when people want to know things, not possess them.’” – page 193

“And then without thinking I do touch her. I put my hand on her with my palm flat against the gone at the base of her neck and my fingers curving up into her hair.” – page 209

“We’re flying lower now, and I can see people looting and pushing against weak places in the fence. The barricade is about to be breached.” – page 213

“But the more time I spend running my fingers over it, the more I’m convinced it was carved with intent. I try to feel for more but I can’t stretch any farther while I’m strapped in.” – page 235

“She smiles. Then I know. She doesn’t think this is a trap, and Cassia’s here. That’s clear, even though nothing else is. Something’s wrong with me.” – page 256

“’It seemed your name was worth a second look. And when we looked again, there was a great deal to find.’ And now his voice is very cold.” – page 267

“He and I are talking and joking, using the same tone we did when we played at the game tables. One again Ky is going to lose and it’s not fair.” – page 281

“I should feel shock, I know. But it doesn’t matter. What matters is here, now, his eyes looking at me, my fingers holding on to him and touching earth.” – page 287

“I don’t even try to stop myself. I reach out and pull her close and she lets me. It feels good and for a moment I don’t say anything.” – page 297

“Their music sounds different up here than it did in the Burough, like it matters more. There aren’t many other sounds to cover it up, so you have to listen.” – page 302


Reached Teaser Quotes for the Week of 10/15

This week, the official Matched Facebook page has released a teaser quote from Reached each day for the week, a new tradition they’ll be carrying on until the book’s release on November 13th!

Be sure to follow the Matched Trilogy by Ally Condie on Facebook to see the quotes daily, but in the meantime, here’s the roundup for the week!

“Every morning, the sun comes up and turns the earth red, and I think: This could be the day when everything changes.” – page 1

“On the outside, I’m a Society girl wearing plainclothes. But underneath, I have silk and paper against my skin.” – page 17

“We’re not supposed to tell each other where our assignments are, but I lean closer, so close that I can see the dark blue flecks in the light pools of Indie’s eyes.” – page 38

“’Don’t be,’ I said, teasing her. ‘We’ll be together when we celebrate our Contract.’” – page 46

“Some part of me, some hope and belief in what I am, dissolves and disappears.” – page 56

“Indie and I turn to look at each other. She was right, but there’s no triumph in her expression.” – page 71

“I scrub my hands and take one of the tubes from the cases. Next to me, a nurse does the same.” – page 86

COTEC has begun! Ky and Indie in the first battles!

Hello! If you haven’t heard yet, The Clash of The Epic Characters (#COTEC) started today! is pitting specific characters from 10 of our beloved YA novels/series’ in a battle for the most epic character of them all!

Anyway, this first set of battles has Indie vs. Harry Potter, and Ky vs. Fred Weasley, also from Harry Potter!

I highly recommend that you put in your votes! You can vote multiple times and this set of battles ends at just before midnight 8/26/12. Then another set of battles will begin on Monday, 8/27/12.

We’ll keep you updated on who’s next for that as well.

Spread the word and vote!