Matched (book)

2010 dystopian novel by Ally Condie

Matched is a 2010 dystopian novel by Ally Condie. The book was followed by two sequels, 'Crossed' and Reached.

Matched tells the story of seventeen year old Cassia Reyes. She lives in a world where at age seventeen, everyone is matched with who they will marry. You marry at age 21 and have children at age 24. And you die at age 80. However, despite being matched, Cassia finds that she loves someone else.