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first big review! and getting ready for REACHED

I have some wonderful news. REACHED received its first industry review, and it is a STARRED review from KIRKUS! The full review isn’t up online yet, but I can quote the part they do have up online: “While staying true to the science fiction and romance at the core of Matched (2010) and Crossed (2011), the trilogy’s breathless finale blossoms into a medical thriller too, adding breadth and resonance.”


I have a few very fun things to share that people are doing to get ready for REACHED:

1. You can find a great countdown widget for REACHED here.

2. MATCHED and CROSSED facts are up here on tumblr. I love these facts…there is a new one ever day…and it’s a great way to just refresh your memory of the books without having to do a full-on reread. But, should you also want to do a full-on reread…

3. …there is a read-along of MATCHED and CROSSED here that you can join to prepare for REACHED here and here. And if you do this, you’re entered to win some great prizes.

4. And, I mentioned this on twitter, but I have another song for the REACHED playlist: “Be Still” by The Killers. It’s just perfect, for both Ky and Xander, for different reasons. And yes, technically I discovered it AFTER the book was finished, but I have to include it.

Okay. That’s it for today. Within the past month, I’ve been to Edmonton, Denver, Austin, and Gainesville, GA, and my house is a mess and my office…we shall not speak of it. Hope you are all having a wonderful October so far!!


+ comments (9)
  • Kristen
    October 9, 2012

    There is a song that always makes me think of Ky and Cassia every time I hear it – “I Won’t Give Up” by Jason Mraz.

  • bandreoli
    October 9, 2012

    so awesome!

  • Elizabeth
    October 10, 2012

    I love the Matched series! I was wondering if there would be a movie on dvd.

  • Angel
    October 11, 2012

    oh my God!! I cannot wait till Reached comes out. i hope it’s as perfect as the other two… EEK! CAN’T WAIT!

  • Alice Beesley
    October 11, 2012

    Exciting stuff.

  • Tay
    October 11, 2012

    can not wait for reached ally thank you for your time to put into this book thank you

  • emma
    October 13, 2012

    i just pre-ordered reached three weeks ago, and i can’t wait to get my amazon package

  • Melissa
    October 14, 2012

    I wanted to say I love(d) your series. I am excited for the final book to come out. I’ve told MANY people about it.
    PS I’m 35 and I’m so glad the first one was free on amazon! such a great read! I hate waiting for a book 🙂

  • Kal
    November 1, 2012

    I love this series, I have it on audible and listen to it while at work I was wondering when Reached will be released on audible.com?

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