If you enjoyed Hunger Games, Twilight, or Beautiful Creatures you need to read Matched by Ally Condie.
Matched is the story of Cassia Reyes , a seventeen-year-old member of The Society and in The Society seventeen is truly the beginning of the rest of your your life. In The Society, all the big decisions are made for you: where you will live, who you will marry, where you will work, and when you will die. At seventeen Cassia can't wait for her Match Banquet where she will see her chosen match for the first time. When she discovers that her match is her best friend Xander, Cassia knows that The Society has made the right decision. At least she thinks they have until her match microcard shows someone else's face. Now Cassia must make a choice for herself. Will she follow The Society or will she follow her heart and choose the boy she is falling in love with?
Don't take my word for it. Read this review from TeenReads or hear the author talk about the book in this video.
The sequel to Matched arrives in book stores this fall!