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Utterly captivating. A heroine unlike any I d met before, a setting I d never glimpsed, a story I d never imagined."Atlantia"is fresh, wild, and engrossing. I love Ally Condie. Shannon Hale, award-winning, bestselling author of"Austenland"and"Dangerous" A New York Times Best Seller! "Can you hear Atlantia breathing?" For as long as she can remember, Rio has dreamed of the sand and sky Above of life beyond her underwater city of Atlantia. But in a single moment, all Rio s hopes for the future are shattered when her twin sister, Bay, makes an unexpected choice, stranding Rio Below. Alone, ripped away from the last person who knew Rio s true self and the powerful siren voice she has long silenced she has nothing left to lose. Guided by a dangerous and unlikely mentor, Rio formulates a plan that leads to increasingly treacherous questions about her mother s death, her own destiny, and the corrupted system constructed to govern the Divide between land and sea. Her life and her city depend on Rio to listen to the voices of the past and to speak long-hidden truths."

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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 162.56 x 231.14 x 30.48mm | 476.27g
  • Dutton Books for Young Readers
  • United States
  • English
  • 0525426442
  • 9780525426448
  • 501,223

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"Utterly captivating. A heroine unlike any I'd met before, a setting I'd never glimpsed, a story I'd never imagined. "Atlantia "is fresh, wild, and engrossing. I love Ally Condie." --Shannon Hale, award-winning, bestselling author of "Austenland "and "Dangerous" "A gorgeous, crumbling underwater world, a murder mystery, a sweet romance, a sinister plot, long-protected secrets... they're all here! But what made us love this new stand-alone from talented Ally Condie? Rio. She's a strong, brave, self-sacrificing heroine who never gives up." --"Justine Magazine" "Condie brings tremendous depth to her world-building, finding terrific details in a culture created both to help people survive, and to perhaps keep them under control." --"Salt Lake City Weekly" "A fast-paced fantasy adventure tale in a richly drawn dystopian future . . . this is a title that's sure to be immensely popular with teens." --"School Library Journal" "Each mystery leads into another, and Condie keeps readers guessing to the end." --"Shelf Awareness" Praise for the International bestelling Matched trilogy: "This futuristic fable of love and free will asks: Can there be freedom without choice? The tale of Cassia's journey from acceptance to rebellion will draw you in and leave you wanting more." --Cassandra Clare, "New York Times"-bestselling author of The Infernal Devices and The Mortal Instruments series "A superb dystopian romance." --"The Wall Street Journal " "The hottest YA title to hit bookstores since "The Hunger Games."" --"Entertainment Weekly " "A fierce, unforgettable page-turner." --"Kirkus Reviews," starred review "Condie's enthralling and twisty dystopian plot is well served by her intriguing characters and fine writing....Cassia's metamorphosis is gripping and satisfying." --"Publishers Weekly," starred review "Condie's prose is immediate and unadorned, with sudden pings of lush lyricism [and] reveals seeming to arrive on almost every page." --"Kirkus Reviews," starred review "Distinct...authentic...poetic." --"School Library Journal" "Love triangle + struggle against the powers that be = perfect escape." --""

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About Ally Condie

Ally Condie is the author of the critically acclaimed Matched trilogy, a #1 "New York Times" and international bestseller. The series has been published in more than 30 languages. A former English teacher, Ally lives with her husband and four children outside of Salt Lake City, Utah. She loves reading, writing, running, and listening to her husband play guitar. Twitter: @allycondie"

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