The Selection

Front Cover
HarperCollins Publishers, Jun 7, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 272 pages
113 Reviews

Thirty-five beautiful girls. Thirty-five beautiful rivals...

Itís the chance of a lifetime and 17-year-old America Singer should feel lucky. She has been chosen for The Selection, a reality TV lottery in which the special few compete for gorgeous Prince Maxonís love.

Swept up in a world of elaborate gowns, glittering jewels and decadent feasts, America is living a new and glamorous life. And the prince takes a special interest in her, much to the outrage of the others.

Rivalry within The Selection is fierce and not all of the girls are prepared to play by the rules. But what they donít know is that America has a secret Ė one which could throw the whole competition... and change her life forever.

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star

I knew I was going to love The Selection. - LibraryThing
The plot was weak and the characters one dimensional. - LibraryThing
The writing was also great. - LibraryThing
The only thing I wasn't a fan of was the ending. - LibraryThing
The pacing is brilliant in those things. - LibraryThing
In my opinion, The Selection is incomplete. - LibraryThing

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Stormydawnc - LibraryThing

There are two things that should be known up-front about The Selection: Whoever decided it qualified as Dystopia needs to be handed a copy of 1984 STAT, and despite this oversight, The Selection is ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Fifi1288 - LibraryThing

This is a simply wonderful book, with a princess nature and hidden plot line. It is about a dystopian united states, torn apart by war, that has succumb to a system of castes, ranging from 1 to 8 with ... Read full review

All 8 reviews »

About the author (2012)

Kiera Cass graduated from Radford University with a degree in History. She grew up in South Carolina and currently lives in Blacksburg, Virginia with her family. In her spare time, Kiera enjoys reading, dancing, making videos and eating unhealthy amounts of cake. You can learn more about Kiera at, follow her on twitter via @kieracass, and see her silly videos at

Bibliographic information