The Selection

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HarperCollins, Apr 24, 2012 - JUVENILE FICTION - 336 pages
23 Reviews

For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels. To live in a palace and compete for the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon.

But for America Singer, being Selected is a nightmare. It means turning her back on her secret love with Aspen, who is a caste below her. Leaving her home to enter a fierce competition for a crown she doesn't want. Living in a palace that is constantly threatened by violent rebel attacks.

Then America meets Prince Maxon. Gradually, she starts to question all the plans she's made for herself—and realizes that the life she's always dreamed of may not compare to a future she never imagined.

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The writing is clumsy. - Goodreads
Yet the main thing is the writing style and pace. - Goodreads
Even the ending is crap. - Goodreads
The plot was AMAZING!! - Goodreads
Like the plot: bland. - Goodreads
There's your praise, The Selection! - Goodreads

Review: The Selection (The Selection #1)

User Review  - Wendy Darling - Goodreads

Reaction before reading this book: I know I may be a sucker for falling for this cover, but look at it! I totally want to go to that party. Reaction after reading this book: I no longer want to go to ... Read full review

Review: The Selection (The Selection #1)

User Review  - Lauren Suero - Goodreads

Here's how this book should be marketed: Dystopian world meets 'The Bachelor'.....sort of. NOT THE HUNGER GAMES. There's no fight to the death here.. just a bunch of young women vying for the heart of ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Kiera Cass is a graduate of Radford University and currently lives in Blacksburg, Virginia, with her family. She is also the author of the New York Times bestseller The Selection and the self-published fantasy novel The Siren. Kiera has kissed approximately fourteen boys in her life. None of them were princes.

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