Book 1, The Selection Series
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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.
Publishers Weekly Review
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Good read but short
I literally stayed up all night reading it. It's a pretty good non stop page turner. That being said it felt a little rushed at times and rather short! There was just a little more umph that I wanted and it almost ended abruptly. I kinda wanted some kinda closure! That being said can't wait for next one!
**BTW ITUNES: I can't upload reviews from my iPhone 4S (up to date) on any book! I press "send" and nothing happens.
I can read it again and again!!!
Best book I've read in a long time!!! I just finished it and I want to reread it because I can't take my mind off of it. I'm just ticked that I have to wait to continue the trilogy! I definitely recommend this one, though. This book will definitely join the classics!
A tired plot that's been done before (The Princess Academy; Chemical Garden trilogy). Not fresh or original, writing style is hurried and curt. Overall underwhelming.