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.
One (or more) Sentence Summary: I really liked the Selection. I think it is a great young adult book. I really like America's spunk and the way she sticks up for everyone regardless of class. She is not afraid or intimidated by Prince Maxon. They become fast friends and develop a special relations.
Setting: In the future, but I am not sure when… or maybe in the past. I just know it is a make believe world.
Cover: Love it! Reminds of a great party or prom!
Would I Read Other Books by the Author: Absolutely. I need to read the rest of the series!
Kiera Cass is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Selection series and The Siren. She is a graduate of Radford University and currently lives in Christiansburg, Virginia, with her family. Kiera has kissed approximately fourteen boys in her life. None of them were princes.