27 April 2012

Book Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass (Luxury Reading review)

Posted by Meghan @ Books and a Cup of Tea at 12:00 AM

  Title: The Selection                                                          Pages: 327
  Author: Kiera Cass                                                          Source: Luxury Reading
  Publisher: HarperTeen                                                   Published: April 24, 2012
  Series: The Selection #1                                                Purchase: Amazon
merica Singer is content with her life. Although her boyfriend, Aspen, is in a lower caste, to America, he’s perfect. So when he urges her to join The Selection, an opportunity for one of thirty-five girls to become the wife of Prince Maxon, she is surprised. She’s even more surprised when she’s picked.

Wanting to be with Aspen, but needing the checks that The Selection provides her family with more, America sets off to the palace, heart closed off from the snobby Prince.

But when America meets Maxon, she realizes he’s not who she thought he was. He’s kind and sweet and she realizes that marrying Aspen might not be the best choice she has – and wants.

Plagued by these new found feelings, America has a big decision to make. Will it be Aspen or Prince Maxon?

After hearing about The Selection being compared to The Bachelor, I immediately wanted to read it. Being an unashamed fan of The Bachelor and all the juicy drama it provides, I knew I couldn’t go wrong with The Selection. And it didn’t disappoint.

To read the rest of my review, please go to Luxury Reading!

Pass or Read? If you love the Bachelor, definitely give this one a read!

Cover thoughts: The cover is so pretty. Of course it's just another pretty girl in a pretty dress, but with the other girls around her in the same dress, it is a bit more unique and reminds me of a forest in the winter. So pretty.


zapkode.marie on April 27, 2012 at 11:32 PM said...

{new follower here}

I've read many reviews on this book and am rather interested in reading it. Thank you for sharing.


Jac on April 28, 2012 at 9:48 AM said...

I just started this one this morning!! (But then my 3yr old wanted to play her reading game on my iPad, and so I'm lurking online instead of reading!)

I'm a HUGE Bachelor fan, can't wait to see how this pans out!

-Jac @ For Love and Books

Hayley on May 14, 2012 at 4:38 AM said...

I must get round to reading this book, since I have a friend who lent a copy of it to me. I've never really watched Bachelor though...

As a side note, does America Singer happen to be a singer?

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