The Selection (The Selection, #1) by Kiera CassFor 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 doesnt 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 shes made for herself—and realizes that the life shes always dreamed of may not compare to a future she never imagined.
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Fall in love—from the very beginning. Discover the first book in the captivating, 1 New York Times bestselling Selection series. For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape a rigid caste system, live in a palace, and compete for the heart of gorgeous Prince Maxon. But for America Singer, being Selected is a nightmare.
America Singer reluctantly applies and is selected to take part and her life changes forever. America is a multi-dimensional character who is relatable to every teenage girl. America is from the caste of 5, a caste dedicated to musicians and artists, she is outcast from the rest of the group. She rebels against the palace rules as she has her own beliefs and won't have them changed just due to the position she has now been propelled into. She is a strong female character and always puts others before herself so that they can live the best quality of life they can. She gives up her hard-earned money before the Selection to her family so they can afford to eat and keep their house.
Kahlen is a Siren, bound to serve the Ocean by luring humans to watery graves with her voice, which is deadly to any human who hears it. Akinli is human—a kind, handsome boy who's everything Kahlen ever dreamed of. Falling in love puts them both in danger Will she risk everything to follow her heart? Prepare to be swept off your feet by The Crown —the eagerly awaited, wonderfully romantic fifth and final book in the Selection series. But sometimes the heart has a way of surprising you…and now Eadlyn must make a choice that feels more difficult—and more important—than she ever expected. Now the time has come for Princess Eadlyn to hold a Selection of her own.
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The Selection is a young-adult, dystopian, romance novel by Kiera Cass. It was released on March 26, paperback and April 24, hardcover, Kindle, and audiobook. 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.