Thursday, February 9, 2012

Wish List Wednesday On a Thursday (86)

The Selection (The Selection, 1) by Kiera Cass, April 24, 2012. Published by HarperTeen.
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 the palace and compete for the heart of the 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.
Why: While the character names aren't exactly screaming read me, the actual plot-line sounds interesting and makes me want to read it. 

1 comment:

  1. This sounds a lot like The Bachelor TV show. I'm with you on the names. Pretty cover!

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