Author: Kiera Cass

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May 25
The Siren by Kiera Cass (review)

The Siren by Kiera Cass (review)

I loved how the sisters learned sign language, so they could talk to each other when out around humans. Since they were unable to actually speak without fear of a human hearing their voices and trying to drown themselves. I also liked how close they all were to each other. Even though they weren’t actually related, once a girl becomes a siren, she has instant sisters in the older sirens. Some form closer bonds than others, but all of them loved each other like actual sisters. The siren lore was really interesting as well. They don’t need to eat or… Read more »

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Feb 15
The Elite (The Selection #2) by Kiera Cass (review)

The Elite (The Selection #2) by Kiera Cass (review)

A family member gave me this as a gift since I said I’d read the first one. I was really hoping it would be better than book 1, despite some of the comments I got on that review! Marlee had something horrific happen to her early on in this book because she was in love with someone other than the Prince. And despite seeing it happen with her own eyes, America still has these little ‘dates’ with Aspen with no thought about what could happen to her if they’re caught! She’s finally decided she wants to marry the Prince. And… Read more »

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Jan 04
The Selection (The Selection #1) by Kiera Cass (review)

The Selection (The Selection #1) by Kiera Cass (review)

So there are a number of weird names in this book. I knew from reading the synopsis that the name of the main character would bug me. But the premise sounded like it might be a fun read, so I picked it up anyway. Some names are okay, or just twists on more normal names. But seriously… America Singer? Tiny? Tuesday? Aspen is borderline, I’ve read it before as a girls name but not a boy. The palace is constantly under attack by two different rebel factions. And not one person seems to have any idea why they’re being attacked!… Read more »

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