Series: The Selection

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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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