Publish date: 2013-04-23
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Series: The Selection (#2)
I've been sitting on this book for three weeks. Tomorrow I have to return it to the library. I guess it was time to read it. This was definitely not as good as the first book. Actually, it was quite an aggravating read. America turned out to be a hypocrite, Aspen was a manipulative ass, and Maxon, w...
In The Selection, the girls fighting for Prince Maxon’s heart started with thirty-five girls. In this book, it’s only down to six girls called the “Elite”, hence the book title “The Elite.” I had mixed emotions reading this sequel but the one that stood out was annoyance. Yup. America got on my ne...
So, in this book, I have decided I prefer Maxon to Aspen. Aspen has begun to remind me of Gale from The Hunger Games . Not that I totally dislike Gale or Aspen... But they share negative qualities that make me root for their rivals. And the fact that Aspen didn't believe America could be a princess ...
I don't understand myself. Everything is infuriatingly childish and there were so many silly situations, I kept rolling my eyes constantly. But I couldn't stop reading, I was and still am interested in knowing what's going to happen next, so I will be continuing with the series. Three stars? My brai...
Another fun topic to discuss from this: ethics: how far is one willing to go in order to help one’s family? one’s friends? one’s nation? It’s not as though there is a single correct answer, and in the series you get a muddle of incentives along with coercion. borrowed copy
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