Kiera Cass’s The Elite is a must-read for fans of dystopian fiction, fairy tales, and reality TV. This sequel to The Selection will enchant teens who love Divergent and The Bachelor. In America Singer’s world, a bride is chosen for the prince through an elaborate televised competition. In the... show more
Kiera Cass’s The Elite is a must-read for fans of dystopian fiction, fairy tales, and reality TV. This sequel to The Selection will enchant teens who love Divergent and The Bachelor. In America Singer’s world, a bride is chosen for the prince through an elaborate televised competition. In the second book of the Selection series, America is one of only six girls left in the running. But is it Prince Maxon—and life as the queen—she wants? Or is it Aspen, her first love? The Elite delivers the adventure, glamour, political intrigue, and romance readers of The Selection expect, and continues the love triangle that captivated them.
Publish date: April 23rd 2013
Publisher: Harper Teen
Pages no: 323
Edition language: English
Series: The Selection (#2)
For this review I will only be talking about the first three Selection novels by Kiera Cass that follow the story of America and Maxon, reviewing the characters and then the story-line, ending with what I did and didn't enjoy about the trilogy. I purchased the complete series through Scholastic Book...
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...