Waiting on Wednesday: THE SELECTION by Kiera Cass



Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine. This event highlights our most-wanted upcoming releases!



Title: THE SELECTION
Author: Kiera Cass
Release Date: April 24, 2012
Publisher: HarperTeen
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WHY?

I've been wanting to read this one for a long time based on the summary. After seeing the cover last week (Um, I glomped love all over it on Monday, as you might recall), I want this even more! Kingdoms! Princes! Dystopian! Yes!! I want, I want, I WANT!!

...Is it April yet?


SUMMARY:
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.




What are you anxiously waiting for this Wednesday?

Comments

  1. Sounds like a dystopian fairy tale ;) And the cover is beautiful. Great pick.

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  2. So looking forward to this one! That name, that concept, that cover...! :D

    Here's my WoW :)

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  3. This sonds like such a fabulous book!! Have to add it to my Wishlist!

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  4. I've seen the cover around the blogosphere lately and I've fallen in love with it, but I haven't actually read the synopsis until now. And OMG, does this book sound super awesome or what? It got me at kingdom + princes + dystopian! Should be an interesting combo! Can't wait to read it!

    Awesome pick!

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  5. I can't decide which is more alluring -- the cover or the book description? Either way, I am hooked!

    Here's my WoW!

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  6. I really like the premise of this one, and the reflections happening in the cover are cool. But the dress is so not my style, LOL...too poofy! :D

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  7. I've got some serious cover love going on over here, and I'm loving the premise. Totally need this book.

    Thanks for stopping by my WoW! :)

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  8. I LOVE the cover for this. Maybe one of my favourite 2012 reveals so far, it's stunning. And the dress is so pretty! <3 I love me some dystopian and The Selection definitely sounds like it will satisfy!

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  9. This book is popular as well. Great pick. Like the blurb and plot line of this book.

    Livre De Amour-Books of Love Blog

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  10. Ooh! I'd buy this just for the cover alone!! Fantastic choice!

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads

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  11. totally awesome!!!

    here's my WOW post. stop by??!

    http://www.lindsaycummingsblog.blogspot.com/

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  12. I've seen this one a few times now. I love the cover.

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  13. I AM SO AMAZINGLY IN LOVE WITH THIS COVER. The dress reminds me of Cinderella's dress in that ghd commercial a few years back, which I swooned over like mad.

    Plus, yeah, the summary sounds fantastic. Can't wait for it!

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