06 March 2012

waiting on wednesday: eight

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
Title: The Selection
Author: Kiera Cass
Publication Date: 24 April 2012
Summary (courtesy of goodreads.com):
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.
It's March, people.  March!  That means it's time for me to start featuring upcoming April releases in my Waiting on Wednesday posts.  And I could feature The Selection every single week this month.  Seriously, that's how excited I am for it.  I don't watch The Bachelor, which a lot of people are bringing up when they talk about this book, but that doesn't mean I wouldn't watch it if it featured pretty dresses like the one on this cover.  And a prince, instead of...those dudes.  Honestly, I can't tell you where this massive amount of enthusiasm is coming from, but if I only read one book in April, this will be it.


  1. I have a copy of this book but I've heard not so good things about it. I'll give it a try though. Still a great pick! I'm excited to watch the TV series based on this though :)

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  2. I need this one soooo badly! Can't wait to get my hands on a copy of it and I really hope that it's as awesome as it sounds! :)

    Fictional Distraction

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  3. I've been waiting on this one forever! I love the bachelor theme of the book. Sounds so good! I don't know if I'll prefer the poor boy first love or the new rich prince! *bites nails* I've heard both good and bad reviews but I think I will like it. My friend just read it and she said it was cute but a bit predictable but that's okay with me. I enjoy some cute reads every now and then. Thanks for visiting My WOW!

  4. Gorgeous cover and amazing story! I can't wait to have it on my kindle!!!

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  5. I'm also waiting for this one! Great choice :D I hope it's as good as it sounds.

    I'm also your newest follower.

    Here's my choice if you would like to check it out...

    Waiting on Wednesday

  6. It seems good! I don't really like the cover but the blurb makes me curious. I'm going to add it to my TBR list! Thank you!

  7. It's on my TBR list too!!

    Our WoW is at Book Sake. –Jessica

  8. I'm excited for this one too! Absolutely love the cover.

    My WoW

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  9. i just finished this book not long ago and you are right to be wanting it!!! its really good!! and of course the cover is AMAZING!!! great pick!

    thanks for stopping by my WoW

  10. I LOVE This cover! I've been seeing mixed opinions on the early readers though but it still sounds good!

    Xpresso Reads


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