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Book
Author:
Title:
Edition:
1st ed.
Publisher, Date:
New York, NY : HarperTeen, 2013.
Description:
323 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary:
"Sixteen-year-old America Singer is one of only six girls still competing in the Selection--but before she can fight to win Prince Maxon and the Illean crown, she must decide where her own heart truly lies"-- Provided by publisher.
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Subjects:
LCCN:
2012038124
ISBN:
9780062059963 (hardcover bdg.)
0062059963 (hardcover bdg.)
Other Number:
812122302
System Availability:
14
Current Holds:
1
# Local items:
14
Control Number:
995055
Call Number:
[Fic]
Course Reserves:
0
# Local items in:
8
# System items in:
8
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Fiction
Romance
Topics
Dystopias
Fairy tale
Reality
Political intrigue
Romantics
Love triangles
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Teenagers
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  Publishers Weekly Review

In this sequel to The Selection, America Singer continues her deliciously entertaining quest for the affection of Prince Maxon and the title of Princess of Illea in her country's time-honored tradition. Now whittled down to six girls, the Elite, the competition has grown even more cutthroat. Though Prince Maxon has made his feelings for America known, she wavers between wanting to be his future bride and following her ever-present feelings for her first love, Aspen, a guard from her hometown who has been assigned to protect her at the palace. Like the first book in the trilogy, this installment offers delightfully royal treatment for America, cat-fighting and tension between the remaining girls, a bit of dramatic action when rebels invade the palace, and, of course, tantalizing clandestine moments with both Maxon and Aspen. America's "whatever shall I do?" musings can get a little taxing, but all in all, Cass delivers another round of enjoyable, clean, romantic fun for readers who would love to spend just one day in America's pampered shoes. Ages 13-up. Agent: Elana Roth, Red Tree Literary. (May) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
Summary
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.
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