GIVEAWAY: Signed copy of “The Selection” by Kiera Cass

If you missed any of her book signings here in the Philippines, here’s your chance to win a signed trade paperback copy of “The Selection” by Kiera Cass!

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Disclaimer (to satisfy the WordPress.com Terms of Service): This giveaway is not being posted in lieu of paid advertising on this blog. I bought the book myself and had it signed during Kiera Cass’s book signing event last 3 August 2013 at National Book Store in Makati City, Philippines. ☺

“The Selection” by Kiera Cass

THE SELECTION
Author: Kiera Cass
Read Date: 27 July 2013
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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 a palace and compete for the heart of 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.

Before I write about the book itself, I have to say that I don’t know why people were so attracted to the cover of the book. It’s an interesting looking dress, yes, but that is also such an awkward pose. Ladies don’t sniff their underarms in public, my dear. 😛 Anyway…

I read this book in one sitting. I was entertained by some parts, and it kept me interested enough to read to the end and to even move on to the next installment. So in my book, this wasn’t a horrible read; it was just okay.

But it was also problematic because I felt like a lot of things in the story are too forced and contrived.

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