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The Selection Audiobook

The Selection: The Selection Trilogy, Book 1

For 35 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, and leaving her home to enter a fierce competition for a crown she doesn't want.
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Publisher's Summary

For 35 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, and 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.

©2012 Kiera Cass (P)2012 HarperCollinsPublishers

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    Katie 06-21-15
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    "listen to for hours"

    the story line I thought was kinda funny. but over all the way Cass brought it out was pretty good. I've listen to it about 3 times in one week. can't wait for more.

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    Mary 06-21-15
    Mary 06-21-15 Member Since 2011
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    This was a great story. The narrator did a very good job. I can't wait to listen to the second book now.

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    Avaiyak 06-20-15
    Avaiyak 06-20-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Love the book"

    The narrator is a bit stiff at times but overall a really great story. I do recommend this.

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    J. Nelson 06-17-15
    J. Nelson 06-17-15 Member Since 2010
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    "Loved it"

    It was captivating right from the start. Dying to start the next one. Loved it!

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    Audrey 06-16-15
    Audrey 06-16-15 Member Since 2011
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    "Fun summer romance book"

    I selected this book for a light summer read/listen. The plot has is a Hunger Games meets The Bachelor feel to it. Overall I thought it was worth the credit and would recommend it my teen daughter.

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    Jeff Given 06-16-15
    Jeff Given 06-16-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Good story"

    Pretty good story. I like the story line of casts and this new world with new countries. Interesting characters. Hate the narrators voice.

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    April Bernd 06-09-15
    April Bernd 06-09-15

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    "Loved This Book"

    This is my new favorite book series. I can't wait to listen to the next one.

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    Alexandria 06-09-15
    Alexandria 06-09-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Relatable"

    The selection is a amazing story ! It's contemporary, mysterious, & humorous all in one ! I highly recommend it.

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    Cierra Weiss 06-09-15 Member Since 2015
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    "It grew on me"

    At first I didn't think that I would like the narrator's voice, but as the story progressed, Amy grew on me. She had an excellent performance and it was easy to tell when she switched between characters. This is the first audiobook I've ever listened to and I was unsure if I would enjoy is since I like the process of reading so much. I was pleasantly surprised.

    The story itself is a classic young adult novel of this last decade. As such, I loved it. There was plenty of action and intrigue to keep me wanting to know more about this society the characters are living in. I will definitely continue the series, but probably from my local library rather than audible :) (I just can't get rid of paper that easily)

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    ReaderMom 06-07-15
    ReaderMom 06-07-15 Member Since 2012

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    "Decent story, poor narration"
    Is there anything you would change about this book?

    I'm struggling to get past the breathy, monotone narration. The narrator sounds bored with her job.


    What did you like best about this story?

    Still listening, so I'll have to update this review at a later date.


    Who would you have cast as narrator instead of Amy Rubinate?

    Anyone with a clearer voice and more variety.


    If this book were a movie would you go see it?

    I'd take my young adult daughters to see it.


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