Book Review: The Elite by Kiera Cass

Rating: Four Stars With the stack of The Selection Series piled on the floor by my bed, I just can't put these books down. I am a huge fan of the public library and, even more so since I was able to check out all four books at once. Unlike how I felt The Selection (Book 1) had been, The Elite (Book 2 in The Selection Series) was much more action-packed. Thrown straight into the albeit tame challenges The Elite must participate in along with increasing dangerous rebel attacks, I was completely absorbed. Add to those the surprising eliminations, consequences for breaking the Selection's rules, the discovery of countless secrets of an unstable country AND the entire kingdom (along with America's...

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Book Review: The Selection by Kiera Cass

Rating: Four Stars The Selection Series is absolutely "The Bachelor" meets "The Hunger Games" just without all the violence. I think I would've given it five stars if it had more action. Sure there were a few rebel attacks, but I think I wanted more. With that said, I really enjoyed The Selection and read it in 24 hours. That never happens to me! Cass set up a good love triangle in this book (SPOILER ALERT) and I almost died when Aspen, America's heartthrob back home, came to the castle as a soldier to win her back. The entire story is fairly light-hearted, in my opinion, which made it fun but not one I would probably pick up again. The ending also...

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2019 Reading List

Happy New Year! Can you believe we are already into 2019? I have no idea how 2018 sped by so fast, but I'm really looking forward to this new year. I have a lot planned for 2019 including the release of the Call of the Sirens trilogy and the preliminary work on my next YA Fantasy series that I absolutely can't wait to get started on! Don't worry, it just includes time travel! In the meantime, though, I've recently realized how much I have missed reading! I spent most of 2018 drafting outlines, writing rough drafts, and rewriting final copies, that I really didn't have much time to read. As things slowed down at the end of the year though,...

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