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Review: The Elite by Kiera Cass

The hotly-anticipated sequel to the New York Times bestseller The Selection.

Thirty-five girls came to the palace to compete in the Selection. All but six have been sent home. And only one will get to marry Prince Maxon and be crowned princess of Illea.

America still isn’t sure where her heart lies. When she’s with Maxon, she’s swept up in their new and breathless romance, and can’t dream of being with anyone else. But whenever she sees Aspen standing guard around the palace, and is overcome with memories of the life they planned to share. With the group narrowed down to the Elite, the other girls are even more determined to win Maxon over—and time is running out for America to decide.

Just when America is sure she’s made her choice, a devastating loss makes her question everything again. And while she’s struggling to imagine her future, the violent rebels that are determined to overthrow the monarchy are growing stronger and their plans could destroy her chance at any kind of happy ending.

My  Thoughts

I have stupidly left this review far too long after reading the book and therefore this review is going to have to be short not because I didn't enjoy it but because my poor brain is so tired of late it can't remember all the things I was going to say.

In short I really enjoyed this book. I loved it as much as book one and cannot wait to see where the series is going next. I love america as a character and love following her story. I love all the political stuff that lies behind the main story and the whys and wherefores of the world the book is set in. I do have to say I am totally as Team Maxon girly and I do want to shake America a little bit for not jumping on that bandwagon from the outset and am still desperately hoping that is where is ends up.

All in all a fab sequel which I enjoyed thoroughly.