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The Selection, Book 1 Genre: Recent years have found my bookshelf filling with more secular fiction, and among that, the subgenre of teen fiction has overtaken with permission my precious shelf space. Then the story sounded intriguing. Touted as being another version of The Hunger Games, this revolves around a strong-willed female protagonist who lives by a set of rules in a world that separates the social classes.
Not only is the story more compelling but it also boasts a passionate heroine. But at least, she takes action! The more I think about it, the more I realize Katniss had the personality of a wooden pole. America is far from perfect and is sometimes downright annoying but above all, at least she reacts.
She cries and has fits of anger instead of nothing. What so drew me into this story is how it aspires to be one thing — a coming-of-age story but winds up being oh-so-much more.
It is a mixture of a fairy-tale a little bit Cinderella with a smidgeon of The Bacheloran adventure not in the usual method and the cherry on top, futuristic. Some may be bothered that this takes place post-America as we know it after a war and takeover destroyed it.
Like THG, this one involves a boy from home vs. Her internal struggle is not new but it seemed genuine given the material. She had a choice to make: The Selection was by choice and though there are times when America alludes to it being wise to partake in events, the people have options.
That was perhaps the best thing about this book. The Selection is an exquisite fairytale that will delight teen readers who are fans of fairytale re-tellings that though not flawless leaves us breathless for the sequel, The Elite coming early in CW is currently developing a television series based on this material.
Can I just say that I am beyond excited about it? But then, perhaps that is my biased opinion after seeing him once in a royal role as King Peter.
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