A Perfect Selection!

There were little squeals of delight coming from this blogger's desk as she discovered that Kiera Cass' brilliant novel The Selection is going to be a movie! Picked up by Warner Bros, the novel is set to be adapted by Katie Lovejoy (of Black List fame). There's 5 novels to date, so fingers crossed there are 5 movies!

9780007466696It's time for the Selection, a lottery where girls from all castes are chosen to compete for the chance to be Prince Maxon's wife. 17-year-old America Singer has no interest in entering the Selection. All she wants is a future with her secret boyfriend, Aspen.

But what America wants doesn't seem to matter. Her mother is convinced America is meant for a life among the higher castes. And Aspen insists that she enter the lottery for a chance at a better life. When, much to America's shock, she is actually Selected, Aspen breaks up with her, and she heads to the castle with an utterly broken heart.

Suddenly America is swept up in a world of excitement - elaborate gowns, glittering jewels, and decadent feasts- not to mention catching the eye of a certain Prince...

Just as she starts considering the possibility of a different kind of life, Aspen shows up at the palace as a member of the royal guard...