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The Elite

The Selection Series, Book Two
by Kiera Cass

Review by Rachel Dixon


The Selection has narrowed down to just six girls.
Who will win the Prince and the crown?

**Please be aware of SPOILERS if you have not read The Selection**

Tensions rise as the selection is narrowed down. True motives are shown and more than one heart is broken. The intensity dramatically increases in The Elite. Rebel attacks become more frequent and violent. Passion is heightened and the stakes are higher than ever. Who will stay and who will be sent home?

“It wasn’t like I made his world better. It was like I was his world. It wasn’t some explosion; it wasn’t fireworks. It was a fire, burning slowly from the inside out.” – The Elite Page 298

I found The Elite even more engrossing than The Selection. An excellent continuation of the series. Kiera’s writing improves with this book and I was very impressed. Little things in the dialogue from The Selection were ironed out in The Elite. As America’s diplomatic training progresses, so does the writer evolve with her. Excellent!!! While the passion is slightly intensified, it remains “clean”. Nothing goes farther than passionate kissing. Again, parents please use your own discretion for your kids. Already started The One…And I was smart this time…I also have The Heir in my possession. The Crown is the fifth and final book in the series, and is due to be released in May. I can NOT wait!!!