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The Betrothed When King Jameson declares his love for Lady Hollis Brite, Hollis is shocked and thrilled After all, she s grown up at Keresken Castle, vying for the king s attention alongside other daughters of the nobility Capturing his heart is a dream come trueBut Hollis soon realizes that falling in love with a king and being crowned queen may not be the happily ever after she thought it would be And when she meets a commoner with the mysterious power to see right into her heart, she finds that the future she really wants is one that she never thought to imagine I am not sure what I just read I so badly wanted to love this one I always love a good historical drama and this one was posed to be positively titillating a girl that is betothed to the king but falls in love with someone else once she finally manages to catch his eye It is set up to be positively juicy However, it was just so boring There was no romantic tension in either of the pairings The characters were all so..flat I really wish I could have lik I am not sure what I just read I so badly wanted to love this one I always love a good historical drama and this one was posed to be positively titillating a girl that is betothed to the king but falls in love with someone else once she finally manages to catch his eye It is set up to be positively juicy However, it was just so boring There was no romantic tension in either of the pairings The characters were all so..flat I really wish I could have liked this one but the whole thing just felt so poorly executed Probably closer to a 1.5 They spelled THE SELECTION wrongAlso, the author could have named the heroine EUROPE and she didn t Fail. I don t know what I was expecting But it wasn t this.What I liked awkward silence crickets chirping tumble weed blows by What I disliked the main character was annoying from the very first chapter Thought she d improve but big nope characters lacked personality this book was falsely being pitched as steamy YA Well that was complete lies There was probably only 5 very basic kissing scenes But that s it It s not that I m upset about the lack of steam, I just don t like when thi I don t know what I was expecting But it wasn t this.What I liked awkward silence crickets chirping tumble weed blows by What I disliked the main character was annoying from the very first chapter Thought she d improve but big nope characters lacked personality this book was falsely being pitched as steamy YA Well that was complete lies There was probably only 5 very basic kissing scenes But that s it It s not that I m upset about the lack of steam, I just don t like when things are being falsely advertised Many people I know are only looking forward to this book because of what Entertainment Weekly said It felt like I was tricked and I don t appreciate that I actually am not averse to the much hated love triangle OR love at first sight tropes as long as they are well executed This was not the love interests had no chemistry the ending was a whole mess Author tried to do something for shock value but just didn t make sense Final thoughts I really loved the selection series Yes, even the ones with Princess Eadlyn I, like many, have eagerly been waiting years for Kiera Cass to release something new I guess maybe my expectations were too high I don t know I m just seriously disappointed.1.5ARC received from Harper Teen via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review 7 October 2019That s right WE ARE GETTING SOME NEW KIERA CASS IN MAY 2020 Readabout it here the first chapter A steamy YA romance duology don t say I didn t warn the younguns and a love triangle edit after I read they lied to us No steam at all

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