5 Hearts · Young Adult Paranormal

The Heir (The Selection Series #4) by Kiera Cass

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Princess Eadlyn has grown up hearing endless stories about how her mother and father met. Twenty years ago, America Singer entered the Selection and won the heart of Prince Maxon—and they lived happily ever after. Eadlyn has always found their fairy-tale story romantic, but she has no interest in trying to repeat it. If it were up to her, she’d put off marriage for as long as possible.But a princess’s life is never entirely her own, and Eadlyn can’t escape her very own Selection—no matter how fervently she protests.

Eadlyn doesn’t expect her story to end in romance. But as the competition begins, one entry may just capture Eadlyn’s heart, showing her all the possibilities that lie in front of her . . . and proving that finding her own happily ever after isn’t as impossible as she’s always thought.

Let me start by saying, I love the selection series. My favorite were number 1 & 3. I was so excited to read her next novel which is about America’s (the protagonist from the first 3 books) daughter. I really enjoyed this book. I think it was fun to see the selection from now a different view. Eadlyn is born in royalty, but she is bossy, stubborn, rude, selfish and everything you would hate in a Princess. I honestly don’t like her, but I think that is the point. She is coming-of-age and her eyes are opening up past her own castle walls. I really enjoy the 35 guys that come to the castle. I am actually rooting for a few of them. Erik, (who is not even in the 35) and Kile. I think as a reader if you are thinking of reading a story about an “America” but in the form of a princess you will be mistaken. Eadlyn is her own person, with her own insecurities. I am looking forward to see how to grows during the selection.

Character Guide with some Spoilers

America & Maxon Children in Order
Eadlyn & Ahren( Sounds like Aaron) Twins
Kaden
Osten (Sounds like Austin)
Marlee & Carter Woodworks children
Kile
Josie
Apsen & Lucy
Don’t have any children yet. You will find out more about the, why, in the story.
The 35 Selected: The ones that are still there by the end of the book.  
Henri Jasskoppi – (Doesn’t speak much English, so he has a translator with him named Erik)
Hale Garner
KileWoodwork – (YES, Marlee and Carter’s son who grew up in the palace)
Holden Messenger
Fox Wesley
Leeland Alberts
Apsel Berry-Denning
Edwin Bishop
Gunner Croft
Ean Cabel
Harrison Driver
Winslow Fields
Linde Lockwood
Alex Hardie
Julian Henry
Ivan Plays
Tavish Plowholder
Raoul Silo
Kelsey Timber
Lodge Wheaton
Calvin Write 
Well done Kiera Cass with another fun,
enjoyable and nail-biting read.
Don’t leave us hanging to long. 
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Parental Info:  Kissing/Making Out

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