For thirty-five girls, the selection is the chance of a life time. Many girls do the selection for their families or a chance to escape their lifes. To be swept up in a world of glittering growns and priceless jewels. To live in the palace and compete for the heart of the gorgeous prince maxon.
But for American Singer, being selected is a nightmare, it would mean tuning her back on her secret love with aspen, who is a caste below her. aspen telling her to complete because he feels useless to her but leaving her home to enter a fierce competition for a crown she doesn’t want. Living in a palace that is constantly threatened by violent rebel attacks.
Then america meets prince Maxon. Gradually, she starts to question all the plans she’s made for herself and realizes that the life she’s always dreamed of may not compare to a future she never of imagined.