The Queen: A Novella

Kobo ebook | December 2, 2014

byKiera Cass

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Before America Singer's story began, another girl came to the palace to compete for the hand of a different prince….

Don't miss this digital original novella set in the captivating world of Kiera Cass's #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series. This prequel story takes place before the events of The Selection and is told from the point of view of Prince Maxon's mother, Amberly. Discover a whole new Selection with this inside look at how Maxon's parents met—and how an ordinary girl named Amberly became a beloved queen.

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Before America Singer's story began, another girl came to the palace to compete for the hand of a different prince….Don't miss this digital original novella set in the captivating world of Kiera Cass's #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series. This prequel story takes place before the events of The Selection and is told from the ...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:December 2, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062351206

ISBN - 13:9780062351203

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Short and interesting. At only 72 pages long, this novella gave us an idea of Queen Amberly’s background and how she came to win the attention of Prince Clarkson and eventually the crown. I came to really like her character and her determination to rise above her caste. We also learn more about Clarkson’s parents the former King and Queen. Although this story takes place before the rest of the series, I think it would be best enjoyed by those who are already fans of The Selection. The reason for this is that due to its short page count, it doesn’t go into a lot of detail about the world or the caste systems. I think that this would be confusing to a reader who hasn’t at least read the first book.
Date published: 2016-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Queen An awesome read. Can't get enough of Kiera's work. Makes you want to fall in love with a prince and hope for the best in finding that one true love, or both at the same time.
Date published: 2015-09-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great It was a great read! Definitely a good addition to the Selection series and novellas. The ending could've been a bit different but we can't always know the whole story ;)
Date published: 2015-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great read I loved this story! It was wondefully written and great to know how the king and queen met. My love affair with the Selection series has begun!
Date published: 2015-06-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amberly is the boss This book was so awesome! It was so interesting o hear Amberly's opinion on er selection. I didnt realy like Clarkson in the irst books so it was xool to get to userstand why Aberly loves him so much.
Date published: 2015-06-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Queen I really enjoy the selection series and the novella that are attached to them. They are interesting with realistically flawed characters. A enjoyable read all around.
Date published: 2015-05-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It was great It was so good , It was really interesting seeing amberly's point of view! Though I didn't like just how obedient she and how she wanted to cater to the prince's every whim :P that's the only bad thing I havr to say , still 5 stars .
Date published: 2015-04-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Queen I liked the book alot and fiund it cool how Kiera Cass wrote the book in Amberleys P.O.V.i liked the end too.
Date published: 2015-03-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from 3.5 Stars I enjoyed this little story. I'm not generally a fan of the mid-series short story, but this one was good. It gives more perspective into Queen Amberly's character and it's nice to see some of her back story as well as her experience in the Selection. I couldn't make myself become even remotely fond of Clarkson, even though Amberly was completely in love with him throughout this story. I had in my mind his depiction from this series' novels. But it wasn't only that. Clarkson seemed controlling to me. I mean, the way he decided to choose Amberly - his reasons annoyed and offended me. Sure, I'll marry you, because you do anything I ask you to and you put me first no matter what. Well, that's not romantic at all, nor is it right to expect that of a spouse. Anyway, overall the story was good. I cannot freaking wait for The Heir!! Side note: This author sure seems to like the odd-awkward-embarrassing girl meets boy story. I predict another awkward meeting in the fourth book! But then I will know which boy Eadlyn chooses. Oh no, I hope I didn't just ruin it by figuring out Cass's secret!
Date published: 2015-01-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Queen Such a quick good read! I came back to read this after I had finished the whole series. It was really interesting to read another side of the story, especially reading about a character that I adored!
Date published: 2015-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Selections-The Queen Fantastic. Wished it was longer. 100% recommendable like the whole series with America and Max on. This is a series u can read again and again and it never gets boring.
Date published: 2015-01-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The queen review This book was amazing it really ave a new look on king Clarkson. I could not belive the fantastic ending. I found that this book really explains why king Clarkson is the way he is.
Date published: 2014-12-31