My main issue with this book was that it made me feel like mental illness was used as a plot device. It was used as the foundation to build a romance upon. This rather than it actually being a book about the lives, thoughts, and feelings of two teenagers who experience depression.
For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels.