In author Kiera Cass' novel The Selection, it’s 300 years in the future, and the 3rd world war has brought the United Stated crumbing to ground with a take-over by China. Yet there is hope, and all of North America has banned together to rebuild and govern the country. Illea is the country’s name, and kings and queens are the rulers. Enter 17 year old America Singer. She and 35 other girls are competing to become the princess and Prince Maxon’s hand in marriage. The twist? America’s in love with another man, and has no interest in becoming a part of the royal family.
And don't forget to keep an eye on The CW, where they're casting for the show and looking to put it in their Fall/Winter line-up.