In all fairness, I can completely understand why many people do not like this book. There were some things that I didn't like as well such as the vague and shady description of the post-apocalyptic society. Maybe I'm just a sucker for book covers with pretty dresses, but I actually enjoyed reading the story. It was very "The Hunger Games" meets "The Bachelor," which made a great beach read last summer. I'm very intrigued by this concept and am excited for the sequel to be published next month!