The flow and plot kinda remind me of something Shannon Hale might write. I totally had Cinderella vibes. A very poor girl enters the Selection (as all girls must) and is chosen by the Prince. But our main character is already in love, thank you very much. The Ugly Stepsisters are present as other contestants, and some of them are actually rather nice.
There are no mice. Or magical pumpkins. Or glass slippers.
There is, however, a ball. And beautiful gowns. And an evil stepmother (or possible future father-in-law/king).
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The Elite is actually the second book in the series, so make sure to start with the first: