Book Review

Rebel – Marie Lu

Rebel by Marie LuMy rating: 4.5 of 5 starsRebel is the fourth book in the Legend series by Marie Lu that we didn't know we needed. It takes place years after the events of the series and now Eden is a teen. He was so young in the first books, so it was nice to… Continue reading Rebel – Marie Lu

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Wildcard – Marie Lu

Wildcard by Marie Lu My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars Wildcard is the conclusion to the Warcross duology and I was not ready for this story to end. Warcross by Marie Lu took us on an epic journey into a different reality and a near-future world in which both augmented and virtual reality are just… Continue reading Wildcard – Marie Lu

Book Review

Batman: Nightwalker – Marie Lu

Batman: Nightwalker by Marie Lu My rating: 4 of 5 stars Batman: Nightwalker gives us an origin story for the Caped Crusader that we didn't know we needed - even if it doesn't feel like the dark, gritty Batman we know from the Dark Knight or the comics. Bruce is an eighteen-year-old boy who is… Continue reading Batman: Nightwalker – Marie Lu

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Warcross – Marie Lu

Warcross by Marie Lu My rating: 4.5 of 5 stars I didn't know too much about the premise before I started the book beyond frequent comparisons to Ready Player One and it being about a hacker/gamer - which I think was a good thing. I didn't go into it with any expectations (especially because I… Continue reading Warcross – Marie Lu

Book Review

The Rose Society – Marie Lu

The Rose Society by Marie Lu My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars This is the second book in the Young Elites series. Adelina has been cast off by the Dagger Society and the darkness in her heart is consuming her. Accompanied by only her sister, who she discovered is also a Young Elite like her,… Continue reading The Rose Society – Marie Lu

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The Young Elites – Marie Lu

The Young Elites by Marie Lu My rating: 4 of 5 stars Despite the fact that I found the main character disagreeable - the premise was enjoyable. Initially, Adelina is very dark and unrelatable. She relishes pain and fear, as a result, I don't have sympathy for her character. Even though her father treated her… Continue reading The Young Elites – Marie Lu

Book Review

Legend – Marie Lu

Legend by Marie Lu My rating: 4 of 5 stars While the idea of Legend is in no way unique, with the recent influx of post-apocalyptic/dystopian storylines in YA fiction, it is still an enjoyable read. It was nice to have the two varied perspectives - the boy from the street and the girl of… Continue reading Legend – Marie Lu