Marie Lu is taking the Legend series into a new phase, The Young Elites follows a survivor of the blood plague, Adelina Amouteru, with some distinguishing traits like a large scar and white hair. Rejected by her family, she joins the underground society of young elites. Some of the elites are out for good, while chose to use their talents for the worst, and Adelina comes in and shakes up their world..
“It chronicles a good person’s downfall into becoming a villain, and I think this cover conveys that beautifully. The ominous clouds, the light vs. the dark, the dagger, and the bold title all work together so well. I’m in love with it.”
I am so excited about this book, I can’t even think straight! I LOVED the Legend series, and with this book being compared to an X-Men sort of storyline, I am SO IN!! Are you?
Marie Lu, creator of the Legend series, talks to Goodreads YA from Vroman’s, her neighborhood bookstore in Pasadena, CA. Watch as she discusses writing romantic scenes, growing up a good girl, and her new book, Champion!
And awwwww… she does artwork for her fans that you can win!
CLICK HERE to leave a comment to win her drawing. Goodreads will select a winner at random on November 30th.
So what happens when a whole bunch of New York Times Best Selling Authors get together? Well they take pictures and have a lot of fun. And they do something really special for you. Who was at this gathering?
Marie Lu (@marie_lu)
Tahareh Mafi (@TaherehMafi)
Ransom Riggs (@RansomRiggs)
Melissa de la Cruz (@MelissadelaCruz)
Pseudonymous Bosch (@therealPBosch)
Robin Wasserman (@robinwasserman)
Kami Garcia (@kamigarcia)
Margaret Stohl (@mstohl)
Leah Bardugo (@LBardugo)
Well, they all got together and signed a first edition hardcover of ‘Beautiful Creatures’. And they gave to us to give away in conjunction with the Beautiful Creatures Movie Site. And there will be some other swag that will probably come along, but what that is will be a surprise!
And we are celebrating the release of Marie Lu’s ‘Prodigy’. So here’s what you have to do…