My Warcross Team #PlayWarcross + Giveaway!

I’m so excited to be a part of this fun campaign! Check out the WARCROSS website here! Here’s a bit more information about WARCROSS , Marie’s newest book:


Warcross by Marie Lu
 Warcross #1
Genre: YA Science Fiction
Publication: September 12th 2017 by G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Length: 416 pages
Format: ARC

From #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu—when a game called Warcross takes the world by storm, one girl hacks her way into its dangerous depths.

For the millions who log in every day, Warcross isn’t just a game—it’s a way of life. The obsession started ten years ago and its fan base now spans the globe, some eager to escape from reality and others hoping to make a profit. Struggling to make ends meet, teenage hacker Emika Chen works as a bounty hunter, tracking down players who bet on the game illegally. But the bounty hunting world is a competitive one, and survival has not been easy. Needing to make some quick cash, Emika takes a risk and hacks into the opening game of the international Warcross Championships—only to accidentally glitch herself into the action and become an overnight sensation.

Convinced she’s going to be arrested, Emika is shocked when instead she gets a call from the game’s creator, the elusive young billionaire Hideo Tanaka, with an irresistible offer. He needs a spy on the inside of this year’s tournament in order to uncover a security problem . . . and he wants Emika for the job. With no time to lose, Emika’s whisked off to Tokyo and thrust into a world of fame and fortune that she’s only dreamed of. But soon her investigation uncovers a sinister plot, with major consequences for the entire Warcross empire.

In this sci-fi thriller, #1 New York Times bestselling author Marie Lu conjures an immersive, exhilarating world where choosing who to trust may be the biggest gamble of all.

Today I’m building my own WARCROSS team!

Team Captain

For Team Captain, I think June from the LEGEND series would be absolutely ideal for this job. June is one of the most intelligent, practical, and most forward-thinking people in this series, and I absolutely adore this girl.


For the role of Architect, I would pick Genie Lo from THE EPIC CRUSH OF GENIE LO. Not only was this book one of my favorites of this year, this book also features one of my favorite brilliant characters. Genie is intelligent, spunky, and most likely perfect for this job.


What better role for Thief than Inej Ghafa from SIX OF CROWS? Not only is she an awesome character, she’s also incredibly sneaky and intelligent, making her one of the most well-known thieves in the Grishaworld (and my heart).


For the role of Shield, I would choose Juliette Ferrars from SHATTER ME. This is going to sound so awful, but Juliette’s power of killing people would be super helpful in fighting other people to protect the rest of the team. Not to mention that I love Juliette and Warner can come along even though he’s not technically part of this WARCROSS team!


Last but not least, I would assign the job of Fighter to Deuce from the RAZORLAND series. In case you haven’t read this awesome series yet, Deuce has a lot of experience in fighting both monsters and humans, which makes her perfect for this role.


Be sure to preorder WARCROSS to get a short story from the LEGEND series! Click on the graphic to the preorder site!





Marie Lu is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling series The Young Elites, as well as the blockbuster bestselling Legend series. She graduated from the University of Southern California and jumped into the video game industry as an artist. Now a full-time writer, she spends her spare time reading, drawing, playing games, and getting stuck in traffic. She lives in Los Angeles, California, with one husband, one Chihuahua mix, and one Pembroke Welsh corgi.

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Giveaway Details:

Enter for a chance to be one (1) of five (5) grand prize winners of a WARCROSS Galley set (including galley, shirt, keychain, and postcard) or to be one (1) of ten (10) second place prize winners of a WARCROSS Galley (ARV: $0.00 each).
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter between 12:00 AM Eastern Time on July 31th, 2017 and 12:00 AM on August 28, 2017.  Open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia who are 13 and older. Winners will be selected at random on or about August 25, 2017. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.



I’m tagging the following bloggers to make their own WARCROSS  team!

  1. A.J. @ Lacy Literary
  2. Taylor @ Taylor Reads Books
  3. Marianne @ Bourican Bookworms
  4. Jesse @ Books at Dawn
  5. Amy @ Bursting With Books


alice name.pngAlice is an 18 year old college student who loves the oxford comma, television shows, and the company of dogs. She finds writing in the third person odd yet enjoyable. You can find her scrolling through Twitter, Instagram, and forever organizing her shelves on Goodreads.


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What’s your favorite Marie Lu book? What are your thoughts? Let me know in the comments below!


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