Warcross || Book Review

Title: Warcross (#1)

Author: Marie Lu

Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller

Format: Hardcover


Synopsis

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 Warcross players who bet on the game illegally. But the bounty-hunting world is a competitive one, and survival has not been easy. 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.

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My Plain Jane | Cover Reveal

Hello everyone! I’m so excited to write this post: A) because I’m trying something new, and B) I love these authors! (Yes, I said authors. Plural.)

So if you didn’t know, last year Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows came out with a book called My Lady Jane. I adored My Lady Jane – it’s a retelling of the story of Lady Jane Grey, who was beheaded nine days after becoming Queen of England.

Except she isn’t beheaded in this story. And there are shapeshifters. And plenty of books. And – best of all – hilarious dialogue! I haven’t laughed so hard since reading Heroes of Olympus for the first time.

 

And now these authors – who call themselves The Lady Janies – are back with another Jane retelling! This time, they’re twisting the story of Jane Eyre. And no – you don’t need to read the original to read this one.

The title of this book is:

My Plain Jane

 

And now…we have a cover. Behold!

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