Cover Reveal - Warcross by Marie Lu

I'm sure you've heard the saying "You can't judge a book by its cover." Good advice, but the cover will give you a good or bad first impression of the book. I love seeing the reveal of new covers, it ups the anticipation of the release of the book. And when it's a book by a great author I already love to read? That makes it even more exciting!

Cover Reveal of Warcross by Marie Lu YA October upcoming release

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Marie Lu is the bestselling author of the Legend series and The Young Elites series. Such well written, engaging books that aren't predictable and keep you guessing what will happen next. I've seen some YA authors on Twitter say how much they were looking forward to Marie Lu's newest book.

Today I saw the cover and fell in love. The colors, the style, the intricacy of the interlocked letters of the title. Yes, I think the first impression of Warcross is a good one!


Take a look at the cover and read a bit about this upcoming book for teens (or teens at heart).

Warcross by marie lu cover reveal exciting upcoming teen YA book

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.

Doesn't it sound great?! You don't have to be a hacker or gamer to look forward to this book that seems like it will be filled with intrigue and possible conspiracies. Warcross comes out October 3rd and you can pre-order your copy here.

Want a sneak peek at the book? You can read the first chapter exclusively at Entertainment Weekly today! Click here to visit and read the exciting beginning of this book.

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