I loved the Legend series, and the Young Elites series (which I have yet to finish) intrigued me. So when I heard that Marie Lu wrote a new book, I was stoked. And then I read the premise and I was sold. I was lucky enough to be first in line for the audiobook copy at the library. After only listening for a day, I knew I had to pick up a physical copy. I finished a day later, and one of my students immediately made off with it.
Basic premise: Amika Chen is a bounty hunter who is about to be evicted from her apartment. When she hacks into the opening games of the Warcross tournament and is caught, she’s offered a job by the head of Warcross’s parent company. As a result, she’s now part of the games, while trying to find another hacker who continues to manipulate the game’s code. Oh, and Warcross is a virtual reality capture the flag that puts gym class’s capture the flag to shame.
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