hi book friends,
The book I am currently reading is was one of the most highly predicted books at book con. I am so excited a friend of mine gifted it to me!
“Its too damn cold of a day to be out on a hunt. I shiver , tug my scarf up higher over my mouth and wipe a few snowflakes from a lashes. Then I slam my boot down on my electric skateboard. The board is old and used, like everything else I own, its blue paint almost entirely scraped off to revel cheap plastic underneath- but it’s not dead yet, and when I push my heel down harder, it finally responds, jerking me foward as i squeeze between two rows of cars. My bright rainbow- dyed hair whips across my face”
The book is
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.
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.
I am about 130 pages in. I really am in love with the world building in this novel. It really captures you to page one. I love the way to this book easily used diversity and not by making it obvious. I can’t wait to see where this story next!
Make sure you get this book when it comes out sept 12 🙂
laer book lovers