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Marie Lu Announces WARCROSS Book Tour

WARCROSS is making its way across America on Marie Lu’s latest book tour!

Marie Lu is back this fall with Warcross, a sci-fi gaming thriller that follows Emika Chen, a hacker and bounty hunter who tracks down criminals who bet on a popular virtual world called Warcross. When Emika is hired by the game’s mysterious billionaire creator to trace a security issue, she soon discovers the dark underbelly of the beloved game.

The Legend and The Young Elites author heading out on tour to support the new duology starter this September, and Entertainment Weekly has the scoop on where and when you can meet her!

The tour will start in the northeast before dipping south, heading west, and eventually conquering the west coast.

Tuesday, September 12
Towne Book Center
Collegeville, PA

Wednesday, September 13
R.J. Julia Booksellers
Madison, CT

Thursday, September 14
Wellesley Books
Wellesley, MA

Friday, September 15
Malaprop’s Bookstore
Asheville, NC

Saturday, September 16
Half Price Books
Dallas, TX

Monday, September 18

Changing Hands Bookstore
Tempe, AZ

Tuesday, September 19
B&N Portland (Clackamas Towne Center Mall)
Portland, OR

Wednesday, September 20
Third Place Books
Seattle, WA

Thursday, September 21
Kepler’s Books
Menlo Park, CA

Friday, September 22
VRoman’s Bookstore
Pasadena, CA

Will you be heading out to see Marie Lu on tour?

Warcross hits bookshelves on September 12, 2017.  You can preorder the book via Amazon now.

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.

By Kait

Kait is a New Englander, a YA book and adaptation lover, and a Slythindor, as well as a red velvet and red wine enthusiast. She likes to like things. Catch her on Twitter: @kaitmary

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