Review

The Rose Society

The irony of life is that those who wear masks often tell us more truths than those with open faces. This book is so much darker, so much grittier, than it’s predecessor The Young Elites. Marie Lu takes things to an entirely new level here, and it is simultaneously incredible and frightening. Once upon a… Read More The Rose Society

Review

The Young Elites

Some hate us, think us outlaws to hang at the gallows. Some fear us, think us demons to burn at the stake. Some worship us, think us children of the gods. But all know us. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect of Marie Lu’s The Young Elites, but I was intrigued enough by the… Read More The Young Elites

Review

Champion

Marie Lu’s Legend series has always been a series that never fails to impress me. Even if it isn’t by any means my favorite dystopian series by any stretch of the imagination, I always find that Lu always writes wonderfully, develops her characters well, does a fair amount of world-building, and has swoon-worthy romances. There’s… Read More Champion

Review

Prodigy

Progidy is a well-written and entertaining sequel to Marie Lu’s debut Legend, but it still doesn’t have quite enough depth or complexity to come close to other well-known dystopians such as The Hunger Games or Divergent. This being said, it is still a quick and gripping read regardless and is sure to satisfy anyone looking… Read More Prodigy

Review

"Legend"

“Each day means a new twenty-four hours. Each day means everything’s possible again. You live in the moment, you die in the moment, you take it all one day at a time.” ~Legend If I could describe Legend to someone who has never read it in one word, I’d describe it as your “typical dystopia.”… Read More "Legend"