It may have taken me almost four months to read them but im. Ny times bestseller marie lu talks diversity, villains and. Lu was chosen by dc comics to write a ya story about 18yearold bruce. The rose society, the sequel to marie lus the young elites hit the shelves on october th and has spent four weeks on the new york times young adult bestseller list. Shes really cool to talk to and she wears some really nice shoes that i would love to have on my own feet. He believes the young elites to be dangerous and vengeful, but its teren who may possess the darkest secret of all. The young elitesseries overdrive rakuten overdrive. By reading the young elites, by marie lu, you can open the brandnew world and also get the power from the globe. Putnams sons books for young readers publication date.
By permitting her characters some grand failures, she raises the stakes in the best way possiblethere is clearly more to know, and i look forward to it. Mar 18, 2017 the young elites marie lu book talk 3. Check out the synopsis on goodreads adelina amouteru is a malfetto, one of the children who were marked after the blood fever swept. Lucent the young elites dante the young elites michel the young elites adelina amouteru mentioned prequel. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. The question and answer section for the young elites is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. While the plot wasnt always moving quickly, there was enough tension and drama to keep me interested. Prior to writing the legend series, lu worked as an art designer for the video game industry. Nov 17, 2015 the rose society, the sequel to marie lus the young elites hit the shelves on october th and has spent four weeks on the new york times young adult bestseller list. A blood fever has come through their towns and major cities and. The young elites was my first book by marie lu, but i am ridiculously impressed. The young elites the rose society the midnight star marie lu is the author of the young elites.
She has been accused of killing her father, sir martino amouteru. Have you read any of the books in the young elites series. I would argue that elites and experts arent necessarily equivalent. I kept thinking it would get better, and it just didnt. Im finishing and posting this in honor of 14 year old me. From anywhere to legend, harry potter, the hunger games, percy jackson to even the maze runner. May 23, 2016 the young elites by marie lu one of my favorite fantasy series so far two books down, one to come this fall is all about villainy origins, but ill take a spin off on the queer romance that edges in through the cracks any day. Those books were marie lus the young elites series and the legend books. The young elites by marie lu booktalk with xtinemay. Oct, 2015 ny times bestseller marie lu talks diversity, villains and the young elites october, 2015 11. The young elites npr coverage of the young elites by marie lu. If one truly wants to understand how the young elites came to fruition, one must start at the beginning. Adelina amouterus heart has suffered at the hands of both family and friends, turning her down the bitter. The midnight star book the young elites series the rose society book.
The book opens with teren santoro, lead inquisitor. Shes really cool to talk to and she wears some really. Born in beijing but raised in texas, lu attended the university of southern california and interned at disney interactive studios. Nov 21, 2015 over the past month, ive taken some time to read both the young elites and the second book in the trilogy the rose society. The young elites by marie lu one of my favorite fantasy series so far two books down, one to come this fall is all about villainy origins, but ill take a spin off on the queer romance that edges in through the cracks any day. The rose society, the young elites, the midnight star pdf reading at. Author marie lu keeps the action and suspense high and engineers enough twists to keep her readers engaged all the way to the surprising and heartwrenching climactic scene.
Apr 03, 2016 from anywhere to legend, harry potter, the hunger games, percy jackson to even the maze runner. The young elites is set in a renaissancelike world where magic is new, chaotic, and misunderstood, and three rival societies with supernatural abilities battle for power. I tore through it and am so excited that theres going to be more. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. The young elites is the first book and is just as wonderful. The third book, the midnight star, was released october 11, 2016. The book follows the titular character, adelina amouteru, after her takeover of the kingdom that once hated her. If you do talk about them please label spoilers on the top of the comment following a bunch of spaces. In the rose society readers revisit adelina amouteru, one of the survivors of the blood plague that made her and many others into young elites gifted with strange powers. The young elites series marie lu works archive of our own. Ya fantasy an explosive new series from new york times bestselling author of the legend trilogy, marie lu darth vader, voldemort, maleficent.
Lu also wrote the popular fantasy trilogy the young elites, featuring 16yearold, adelina, a darth vaderlike character. The young elites is a fiction novel written by marie lu. Over the past month, ive taken some time to read both the young elites and the second book in the trilogy the rose society. Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable, audiobook edition of the young elites by marie lu, read by carla corvo and lannon killea.
Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. The young elites by marie lu by penguin teen issuu. Whether youve loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. The young elites is the first book in the young elites trilogy by marie lu. The world of the young elites is an italianinspired fantasy world, and theres a renaissancey feel to the whole book. This is the internet site that will certainly offer you ease of looking book the young elites, by marie lu to read. Id previously glimpsed at the book and thought it may get a bit confusing with all the different points of views but it was fine. The young elites published august 2015 by speak384 pages where i got it. The premise of the young elites was too tantalizing. I dont think ill be reading the second book, even though ive heard its better than the first.
Looking for a book series similar to the percy jackson series but a bit more mature. This secret sect of young elites seeks out others like them before the inquisition axis can. Jul 22, 2016 in young elites, queen maeve and lucent are gay characters with their own agendas and own personalities, and also raffaele, who is also gay and is a completely different character. The young elites symbolism in the novel the novel the young elites was originally going to be that of a good man fighting to regain his throne and his kingdom, however the author, marie lu, soon figured out that having a good character doesnt make for a good story. These young elites are not revered, but hated for being marked, and the galra empire will do anything and everything to eradicate them and all other malfettos. October 7, 2014 355 pages, hardcover check out the synopsis on goodreads. Lets talk about marie lus new book the young elites. Just finished the scythe series and an ember in the ashes series and they were amazing. The midnight star is a fantasy novel by american author marie lu and the third and final book in the young elites trilogy. Adelinas black hair turned silver, her lashes went pale, and now she has only a jagged scar where her. The young elites is a little hard to slip in to, much more than the legend trilogy. And a girl transforms from an unwanted daughter into a fearsome leader, igniting panic and sparking war between seven nations. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that. Because it is a fantasy novel, the world needs to be built and you need to familiarise yourself with its oddities.
After a brief epigraph in which a deadly and mysterious illness is discussed, the young elites opens in the mythical country of kenettra with 16 yearold adelina amouteru sitting in a prison cell. As just what we provide you right here, this the young elites, by marie lu is as one of reading book for you. Feb 17, 2015 the world of the young elites is an italianinspired fantasy world, and theres a renaissancey feel to the whole book. The young elites book the young elites wiki fandom. Readers should prepare to be captivatedand to look forward to a continuation of the young elites series. The young elites is a book that differs from most other ya books ive recently read. In the elites a small group of children who survive a blood plague manifest unusual powers as they grow into teens. Familiar with marie lus style and a diehard fan of the legend series, i thought this new story will be along the same lines as lus prior works. Then they betrayed her, and she destroyed them all. As leader of the inquisition axis, it is his job to seek out the young elites, to destroy them before they destroy the nation. I got to interview marie lu, author of the legend trilogy and the new series the young elites. Adelina violetta enzo raffaele laurent bessette lucent maeve corrigan. The young elites is a promising start to a new fantasy series, with an appealing young heroine and a strong cast of antagonists, companions, and potential love interests.
Oct 23, 2014 the young elites is a little hard to slip in to, much more than the legend trilogy. And yet, the rose society, a group of elites who have survived not only the fever, but the wrath of the empire refuse to let the prejudice go on. The young elites by marie lu the young elites 01 young adult. Nov 03, 2014 the young elites was my first book by marie lu, but i am ridiculously impressed. The young elites is a fantasy novel by novelist marie lu released on october 7, 2014. Definitely one of the prettiest fantasy worlds ive ever read. Sep 08, 2017 lu also wrote the popular fantasy trilogy the young elites, featuring 16yearold, adelina, a darth vaderlike character. In young elites, queen maeve and lucent are gay characters with their own agendas and own personalities, and also raffaele, who is also gay and is a completely different character. Ny times bestseller marie lu talks diversity, villains and the young elites october, 2015 11.
The second book is called the rose society and was released on october, 2015. Everything could be gained via guide the young elites, by marie lu well in brief, ebook is really effective. Once upon a time, a girl had a father, a prince, a society of friends. Superior epic fantasy finale builds to exciting showdown. Praise for marie lus the young elites a new york times bestseller. The young elites the first book of the young elites the rose society the second book of the young elites. The title and description of the podcast is about elites. Only set in a fantasy world, of course, but nonetheless still cute on a basic. The young elite 3 books set marie lu collection the young. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books youve read. I like the whole young protagonists having to fight for their lives or something along that with other young characters.999 9 1130 527 948 738 634 1494 1120 1015 707 246 1135 996 574 1417 1151 253 322 1396 1358 1389 1472 571 722 967 1268 1407 1190 1103 105