Marie Lu, the author of multiple New York Times best-selling author of the Legend & Young Elites series, announced through EW.com that she’s penning a new duology for Penguin Young Readers. According to the article, the first book called Warcross will debut in Fall of 2017. It will follow two teenage bounty hunters hired by a billionaire to find a hacker who’s causing problems in a wildly popular virtual reality video game.
The EW article quoted Lu from a provided press release
“Warcross is very much a love letter to all my favorite things,” Lu says in a release. “I am having the most deliriously awesome time working on this new project, and I hope that both past and new readers will enjoy reading this as much as I’m enjoying writing it.”
Lu wrote on her on her personal blog sharing the news that “this story is very dear to my heart. It has sci-fi. And games. And giant robots.” So Marie Lu fans have a lot to be excited for in 2017!
And don’t forget, Lu has the final book in her Young Elites series, The Midnight Star, coming out October 11th of this year. So you wont have to go too long without a Marie Lu book in your life.