September 19, 2014

#Review of The Young Elite by @Marie_Lu #Thanks #FirstToRead with #Giveaway

I am tired of being used, hurt, and cast aside.

Adelina Amouteru is a survivor of the blood fever. A decade ago, the deadly illness swept through her nation. Most of the infected perished, while many of the children who survived were left with strange markings. Adelina’s black hair turned silver, her lashes went pale, and now she has only a jagged scar where her left eye once was. Her cruel father believes she is a malfetto, an abomination, ruining their family’s good name and standing in the way of their fortune. But some of the fever’s survivors are rumored to possess more than just scars—they are believed to have mysterious and powerful gifts, and though their identities remain secret, they have come to be called the Young Elites.

Teren Santoro works for the king. As Leader of the Inquisition Axis, it is his job to seek out the Young Elites, to destroy them before they destroy the nation. He believes the Young Elites to be dangerous and vengeful, but it’s Teren who may possess the darkest secret of all.

Enzo Valenciano is a member of the Dagger Society. This secret sect of Young Elites seeks out others like them before the Inquisition Axis can. But when the Daggers find Adelina, they discover someone with powers like they’ve never seen.

Adelina wants to believe Enzo is on her side, and that Teren is the true enemy. But the lives of these three will collide in unexpected ways, as each fights a very different and personal battle. But of one thing they are all certain: Adelina has abilities that shouldn’t belong in this world. A vengeful blackness in her heart. And a desire to destroy all who dare to cross her.

It is my turn to use. My turn to hurt


About the Author

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Marie LuMarie Lu ( is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels Legend, Prodigy, and Champion. She graduated from the University of Southern California and jumped into the video game industry, working for Disney Interactive Studios as a Flash artist. Now a full-time writer, she spends her spare time reading, drawing, playing Assassin’s Creed, and getting stuck in traffic. She lives in Los Angeles, California (see above: traffic), with one husband, one Chihuahua mix, and two Pembroke Welsh corgis.

My Review Can I Give It 6 Stars?

OMG I have been on a really bad book hating spree.  I am happy to say that this The Young Elites has killed it!! With some of the best characters I've read and a wonderful story/plot this one will knock your socks off!!  I loved all of it and now really want book two. (looks around) nope its not here yet.  I have pre-ordered a copy and so can't wait for it to show up!!  Dont let this one slip through your fingers!  Fans of the Shatter Me series as well as The Darkest Minds series  will fall in love with this one. 

Go Into This One Knowing

Nothing to say here except to go read it!!!!
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Karen Maldonado said...

Glad you liked the book ;)
I need to pre-order my copy :) cause everyone that has read it so far, loves it.

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