Book review: Warcross by Marie Lu

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Book review of Warcross

warcross reviewed by 12 year old blogger | bookboy.com.auTitle: Warcross*

Author: Marie Lu

Publisher: Penguin Books Australia

 

About the book: Warcross is a fast, action-packed novel that follows the story of Emika Chen, an 18-year-old bounty hunter/hacker. Emika is recruited by the creator of Warcross, the world’s biggest VR all-inclusive game, to go undercover at this year’s championship tournament to hunt cheaters and scammers.

 

What I thought: This book was very interesting to me mainly because, well, it’s based on gaming, which is one of my interests.

I thought that all of the characters were so well played-out that you can see the whole thing unfolding right in front of you – it’s just like watching a movie. For that reason, I can see someone who absolutely hates games also sitting down and enjoying this book. There are lots of female main roles, plus some romance stuff and talk about gambling.

 

I recommend this book for boys and girls 12+.

 
*This review is brought to you by Book Boy Jr (12).

Written by Book Boy

I'm a 15-year-old Aussie boy who loves to read. My favourite books include 'Jasper Jones', 'To Kill A Mockingbird' and 'The Lord Of The Rings'. My website contains reviews of books from junior fiction to YA novels and, now, adult reads as well. I only review books I like. My brother writes younger reviews for Book Boy as Book Boy Jr. My book reviews have appeared in The Sunday Telegraph, and on sites such as Children's Books Daily, Creative Kids Tales and Inside A Dog. I am a former member of the #LoveOzYA committee (2018).

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