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+.