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Marie Lu
Marie Lu

Marie Lu is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Legend trilogy and The Young Elites trilogy. 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.

Book Title(s):

Legend (Putnam Books for Young Readers, 2011)

Prodigy (Putnam Books for Young Readers, 2013)

Champion (Putnam Books for Young Readers, 2013)

Rebel (Roaring Brook Press, 2019)

The Young Elites (Putnam Books for Young Readers, 2014)

The Rose Society (Putnam Books for Young Readers, 2015)

The Midnight Star (Putnam Books for Young Readers, 2016)

Warcross (Putnam Books for Young Readers, 2017)

Wildcard (Putnam Books for Young Readers, 2018)

The Kingdom of Back (Putnam Books for Young Readers, 2020)

Skyhunter (Roaring Brook Press, 2020)


Award(s) and Accolade(s):

#1 New York Times Bestseller

Age Categories:
Middle Grade, Young Adult
Fantasy, Science Fiction
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