Blog Tour: The Young Elites by Marie Lu #TheYoungElites


Hello, YABCers! Today we welcome THE YOUNG ELITES teaser tour to the blog! We're thrilled to be a part of the blog tour and to introduce a character from the novel!  


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Here she is!





Tall, pale and lean, Lucent is known as the Windwalker. Gifted by the blood fever with the ability to mimic the wind, she is a force to be reckoned with. Her arms are covered in dark, swirling lines that perhaps speak to her abilities—she can conjure the wind, from its howls and painful shrieks to its powerful gusts.


About the Book

Some hate us, think us outlaws to hang at the gallows.

Some fear us, think us demons to burn at the stake.

Some worship us, think us children of the gods.

But all know us.


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.

Read an excerpt from THE YOUNG ELITES here! For more on the book, visit the Official Website

b2ap3_thumbnail_Marie-Lu-1.JPGAbout the Author

Marie Lu is the author of the New York Times bestselling Legend series. She spends her spare time reading, drawing, playing Assassin’s Creed, and getting stuck in traffic. She lives in Los Angeles, California, with one boyfriend, one Chihuahua mix, and two Pembroke Welsh corgis.

 Learn More at her Official Website


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Tour Schedule

Follow the teaser tour for character profiles and a brand new excerpt from THE YOUNG ELITES!

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