Marie Lu

1 Marie Lu Recommended Books

Marie Lu is a New York Times bestselling author of science fiction and fantasy novels. She is best known for her Legend Series, which includes the books Legend, Prodigy, Champion, and Rebel. Lu has also written the Young Elites trilogy and the Warcross duology. Born in 1984, she grew up in Beijing and moved to the US at the age of eleven.

1 Books recommended by Marie Lu

Ninth House

Ninth House

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"[The author's] best work to date. That is saying a LOT." - Marie Lu [Source]


Q1: What type of books does Marie Lu recommend?

Marie Lu is an acclaimed author of young adult

Marie Lu was inspired to start writing by a young adult fantasy book series called the Belgariad. She was captivated by the idea of fighting with a sword and the use of magic in the stories, and wanted to reproduce something similar in her writing.

Marie Lu has recommended a variety of books, including The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by JK Rowling, The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer, and The Giver by Lois Lowry.

Marie Lu reads across genres, but typically enjoys books with strong female protagonists. She is particularly fond of fantasy and science fiction—two genres she often combines in her own writing.

No, Marie Lu does not only recommend books by female authors. She often recommends books written by male authors in her reviews and blog posts, and enjoys reading a variety of stories written by people of all genders.