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Marie Lu's Top Book Recommendations

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The mesmerizing adult debut from #1 New York Times bestselling author Leigh Bardugo

Galaxy “Alex” Stern is the most unlikely member of Yale’s freshman class. Raised in the Los Angeles hinterlands by a hippie mom, Alex dropped out of school early and into a world of shady drug dealer boyfriends, dead-end jobs, and much, much worse. By age twenty, in fact, she is the sole survivor of a horrific, unsolved multiple homicide. Some might say she’s thrown her life away. But at her hospital bed, Alex is offered a second chance: to attend one of the world’s most elite...
Recommended by Rainbow Rowell, Joe Hill, Marie Lu, and 3 others.

Rainbow RowellI only came on here to say HAPPY BOOKDAY to one of my favorite people, @LBardugo, who has written a kickass book for adults! 🖤🖤🖤 (Source)

Joe HillWas absolutely thrilled by @LBardugo's 9th House & @LordGrimdark's A Little Hatred... riveting masterpieces both, textbooks in suspense, pacing, and brilliant characterizations. Was wowed by @susanorlean's lovely weird dive into libraries, THE LIBRARY BOOK. (Source)

Marie LuPossibly the best book I’ve read this year, no surprise, and for so many reasons. @LBardugo ‘s best work to date. That is saying a LOT. 🖤🖤🖤 Take us into the darkness, queen! (Source)

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