Marie Lu talks CHAMPION Release

Marie Lu gave some thoughts on the release of CHAMPION and saying goodbye to the LEGEND trilogy on Tumblr.

Young Marie and her inspiration for Ollie

Young Marie and her inspiration for Ollie

Here I am, sitting in my hotel room, at a loss for words, unsure how to feel now that I’ve said goodbye to the characters and places I’ve been so thoroughly immersed in for the past few years. I won’t lie; I’ve cried and fretted a lot. I’ve been alternately excited and scared. But mostly I am happy, so very happy, that I am sitting here and living my dream.

Read the whole post here.

Thank you for the LEGEND trilogy, Marie! We loved Day and June’s enthralling journey more than you would ever know! We are so on board for THE YOUNG ELITES and everything after!

Don’t forget that you can thank Marie in person during her CHAMPION Book Tour!

Marie Lu’s CHAMPION Book Tour

Marie Lu is going on tour to meet fans of the LEGEND trilogy and celebrate the release of CHAMPION!


The times of the events have yet to be announced, but the other details are listed below!

November 5 – RJ Julia – Madison, CT

November 7 – Books & Books – Coral Gables, Florida

November 9 – Y’ALL Fest – Charleston, SC

November 11 – Anderson’s – Naperville, IL

November 12 – Teens Write-On Literary Festival – Darien, IL

November 13 – The King’s English Bookshop – Salt Lake City, UT

November 14 – Provo Library – Provo, UT

November 15 – Alamosa Books – Albuquerque, NM

November 16 – Tattered Cover – Denver, CO

December 7 – Mysterious Galaxy – Redondo Beach, CA