Wildcard by Marie Lu


Warcross #2

Marie Lu

fiction Fantasy Science Fiction Young Adult
adventurous medium-paced

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Emika Chen barely made it out of the Warcross Championships alive. Now that she knows the truth behind Hideo's new NeuroLink algorithm, she can no longer trust the one person she's always looked up to, who she once thought was on her side.

Determined to put a stop to Hideo's grim plans, Emika and the Phoenix Riders band together, only to find a new threat lurking on the neon-lit streets of Tokyo. Someone's put a bounty on Emika's head, and her sole chance for survival lies with Zero and the Blackcoats, his ruthless crew. But Emika soon learns that Zero isn't all that he seems--and his protection comes at a price.

Caught in a web of betrayal, with the future of free will at risk, just how far will Emika go to take down the man she loves?

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adventurous 100%
tense 42%
emotional 31%
mysterious 31%
challenging 21%
dark 21%
reflective 10%
sad 10%
hopeful 5%
inspiring 5%
lighthearted 5%


fast 52%
medium 41%
slow 5%

Strong character development?

Yes: 60% | No: 40%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 66% | It's complicated: 20% | No: 13%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters centre-stage?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 8% | No: 8%

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