The Young Elites

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To have a title of a melfetto is the worst nickname you can call someone, to be a melfetto is a whole different story. Adelina Amouteru is tired of being used, hurt, and cast aside.

To have a title of a melfetto is the worst nickname you can call someone, to be a melfetto is a whole different story. Adelina Amouteru is tired of being used, hurt, and cast aside. She is a melfetto, a girl who survived the viscous blood fever, a diseases that swept across her country which left her scared in many places. Her once beautiful black hair turned silver, her long eyelashes went pale as snow, and a scar has replaced her left eye. However some of the survivors are rumored to have more than scars, they are believed to have a mysterious and powerful gifts. They are the Young Elites. Now Adelina must escape and seek for help, there’s no time to lose.

 

 The Young Elites by Marie Lu is an excellent book for teens to read. Full of non-stop action and excitement it sucks the reader into the book! For those of who have read Legend by Marie Lu, the new book series is a fresh new start and just as captivating as the other series have been. The 341 pages of this book was intriguing, mysterious and the author used excellent choices of words to express the scenes in the book. This book used multiple point of views, all from different characters with different opinions that made the book more fun and enjoyable. And from each point of view, the author expressed each opinions and feelings well to the reader and points out an excellent reason why he or she feels that way.

 

  Once you start reading, be careful, it’s addictive and very difficult to put down the book. I would recommend this book for mature teens because a lot of intense scenes, and what might be considered horror as well. However, The Young Elites by Marie Lu is a beautifully written story full of adventure, mystery, and fantasy for mature teens to enjoy.