A New York Times bestseller! What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's... show more
A New York Times bestseller! What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country's most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem. From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths - until the day June's brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect. Caught in the ultimate game of cat and mouse, Day is in a race for his family's survival, while June seeks to avenge Metias's death. But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the truth of what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths their country will go to keep its secrets. Full of nonstop action, suspense, and romance, this novel is sure to move readers as much as it thrills.
Publish date: November 29th 2011
Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group
Pages no: 234
Edition language: English
Series: Legend (#1)
The only thoughts I had after reading this book was that this writer did not waste any words or time getting to the point of the story. Sometimes you read a book and it is filled with pages on pages of meandering plot points and extra waste of time and words that don't add a thing to the story. Ap...
I remember when Legend came out and people were raving about how awesome it was. The hype was so much that when Marie Lu went to the LA Festival of Books to sell signed copies, I stopped by her booth just so I could read it and see what the raving was all about. Of course, I’m terrible at reading bo...
Before or after? I’m not sure if I liked this book so much because of the good reviews, or because I enjoyed it. Did the masses influence me? Who knows? But I found this book engaging because of the characters and the way it was written. Fast paced and exciting will always capture my imagination. ...
There is absolutely nothing new or unpredictable in this book, but it was so much fun. The characters are a bit flat, but the MCs are very likeable and the story was very fast-paced and action-packed. I will continue the series!
Doesn't stand out amongst other dystopian, but overall i liked it.