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Legend - Marie Lu
Legend
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Legend is the much-anticipated dystopian thriller debut from US author, Marie Lu. THE must-read dystopian thriller fiction for all teen fans of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and Divergent by Veronica Roth. A brilliant re-imagining of Les Miserables, the series is set to be a global film... show more
Legend is the much-anticipated dystopian thriller debut from US author, Marie Lu. THE must-read dystopian thriller fiction for all teen fans of The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins and Divergent by Veronica Roth. A brilliant re-imagining of Les Miserables, the series is set to be a global film sensation as CBS films have acquired rights to the trilogy. The Twilight Saga producers, Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey, will produce.Los Angeles, CaliforniaRepublic of AmericaHe is Day.The boy who walks in the light.She is June.The girl who seeks her brother's killer.On the run and undercover, they meet by chance. Irresistably drawn together, neither knows the other's past.But Day murdered June's brother.And she has sworn to avenge his death.Dystopian fiction at its very best in this thrilling instalment in the Legend trilogy.Praise for Legend:'If you loved The Hunger Games, you'll love this.' - Sarah Rees-Brennan, author of The Demon's Lexicon'A fine example of commercial fiction with razor-sharp plotting, depth of character and emotional arc, 'Legend' doesn't merely survive the hype, it deserves it.' - New York Times'Marie Lu's dystopian novel is a 'Legend' in the making.' - USA Today'Legend is impossible to put down and even harder to forget.' - Kami Garcia, author of New York Times bestselling author of film sensation, Beautiful CreaturesMarie Lu is a US author who works as an art director for a video game company. Legend and its brilliant sequel, Prodigy were built round the world that Marie Lu created for a popular Facebook game also called Legend. She was born near Shanghai but currently lives in California.@Marie_Lu
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B006IJJJAO
Publisher: Puffin
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
Series: Legend (#1)
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Escaping into My Books
Escaping into My Books rated it
3.5 Very to the Point
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...
Purple People Readers
Purple People Readers rated it
4.0
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...
AMAITKEN.COM Book Reviews
AMAITKEN.COM Book Reviews rated it
5.0 Legend Review
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. ...
DanySpike
DanySpike rated it
3.0 Legend (legend #01) - Marie Lu
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!
LindaLeest
LindaLeest rated it
3.0 Legend
Doesn't stand out amongst other dystopian, but overall i liked it.
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