Sunday, June 3, 2012

Book Review: Legend by Marie Lu

If you are a fan of The Hunger Games, then you HAVE to check this book out!  It's slightly the same context, but it is entirely its own story!
Fast-paced, wonderful characters, intriguing plot. It has it all. The cover is misleading because it looks slightly boring, but the book more than makes up for the front cover. Give this book a chance!


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.

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