Legend by Marie Lu
3 out of 5 stars
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.
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.
What I Thought:
let the stars turn you away, this was a good book.The color of the
cover is awesome- just saying, I think the silver and gold looks really
good together. :)
of the few things I didn't like about the book was the text. The book
is narrated by two different people, and both people have a different
text color and font. I don't know why, but that messed me up a little
while I was reading it.
the actual book itself, it wasn't bad. It was just kind of stuck there
in the middle for me- I didn't dislike it, however I didn't love it
either. I liked how much action "Legend" had and how it was easy to
follow. I really liked the storyline of how two people, with two
completely different lives could come to understand each other.
I would also like to add that this is yet another book to a series. Oh yay.
I guess, like I said in the "Delirium" review, I'm just getting tired of dystopian books. I think that this book was just almost getting to the 4 star point, but just didn't hit the nail on the head.