Legend

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Penguin Books Limited, Feb 2, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 368 pages
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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 sensation as CBS films have acquired rights to the trilogy. The Twilight Saga producers, Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey, will produce.

Los Angeles, California

Republic of America

He 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 Creatures

Marie 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

www.marielu.org

www.legendtheseries.com

www.facebook/legendtheseries

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This story has a nice balance and pace to it. - Goodreads
That brings me to the plot. - Goodreads
June's font is black and Day's font color is gold. - Goodreads
They can keep us hooked by writing well. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Kristalia - Goodreads

Final rating: ★★★★/★★★★★ Officially 400th book i have read. Wow. Anyway, i excepted Legend to disappoint me because i have seen so many mixed reviews about this one. But i stay with those who ... Read full review

Review: Legend (Legend #1)

User Review  - Mizuki - Goodreads

Pre-review: I read Legend because I'd heard good things about it, but after reading half of this book, I found I'm not happy with the story, not at all. Do I want to see a female author writing a ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Marie Lu is a US author who works as an art director for a Los Angeles video game company. She was born near Shanghai, but currently lives in California with her boyfriend and their three dogs. She is the author of the YA novel Legend and its brilliant sequel Prodigy.

@Marie_Lu

www.marielu.org

www.legendtheseries.com

www.facebook.com/legendtheseries

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