Reader: Emily T.
Age: 17
Title: Legend
Author: Marie Lu
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Pub Date: 11/29/2011
Galley: Yes
Top 25: Yes
Convince us to read the book: Legend is a thrilling futuristic novel about the unlikely encounter of two teenagers, June and Day. June is the Republic's prize fighter, destined for greatness, while Day is the Republic's most wanted fugitive. After a chance encounter, the two join forces to discover the secret behind the plagues that have been troubling the low-class population for years.
Memorable or Forgettable: Although written in a futuristic time period, Legend is a masterpiece of teen fiction. The characters are well-developed and seem to come to life in front of you very eyes. The complexity of the civilization is believable and adds to an amazing plot.
Cover: Superb cover, the imaging reminds the reader of a militaristic novel as well as creates a powerful force
Age Range: 14 and up
Quality: 5P Hard to imagine a better book
Popularity: 5P Everyone wants to read it

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