ReadingNook Rating: 5 out of 5 stars
As soon as I heard the premise for Legend, I knew I had to have it. I immediately added it to my wishlist, and entered every contest I could to get my hands on a copy (honestly I think I entered close to 100 giveaways for this book, because I knew I couldn't wait for the release date) I finally won a copy through a facebook giveaway, and devoured it as soon as it came in the mail. It was all I had hoped for and more!!
This story alternates between two different POV's between Day, the republic criminal who is always in the center of devious and criminal situations, and June who is highly respected in the republic because of her older brother as well as her level of intellegence. When June's older brother is murdered and Day is being blamed both of their worlds turn upside down, But was Day really to blame or was he simply set up to cover a deeper darker secret?
Marie Lu created such a unique and genius setting for a Dystopian world. I loved it, It was everything I had hoped for and then some. I can't wait for the second installment! There was a mixture of drama, and a love that was reminiscant of Romeo and Juliet because of Day and June being from different sides of the tracks and were known enemies, it had a mix of everything a Dystopian Novel should be. Marie Lu blew me away with her Debut and she is going to be a huge name in YA novels, I'm just calling that now. If you like Dystopian novels then this book needs to be on the top of your wishlist!!