Author(s): Marie Lu
Once the western coast of the United States, the Republic is now a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors, the Colonies. Born into an elite family, fifteen-year-old June is a military prodigy being groomed for success. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country's most wanted criminal. June and Day have no reason to cross paths -- until the day June's brother, Metias, is murdered, and Day becomes the prime suspect.
If you like The Hunger Games, you'll love this! Sarah Rees-Brennan, author of The Demon's Lexicon A romantic thriller set in a post-apocalyptic world where nothing is what it seems - Legend is impossible to out down and even harder to forget Kami Garcia, NYT bestselling author of Beautiful Creatures 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
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