"Legend" by Marie Lu is an apocolyptic thriller that races along at break-neck speed from the first page until the last. The back and forth narration between the two main characters unfolds this unique story in the most interesting way. Born to an elite family in Los Angeles' wealthy Ruby sector, fifteen-year-old prodigy June is not only the youngest but also ranked top in her military class. June is recruited by the Republic even before she graduates in order to help hunt down her brother's killer. Fifteen-year old Day, born into the slums of Los Angeles is a notorious criminal who tops the Republic's Most Wanted list. The Plague is spreading throughout the poor sectors and Day will risk everything in a race to find a cure for his family's survival.
Non-stop action, romance and suspense will have readers tearing through the pages of this riveting new thriller by Marie Lu.