Tuesday, July 26, 2011

ARC Preview: Legend

I receive ARCs every now and again that won't be released for several months, but I don't want to have them just sit there and gather dust. Thought I would feature them to give everyone sort of a sneak peek at upcoming books. This feature was inspired by Shellie over at Layers of Thought.

Legend by Marie Lu

What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's highest military circles. Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country's most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem.

From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths - until the day June's brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect. Caught in the ultimate game of cat and mouse, Day is in a race for his family's survival, while June seeks to avenge Metias's death. But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the truth of what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths their country will go to keep its secrets.

Full of nonstop action, suspense, and romance, this novel is sure to move readers as much as it thrills.(Goodreads)

Reading level: Young Adult
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile (November 29, 2011)
ISBN-10: 039925675X
ISBN-13: 978-0399256752

You can learn more about Marie at her website and read an excerptof the story here.


  1. I've heard great things about this one, enjoy!!!

  2. the cover reminds me of Divergent!

  3. I am dying to read this one! Have read an excerpt of the first chapter and it sounds really cool. Would love to know what you think of it!

  4. This one sounds really good.

    Finger crossed that it is as promising as it sounds :)

  5. Hmmm, this one looks good. Thank you for sharing it with us!