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.
I read this book this week and have to say something: looking at the cover, I expect something completely different from the story. It’s funny how we imagine the entire book after taking a look at the cover, and that’s what happened with Legend. But I’ve got surprised.
I expected a more mechanical book, looking like Matched in the way people viewed the government and how everyone acted, but this book has individual characters and ways of thinking, and the dystopia is, even if the idea is the same, very original on its execution.
After reading the book, I confess that a million and a half covers would be better for it. But dystopian covers seem to have the same design nowadays. As almost every book in the genre…