Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday

hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine =]

This week's pick was really easy! I haven't done a WoW in a while so I've got some titles stocked up to use... this one is a book I'm sooo excited about!

by Marie Lu

Summary (goodreads):

The United States is gone, along with its flooded coasts. North America's two warring nations, the western Republic and the eastern Colonies, have reached a breaking point. In the midst of this broken continent and dark new world are two teenagers who will go down in history....

Born into the slums of Los Angeles, fifteen-year old Day is the country's most wanted criminal. A mysterious boy with no recorded image or fingerprints. A boy who should no longer exist. A boy who watches over his family until one evening, when the plague patrols mark his family's door with an X--the sign of plague infection. A death sentence for any family too poor to afford the antidote. Desperate, Day has no choice; he must steal it.

Born to an elite family in Los Angeles' wealthy Ruby sector, fifteen-year old June is the Republic's most promising prodigy. A superintelligent girl destined for great things in the country's highest military circles. Obedient, passionate, and committed to her country--until the day her brother Metias is murdered while on patrol during a break-in at the plague hospital.

Only one person could be responsible.


And now it's June's mission to hunt him down.

The truth they'll uncover will become legend


Aaaaah, dystopian! Politics! Child prodigies! Criminals! Murder! Shiny cover! Seriously excited ;) What do you guys think?

Legend is released November 29, 2011 from Penguin.


  1. I can not wait for this!!!! November is so far away :(

  2. O.O This book sounds EPIC. #nuffsaid

  3. Whoa. At first I was like "le sigh, now we've got a Hunger Games formula we're ripping off?" and now I'm like "Supergeniuses and criminals? Plague? Dystopia? Damn Suzanne Collins to hell! Gimme this book!"

  4. I am so looking forward to reading this book! Legend sounds like another awesome dystopian book. Can't wait to get my hands on this. Great pick! :)

    Here's my Waiting on Wednesday picks

  5. Arghhhh how freaking fantastic is that synopsis WIN!

  6. This sounds like an awesome book!! I'm going to have to keep an eye out for it.

    My WoW!

  7. I can't say that I have heard of this one. I'll have to look forward to some more new books! ;)

    Wonderful pick that is bound to be full of wonderful words. Stop by to see what I am waiting for!

    Black Disaster Fairy

  8. I'm so excited for this one! It sounds like it's going to be epic :)

  9. haha, I was just about to use "epic" to describe the sound of Legend but YA Book Queen has beaten me to it. I'm definitely looking forward to this one!! ^.~

  10. I see dystopian everywhere in the blogs I visit! Haha, I love it. This sounds sooo good.


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