Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday

Hello everybody! Waiting on Wednesday is an awesome meme hosted weekly by Breaking The Spine. It's a fun way to share upcoming books you're uber-excited about. Here's mine!

Legend by Marie Lu

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.

** This book just sounds plain amazing, intense and I can't wait to read it! It's also already in the beginning of a possible movie!


  1. This sounds great! I love distopian! It has been added to my Good Reads List.

  2. O.o I've been wanting this for a while now! I am so happy the cover has finally been released!!!