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Legend #2019

Legend By Marie Lu Legend 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 c
  • Title: Legend
  • Author: Marie Lu
  • ISBN: 9780141339412
  • Page: 467
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 15 year old Day and 15 year old June.
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    1. Marie Lu

      Note Many apologies, but I m woefully bad at checking my emails If you d like to send a note msg, please catch me on Twitter twitter Marie_Lu Thanks I write young adult novels, and have a special love for dystopian books Ironically, I was born in 1984 Before becoming a full time writer, I was an Art Director at a video game company Now I shuffle around at home and talk to myself a lot I graduated from the University of Southern California in 06 and currently live in LA, where I spend my time stuck on the freeways.

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    1. A little while ago I was cleaning all the dust and papers and shit out from under my bed, and I found a plastic box full of last year s Christmas presents and decs You all know how it is You start off tidying up but then you find something you forgot you had like a Katie Morag book or a recorder and you spend like a half an hour just fucking around with it and by the time you get back down to business, you can t be bothered cleaning any and it all gets kicked right back under the bed because fu [...]


    2. I m such a sucker for dystopians I love the energy, the rush I get from them When I got my copy of Legend I was thrilled Now I know I had a good reason to be This is one of the good ones A dystopian well worth reading We ve got two narrators the notorious criminal, Day, and the noble citizen, though a little rebellious, June Day has escaped death before, and he s only trying to survive while taking care of his family, especially his sick brother June got a perfect score on her Trial and she s tr [...]


    3. Are you kidding me What just happened This book is ABSOLUTELY UNPUTDOWNABLE Yes, I realize that s not a word, but I have to admit I m a bit sleep deprived seeing as I stayed up all night reading this FRICKEN AMAZING book Okay let me just tell you now, this review is going to be an absolute, incoherent gush fest I haven t felt this pumped about a YA dystopic novel since the The Hunger Games came to town Mind you, I ve read some pretty awesome stories since, such as Divergent, Blood Red Road, and [...]


    4. I like an action packed adventure, don t you Legend is a lot of fun to read, and follows two teens who are born into opposite sides of a war in a futuristic Los Angeles in the Republic of America 15 year old June is an exceptionally gifted prodigy who is being groomed to become a military star But when her brother is senselessly murdered, she embarks upon a mission to find his killer and discovers that all signs point towards Day, a notorious criminal who is already wanted by the Republic.This i [...]


    5. ____________________________________________ Each day means a new twenty four hours Each day means everything s possible again You live in the moment, you die in the moment, you take it all one day at a time Day ____________________________________________ 5 LEGENDARY STARS You can find the full review and about this book on my blog Okay so before I start this review I want to say that I missed reading dystopians.The last one I read in June I think and this one reminded me how cool are they,and [...]


    6. so i did, i almost gave this book four stars but then i said to myself, self you have to stop giving these YA dystopias your knee jerk four star ratings just because you like the genre and you like to see teens in peril, you sick twist and it s true these things are pure candy for me to read and i don t even care so much that the majority of them lack that believability factor i tend to star rate within this genre based on enjoyability rather than literary value, because i am neither a professio [...]


    7. 4 out of 5 stars This book fell short of a solid 5 for me because it had two small things I didn t like, but otherwise it was golden.What I truly enjoyed Two unique POV s of the hunter and the hunted and I love, love, loved that the girl was the one sent to hunt Day, the criminal, as I tend to see this trope usually in the reverse The action scenes since I had read The Young Elites I already knew Lu had talent in this arena that end duel , and while there was no magic powers this time around Day [...]


    8. Starts novel reads first page Oh I just love Marie Lu.Continues reading 12 AMThe next morning actual photo of me in the mornings


    9. Each day means a new twenty four hours Each day means everything s possible again You live in the moment, you die in the moment, you take it all one day at a time So I finally decided to pick this up after sifting through all the reviews and reading positive after negative after positive after negative, sometimes I guess you just have to see for yourself And Legend was all right, pretty good when compared to some of the crap I ve read recently, it just wasn t anything particularly spectacular ei [...]


    10. Okay, hypothetical scenario time Let s suppose I had the madness, the power You ever tried going mad without power It s boring No one listens to you Russ Cargill , and the inclination to pit several recently published YA dystopian novels against each other in a brutal and bloody fight to the death a la The Hunger Games Please, just roll with my craziness Now let s suppose one of these tributes novels is Legend How, in my mind at least, does it fare in the arena Without a doubt, at the siren Lege [...]


    11. 4.5 stars I ve been putting this one off forever because I thought I was pretty much over dystopian YA But friends won t stop raving about this trilogy still and it turns out it IS awesome The story has the typical dystopian society with an evil dictator, military control, and gifted teens who get sorted in life by a test The girl discovers the side she s working for has a hidden agenda and that the rebels might actually be the ones to help so nothing in the plot description sounds new right awa [...]


    12. This book was a re read for me so that I could finally finish out the trilogy I pretty much feel the same way I did back in 2015 I enjoyed the book and the characters I love Day so much and I love Tess and June I love that even though Day and June were enemies at first because of what June thought happened to her brother, they came together and found out the truth It seems like there are some jerks running around lying BUT, they always are right The Republic and The Colonies are at war, they are [...]


    13. Legend by Marie LuHolyyyyy, omg, where do i startThis book was absolutely incredible From the time i read the first page, i knew it was going to be great, but never as amazing as it truly was From page 1 to page 305, i was completely enthralled and could not get enough of it Marie Lu is an incredible writer, I absolutely lovedddd the two perspective writing The characters were incredible, the world was so incredibly vivid that i literally feel like i just watched a movie and didn t read a book, [...]


    14. I am always afraid to read a book when I ve been holding my breath for it to come out Legend is one of those.I had high hopes and I am glad to say that my expectations have been met.I was really eager to meet Day.I ve heard a lot of good things about him and I was pretty much intrigued, for lack of a better word.Even though in the last half of the book he was or less absent, I got to care for him and to understand him better compared to June.He was an interesting character he was smart he had [...]


    15. Pre review I read Legend because I d heard good things about it, but after reading half of this book, I found I m not happy with the story, not at all.Do I want to see a female author writing a worthy bestseller Yes.Do I want to see an Asian getting a head start with her first novel Yes.Do I want to see finally there s a well written dystopian novel gracing the realm of YA Yes.Still I can t pretend Legend is a good book, I just can t The following gif shows my feeling toward this book Okay, I ca [...]


    16. I m a dystopian book fanatic I collect them like the Cookie Monster collects his cookies So when I first heard of Legend earlier this year I knew I had to get a hold of it ASAP And I wasn t entirely disappointed because Legend features a strong, kick ass heroine, a disturbing future world, multi cultural characters, and tons of action Legend tells the story of a two remarkable 15 year olds, Day and June, living on West cost of the United States now known as The Republic This book instantly remin [...]


    17. Welcome to The Dystopian Republic of AmericaThe U.S.A now divided, a Republic Colonieseach side in constant warThe Republic has certain sectors suffer a Plague.y the wealthy survive and got the cureThe Elector Primo of the Republic is the president for his life, his successor is mostly his sonThis typical Dictatorial Republic System is already a DystopianSo, as I started Welcome to The Republic of AmericaWelcome to Legend.A nice idea The author Marie Lu, shows a typical corruption of the Republi [...]



    18. Each day means a new twenty four hours Each day means everything s possible again You live in the moment, you die in the moment, you take it all one day at a time Rating Being a fan of Marie Lu s The Rose Society, I didn t doubt my excitement for this one Having a familiar taste in her writing, I knew I wouldn t be disappointed And I wasn t The only problem is, since this is Marie s first actual novel, I noticed changes made in her writing But that s a good thing, meaning her writing has improve [...]


    19. Espa ol English En el espejo parezco la de siempre por dentro soy una persona completamente distinta Soy una chica superdotada que conoce la verdad, y s perfectamente lo que quiero hacer al respecto Es una distop a en donde La Rep blica est embarcada en una guerra interminable con el pa s vecino, las Colonias.June y Day, dos ciudadanos de la Rep blica, tienen la misma edad y viven en la misma ciudad Sin embargo, habitan en mundos opuestos June es una chica privilegiada, destinada a ocupar un lug [...]


    20. I low key knew that I would like this book from the beginning and it didn t disappoint.In a world were the rich and the poor are devided by than just money, Day is a boy who survives on the streets He is wanted by the government and he is their no1 criminal even tho he never killed anyone That is until one day he throws a knife at a soldier and that soldier turns up dead.Now his little sister June wants revenge She made it her mission to be the one to find Day and make him pay for his crimes.I [...]


    21. I think I would ve enjoyed this bookway way WAY if these characters weren t fucking 15 years old.Because NO.I couldn t accept anything because their ages kept slapping me in the face FOR REAL, this was me Cool, intense scene happens Me OH SNAPPPPP suddenly remembers their 15 years old Me Waitese little fetuses did this NOOOOOOOO Romance scene happens Me OuuuuuuWAIT THERE 15 YEARS OLD OMFG I FEEL LIKE A PEDOPHILE My sister is 15 like NOOOOOOO flips through pages quickly MY GOODNESS THE CRINGING W [...]


    22. Pardon me for raining on the dystopian parade but I m 5 chapters in and already the plot development and progression seem patently obvious I thinkBecause I m assuming the republic had Metias killed, pinned it on Day just so they could send June to track and kill Day I m also guessing the two will fall in love, fight the bad guys aka The Republic , then become the symbolic heads of the resistance Right passes book to 14 yr old daughter DNF 20%



    23. 4.5 StarsLet me preface this by saying that even though this might be my favorite dystopia, it is a long shot from being anything super original or remarkable The world building is OK, the general plot is fine I think what really drew me in was just how precious the characters are in particular, Day himselfI ve only listened to the audio version of this series so far vs reading the actual books The narration is great so I m not sure how much that is affecting my opinion That being said and like [...]


    24. DNF page 94This was my second and last of Marie Lu s books I just find her writing style to be too dry and emotionless to be intriguing There s plenty of action in her books, but her world building doesn t make all that much sense and it s very hard to connect to characters because they are so flat and tell than show Her books read like robots put them out there s just no life or warmth to her style view spoiler hide spoiler I gave this a chance, thinking that I just didn t care for the world o [...]



    25. I pledge allegiance to the flag of the great Republic of America, to our Elector Primo, to our glorious states, to unity against the Colonies, to our impending victory Legend was a book I tried to go into with low expectations, I was worried about the whole dystopian thing I went through a phase like six years ago or something where I only read dystopian, but that quickly came to an end with Divergent a book I did not enjoy However, I had seen many glowing reviews about Legend, with several stat [...]


    26. She said I will hunt you down I will scour the streets of Los Angeles for you Search every street in the Republic if I have to I will trick you and deceive you, lie cheat and steal to find you, tempt you out of your hiding place, and chase you until you have nowhere else to run I make you this promise your life is mine.He said If I did not wish she were dead, I would find her absolutely breathtaking.The above artwork minus the crappy text I added from a book quote was drawn by the author herself [...]


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