Penguin Minis: Legend
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Penguin Minis: Legend

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Marie Lu's blockbuster bestselling Legend in a groundbreaking new mini format, perfect for on-the-go reading! #1 bestselling author Marie Lu in a brand-new format! Marie Lu's mega-hit Legend is now available as a Penguin Mini. Complete and unabridged, this new edition features a landscape design and ultra-thin paper, combining the print reading experience with the convenience of e-book mobility. This pocket-sized format can fit virtually anywhere and makes on-the-go reading a breeze. In Legend, what was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths . . . Until June's brother is murdered, and Day becomes the prime suspect. In a shocking turn of events, the two uncover what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths to which their country will go to keep its secrets.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 648 pages
  • 81 x 117 x 18mm | 141g
  • English
  • 1984814591
  • 9781984814593
  • 761,449

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Praise for Marie Lu's New York Times bestseller LEGEND From ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
"Fine writing and excellent execution. Sequel, please!"
From THE NEW YORK TIMES
"Legend doesn't merely survive the hype, it deserves it."
From USA TODAY
"Marie Lu's dystopian novel is a 'Legend' in the making."
From THE LOS ANGELES TIMES
"an action-packed love story full of inventive details."
STARRED REVIEW from PUBLISHERS WEEKLY:
"Lu's debut is a stunner. . . raises hopes high for the sequels to come. "
STARRED REVIEW from KIRKUS REVIEWS
"A gripping thriller in dystopic future Los Angeles. This is no didactic near-future warning of present evils, but a cinematic adventure featuring endearing, compelling heroes."
STARRED REVIEW from BOOKLIST
"[D]elicious details keep pages turning . . . you've got the makings for a potent sequel."
STARRED REVIEW from VOYA
"A fast-paced blend of action and science fiction (with only a hint of potential romance) means that this one will likely appeal to male and female readers alike. Debut author Lu has managed a great feat--emulating a highly successful young adult series while staying true to her own voice. Legend will give Hunger Games fans something worthwhile to read."
STARRED REVIEW from LIBRARY MEDIA CONNECTION
"This book stands out . . ."
FROM KAMI GARCIA, New York Times bestselling co-author of the Beautiful Creatures trilogy
"A romantic thriller set in a post-apocalyptic world where nothing is what it seems--Legend is impossible to put down and even harder to forget."
FROM SARAH REES BRENNAN, author of The Demon Lexicon trilogy
"A compelling dystopic world, with diverse characters, high tension and political intrigue. [If] you liked the Hunger Games, you'll love this." ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Don't miss the highly-anticipated sequel, PRODIGY! Featured on ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY'S MUST-LIST!
From THE LOS ANGELES TIMES
"Marie Lu has beaten the curse with Prodigy. . . it has all the chivalry of Robin Hood and all the shine and grime of Blade Runner . . . The well-drawn worlds, political undercurrents and the believability of the characters make it all feel fresh . . . Lu proves that a Book 2 needn't play second fiddle, providing intrigue and deep pleasure all its own."
From THE NEW YORK JOURNAL OF BOOKS:
". . . clear your calendar to allow yourself the luxury of reading this book in one or two sittings. You will be shaken . . ."
STARRED REVIEW from PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
"Lu opts for a high simmer of intrigue in her sequel to Legend...taut and insightful."
STARRED REVIEW from SHELF AWARENESS
"Stunning follow-up to Legend . . . The thrilling action and futuristic settings are sure to please fans of Divergent." -- Marie Lu
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About Marie Lu

Marie Lu is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Young Elites series, as well as the blockbuster bestselling Legend series. She graduated from the University of Southern California and jumped into the video game industry as an artist. Now a full-time writer, she spends her spare time reading, drawing, playing games, and getting stuck in traffic. She lives in Los Angeles with her illustrator/author husband, Primo Gallanosa, and their dogs.
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Rating details

375,878 ratings
4.17 out of 5 stars
5 46% (172,668)
4 33% (124,636)
3 15% (58,157)
2 4% (14,094)
1 2% (6,323)
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