Jill over at Breaking the Spine created the Waiting on Wednesday meme for us bloggers to showcase books we're waiting on.

My WOW for this week is LEGEND by Marie Lu. The cover was an instant win for me and it drew me in like a moth to a flame. Then I read the snyopsis and said "shut the front door" I knew this was a book I had to have. I am so very excited about this one.


Now that you know my WOW for this week, what is yours?


11/29/11 Legend: Legend Book One by Marie Lu


ISBN-13: 978-0399256752


Putnam Juvenile


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. Day. And now it's June's mission to hunt him down. The truth they'll uncover will become legend.

5 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: Legend by Marie Lu"

5 comments:

  1. Wow - this sounds intense. Young Adult? wow.

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  2. I really want to read this too! Hoping to get it at BEA.

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  3. I do love a great post-apocalypse book and I've had my eye on this one since I read the blurb. Yummy destructiveness!

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  4. OOh that is a very striking cover!

    Here's my WoW

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    Jessica@a GREAT read

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  5. I've been lucky enough to have read it already. This book is amazing! You won't be dissapointed!

    One of the books I'm waiting for is Posession by Elena Johnson!

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We would love to see what you have to say :)

Mardel wrote:
April 27, 2011 at 12:35 AM

Wow - this sounds intense. Young Adult? wow.


5 comments:

  1. Wow - this sounds intense. Young Adult? wow.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I really want to read this too! Hoping to get it at BEA.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I do love a great post-apocalypse book and I've had my eye on this one since I read the blurb. Yummy destructiveness!

    ReplyDelete
  4. OOh that is a very striking cover!

    Here's my WoW

    Old Follower
    Jessica@a GREAT read

    ReplyDelete
  5. I've been lucky enough to have read it already. This book is amazing! You won't be dissapointed!

    One of the books I'm waiting for is Posession by Elena Johnson!

    ReplyDelete

We would love to see what you have to say :)

Rebecca Herman wrote:
April 27, 2011 at 1:55 AM

I really want to read this too! Hoping to get it at BEA.


5 comments:

  1. Wow - this sounds intense. Young Adult? wow.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I really want to read this too! Hoping to get it at BEA.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I do love a great post-apocalypse book and I've had my eye on this one since I read the blurb. Yummy destructiveness!

    ReplyDelete
  4. OOh that is a very striking cover!

    Here's my WoW

    Old Follower
    Jessica@a GREAT read

    ReplyDelete
  5. I've been lucky enough to have read it already. This book is amazing! You won't be dissapointed!

    One of the books I'm waiting for is Posession by Elena Johnson!

    ReplyDelete

We would love to see what you have to say :)

Mary wrote:
April 27, 2011 at 4:22 AM

I do love a great post-apocalypse book and I've had my eye on this one since I read the blurb. Yummy destructiveness!


5 comments:

  1. Wow - this sounds intense. Young Adult? wow.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I really want to read this too! Hoping to get it at BEA.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I do love a great post-apocalypse book and I've had my eye on this one since I read the blurb. Yummy destructiveness!

    ReplyDelete
  4. OOh that is a very striking cover!

    Here's my WoW

    Old Follower
    Jessica@a GREAT read

    ReplyDelete
  5. I've been lucky enough to have read it already. This book is amazing! You won't be dissapointed!

    One of the books I'm waiting for is Posession by Elena Johnson!

    ReplyDelete

We would love to see what you have to say :)

Jessica wrote:
April 27, 2011 at 5:07 AM

OOh that is a very striking cover!

Here's my WoW

Old Follower
Jessica@a GREAT read


5 comments:

  1. Wow - this sounds intense. Young Adult? wow.

    ReplyDelete
  2. I really want to read this too! Hoping to get it at BEA.

    ReplyDelete
  3. I do love a great post-apocalypse book and I've had my eye on this one since I read the blurb. Yummy destructiveness!

    ReplyDelete
  4. OOh that is a very striking cover!

    Here's my WoW

    Old Follower
    Jessica@a GREAT read

    ReplyDelete
  5. I've been lucky enough to have read it already. This book is amazing! You won't be dissapointed!

    One of the books I'm waiting for is Posession by Elena Johnson!

    ReplyDelete

We would love to see what you have to say :)

lostinbelieving wrote:
April 28, 2011 at 4:26 PM

I've been lucky enough to have read it already. This book is amazing! You won't be dissapointed!

One of the books I'm waiting for is Posession by Elena Johnson!


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