Legend is by Marie Lu. The first book in a new dystopian fiction series. June is a teen born into one of the Republic's wealthiest families. She is a prodigy meant to follow in the footsteps of her brother Metias. When Metias is killed by the Republic's most wanted criminal June is determined to hunt him down and see him brought to justice. Fifteen-year-old Day was born in the slums of the Republic, but is he really the evil character the Republic makes him seem? As June gets to know Day she begins to wonder if everything she has been told all her life is really the truth. Boys and girls will enjoy this series.
Ratings: 7th grade - 8 out of 10 - V (violence) - AC (mature thematic content).