What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors.
Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's highest military circles.
Born into the slums, fifteen-year-old Day is the country's most wanted criminal. But his motives may not be as malicious as they seem.
From very different worlds, June and Day have no reason to cross paths - until the day June's brother, Metias, is murdered and Day becomes the prime suspect.
Caught in the ultimate game of cat and mouse, Day is in a race for his family's survival, while June seeks to avenge Metias's death. But in a shocking turn of events, the two uncover the truth of what has really brought them together, and the sinister lengths their country will go to keep its secrets. (Goodreads)
Hi everyone! I hope those of you with long weekends behind you had good ones! Did you do anything fun? I am a little sad to see the "end" of summer, especially since fall is creeping in so quickly around here. I'm really not ready for winter again--we had 9 months of it this past year and honestly if that happens again, I'm moving :)
So, Legend. I've meant to read this series for ages, after hearing so many good things about it. And it did not disappoint. I very much enjoyed the world and characters that were presented by June and Day. I'll admit that I was a bit shocked to read the blurb and see them as 15 years olds, as they come across as far older in the story (I was definitely imagining 18 or so for their maturity and intellect), but that's just me. I liked the emotional connection I felt with the characters, too. They felt fleshed out and realistically handling (or not) their reactions to some really horrific situations. I'm definitely looking forward to seeing what happens next!
Have you had a chance to check out this series?