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Rating: 5 stars (out of 5)
Legend has been on my TBR list for a few months. Looking back, I can't believe I've waited this long to read it. It's probably the best book I've read so far this year!
As a fan of YA dystopian novels, Legend has everything that I want: an exciting (albeit sometimes predictable) plot, characters I connect with, and a dash of romance in a way that makes sense (not the I-don't-get-it relationships or love triangles that I come across too often in YA). The writing is also fantastic and really thrust me into the story. I found myself rooting for Day and June almost from the beginning, even when they were enemies.
This was a book that I couldn't put down once I started reading it. I finished it in two days, which is fast for me. As far as dystopian books go, I'd rank this somewhere in my top 5. I was happy to learn that the second book in the series, Prodigy, is already out, but the third book, Champion, isn't scheduled for release until November. I'm not sure if I want to read Prodigy now because Legend was so awesome or wait until Champion's release in case Prodigy ends on a cliffhanger. Regardless, there's no question that I will continue with this series.
I read this book as part of the Authors A to Z reading challenge. Next up: Ten by Gretchen McNeil.