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Prodigy (Legend #2)

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Injured and on the run, it has been seven days since June and Day barely escaped Los Angeles and the Republic with their lives. Day is believed dead having lost his own brother to an execution squad who thought they were assassinating him. June is now the Republic's most wanted traitor. Desperate for help, they turn to the Patriots - a vigilante rebel group sworn to bring ...more
Hardcover, 371 pages
Published January 29th 2013 by Putnam Juvenile
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Feb 24, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Everybody, ever
Recommended to Kiki by: Julianna Helms
Huge thanks to Julianna Helms for loaning me her ARC. Everybody go and give Julianna a cyber hug right now. GO.

So today I was standing around in the kitchen in my underwear frosting cupcakes, and as I stared vacantly out of the window over the sink, I wondered, "What if I looked up and there was a zombie standing out there?"

I frequently wonder this. Call me crazy, but when I finally peel myself away from my manuscript at about 3:30 in the morning and I let the dog out one last time, I bristle an

“Love is illogical, love had consequences--I did this to myself, and I should be able to take it.”



☆☆☆☆☆5 WHOLY STARS!☆☆☆☆☆

Marie Lu never disappoints .I had really high expectations for this sequel and they were all met.This may not be my best review,because I am still under the obsession of "Outlander",so I might miss some parts or mess something.I am ready for the finale "Champion"!


Prodigy is an act
Steph Sinclair

Actual rating: 4.5 stars

Well, well, well. Here I am yet again eating my words. A year ago, when I read Legend, I complained about the world building. Mind you, I did think it was a fast-paced, exciting read, but it felt incomplete as a dystopian novel because I couldn't fully visualize how the society fit into the world as a whole. By the end, I was left with so many questions about how everything functioned. I felt like Marie Lu was purposefully keeping secrets from me just to string me along
Emily May
Sep 19, 2012 rated it really liked it

^My thoughts on having to wait a whole year for the next book. I've been so pleasantly surprised by my long-awaited January sequels, first Through the Ever Night, then Everbound... and now Prodigy has come in and turned a series I was on the fence about into one where I anxiously obsess over what will happen in the next installment. Marie Lu really focuses on developing her characters here, whilst still exploring the politics of her dystopian society and introducing one really evil twist to thi
Wendy Darling
Wow, what a fun sequel! If assassination plots and stealing fighter jets weren't enough, I'd read it for the *whispers* bathtub scene alone.

Cait • A Page with a View
Sep 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: dystopian
I thought I could tell where this story was heading but then it went and totally surprised me.

"...all it takes is one generation to brainwash a population and convince them that reality doesn't exist."

For real, there is seriously zero second book syndrome here. The world is creative and the story is super character-driven, which makes it even more emotional. Marie Lu's writing is just SO strong. I liked The Young Elites, but this is more like Warcross!! It's so well executed that it deserves
Melissa ♥ Dog Lover ♥ Martin
Jun 09, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: own, young-adult
Well that ending is a really sad thing. I'm hoping something can change in the last book =(

June and Day are sneaking their way into Vegas. They meet up with The Patriots and Tess. Day gets some new armor so to speak. They make plans to assassinate the new Elector, Anden. But . . . not everything is as it seems and maybe, just maybe, Anden can be trusted. Although, in this world it's really hard to trust any one.

June goes undercover so to speak and finds out some information, the kind she wasn'
Final rating: 4.75/5 stars

“He is beauty, inside and out.
He is the silver lining in a world of darkness.
He is my light.”

WHY.THE.HELL.DID.I.READ.THIS.NOW???? It's killing me to wait another year for third book! Killing me i say!!! Especially after a booooooooooooooooooom ending like that T_____T It's going to be tortureeeeeeeeeeeee!!!!!! And i need next book nooooooooow!!!!!! I should have waited for the last book to come out!
Oh and ending:
#i was not expecting this

Ninoska Goris
Nov 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: epublibre
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"Nos hemos jugado la vida por nuestro país; no por el país en el que vivimos ahora, sino por el país en el que deseamos vivir.”

Sinceramente, quien no la leído esta serie debe correr a hacerlo, es fantástica.

Este segundo libro de la serie es incluso mejor que el primero porque conocemos más de los personajes, sus dudas de a quién le deben su lealtad. El personaje de Anden es el punto focal de la historia y las incógnitas de que pasará con La República.

Y el final,
oh el final,
Aug 27, 2016 rated it liked it
❝He is beauty inside and out.
He is the silver lining in a world of darkness.
He is my light.❞

I completely loved Legend. 4 stars, but I still enjoyed it. I loved Marie's The Young Elites and The Rose Society and I needed more of her writing since I had to wait for the 3rd book to publish, still am. And after reading Legend, I was glad I didn't have to wait to read the rest of the trilogy. I did wait even though I owned the books, but I think we all have been in that situation where you want to f
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He is the silver lining in a world of darkness.
He is my light.”
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