Early Push for YA Title LEGEND

A debut dystopian YA title, Legend by Marie Lu (Putnam) arriving at the end of November, gets early attention from USA Today.

A movie is already in the works, with the producers who worked on the Twilight Saga. Author Marie Lu will appear at Comic-Con this week on a panel with several other women writers, about “kick-ass heroines” in science fiction and fantasy. Lu is the creator of a popular Facebook game, on which the book is based, also called Legend.

In the prepub media, the book has so far only been reviewed by Kirkus, which gave it a star. The first in a planned trilogy, it has an announced a 200,000 first printing.

Marie Lu
Retail Price: $17.99
Hardcover: 336 pages
Publisher: Putnam Juvenile – (2011-11-29)
ISBN / EAN: 039925675X / 9780399256752

Penguin Audio; 9781611760088

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