Sash + Em: Champion by Marie Lu – BOOK REVIEW

Champion by Marie Lu
Release Date: Nobvember 5th, 2013
Putnam Juvenile, 369 Pages
Sub-genre: Dystopian
Sources: Bought the Audiobook (Sash) and Bought the Book (Em)
Age Group: Young Adult
Series: Legend #3
Follow up to: Prodigy

He is a Legend.

She is a Prodigy.

Who will be Champion?

June and Day have sacrificed so much for the people of the Republic—and each other—and now their country is on the brink of a new existence. June is back in the good graces of the Republic, working within the government’s elite circles as Princeps-Elect, while Day has been assigned a high-level military position.

But neither could have predicted the circumstances that will reunite them: just when a peace treaty is imminent, a plague outbreak causes panic in the Colonies, and war threatens the Republic’s border cities. This new strain of plague is deadlier than ever, and June is the only one who knows the key to her country’s defense. But saving the lives of thousands will mean asking the one she loves to give up everything.

Although we have different reading tastes, we wouldn’t say it’s rare that both of us come across a book series that we both enjoy – though it’s not too common either. The ones that we do enjoy tend to be something really special and the Legend series is one of those. Here’s a brief conversation between us after we finished reading the last installment of the Legend series, Champion.


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