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Camelot's descendants

Cover of Legendborn
A review of Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

After Bree's mother is killed in an accident, the sixteen-year-old escapes the grief engulfing her home life by joining a program for scholarly high schoolers at UNC - Chapel Hill. While there, she stumbles into a complex world of magic and Arthurian legend that quickly takes over her life. But this is no simple re-telling of King Arthur's round table -- this story goes to much deeper and more interesting places than you might expect. Themes of grief and racism weave throughout the text, binding it into an intricate and moving story that will stick with you long after you close the book. 

May 12, 2021