Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme where you chose a random book from your Goodreads TBR and show it off. This meme is hosted by Budget Tales Book Blog.
This week, I’m spotlighting Legendborn by Tracy Deonn. I added this to my TBR early in 2020 and remember being super excited to read it. Now I’m wondering why I never got around to it. It sounds so good!! Let’s check it out.
Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
Series: Legendborn (Book 1)
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Release Date: September 15, 2020
Synopsis: Filled with mystery and an intriguingly rich magic system, Tracy Deonn’s YA contemporary fantasy Legendborn offers the dark allure of City of Bones with a modern-day twist on a classic legend and a lot of Southern Black Girl Magic.
After her mother dies in an accident, sixteen-year-old Bree Matthews wants nothing to do with her previous life, family memories, or her childhood home. A residential program for bright high schoolers at a local university seems like the perfect escape—until Bree witnesses a magical attack her very first night on campus.
A flying demon feeding on human energies.
A secret society of so called “Legendborn” students that hunt the creatures down.
And a teenage mage who calls himself a “Merlin” and who attempts—and fails—to wipe Bree’s memory of everything she saw.
The mage’s failure reveals Bree’s own, unique magic and unlocks a buried memory with a hidden connection: the night her mother died, another Merlin was at the hospital. Now that she knows there’s more to her mother’s death than what’s on the police report, Bree will do whatever it takes to find out the truth, even if that means infiltrating the Legendborn by becoming one of their initiates. But when the Legendborn reveal themselves as the descendants of King Arthur and his knights and explain that a magical war is coming, Bree has to decide how far she’ll go for the truth and whether she should use her magic to take the society down—or join the fight.
Disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links, including Amazon, and I may earn a small commission, at no cost to you, if you purchase through my links.
LINKS: Goodreads Amazon Book Depository
Have you read this one? What’s on your TBR? Comment below!
9 thoughts on “Goodreads Monday: Legendborn by Tracy Deonn”
This has been sitting on my TBR as well!
Maybe we’ll both get to it this year! lol
I enjoyed Legendborn and I can’t wait for the 2nd book ❤️
Nice! I hope you love it!
oh, i LOVE legendborn! i’m so excited for bloodmarked!
I really need to read it soon!!
Ooh, this has been on my TBR for *ages* as well and I don’t know why I haven’t read it yet either cos it DOES sound so good! 😂
Right! Hopefully, we’ll both get a chance to read it soon. Maybe a buddy read
I’ve heard great things about this book but haven’t got around to it yet.