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Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
An modern-day take on the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table, Legendborn is a gripping novel filled with equal parts mystery, history, and Black Girl Magic. On her first day at the University of North Carolina, Bree Matthews accidentally witnesses a demon feeding on human energies in the middle of the night. Becoming tangled in a strange reality, she meets a teenage boy named Merlin who attempts to wipe Bree's memory of everything she saw but fails in the process, thereby unlocking Bree's magic and her buried memories. In the blink of an eye, Bree becomes equipped with painful knowledge about her mother's death, as well as a newfound ability to bring justice to her loss.