Legendborn is an amazing book. It’s set in modern day, at a college. But it’s fantasy, so with an Arthurian explanation, and a blood tie, you have a bunch of modern-day knights. The main character, Bree, isn’t one of them. But on her first night of college life, she sees something she can’t explain. This, as you can expect, is the start of several hundred pages of chaos.
I loved this book so much, it was fantastic. I love a good Arthur and his knights story, and this was a new concept that still maintained the original myth’s concepts. The magic’s set of rules is interesting, and detailed. Worldbuilding is always the most charming thing to me, I always fall for it. Additionally, the characters have realistic reactions, and use common sense! It’s always a shock when they do that. The characters also had depth, and hid things rather than being entirely open, which is unrealistic, generally. The combat scenes were also perfect, with a good balance of confusion and clarity. There were so many little details that I loved, and I can’t get to them all, but they’re there. I can only think of one thing I disliked, which was Sel and Bree’s interactions. They were explained, but it still feels slightly off. I would actually rate this 4.5 stars, but alas.
I recommend this book in all the ways, it represents so many things so well. I also love a good sarcastic character, and if you do as well, definitely read it.