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Par / By Tracy Deonn

#2 The Legendborn Cycle


[FR] Rempli de mystère et doté d’un système magique d’une richesse intrigante, Bloodmarked, la suite de Legendborn, le roman fantastique contemporain de Tracy Deonn, offre l’allure sombre de City of Bones avec une version moderne d’une légende classique et beaucoup de magie de fille noire du Sud.



[EN] Filled with mystery and an intriguingly rich magic system, Bloodmarked, the sequel to 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.


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Les ombres se sont levées, et la ligne est la loi.

Tout ce que Bree voulait, c’était découvrir la vérité sur la mort de sa mère. Elle a donc infiltré l’Ordre des Legendborn, une société secrète descendant des chevaliers du roi Arthur, pour découvrir son propre pouvoir ancestral. Maintenant, Bree est devenue quelqu’un de nouveau :

Un médium. Une créatrice de sang. Un Scion.

Mais l’ancienne guerre entre les démons et l’Ordre atteint un sommet mortel. Et Nick, le garçon né dans la légende dont Bree est tombée amoureuse, a été enlevé.

Bree veut se battre, mais les Régents qui dirigent l’Ordre ne la laissent pas faire. Pour eux, elle est une fille inconnue dotée d’un pouvoir inouï, et en tant qu’ancre vivante du sort qui préserve le cycle des Legendborn, elle doit être protégée.

Lorsque les Régents révèlent qu’ils sont prêts à tout pour cacher la guerre, Bree et ses amis doivent s’enfuir pour sauver Nick eux-mêmes. Mais les ennemis sont partout, les pouvoirs de Bree sont imprévisibles et dangereux, et elle ne peut échapper à son attirance croissante pour Selwyn, le mage qui a juré de protéger Nick jusqu’à la mort.

Si Bree a un espoir de se sauver et de sauver les gens qu’elle aime, elle doit apprendre à contrôler ses pouvoirs des ancêtres qui les ont exercés en premier – sans se perdre dans le processus.


The shadows have risen, and the line is law.

All Bree wanted was to uncover the truth behind her mother’s death. So she infiltrated the Legendborn Order, a secret society descended from King Arthur’s knights—only to discover her own ancestral power. Now, Bree has become someone new:

A Medium. A Bloodcrafter. A Scion.

But the ancient war between demons and the Order is rising to a deadly peak. And Nick, the Legendborn boy Bree fell in love with, has been kidnapped.

Bree wants to fight, but the Regents who rule the Order won’t let her. To them, she is an unknown girl with unheard-of power, and as the living anchor for the spell that preserves the Legendborn cycle, she must be protected.

When the Regents reveal they will do whatever it takes to hide the war, Bree and her friends must go on the run to rescue Nick themselves. But enemies are everywhere, Bree’s powers are unpredictable and dangerous, and she can’t escape her growing attraction to Selwyn, the mage sworn to protect Nick until death.

If Bree has any hope of saving herself and the people she loves, she must learn to control her powers from the ancestors who wielded them first—without losing herself in the process.

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Auteur.rice / Author

Tracy Deonn est l’auteur de Legendborn, best-seller du New York Times et lauréate du prix Coretta Scott King – John Steptoe, et une fangirl de deuxième génération. Elle a grandi dans le centre de la Caroline du Nord, où elle a dévoré les livres de fantasy et la cuisine du Sud dans une égale mesure. Après avoir obtenu une licence et une maîtrise en communication et en études du spectacle à l’université de Caroline du Nord à Chapel Hill, Tracy a travaillé dans le domaine du théâtre, de la production de jeux vidéo et de l’enseignement primaire et secondaire. Lorsqu’elle n’écrit pas, Tracy participe à des panels lors de conventions de science-fiction et de fantasy, lit des fanfictions, organise des rencontres avec des chiots et garde un œil sur tout ce qui est aromatisé au gingembre. Vous pouvez la trouver sur Twitter à l’adresse @TracyDeonn et sur TracyDeonn.com.


Tracy Deonn is the New York Times bestselling and Coretta Scott King—John Steptoe Award–winning author of Legendborn, and a second-generation fangirl. She grew up in central North Carolina, where she devoured fantasy books and Southern food in equal measure. After earning her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in communication and performance studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Tracy worked in live theater, video game production, and K–12 education. When she’s not writing, Tracy speaks on panels at science fiction and fantasy conventions, reads fanfic, arranges puppy playdates, and keeps an eye out for ginger-flavored everything. She can be found on Twitter at @TracyDeonn and at TracyDeonn.com.


“A King Arthur reimagining that adds seats to the roundtable, inviting new readers to find themselves within its lore, Tracy Deonn’s Legendborn braids southern folk traditions and Black Girl Magic into a searing modern tale of grief, power, and self-discovery.”  — Dhonielle Clayton, New York Times bestselling author of The Belles

Legendborn is an enthralling, standout modern fantasy about history and power, and Deonn is an author to watch.” — Kiersten White, New York Times bestselling author

“Legendborn is intoxicating, electrifying, and resonates with a deep understanding and vulnerable adoration of what it is to be a Black girl searching for the magic of herself. Tracy Deonn captivates you from page one with her perfect pacing, exhilarating plotting, and a command of storytelling that cannot be ignored. This book will hold everything you are hostage until, page by page, you discover how it has actually set you free.”  — LL McKinney, author of the critically acclaimed Nightmare-Verse series

Legendborn is a thrilling and tense fantasy that weaves Arthurian adventure with southern Black culture into a story that had me shouting. It will hook readers from the very beginning and leave them breathless until the final, mind-blowing revelation.” — Kwame Mbalia, New York Times bestselling author of the Tristan Strong series.

“Perfect for fans of Cassandra Clare and Kiersten White, Tracy Deonn’s unique reimagining of Arthurian legend is full of magic and heart. A brilliant debut!” — Ashley Poston, National Best-Selling Author of Geekerella

Legendborn is a remarkable debut that should firmly place Tracy Deonn on every fantasy and contemporary YA reader’s radar. Deft and insightful blending of Arthurian legend and Southern Black American history make for an engrossing tale of mystery, romance, and finding your place in the world?—an absolute must-read!”   — Alyssa Cole, award-winning romance author

Sixteen-year-old Black whiz kid Bree Matthews battles grief and demonic forces on her college campus.

After her mother dies in an accident, Bree begins a residential program for enterprising teens at her mother’s alma mater and, soon after her arrival, witnesses a magical attack that triggers hidden memories about the evening her mother was killed. Haunted by the fact that their final conversation was an argument, Bree begins a redemptive quest to uncover the connection between her mother’s death and the university’s secret society, the Order of the Round Table, joining their ranks as an initiate and unwittingly stumbling into a centuries-old supernatural war. While competing in the tournament that determines entry to the society, Bree discovers the truth about her heretofore unknown magical abilities, unwinding a complex history that showcases the horrors chattel slavery in the American South perpetuates on the descendants of all involved. Push through clunky expositions and choppy transitions that interrupt the cohesion of the text to discover solid character development that brings forward contemporary, thoughtful engagement with the representation, or lack thereof, of race in canonical Arthurian lore and mythologies. Representation of actualized, strong queer characters is organic, not forced, and so are textual conversations around emotional wellness and intergenerational trauma. Well-crafted allusions to established legends and other literary works are delightful easter eggs.

Don’t look over sea or under stone, this is the fantasy novel for all once and future fans of suspense-filled storytelling. (author’s note) (Fantasy. 14-18) — Kirkus Reviews ― July 15, 2020

*DEONN, Tracy. Legendborn. 512p. S. & S./Simon Pulse. Sept. 2020. Tr $18.99. ISBN 9781534441606.

Gr 8 Up–In Deonn’s rich and explosive debut, readers are introduced to a meticulously-built world of magic with roots in Arthurian legend and traditions of the African American South. After her mother’s death, Bree enters an Early College program, despite still processing her grief. It’s not long before she’s pulled into a secret society, and is pushed by circumstance into dangerous tournaments to go from Page to Squire all while watching her back for the demons who would kill her. This book discusses pertinent topics such as institutional racism, intergenerational trauma, and feminism with grace and a natural, unforced style. Readers will delight in a delicious love triangle that promises to get more delectable with a sequel. Though heavy at times with exposition, the novel provides plenty of scenes rife with action and emotion. Deonn pulls off a surprise ending that will urge readers to start from the beginning, to collect the clues laid along the way. ­VERDICT A promising series debut perfect for fans of Cassandra Clare’s City of Bones and Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Boys. This book underscores the movement for more inclusive versions of traditional Western narratives, and will be a favorite of contemporary fantasy readers. Highly recommended.–Abby Hargreaves, DC P.L. — School Library Journal STARRED REVIEW ― July 2020

The African diaspora blends with Arthurian legend in Deonn’s dynamic YA fantasy debut, reminiscent of City of Bones. On her first two nights at the University of North Carolina’s Early College program, 16-year-old Bree Matthews, who is Black, witnesses otherworldly demonic attacks that most other students can’t see. When a strong mage’s attempt to alter Bree’s memories fails, she recovers the recent events alongside a brief recollection from the night of her mother’s death, three months prior—a fragment that she realizes another mesmerist sought to hide. Convinced the campus incidents have something to do with her mom’s sudden end, Bree persuades peer mentor Nick to help her infiltrate the magical Order of the Round Table, the historically white, deeply racist secret society that he was born into, and which is committed to hunting the demons. Bree struggles as the Order’s sole Black member and page, but outside Black female practitioners offer help via a different means of magic, and Bree must decide which path will give her the most answers about both her mother and herself. Though hazy exposition initially slows the narrative, Deonn adeptly employs the haunting history of the American South (“the low buzzing sound of exclusion”) to explore themes of ancestral pain, grief, and love, balancing them with stimulating worldbuilding and multiple thrilling plot twists. Ages 14–up. Agent: Penny Moore, Aevitas Creative. (Sept.) — Publishers Weekly ― August 3, 2020


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