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Once & Future

Once & Future

"Were you a fan of BBC's Merlin, but desperately wished it was queer? This is the book for you.

If you weren't, this is my wordier pitch: It's Arthurian Legend IN SPACE! The story hits the familiar beats of the legend—and makes up it's own in brilliant bursts of color and syncopated steps. It's a story of found family, of fighting monopolist imperialism, and being/loving whoever you want to. It's a perfectly unapologetic book that absolutely bursts with love."

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Author Cori McCarthy, Amy Rose Capetta
Publisher jimmy patterson
Publication Date 2019-03-26
Section Young Adult (12 Up) / All Staff Suggestions / Fiction Suggestions / Read D.
Type New
Format
ISBN 9780316449274

King Arthur as you've never imagined! This bold, sizzling YA retells the popular legend with the Once and Future King as a teenage girl—and she has a universe to save.

"I've been chased my whole life. As a fugitive refugee in the territory controlled by the tyrannical Mercer corporation, I've always had to hide who I am. Until I found Excalibur. Now I'm done hiding. My name is Ari Helix. I have a magic sword, a cranky wizard, and a revolution to start."

When Ari crash-lands on Old Earth and pulls a magic sword from its ancient resting place, she is revealed to be the newest reincarnation of King Arthur. Then she meets Merlin, who has aged backward over the centuries into a teenager, and together they must break the curse that keeps Arthur coming back. Their quest? Defeat the cruel, oppressive government and bring peace and equality to all humankind. No pressure.

*STARRED REVIEW* "All hail this worthier-than-ever, fresh, and affirming reincarnation of the legendary king and her round table of knights which dazzles with heroic flair, humor, and suspense." —Kirkus

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