A Blade So Black

By: L.L. McKinney

Combining the whimsy of its source material with the ass-kicking of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, A Blade So Black is a modern-day Alice in Wonderland retelling with a black teen heroine. Alice comes from a long line of warriors who battle Nightmares in the dark and terrifying dream realm known as Wonderland. When her trainer, the handsome but enigmatic Hatta, is inflicted with “the madness,” Alice must embark on a dangerous journey—deeper into Wonderland than she has ever gone before.

ISBN: 9781250153906

JLG Release: Dec 2018

Sensitive Areas: Mild language, Racism, Underage drinking, Violence
Topics: Alice in Wonderland , Retellings of classics , Dreams and nightmares , Magic , Romance , Portal fantasy , Parallel worlds , Urban fantasy , Atlanta, Georgia

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First Release

December 2018



Dewey Classification

Trim Size

8 1/4" x 5 1/3"

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Accelerated Reader

Level 0; Points: 0;

Scholastic Reading Counts

Level 0; Points: 0;


Level HL660L


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Hardcover edition



Potentially Sensitive Areas

Mild language, Racism, Underage drinking, Violence


Alice in Wonderland, Retellings of classics, Dreams and nightmares, Magic, Romance, Portal fantasy, Parallel worlds, Urban fantasy, Atlanta, Georgia,

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