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"With memorable characters and page-turning thrills, A Blade So Black is the fantasy book I've been waiting for my whole life. Alice is Black Girl Magic personified." --Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The Hate U Give

"I loved the 'our world' framing and the 'other world' adventure so deeply. They were at such odds, but the overall effect was just chefkiss.gif perfect." --E.K. Johnston, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Star Wars: Ahsoka and A Thousand Nights

"Wholly original and absolutely thrilling--A Blade So Black kicks so much (looking gl)ass." --Heidi Heilig, author of The Girl From Everywhere

"This really is Lewis Carroll by way of Buffy, and it makes for a fun, gritty urban fantasy. . .will set the new standard for teen readers." --NPR

"A dark, thrilling fantasy-meets-contemporary story with a kickass heroine." --Bustle

"An action-packed twist on an old classic, full of romance and otherworldly intrigue." --The Mary Sue

"A Blade So Black is a novel that roars mightily in the face of all those Wonderland tales that have come before. L.L. McKinney is on her way to someplace special with this debut; get onboard now." --Locus Magazine

"Retold fairy tales have been a popular trend. . .but you've never read one quite like A Blade So Black." --Nerdist

"This isn't a retelling, this is Alice in Wonderland 2.0." --BlackSciFi.com

"An explosive, kickass debut. . .the Alice in Wonderland retelling the world has always needed." --Booklist, starred review

"Relentless action, spiraling stakes, and a fierce heroine. . .A heartbreaking cliffhanger will leave fans clamoring for a sequel." --Publishers Weekly

"Teens will root for Alice as a strong, multidimensional black girl usually unseen in YA fiction. . .A must-purchase." --School Library Journal

"A thrilling, timely novel that ensures readers will be curiouser for a sequel." --Kirkus Reviews

"With a modern flair, a rich backstory, and just enough emotional heft, this particular looking glass will have readers eagerly falling through it." --The Bulletin

"A Blade So Black is a modernized version of a well-known story that retains enough of the original to be lauded by both fans of the classic and readers wholly new to Wonderland." --Shelf Awareness

"An epic about Black Girl Magic." --We Need Diverse Books blog

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A Blade So Black delivers an irresistible urban fantasy retelling of Alice in Wonderland... but it's not the Wonderland you remember.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 1279 KB
  • Print Length: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Titan Books (25 September 2018)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07GX7TVQV
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #106,346 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Dj
4.0 out of 5 starsA black Alice? Sign me up!
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4.0 out of 5 starsBuffy Summers, meet Alice Kingston!
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5.0 out of 5 starsFinally a super hero that looks like me!
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5.0 out of 5 starsBuffy in Wonderland with a hint of Sailor Moon
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5.0 out of 5 starsA fun diverse retelling
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