A blade so black: Blade So Black Series, Book 1

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Nightmare-verse volume 1.
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"Mixing elements of Alice in Wonderland and Buffy the Vampire Slayer ... Delectable." -- Entertainment Weekly "A fun, gritty urban fantasy." --NPR

A Blade So Black delivers an irresistible urban fantasy retelling of Alice in Wonderland . . . but it's not the Wonderland you remember. The first time the Nightmares came, it nearly cost Alice her life. Now she's trained to battle monstrous creatures in the dark dream realm known as Wonderland with magic weapons and hardcore fighting skills. Yet even warriors have a curfew.

Life in real-world Atlanta isn't always so simple, as Alice juggles an overprotective mom, a high-maintenance best friend, and a slipping GPA. Keeping the Nightmares at bay is turning into a full-time job. But when Alice's handsome and mysterious mentor is poisoned, she has to find the antidote by venturing deeper into Wonderland than she's ever gone before. And she'll need to use everything she's learned in both worlds to keep from losing her head . . . literally.

Debut author L.L. McKinney delivers an action-packed twist on an old classic, full of romance and otherworldly intrigue.

And don't miss the thrilling sequel, A Dream So Dark !

An Imprint Book

" A Blade So Black is the fantasy book I've been waiting for my whole life." --Angie Thomas, #1 New York Times -bestselling author of The Hate U Give

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ISBN:
9781250153906
9781250153890
9781250207302
Reading Level:
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Level 4.9, 13 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 660L
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African Americans -- Fiction
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Good and evil -- Fiction
Imaginary places -- Fiction
Imaginary wars and battles -- Fiction
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Nightmares -- Fiction
Teenage girls -- Fiction
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Imaginary places
Imaginary wars and battles
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Nightmares
Romance
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