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The Resource A blade so black : Blade So Black Series, Book 1, L.L. McKinney, (electronic resource eBook)

A blade so black : Blade So Black Series, Book 1, L.L. McKinney, (electronic resource eBook)

Label
A blade so black : Blade So Black Series, Book 1
Title
A blade so black
Title remainder
Blade So Black Series, Book 1
Statement of responsibility
L.L. McKinney
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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 GiveA 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. An Imprint Book"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"Mixing elements of Alice in Wonderland and Buffy the Vampire Slayer... a delectable urban twist on beloved fairy tales." —Entertainment Weekly* "An explosive, kickass debut ... the Alice in Wonderland retelling the world has always needed." —Booklist, starred review"A thrilling, timely novel that ensures readers will be curiouser for a sequel." —Kirkus Reviews
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Summary
"This isn't 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. "--Dust jacket
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10734219
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
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McKinney, Frank
Intended audience
HL660L
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
  • 660
  • 660
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1832-1898
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OverDrive, Inc
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True
Series statement
Nightmare-verse
Series volume
0001
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  • Demon slayers
  • Parallel universes
  • African American teenage girls
  • Monsters
  • Mentors
  • Good and evil
  • Training
  • Poisoning
  • Alice (Fictitious character : Carroll)
  • Wonderland (Imaginary place)
  • Atlanta, Georgia
Target audience
juvenile
Label
A blade so black : Blade So Black Series, Book 1, L.L. McKinney, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=3750041
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250153890
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • bc
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a6416645-bb15-4c4e-9742-85c25f8061dc
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle
Label
A blade so black : Blade So Black Series, Book 1, L.L. McKinney, (electronic resource eBook)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=210&titleID=3750041
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781250153890
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • bc
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a6416645-bb15-4c4e-9742-85c25f8061dc
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System details
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web
  • Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
  • Format: Kindle Book
  • Format: OverDrive Read
  • Requires Adobe Digital Editions or Amazon Kindle

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