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A Blade So Black

By L.L. McKinney

A black teenage girl holds up a blade, framed in an ace of spades

In this brand new fantasy novel (the first in a series), Alice Kingston is an African American teenager, surrounded by police violence in Atlanta, when she suddenly enters the dreamscape world of Wonderland, and is transformed into a fully-fledged hero. If you want to read about a courageous, powerful woman of colour who could give Buffy the Vampire-Slayer a run for her money, this is the book for you!