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Book Review: A DREAM SO DARK (THE NIGHTMARE-VERSE #2) by L.L. McKinney

Alice Kingston is back for another round of wild Wonderland adventure in A Dream So Dark, the sequel to L.L. McKinney’s A Blade So Black! This flashy follow-up finds Alice’s two worlds– one as a “normal” Atlanta teen with a very strict mother, another as a Nightmare-slaying warrior and protector of Wonderland– colliding at full […]


10 YA Books By Black Authors We Want To Read In 2019

February is Black History Month and while there have been strides toward diversity in YA publishing in recent years, there’s still a long way to go. To celebrate this month, our writers compiled a list of the 10 books by black authors that we’re most looking forward to reading in 2019, including our thoughts on […]

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L.L. McKinney’s A BLADE SO BLACK Optioned For TV, Plus Sequel Cover Reveal

Modern Wonderland urban fantasy A BLACK SO BLACK is on its way to an adaptation! L.L. McKinney and her A Blade So Black series are having a banner week! The series is a fresh take on the world of Alice In Wonderland with a modern urban fantasy twist. It follows Alice, a 16-year-old Atlanta high […]