I’m over at Pen and Muse today talking a fantastic Alice in Wonderland inspired anthology! In case you missed it, I wanted to share it here because I think this is going to be amazing!
First off, if you’re not familiar with Leap Books, check them out. They’re a small press run by one of my favorite authors Shannon Delany. This year is the 150th anniversary of Alice in Wonderland this year and Leap Books is celebrating it with a trip down the rabbit hole!
Here are the details. But beware! Of the Little White Rabbit!
Beware the Little White Rabbit
An Alice in Wonderland inspired anthology
Coming April 14, 2015
Shannon Delany and Judith Graves
Charlotte Bennardo, C. Lee McKenzie, David Turnbull, Christine Norris, Jacqueline Horsfall, Medeia Sharif, Laura Lascarso, Tom Luke, Jessica Bayliss, Crystal Schubert, Holly Odell, Jennifer Moore, and Liam Hogan. If you want to check out each authors bios, please check out Leap Book’s blog.
Curiosity often leads to trouble…
Thirteen powerful voices in young adult fiction invite you to journey into startling new Wonderlands in this nod to the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll’s timeless character, ALICE.
Mystery. Madness. Mayhem. Each story in this collection will intrigue, bewitch, and enchant. Through rich historicals, castles and keeps, wild wormholes, secret workshops, deadly plagues, and gritty urban explorations, we present new tales of Alice and her white rabbit.
Whether an intrepid reporter, a would-be car thief, or the last human in a world ruled by machines, at the heart of each story Alice is a girl discovering who she really is in worlds that never fail to surprise.
What wonders await, oh curious reader? Leap down the rabbit hole and discover the truth…
“There came a crack like thunder.
A rabbit hole, launched from its orbital warren, streaked down through the clouds. It hung in the air like a frozen fork of lightning. Beneath the helmet that Hatter had made for her, Alice felt the root ends of her hair tingle from the electrical change that accompanied its arrival. What appeared to be a stuffed white rabbit tumbled earthward. Payload delivered, the hole rapidly lost its integrity and dissolved into a glimmering fragment that dissipated on the wind.
Alice crouched low amongst the ruins as the rabbit sniffed the air, internal sensors trying to get a fix on her location. She clutched her vorpal sword. The pistons on the rabbit’s spring-loaded flanks gave a venomous hiss as it launched itself into a powerful leap.”
~ Alice, Last of the Beating Hearts by David Turnbull
What do you think? Doesn’t it look fantastic? Let me know in the comments below!