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Ruby: A Novel
by Francesca Lia Block
From the beloved author of Necklace of Kisses comes a modern-day fairy tale of a willful and intuitive heroine and a world of shocking realism and transcendent magic. Francesca Lia Block, this time with co-writer Carmen Staton, introduces readers to Ruby, a Midwestern girl named for the jewel that is believed to ward off evil...
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Categories: All Fantasy
Nymph
by Francesca Lia Block
Francesca Lia Block's edgy tales of the Los Angeles dreamscape that is 'Shangri-L.A.' have thrilled millions of readers and literary critics alike. The author of Weetzie Bat, Dangerous Angels, The Rose and the Beast, and several other best-selling books here brings her sensual, dream-like fantasies full circle with this erotic work for...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica
Weetzie Bat
by Francesca Lia Block
Fifteen years ago Francesca Lia Block made a dazzling entrance into the literary scene with what would become one of the most talked-about books of the decade: Weetzie Bat. This poetic roller coaster swoop has a sleek new design to match its new sister and brother books, Goat Girls and Beautiful Boys. Rediscover the magic of...
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Categories: All Teen Lit; Bestsellers
House of Dolls
by Francesca Lia Block
In a little house from another time, with lace curtains in every window and paintings hung in gold doily frames, Wildflower, Rockstar, and Miss Selene live a warm and cozy life. They wear fancy dresses, bake play-dough cakes, and spend their days enjoying one another's company. For the three dolls, life is small but good. But life is...
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Categories: All Children's Lit
The Rose and The Beast: Fairy Tales Retold
by Francesca Lia Block
With language that is both lyrical and distinctly her own, Francesca Lia Block turns nine fairy tales inside out. Escaping the poisoned apple, Snow frees herself from possession to find the truth of love in an unexpected place. A club girl from L.A., awakening from a long sleep to the memories of her past, finally finds release from...
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Categories: All Teen Lit
Dangerous Angels: Five Weetzie Bat Books
by Francesca Lia Block
The Weetzie Bat series, by acclaimed author Francesca Lia Block, was listed among NPR's 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels. This collection brings together the five luminous novels of the series: Weetzie Bat , Witch Baby , Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys , Missing Angel Juan , and Baby Be-Bop . Spinning a saga of interwoven lives and beating...
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Categories: All Teen Lit; Bestsellers
Psyche in a Dress
by Francesca Lia Block
But this is what I could not give up: I could not give up myself Psyche has known Love—scented with jasmine and tasting of fresh oranges. Yet he is fleeting and fragile, lost to her too quickly. Punished by self-doubt, Psyche yearns to be transformed, like the beautiful and brutal figures in the myths her lover once spoke of....
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; All Teen Lit
Necklace of Kisses: A Novel
by Francesca Lia Block
Where were the kisses? Weetzie Bat wondered. And so begins a magical journey of discovery. As she turns forty and the relationship with her secret-agent lover-man Max falls apart, Weetzie packs up her lime green and bright orange bikini, orange suede sneakers, and Pucci tunic, jumps in her '65 mint green Thunderbird, and leaves....
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Categories: All Fantasy
I Was a Teenage Fairy (Ageless Books)
by Francesca Lia Block
Maybe Mab was real. Maybe not. Maybe Mab was the fury. Maybe she was the courage. Maybe later on she was the sex . . . A tiny fairy winging her way through the jasmine-scented L.A. night. A little girl caught in a grown-up glitz-and-glitter world of superstars and supermodels. A too beautiful boy with a secret he can never share . . ....
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; All Teen Lit; Bestsellers
Lay Me Out Softly: Short Stories
by Francesca Lia Block
In her renowned style, Francesca Lia Block creates postmodern worlds that are as magical as they are familiar, as haunting as they are beautiful, and in which love reigns supreme. LAY ME OUT SOFTLY includes both previously published and original work.
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; Contemporary Fiction
The Elementals
by Francesca Lia Block
From a star YA author Francesca Lia Block—an adult novel about a student, haunted by the disappearance of a friend, who must face the truth The Elementals is on one level an intriguing coming-of-age novel about a young woman, Ariel Silverman, facing the challenges of her first years away at college in Berkeley, California, while...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction
Love in the Time of Global Warming
by Francesca Lia Block
Seventeen-year-old Penelope (Pen) has lost everything—her home, her parents, and her ten-year-old brother. Like a female Odysseus in search of home, she navigates a dark world full of strange creatures, gathers companions and loses them, finds love and loses it, and faces her mortal enemy. In her signature style, Francesca Lia Block...
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Categories: All Teen Lit
The Hanged Man
by Francesca Lia Block
After the death of her father, Laurel is haunted by a legacy of family secrets, hidden shame, and shattered glass. Immersing herself in the heady rhythms of a city that is like something wild, caged, and pacing, Laurel tries to lose herself. But when she runs away from the past, she discovers a passion so powerful, it brings her...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; All Teen Lit
Beyond the Pale Motel
by Francesca Lia Block
Maternal, sexy Catt and her beautiful, daring best friend Bree are hairdressers at an L.A. salon called Head Hunter, and work out at a gym called Body Farm. They have over a decade of sobriety behind them and are getting close to living the lives they've always wanted. But when Catt's husband, Dash, leaves her, and then her neighbor...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; All Sex & Erotica; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Wasteland
by Francesca Lia Block
When you were a baby I sat very still to hold you. I could see the veins through your skin like a map to inside you. I stopped breathing so you wouldn't ... You were just a boy on a bed in a room, like a kaleidoscope is a tube full of bits of broken glass. But the way I saw you was pieces refracting the light, shifting into an infinite...
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; All Teen Lit
Violet & Claire
by Francesca Lia Block
This is the story of two girls, racing through space like shadow and light. A photo negative, together they make the perfect image of a girl. Violet is the dark one, dressed in forever black, dreaming Technicolor dreams of spinning the world into her very own silver screen creation. Claire is like a real-life Tinker Bell, radiating love...
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Categories: All Teen Lit; Bestsellers
Pink Smog: Becoming Weetzie Bat
by Francesca Lia Block
Pink Smog , the long-awaited prequel to Francesca Lia Block's groundbreaking novel Weetzie Bat , was praised as "an intoxicating mix of mystery, fantasy, and romance" by ALA Booklist in a starred review. Weetzie Bat is one of the seminal young adult novels of the '90s and continues to be an iconic treasure for teens everywhere....
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Categories: All Teen Lit
Girl Goddess #9: Nine Stories
by Francesca Lia Block
Meet Tweetie Sweet Pea and Peachy Pie, Jacaranda and Rave and Desiree... Meet Lady Ivory and Alabaster Dutchess, who interview their favorite rock star, Nick Agate, only to discover the magic and power in themselves. Meet Tuck Budd, who is happy living in Manhattan with her two moms, Izzy and Anastasia, until she begins to wonder who...
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Categories: All Teen Lit
Teen Spirit
by Francesca Lia Block
Francesca Lia Block, critically acclaimed author of Weetzie Bat , brings this eerie and redemptive ghost story to life with her signature, poetic prose. It's perfect for fans of supernatural stories with a touch of romance like the Beautiful Creatures series by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl. After Julie's grandmother passes away, she...
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Categories: All Teen Lit
Guarding the Moon: A Mother's First Year
by Francesca Lia Block
The author of the critically acclaimed, award–winning Weetzie Bat books offers a compelling celebration of the first year of her child's life. Guarding the Moon chronicles the joys and terrors of motherhood, from the early stages of the author's pregnancy through her baby's first birthday. This unique but far–reaching story...
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Categories: All Nonfiction
The Island of Excess Love (Christy Ottaviano Books)
by Francesca Lia Block
In The Island of Excess Love, Pen has lost her parents. She's lost her eye. But she has fought Kronen; she has won back her fragile friends and her beloved brother. Now Pen, Hex, Ash, Ez, and Venice are living in the pink house by the sea, getting by on hard work, companionship, and dreams. Until the day a foreboding ship appears in...
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Categories: All Teen Lit
Open Letter to Quiet Light
by Francesca Lia Block
“[Francesca Lia Block] is the sorceress of iridescent language.”— Kirkus Reviews Open Letter to Quiet Light will make readers feel as if they are peering at secret writings meant for the eyes of a lover alone, but these carefully crafted lines somehow transcend the personal to touch everyone who has experienced this kind of...
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Categories: All Advice and How-To; All Nonfiction; All Religion & Spirituality; All Sex & Erotica; Poetry
Witch Baby (Weetzie Bat)
by Francesca Lia Block
Once upon a time in the city of Shangri-L.A., someone left a baby on a doorstep. She had wild, dark hair and purple eyes and looked at the world in a special way. The family that took her in called her Witch Baby and raised her as their own. But even though she tried to fit in, Witch Baby never felt as though she truly belonged. So...
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Categories: All Teen Lit
Pretty Dead
by Francesca Lia Block
People pity me, but mostly they feel envy. I have all the luxury and freedom a girl my age could want. Something is happening to Charlotte Emerson. Like the fires that are ravaging the hills of Los Angeles, it consumes her from the inside out. But whether it is her eternal loneliness, the memory of her brother, the return of her first...
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Categories: All Teen Lit
Wood Nymph Seeks Centaur: A Mythological Dating Guide
by Francesca Lia Block
Navigating the world of dating can be like wandering an enchanted forest, full of creatures with peculiar habits and baffling behavior. In Wood Nymph Seeks Centaur , Francesca Lia Block provides a guide to this often-treacherous terrain, classifying all those mystifying men and women into various types of mythical forest fauna-Fauns and...
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Categories: All Advice and How-To; All Humor; All Nonfiction
Love Magick
by Francesca Lia Block
Francesca Lia Block does it again! This time, she has brought together a powerful, talented, impeccable group of writers, in her first venture into publishing, with the e-book anthology LOVE MAGICK . She has been playing with the idea of publishing the work of her friends and students together for years. In this genre-bending...
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Categories: All Fantasy; All Romance; All Sex & Erotica
Baby Be-Bop (Weetzie Bat)
by Francesca Lia Block
Dirk MacDonald, a sixteen-year-old boy living in Los Angeles, comes to terms with being gay after he receives surreal storytelling visitations from his dead father and great-grandmother.
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Categories: All Teen Lit
The Frenzy
by Francesca Lia Block
Love is a werewolf, influenced by the moon and terror, and always about to change. Liv has a secret. Something happened to her when she was thirteen. Something that changed everything. Liv knows she doesn’t belong anymore—not in her own skin, not in her family . . . not anywhere. The only time she truly feels like herself is...
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Categories: All Teen Lit
Blood Roses
by Francesca Lia Block
What shall we do, all of us? All of us passionate girls who fear crushing the boys we love with our mouths like caverns of teeth, our mushrooming brains, our watermelon hearts? What's real is what's imagined in nine tales of transformation by Francesca Lia Block.
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Categories: All Sex & Erotica; All Teen Lit
Missing Angel Juan (Weetzie Bat)
by Francesca Lia Block
Lonely City A tangly-haired, purple-eyed girl named Witch Baby lives in glitzy L.A. She loves a guy named Angel Juan. When he leaves for New York she knows she must find him. Looking For Love So she heads for the city of glittery buildings and garbage and Chinese food and drug dealers and subways and kids playing hip-hopscotch....
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Categories: All Teen Lit
The Waters & the Wild
by Francesca Lia Block
When Bee woke up, there was a girl standing in her room. "You are me," the girl said. Then she was gone. I am a thirteen-year-old double Gemini. I get bad grades, write poetry with my left hand, dance in my room, surf the net. I Google images of the tattoos my mom won't let me get. . . . But my world belongs to someone else. Someone...
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Categories: All Teen Lit
How to (Un)cage a Girl
by Francesca Lia Block
A celebration of girls and women in a three part poetry collection that is powerful, hopeful, authentic, and universal.
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Categories: All Teen Lit; Poetry
Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys (Weetzie Bat)
by Francesca Lia Block
With their parents away, four young people form a rock band that becomes wildly popular, carrying them into a "freer" life than they can cope with.
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Categories: All Teen Lit
Quakeland
by Francesca Lia Block
“[Francesca Lia] Block writes about the real Los Angeles better than anyone since Raymond Chandler.”— The New York Times Book Review “[Block] uses language like a jeweled sword glittering as it cuts to the heart.”— Kirkus Reviews After enduring from afar a seemingly endless series of outside worldwide...
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Categories: All Mystery, Crime & Thrillers; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Beautiful Boys: Missing Angel Juan and Baby Be-Bop (Weetzie Bat)
by Francesca Lia Block
Two darkly magical Weetzie Bat stories about the search for self from Francesca Lia Block: Missing Angel Juan and Baby Be-Bop .
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Categories: All Teen Lit; Literary Fiction
Goat Girls: Witch Baby and Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys (Weetzie Bat)
by Francesca Lia Block
Two magical-realist coming-of-age Weetzie Bat stories from Francesca Lia Block: Witch Baby and Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys .
Today's Price: $4.99
Categories: All Teen Lit
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