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We cheer for these young women and men as they struggle with the universal trials of growing up, finding love, and letting go--all within the vivid, glittering, urban embrace of Los Angeles. Block's stories about finding yourself, being true to your dreams, and believing in what might seem impossible will inspire teens and adults alike with the resounding messages of hope and the transformative power of love. --Brangien Davis --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block is a wonderful poetic fairytale.
The 'young adult' category of the book should be thought of more as a recommendation on the minimum maturity level of the reader than an age suggestion.
It is a totally new style of writing that once you get into it makes you feel what the characters feel.
I first discovered Francesca Lia Block years ago through her book Weetzie Bat. I had randomly found a copy at my bookstore and figured it'd be a fast, fun read. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robert Zimmermann
Francesca Lia Block is an amazing writer whose books are very well-received by the young adult community. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Swank Ivy
Love Block's books!
The book is in great quality & arrived quickly, I would def recommend this to a friend!
Weetzie Bat is one of my all-time favorite books. I first read it in college for a young adult lit. class and have re-read it several times of the years. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Libbie
I have been a fan of Block's since I was a teenager. I needed to repurchase this book since my original copy had been lost (or borrowed and never returned! Read morePublished 10 months ago by Rose
magic realism in Cali: about family (unconventional), death, homosexuality, life and love. Her "sparkling writing" keeps everything together beautifully. Read morePublished 10 months ago by mariaelena velardi
My infinitely cooler-than-me little sister pointed me towards these stories, and I am better for them. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Christopher Gilbert
I tried. I really did. I just can't even begin to find this set of books interesting.
There's far-fetched and then there's FAR-FETCHED. Read more