The girl in the mirror wasn’t who I wanted to be, and her life wasn’t the one I wanted to have.
Despite how much Louise insists, no one will call her Weetzie. It’s her dad’s nickname for her, but it won’t stay put. Neither will her dad. Charlie left Louise and her mom and he took everything with him: her family, her home—and her understanding of who she’s meant to be.
But Los Angeles is a city full of strange angels, and Louise embarks on a journey to sift through the smog of her heartbreak, to grow her own wings, to become Weetzie.
I love Francesca Lia Block. She is my favorite author and I am glad to add this book to my collection of her work. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Brandy Nobles
The magical Ms. Block revisits her famous character Weetzie Bat, but shows us who she was before the magic: Back in time we go, to when Weetzie was Louise, a mousy... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Swank Ivy
I am so glad Block decided to write a prequel about Weetzie Bat. The story contains the same elements of magical realism you've come to expect from Block, but the pre-Dangerous... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Rose
Again FLB delivers another incredible installment in the world of Weetzie Bat! Pink Smog deals with Weetzie's childhood and it does a great job setting the stage for the Weetzie we... Read morePublished 16 months ago by A. Smith
My nickname has been Duck since college. I grew up and became a Children's Librarian reading the books in this series and Block's others. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Timothy Capehart
I've always love FLB! I've read all the weetzie bat books and was excited to find out how it all began!Published 20 months ago by Chelsea Harris
I have found I am not a huge fan of FLB's recent works. It's difficult for me to tell if I am outgrowing her as an author or if her writing style has really changed that much. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Kristen
Weetzie Bat is one of my all-time favorite books, and possibly the first book I ran across with a gay character meant for kids to read about. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Amazon Customer