Blood Roses by Francesca Lia Block


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? In these nine tales of transformation, what's real is what's imagined, and the seemingly ordinary gleams with the magic of possibility.


Individual stories that are riveting and overall collection that invites rereading. -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books A strangely haunting collection of whimsy. -- KLIATT Lush as ever. -- Publishers Weekly Dark, fantastical dreams...will startle, provoke and fascinate. -- Booklist

About the Author

Francesca Lia Block, winner of the prestigious Margaret A. Edwards Award, is the author of many acclaimed and bestselling books, including Weetzie Bat; the book collections Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books and Roses and Bones: Myths, Tales, and Secrets; the illustrated novella House of Dolls; the vampire romance novel Pretty Dead; and the gothic werewolf novel The Frenzy. Her work is published around the world.

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144 pages
Interest Age: From 14


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Publication date

1st June 2009



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