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Block, Francesca Lia

Overview
Works: 118 works in 348 publications in 4 languages and 30,639 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction 
Classifications: PZ7.B61945, [FIC]
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Publications about Francesca Lia Block
Publications by Francesca Lia Block
Most widely held works by Francesca Lia Block
Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
22 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and German and held by 2,337 libraries worldwide
Follows the wild adventures of Weetzie Bat and her Los Angeles friends, Dirk, Duck, and My-Secret-Agent-Lover-Man
The waters & the wild by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 2,087 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Bee realizes that she is a fairy who has been switched at birth with another girl who now wants her life back
The rose and the beast : fairy tales retold by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and held by 1,281 libraries worldwide
Nine classic fairy tales set in modern, magical landscapes and retold with a twist
I was a teenage fairy by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
10 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 1,215 libraries worldwide
A feisty, sexy fairy helps a young girl heal traumas of her past
Witch baby by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
11 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 1,202 libraries worldwide
Witch Baby comes to live with Weetzie Bat and My-Secret-Agent-Lover-Man and has wild adventures in Los Angeles as she tries to understand where she belongs
Pretty dead by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 1,158 libraries worldwide
Beautiful vampire Charlotte finds herself slowly changing back into a human after the mysterious death of her best friend
Missing Angel Juan by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 2008 in English and held by 1,095 libraries worldwide
Witch Baby follows Angel Juan to New York City and meets the ghost of her almost grandfather Charlie Bat
Dangerous angels : the Weetzie Bat books by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 1,034 libraries worldwide
A collection of post-modern fairy tales that chronicle the interwoven lives of Weetzie Bat, her friend Dirk, and their lovers Duck and My Secret Agent Man
Echo by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
11 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 1,000 libraries worldwide
Jealous of her perfect mother and ignored by her artist father, Echo seeks attention and healing from a variety of people living in beautiful Los Angeles
Girl Goddess #9 : nine stories by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
9 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and held by 990 libraries worldwide
"Girl goddesses of every age and shape and size, wearing combat boots and spiky hair or dressed all in white....--all discovering that the world is not a simple place and that there is more than one way to live."--Jacket
Baby be-bop by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
6 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 966 libraries worldwide
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
Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
11 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 966 libraries worldwide
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
Necklace of kisses : a novel by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and German and held by 965 libraries worldwide
Forty-year-old Weetzie Bat ends her once-passionate relationship with secret agent Max and checks into an enchanted pink hotel, where she meets an otherworldly host of fawns, angels, and mermaids
Violet & Claire by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
11 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and German and held by 946 libraries worldwide
In search of material for a screenplay they are developing, seventeen-year-old Violet and her new friend Claire try to make life a movie as they chase their dreams through dangerously beautiful Los Angeles
The frenzy by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 867 libraries worldwide
When she was thirteen, something terrifying and mysterious happened to Liv that she still does not understand, and now, four years later, her dark secret threatens to tear her apart from her family and her true love
Pink smog : becoming Weetzie Bat by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 858 libraries worldwide
When Weetzie Bat is a thirteen-year-old junior high school outcast mourning the life her family lost when their cottage in the Los Angeles hills burned down, her father leaves her alcoholic mother without telling either of them where he is going and Weetzie learns how to stand up for herself and to find beauty in even the most difficult situations
The elementals by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 858 libraries worldwide
"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 her mother battles cancer at home in Los Angeles. But the book takes on deeper, stranger meanings when we realize that Ariel is haunted by the disappearance of her best friend, Jeni, who vanished without a trace a few years before, closing Ariel's heart and changing her forever. Ariel wonders if she will ever be fully alive, until she meets three mysterious, beautiful and seductive young people living in a strange old house in the Berkeley hills. Through them Ariel will unravel the mystery of her best friend's disappearance and face a chilling choice"--
Ruby : a novel by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 839 libraries worldwide
Ruby, a Midwestern girl named for the jewel that is believed to ward off evil spirits, has a special gift, a sixth sense that makes her at one with nature and gives her the ability to know her own destiny. After growing up in an abusive family, Ruby escapes to Los Angeles and learns of her soulmate, Orion Woolf, a British actor. She travels to England, where she works at a potions and herbs shop, and through a series of coincidental circumstances, ends up nursing Orion back to health without confessing that she has been on a quest to find him all along. But just when she thinks her dream is becoming a reality, Ruby is stopped in her tracks by the violent demons of her past. Only by facing the darkness together can she and Orion finally fulfill their destiny.--From publisher description
The Hanged Man by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 816 libraries worldwide
Having stopped eating after the death of her father, seventeen-year-old Laurel feels herself losing control of her life in the hot, magical world of Los Angeles
Psyche in a dress by Francesca Lia Block( Book )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 810 libraries worldwide
A young woman, Psyche, searches for her lost love and questions her true self in a modern retelling of Greek myths
 
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Alternative Names
フランチェスカ・リア・ブロック
ブロック, フランチェスカ・リア
Languages
English (181)
German (4)
Italian (2)
Spanish (1)
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