Girl Goddess #9: Nine Stories

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Turtleback Books, Feb 1, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 192 pages
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Meet lady ivory and alabaster duchess, 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 her father is. Meet La, who faces the loss of her mother with the help of a imaginary androgynous blue friend who lives in her closet. Zingingly bright and dreamily dark, full of wonder and gritty reality, these stories by acclaimed author Francesca Lia block show the reader that in every girl there is truly a goddess.

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FLB uses such beautiful, lyrical prose. - Goodreads
Block has a quirky prose style that is a joy to read. - Goodreads
The narrative voice switches around a lot. - Goodreads

Review: Girl Goddess #9: Nine Stories

User Review  - Julie Sondra Decker - Goodreads

Nine stories about special girls. Many of these have magical flavors to them, and some are just about girls who long for magic or magical relationships or fame and fortune or love and tenderness. The ... Read full review

Review: Girl Goddess #9: Nine Stories

User Review  - Julie Decker - Goodreads

Nine stories about special girls. Many of these have magical flavors to them, and some are just about girls who long for magic or magical relationships or fame and fortune or love and tenderness. The ... Read full review

About the author (1998)

Francesca Lia Block was born in Los Angeles, California on December 3, 1962. She graduated from the University of California Berkeley and wrote her first book, Weetzie Bat, while a student there. It was published in 1989. Her other young adult works include Baby Be-Bop, Violet and Claire, How to (Un)cage a Girl, and The Waters and the Wild. She is also the author of the Weetzie Bat series. She has won several awards including the Margaret A. Edwards Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Library Association in 2005 and the Phoenix Award.

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