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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. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Dangerous Angels 1,779 copies, 37 reviews
Weetzie Bat 1,670 copies, 168 reviews
I Was a Teenage Fairy 1,079 copies, 22 reviews
Violet & Claire 818 copies, 8 reviews
Echo 790 copies, 12 reviews
Girl Goddess #9 727 copies, 11 reviews
The Hanged Man 605 copies, 9 reviews
Necklace of Kisses 571 copies, 18 reviews
Wasteland 535 copies, 14 reviews
Ecstasia 445 copies, 7 reviews
Psyche in a Dress 422 copies, 23 reviews
Primavera 400 copies, 7 reviews
Witch Baby 397 copies, 7 reviews
Love in the Time of Global Warming 397 copies, 23 reviews
Baby Be-Bop 342 copies, 10 reviews
Nymph [9-in-1 anthology] 306 copies, 7 reviews
Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys 296 copies, 3 reviews
Missing Angel Juan 296 copies, 5 reviews
Ruby 292 copies, 10 reviews
Pretty Dead 288 copies, 20 reviews
Blood Roses 209 copies, 14 reviews
The Waters & the Wild 185 copies, 13 reviews
How to (Un)cage a Girl 172 copies, 13 reviews
The Frenzy 165 copies, 21 reviews
Pink Smog 147 copies, 17 reviews
The Elementals 137 copies, 9 reviews
House of Dolls 111 copies, 8 reviews
Teen Spirit 94 copies, 5 reviews
Quakeland 90 copies, 15 reviews
Goat Girls 69 copies
Beautiful Boys 58 copies
Open Letter to Quiet Light 51 copies, 11 reviews
Beyond the Pale Motel 39 copies, 5 reviews
Fairy Tales in Electri-City 18 copies, 2 reviews
Topmodel 11 copies
Rough Magick (Editor; Contributor) 5 copies
Dead Girls 5 copies, 2 reviews
Love Magick 4 copies
Lost Children 4 copies
Lilith 3 copies
Farewell 1 copy
Am I Blue? Coming Out from the Silence (Contributor) 765 copies, 18 reviews
Summer Days and Summer Nights (Contributor) 348 copies, 23 reviews
Kisses from Hell (Contributor) 339 copies, 15 reviews
How Beautiful the Ordinary: Twelve Stories of Identity (Contributor) 197 copies, 7 reviews
The Secret History of Fantasy (Contributor) 189 copies, 6 reviews
The Urban Fantasy Anthology (Contributor) 169 copies, 3 reviews
Aqua Erotica: 18 Stories for a Steamy Bath (Contributor) 169 copies, 3 reviews
Zombies: The Recent Dead (Contributor) 108 copies
Ravens in the Library: Magic in the Bard's Name (Contributor) 97 copies, 4 reviews
Bitten: Dark Erotic Stories (Contributor) 92 copies, 2 reviews
Werewolves and Shape Shifters (Contributor) 90 copies
Hungry for Your Love: An Anthology of Zombie Romance (Contributor) 46 copies, 3 reviews
Trapped!: Cages of Mind and Body (Contributor) 38 copies, 1 review
Speculative Los Angeles (Contributor) 33 copies, 14 reviews
Faerie Magazine, #25 Winter 2013: Mermaids (Contributor, some editions) 4 copies, 1 review
Black Clock 10 (Contributor) 2 copies

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