The Waters & the Wild (Hardcover)
When Bee woke up, there was a girl standing in her room. "You are me," the girl said. Then she was gone.
I am a thirteen-year-old double Gemini. I get bad grades, write poetry with my left hand, dance in my room, surf the net. I Google images of the tattoos my mom won't let me get. . . .
But my world belongs to someone else. Someone who lives below the concrete of Los Angeles, someone with wild eyes and twigs in her hair.
And I think she wants her life back.
“Short enough to be read in one sitting, but nonetheless has an impact that will be felt much longer…perplexing and ethereal.”
“Awash in a bruised and aching adolescent sensibility, Weetzie Bat author Block’s new novel doesn’t waste a word… Haunting and thought provoking.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)
“Block’s trippy poetic prose and magical realism will enthrall her fans.”
-Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA)