The Frenzy (Hardcover)
Love is a werewolf, influenced by the moon and terror, and always about to change.
Liv has a secret.
Something happened to her when she was thirteen. Something that changed everything. Liv knows she doesnt belong anymorenot in her own skin, not in her family . . . not anywhere. The only time she truly feels like herself is when shes with her boyfriend, Corey, and in the woods that surround her town.
But in the woods, a mysterious woman watches Liv. In the woods, a pack of wild boys lurks. In the woods, Liv learns about the curse that will haunt her forever. The curse that caused the frenzy four years ago. And that may cause it again, all too soon.
While Corey and Livs love binds them together, Livs dark secret threatens to tear them apart as she struggles to understand whoor whatshe really is. And by the light of the full moon, the most dangerous secrets bare their claws. . . .
About the Author
Francesca Lia Block, winner of the prestigious Margaret A. Edwards Award, is the author of Love in the Time of Global Warming and many acclaimed and bestselling books, including Dangerous Angels: The Weetzie Bat Books, Roses and Bones: Myths, Tales, and Secrets, and the adult novel The Elementals. Her work has been translated and published around the world. She lives in Los Angeles with her two children. Learn about her books and writing classes at francescaliablock.com.
“A passionate, dreamy, brief paranormal, with a breath-of-fresh-air monstrous heroine and enjoyably surreal set dressing.”
“Block puts her own spin on werewolves in this romantic thriller.”
-The Horn Book
“A true original…[Block] has created something psychologically complex, erotically charged, and unusually poignant.”
-Booklist (starred review)
“I love the lush, melancholy world of this novel, and its heroine, with her century of secrets.”
-Claudia Gray, New York Times bestselling author of Evernight
“Will be gobbled like candy by teen readers.”
-The Horn Book
“With her characteristic flair and seductive prose, Block makes this tangled story of betrayal and love a standout. Sensuous and heartbreaking, sure to both satisfy and challenge fans of the supernatural romance.”
-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books