cover image WASTELAND


Francesca Lia Block, . . HarperCollins/Cotler, $7.99 (150pp) ISBN 978-0-06-440839-4

Teenaged Marina must come to terms with her brother's death. In a starred review, PW called this novel "a picture-perfect vision of mid-1970s Los Angeles, shimmering with magical realism and delicately overlaid with allusions to T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land ." Ages 12-up. (Sept.)