Francesca Lia Block (author of the “Dangerous Angels” series) is renowned for her over 30 ground breaking novels. Her postmodern, magic-realist tales transport readers through the harsh, gritty landscapes of contemporary life to transcendent realms of the senses where love is always our saving grace. Born in Los Angeles, where she still lives, Block’s work pulsates with the language and images of the city’s sprawling subculture. She has received numerous honors, including the Margaret A. Edwards Lifetime Achievement Award and the Phoenix Award, as well as citations from the American Library Association, The New York Times Book Review and the School Library Journal. Her work has been published around the world, translated into many languages.