Pretty Monsters

By Kelly Link
(Speak, Paperback, 9780142416723, 416pp.)

Publication Date: June 10, 2010

Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover, Hardcover

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Winter 2009 Kids' List
“You'll find a little bit of everything in this book, from a mother-daughter team of ghost collectors to a cult-like organization waiting for aliens to return to Earth. Kelly Link gives us great stories in this collection -- a wonderful (and thought-provoking) read.”
-- Samuel Morris Barker, Summer's Stories, Kendallville, IN


Description

The crossover literary sensation...now in paperback!

Through the lens of Kelly Link's vivid imagination, nothing is what it seems, and everything deserves a second look. From the multiple award- winning "The Faery Handbag," in which a teenager's grandmother carries an entire village (or is it a man-eating dog?) in her handbag, to the near-future of "The Surfer," whose narrator (a soccer-playing skeptic) waits with a planeload of refugees for the aliens to arrive, these ten stories are funny and full of unexpected insights and skewed perspectives on the world. Kelly Link's fans range from Michael Chabon to Peter Buck of R.E.M. to Holly Black of Spiderwick Chronicles fame. Now teens can have their world rocked too!




About the Author

Kelly Link lives in Northampton, Massachusetts, where she and her husband, Gavin J. Grant, run Small Beer Press and publish the zine Lady Churchill’s Rosebud Wristlet (www.lcrw.net).

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