Lips Touch

Three Times

By Laini Taylor; Jim di Bartolo (Illustrator)
(Arthur A. Levine Books, Hardcover, 9780545055857, 272pp.)

Publication Date: October 2009

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback, Compact Disc, Compact Disc, MP3 CD, MP3 CD, Compact Disc, Compact Disc, MP3 CD

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Selected by Indie Booksellers for the Winter 2009 Kids' List
“In Lips Touch, temptation, lust, and love seep into each story, and it's easy to imagine yourself as one of the ordinary girls who are faced with extraordinary circumstances. This is a dark fantasy, one where the lines between truth and fiction blur and magic taints every breath.”
-- Mandy King, The Boulder Book Store, Boulder, CO


Description

Three tales of supernatural love, each pivoting on a kiss that is no mere kiss, but an action with profound consequences for the kissers' souls:

Goblin Fruit: In Victorian times, goblin men had only to offer young girls sumptuous fruits to tempt them to sell their souls. But what does it take to tempt today's savvy girls?

Spicy Little Curses: A demon and the ambassador to Hell tussle over the soul of a beautiful English girl in India. Matters become complicated when she falls in love and decides to test her curse.

Hatchling: Six days before Esme's fourteenth birthday, her left eye turns from brown to blue. She little suspects what the change heralds, but her small safe life begins to unravel at once. What does the beautiful, fanged man want with her, and how is her fate connected to a mysterious race of demons?




About the Author

Laini Taylor is the author of DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE. She is also the creator of the Laini’s Ladies line of gifts and stationery. Laini lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband and her daughter.

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