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Lips Touch: Three Times

By Laini Taylor   Illustrated by Jim Di Bartolo   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545055857 Hardcover
288 Pages | 6.19" x 9.29" | Ages 12 & Up

Everyone dreams of getting the kiss of a lifetime - but what if that kiss carried some unexpected consequences? A girl who's always been in the shadows finds herself pursued by the unbelievably attractive new boy at school, who may or may not be the death of her. Another girl grows up mute because of a curse placed on her by a vindictive spirit, and later must decide whether to utter her first words to the boy she loves and risk killing everyone who hears her if the curse is real. And a third girl discovers that the real reason for her transient life with her mother has to do with belonging literally belonging to another world entirely, full of dreaded creatures who can transform into animals, and whose queen keeps little girls as personal pets until they grow to childbearing age. From a writer of unparalleled imagination and emotional insight, three stories about the deliciousness of wanting and waiting for that moment when lips touch.

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Praise for Lips Touch: Three Times

A National Book Award Finalist
A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2009
A YALSA Best Book for Young Adults

"Even nonfantasy lovers will find themselves absorbed by Taylor's masterful, elegant work." - Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Taylor's three novellas form a triptych of beautiful fantasy writing reminiscent of Charles de Lint and Neil Gaiman." - Booklist, starred review