Heavy Feather Review review: The Elementals, by Francesca Lia Block

Billed as an “adult novel,” The Elementals, by Francesca Lia Block (The Weetzie Batbooks, Guarding the Moon) catapults us into the world of Ariel, a girl on the cusp of womanhood, struggling to make sense of her first year of college, her mother’s bout with cancer, and the disappearance of a friend. She’s bullied, loses herself in the lyrics of Tori Amos, and begins a mental and emotional dalliance with a trio of louder-than-bombs types that becomes, with one man, a physical love affair.

Read more: http://heavyfeatherreview.com/2012/10/16/earth-air-fire-water-the-elementals-by-francesca-lia-block/


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