"Lovely writing, highly charged emotions, satisfying read."
School Library Journal.
I won't cry. Like an idiot baby.
So hot. Black sweat down my back. Don't melt my dress.
I feel the warmth rising. the ghosts of the forest
steaming the air.
It's been three years since Memphis disappeared.
I illustrated my last three books with drawings and photographs. For Gothic Lolita, I recreated Tokyo in the streets of Manhattan and cast dozens of people of many ages and nationalities. It was a ton of fun and I can't wait to cast the next book. I like to create a Utopia and then document it.
A Publishers Weekly Flying start.
ALA Best Book for Young Adults.
"HAUNTING...INTENSELY SENSUAL...ENIGMATIC...ATMOSPHERIC..." KIRKUS STARRED REVIEW
"Thoughtful meditation on the ineffable nature of love." BOOKLIST
"Lane writes with incisive accuracy. Intense and alluring."
Bulletin of Center for Children's Books
Best Book Young Adults.
"Sharp and Hypnotic"
"Readers will succumb completely to this tantalizing adventure!"
"Lyrical, angst-filled and edgy love story."
SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL
Hundreds of Dakota's gorgeous
and sometimes disturbing full color photographs of ordinary teens
and 13 fictionalized stories
YALSA Quick Pick
"An insightful look into a world I knew little about. Will appeal to girls the world over."
Jennifer Wardrip, Teens Read Too