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Goblin Fruit: An eBook short story from Lips Touch

By Laini Taylor

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From the author of the astounding must-read novel DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE, comes a vividly imaginative short story, GOBLIN FRUIT (from the award-winning short story collection LIPS TOUCH).

From the author of the astounding must-read novel DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE, comes a vividly imaginative short story, GOBLIN FRUIT (from the award-winning short story collection LIPS TOUCH).

Kizzy wanted it all so bad her soul leaned half out of her body hungering after it, and that was what drove the goblins wild, her soul hanging out there like an un-tucked shirt.

Beware of souls that want too much.

Kizzy's family are from the Old Country. They cut the heads off chickens, have anvils in their yard and sing songs in a language that her teachers have never heard of. They believe in talking foxes, witch soldiers and goblins who crave the souls of a particular type of girl. Girls who wish they were prettier, had normal relatives and, most of all, were noticed by the boy they have fallen for at school.

Girls like Kizzy...

Biographical Notes

Laini Taylor is the author of three previous books, the most recent of which, Lips Touch: Three Times, was a silver medal finalist for the 2009 National Book Award. She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, illustrator Jim Di Bartolo, and their baby daughter Clementine Pie. Visit her website: www.lainitaylor.com. Follow her on Twitter: twitter.com/lainitaylor

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  • ISBN: 9781444759129
  • Publication date: 25 Oct 2012
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'Even nonfantasy lovers will find themselves absorbed by Taylor's masterful, elegant work.' — Publishers Weekly, starred review, on LIPS TOUCH
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'WOW. I wish I had written this book.' — Patrick Rothfuss on DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE
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Northern Lights and Pan's Labyrinth in one. — Stylist on DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE
Laini Taylor's imagination is vivid. — Financial Times on DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE
A masterful mix of reality and fantasy with cross-genre appeal. Exquisitely written and beautifully paced. — Publishers Weekly Starred Review on DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE
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