Beautiful Creatures

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Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Jan 8, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 592 pages
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There were no surprises in Gatlin County.
We were pretty much the epicenter of the middle of nowhere.
At least, that's what I thought.
Turns out, I couldn't have been more wrong.
There was a curse.
There was a girl.
And in the end, there was a grave.

Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she's struggling to conceal her power and a curse that has haunted her family for generations. But even within the overgrown gardens, murky swamps and crumbling graveyards of the forgotten South, a secret cannot stay hidden forever.

Ethan Wate, who has been counting the months until he can escape from Gatlin, is haunted by dreams of a beautiful girl he has never met. When Lena moves into the town's oldest and most infamous plantation, Ethan is inexplicably drawn to her and determined to uncover the connection between them.

In a town with no surprises, one secret could change everything.

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Review: Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles #1)

User Review  - Spinning Jenny Book Blogger - Goodreads

I thought the book was ok. I liked the slow build of the relationship/ reveal of Lena's gifts. Early on, when the two protagonists first interact, Ethan says, "even though she was a pain, she was ... Read full review

Review: Beautiful Creatures (Caster Chronicles #1)

User Review  - ☼♎ Carmen the Bootyshaker Temptress ☼♎ - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book better than the movie. It always happens that way as like I say the book is so much better. Will continue to see what happens to all the characters and how they progress throughout the series bit especially the love birds. Read full review

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Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl live in Los Angeles, California, with their families. They are the authors of Beautiful Creatures, Beautiful Darkness, Beautiful Chaos, and Beautiful Redemption.

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