A teen romance with a twist of danger and the supernatural told with a sure touch that makes it a headlong read from start to finish. Typical teenager Ethan is bored by his life growing up in a small town where everyone knows everyone else. When a new girl arrives in the class, everything begins to change!
In Ethan Wate's hometown there lies the darkest of secrets ...There is a girl. Slowly, she pulled the hood from her head. Green eyes, black hair. Lena Duchannes. There is a curse. On the Sixteenth Moon, the Sixteenth Year, the Book will take what it's been promised. And no one can stop it. In the end, there is a grave. Lena and Ethan become bound together by a deep, powerful love. But Lena is cursed and on her sixteenth birthday, her fate will be decided. Ethan never even saw it coming.
A hauntingly delicious dark fantasy, a cast of fascinating characters, a rich Gothic setting - this debut novel is one to watch -- Cassandra Clare, New York Times bestselling author of The Mortal Instruments series
A lush Southern gothic whose memorable, eccentric characters draw you into their captivating world -- Holly Black, New York Times bestselling author of Tithe: A Modern Faerie Tale
Beautiful Creatures is a tale of absorbing love and impossible choices. Like a thick, hot Carolina summer, this story seeps into you until it's all you can think about -- Carrie Ryan, author of The Forest of Hands and Teeth
|Publication date:||4th February 2010|
|Author:||Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl|
|Publisher:||Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||13+ readers|
|Genres:||Fantasy / Magical|
|Recommendations:||Debuts of the Month, eBooks|
Kami Garcia is a teacher and reading specialist with an MA in education, and leads book groups for children and teenagers. Margaret Stohl has an MA in English and studied creative writing under poet George MacBeth at the University of East Anglia, Norwich. They both live in Los Angeles, California, with their families. Kami and Margaret talk about being a writing team and introduce their books..... Kami Garcia... I grew up outside of Washington DC, but it always felt like I had one foot in the South. By the time I was thirteen, my family moved in with my ...More About Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
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