Is falling in love the beginning...Or the end? 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... show more
Is falling in love the beginning...Or the end? 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. Don't miss the Warner Brothers and Alcon Entertainment blockbuster movie of "Beautiful Creatures" directed by Richard LaGravenese ("P.S. I Love You") and featuring an all star cast including Emma Thompson, Jeremy Irons, Viola Davies and hot young Hollywood talent Alice Englert, Alden Ehrenreich and Emmy Rossum. Praise for "Beautiful Creatures": "This novel has been generating Twilight-level buzz". ("Teen Vogue"). About the authors: kamigarciais a superstitious American southerner who can make biscuits by hand and pies from scratch! She attended George Washington University and is a teacher and reading specialist. She lives in Los Angeles, California with her family. mstohlhas written and designed many successful video games, which is why her two beagles are named Zelda and Kirby. She has degrees from Yale and Stanford Universities in the US and has also studied in the prestigious creative writing department at UEA, Norwich. She lives in Santa Monica, California with her family. Also available in the series: "Beautiful Darkness", "Beautiful Chaos" and "Beautiful Redemption".
Publish date: February 4th 2010
Pages no: 563
Edition language: English
Series: Caster Chronicles (#1)
I saw the movie years ago and when I learned it was based on a book, I immediately ordered the series... And then it sat on my shelf for years. [I really need to stop buying books and read the ones I own. Anyway, I pulled this out for Halloween Bingo as my "Southern Gothic" square. And man you d...
Ich habe den Film schon mehrmals gesehen und fand ihn immer wieder toll. Während ich das Buch gelesen habe, sah ich ihn nochmal und war zum Teil verwirrt. Es kommt wirklich selten vor, dass mir eine Verfilmung besser gefällt, vor allem, da diese im Gegensatz zu dem Buch ja sehr gekürzt zu sein schei...
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 st...
Um „Beautiful Creatures“ bin ich ewig herumgeschlichen, bevor ich es endlich gekauft habe. YA Urban Fantasy bedeutet für mich immer ein recht hohes Risiko, wegen des Schnulzen-Faktors. Die Entscheidung für „Beautiful Creatures“ fiel dank Yvo – sie hat es gelesen und geliebt. Da sie einen recht anspr...
I started this book not hating it. By the time the flat, irritating, ending rolled around I did.