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review 2018-10-23 02:45
Beautiful Creatures Graphic Novel
Beautiful Creatures: The Graphic Novel - Cassandra Jean,Margaret Stohl,Kami Garcia

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.

 

— I have wanted to read the book for years but never had the time. The manga was perfect because it allowed me to read the story in a short time. I still want to read the full book but for now this was very satisfying and the graphics were really nice. 

 

I am using this for the Supernatural square so I can finally get a bingo! 

 

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review 2018-10-10 17:31
Review: Beautiful Creatures
Beautiful Creatures - Margaret Stohl,Kami Garcia

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 don't get any more southern than the town of Gatlin.  They are hardcore confederates who hate anything that deals with superstition (even though they all frequent the local card reader) they hate outsiders, or anyone who isn't exactly like them.

 

Poor Lena never stood a chance when she came to live with her uncle Macon, the patriarch of the Ravenwood family and a recluse.  If not for the Ravenwood family, the town wouldn't even exist, but that doesn't stop the townsfolk for hating them for being different.  And they are different.  They are a family of casters who were cursed when one of their ancestors made a bargain with a book of magic.  In other caster families each child can chose the light or the dark when they come of age.  But because of the curse, the children of this family have no choice, the book chooses.  Lena is close to coming of age, she's a powerful caster, and there is a worry that she will go dark.

 

This was an interesting story as told from the point of view of Ethan, who falls in love with Lena and gets caught up in her complicated world.  He is a son of Gatlin, but he's not really like them.  And he goes against the grain to be with Lena.  

 

The story was well written and kept my attention.  I'm interested in seeing where the rest of the series goes.

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text 2018-10-04 20:03
Reading progress update: I've read 78 out of 563 pages.
Beautiful Creatures - Margaret Stohl,Kami Garcia

Both cool and creepy, I share a birthday with one of the protagonists, Lena.

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text 2016-07-19 23:17
Ooh...pretty, pretty.
Beautiful Creatures: Grayscale Coloring Book - Nicole Stöcker
Beautiful Nature: A Grayscale Adult Coloring Book of Flowers, Plants & Landscapes - Nicole Stöcker
Art of Coloring: Disney Animals - Disney Editions
The Inspired Room Coloring Book: Creative Spaces to Decorate as You Dream - Melissa Mchaels
Creative Haven Zenscapes Coloring Book (Adult Coloring) - Jessica Mazurkiewicz,Creative Haven
Creative Haven Floral Frenzy Coloring Book (Adult Coloring) - Miryam Adatto
Creative Haven Dream Doodles: A Coloring Book with a Hidden Picture Twist (Creative Haven Coloring Books) - Kathleen G Ahrens
Color Me Stress-Free: 100 Coloring Templates to Unplug and Unwind (A Zen Coloring Book) - Lacy Mucklow,Angela Porter
Vive Le Color! Japan (Adult Coloring Book): Color In: De-Stress (72 Tear-Out Pages) - Abrams Noterie,Original French Edition by Marabout
Good Vibes Coloring Book (Coloring Is Fun) - Thaneeya McArdle

Oh these do look pretty.

 

Publisher Huelish has videos and more look look insides for theirs at http://www.huelish.com/beautiful-creatures.html and http://www.huelish.com/beautiful-nature.html .

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review 2016-04-25 10:00
New Release Spotlight & Review: Her Werewolf Hero (Harlequin Nocturne) by Michele Hauf

 

Her Werewolf Hero-Goodreads

 

 

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