Wednesday, 20 May 2009

Waiting On Wednesday: Beautiful Creatures

Waiting on Wednesday idea from Jill at Breaking the Spine.

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Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

* Published by: Little, Brown Young Readers
* Format: Hardcover
* Release Date:
December 1st, 2009 (US), Unknown, but it's definitely being released here, by Penguin! (UK)
* On Amazon: here.

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.

Does this book not sound oh-so-good? And is the cover not amazing? The summary on the back cover of the UK version sounds even better - check it out here (a few posts down).

7 comments:

~The Book Pixie said...

Wow! This sounds so good! Looks like we've got a long wait to come. lol.

Thao said...

I've heard lot of great things about this book. Can't wait for it either.

So Many Books, So Little Time said...

This sounds so good. I just hope that UK cover is as nice as the US one!

Lenore said...

Yes! YES! YEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSS!

Kate said...

This does sound wicked :D

KB said...

That cover is super fantastic!

I Heart Monster said...

Yeah, I really want to read this one.