Wednesday, 20 January 2010

UK News: Beautiful Creatures Sample Chapters & Literary Lovers Poll

Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl's fantastic debut novel Beautiful Creatures is published in the UK on 4th February, and to celebrate, Puffin have three chapter samplers for everyone to read.

Amazon summary: 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.

Click the following links to meet Lena & Ethan:

* Beautiful Creatures chapter sampler #1

* Beautiful Creatures chapter sampler #2

* Beautiful Creatures chapter sampler #3

Puffin have also launched a new poll, where you can vote for your favourite literary lovers. Edward & Bella are included, as are other famous couples such as Romeo & Juliet and Mr. Darcy & Elizabeth Bennet.

The poll is open to UK residents aged 13 - 18, and is open for voting until 12th February 2010. Who do you think will win? My money's on a certain vampire and his clumsy lady friend...

Click here to visit the Spinebreakers site and cast your vote!


LovesSam said...

YAY this book is fab!! so glad it's nearly the release date here! woop

Becky said...

I'm feeling a little put out. I want to cast my vote. Damn that I have long since passed 18 years old! I don't want Edward to win (as much as I love him). I want Mr Darcy to win! Oh, how I do love to day dream over his embodiment of every thing I love about English sentiment.

Anonymous said...

I just can stop readiing