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Beautiful Creatures Audiobook

Beautiful Creatures: Beautiful Creatures, Book 1

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Publisher's Summary

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....

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©2009 Kami Garcia; (P)2009 Hachette

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    Daun Wright 03-02-16
    Daun Wright 03-02-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Read this, you'll be glad you did. I'm hooked."

    Wonderful story line ,great narrator! I know I'll read another. The authors understand what the reader wants.

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    god bless 02-19-16
    god bless 02-19-16
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    "BOOK LOVERS REJOICE!!!!"
    What other book might you compare Beautiful Creatures to and why?

    Personally, similar vibes to that of Twilight (roles reversed) but extremely witty, more in depth characters and by far way better series than the Twilight Saga.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    ALL OF IT! Each character had a special connection to one another. The best part was discovering the characters relations and themselves.


    Any additional comments?

    Intelligent! Well-written. Book lovers rejoice! This one has loads of witty references to the greatest novels and authors of all time.

    If you enjoy coming of age love stories, anything supernatural, bro-mance, or YA novels, you should definitely give this series a chance!

    I love this series!

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    Tonya Luttrull 01-25-16
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    "great job"

    this was a long book but very detailed on the story line. I really enjoyed it. It put me in the crowd like I was there with them.

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    Teach2 12-25-15
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    Great. I loved it. I enjoyed the movie too. I was sad to see the other movie not be on ed one

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    Caroline 12-21-15
    Caroline 12-21-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Hard to follow"

    I couldn't finish this book. I couldn't pay attention to the narrator. Slow progressing story line

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    Kevin 12-15-15
    Kevin 12-15-15
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    "Loved It"

    loved it. can't wait to listen to the next book. so much better than the movie

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    Michelle 12-12-15
    Michelle 12-12-15

    Shelly singer song writer lover of the spoken word

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    "Beautiful story I"

    I saw the movie and I felt that there was something missing. so I wanted to see what I missed. omgoodness. I am in love with this book. the narrator is so perfect for this story. can't wait to read the series

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    Kenny 10-21-15
    Kenny 10-21-15 Member Since 2014
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    "Loved it... What a great little story"

    First thing I want to say is that so many people want to compare this to Twilight. I loved Twilight, but this is nothing like it. Only comparison is this is a teen Fantasy romance, but that is where it stops, and there are many teen fantasy romance books out, so I don’t know why people are saying this is like Twilight. FYI I loved all the Twilight books, so if this was like twilight I would have loved this book anyway. OK!
    Overall this is a wonderful story. And it was a fun read. If you love teen fantasy, and if you love teen fantasy romance and all that comes with that, then you will love this book. If you do don’t like any one of these thing then this book is not for you.

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    Courtney kingston, ON, Canada 09-03-15
    Courtney kingston, ON, Canada 09-03-15

    I am addicted to audio books, mostly fantasy. I have alwayz loved to read but could never find the time. This way I keep my mind occupied with wonderful stories and don't get caught up in life's stresses. I'm so glad I found this site.

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    "I really liked it!"

    I enjoyed the movie so I wanted to read the book. I thought the book was much better of course. I defiantly want to continue the series.

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    Courtney 08-31-15
    Courtney 08-31-15 Member Since 2015
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    "HIGHLY recommend!!"
    Would you listen to Beautiful Creatures again? Why?

    I would most definitely listen to this series again. I watched the movie when it first came out and never understood why they didn't make more! Now, having read the series, I completely understand!! I still like the movie, but besides the details it was lacking, very few were correct. Hunger Games being first, this is my second favorite series! Love it!!


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Ethan is by far my favorite character! He's so level headed and down to earth. He never becomes pouty like Lena or entitled like Amma. He just stayed cool and collected throughout the series. My second favorite would be Link!


    Have you listened to any of Kevin T. Collins’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I thought Kevin T Collins read this book fantastically!! He really got into the characters and never once did I feel it becoming mundane!


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