This book has all of the key components to a good YA novel. There's outcast girl & boy who find they're soul mates; an overly protective African-Amer..Show More »ican caregiver; humorous secretive uncle and a paranormal twist. I didn't love this story and found some of the characters to be irritating stereotypes (the mean girls at school). Overall, it was a decent attempt, but could have been better. While I enjoyed the story, I won't listen to the next in the series.
Once again Ethan Wade's world comes to life. The characters are three dimensional and the mystery gets steeped pretty deeply in the paranormal. The c..Show More »astor world is even more firmly entrenched in Gatlin than we first thought. Add a strange and unusual incubus to the mix and Lena is in over her head. Top the story off with the phenomenal vocal talents of Kevin T. Collins and you will believe you are really hearing from Ethan. This story is a perfect follow-up for 'Beautiful Creatures'. I recommend it whole-heartedly.
Beautiful Darkness is such an amazing sequel to the first book, Beautiful Creatures! It's got so many twists and turns that you never saw coming. It's..Show More » so captivating throughout the entire story causing me to jump onto audible the second it finished to find Book 3, Beautiful Chaos. Though, the book doesn't seem to be in Audible's Library! I am shattered! How much longer until I find out what happens next?! Overall, I am hooked and it is a MUST read!
The story is awesome. The story occurs between "Beautiful Darkness" and "Beautiful Chaos". A true Casters fan will definitely want to hear it, but do..Show More »n't spend a whole credit on it. Pay the $3.29 instead. Although it says it is 3:23:40 long, the actual story is only 1:15:30 The rest of the time is the first three chapters of "Beautiful Chaos".
Beautiful Choas was even better than the two previous Beautifuls. It was neatly written and emotionally captivating! Kevin T. Collins did an excellent..Show More » job on mimicing the characters voices, which made the whole thing even more enjoyable! I almost choked on my own tears several times while listening to it, and I dare you not to cry. This series has always been dark and depressing, yet not doubt Beautiful. The end caught me by surprise and left me painfully haning. I can't wait to read the last book!
I would have to say without Kevin Collins as narrator I am not postivie I would have enjoyed the series as much. His performance as Ethan and the othe..Show More »r characters really made the book. Very enjoyable and i hope they continue with the characters.