This is a weekly event hosted by Marcia of The Printed Page every Wednesday.

Marcia says:

I love beautiful, and interesting, cover art so every Wednesday I post my 'Cover Attraction' for the week along with a synopsis of the book. Everyone is welcome to stop by and, if they'd like, post a link to their favorite weekly book cover.

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My find this week is Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl.

ISBN-13: 9780316042673
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Published: December 2009

Synopsis (from B&N):

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.

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9 Responses
  1. Iliana Says:

    Great cover find. I love the font and the font color. Is this one you are also reading? Sounds good!

  2. Sandy Nawrot Says:

    The cover totally fits the description. Some people are so talented!

  3. Alice Says:

    And that's a beautiful cover, Melody!

  4. Melody Says:

    Thanks, everyone! That's one great cover, isn't it? I love the blurb too!

  5. Whats up with purple and black - make an awesome cover! Love the cover!

  6. Julia Says:

    That is a very pretty cover! I like it :) Because it done in purple, with black around them :)

  7. Wanda Says:

    I first heard of this book back in May and yes, being big on trees I LOVE the cover!

    Do you know about their website BC?

  8. Melody Says:

    Veens, Julia - I love the colour combinations too!

    Wanda - Thanks for the link! :)

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