I am a huge fan of the Caster books and raced to read them when I saw the trailer for the upcoming movie adaptation of the book. I got through the Caster Chronicles very quickly and then found myself looking for other books to read that had a similar plot. That's when I discovered other fantasy novels that are very similar to the Beautiful Creatures books.
In June, Garcia and her family moved from the West Coast to the Washington, D.C., area. Previously, both women lived with their families in Los Angeles, where Stohl developed videogames and Garcia taught elementary school; Stohl’s three daughters, now ages 20, 18, and 12, were among her students. Stohl’s oldest daughter famously dared the two friends to write , which they did in 12 weeks. To date, the publisher has sold nearly 3.5 million copies of the Beautiful Creatures books. A film adaptation of book one came out in February from Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros.; Alcon has also optioned Stohl’s Icons for film.