kami garcia.margaret stohl
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication Date:October 18,2011
Genre: YA Fantasy|Adventure|Romance
Ethan Wate thought he was getting used to the strange, impossible events happening in Gatlin, his small Southern town. But now that Ethan and Lena have returned home, strange and impossible have taken on new meanings. Swarms of locusts, record-breaking heat, and devastating storms ravage
Gatlin as Ethan and Lena struggle to understand the impact of Lena's Claiming. Even Lena's family of powerful Supernaturals is affected - and their abilities begin to dangerously misfire. As time passes, one question becomes clear: What — or who — will need to be sacrificed to save Gatlin?
For Ethan, the chaos is a frightening but welcome distraction. He's being haunted in his dreams again, but this time it isn't by Lena - and whatever is haunting him is following him out of his dreams and into his everyday life. Even worse, Ethan is gradually losing pieces of himself — forgetting names, phone numbers, even memories. He doesn't know why, and most days he's too afraid to ask.
Sometimes there isn't just one answer or one choice. Sometimes there's no going back. And this time there won't be a happy ending.
Is it me? Or are the books keep getting better? Beautiful Chaos was another great addition to Caster Chronicles series and my favorite one so far. I will warn you, the last few pages of the book will make you cry, it had me tearing up few times. What an ending, what a cliffhanger, right after finishing it, the book has you craving from more. A type of ending that has the reader craving for the next book in series right away, how can you not? How can you not be a little bit curious after an ending like that? I know that I was, I needed to see what would happen with everyone else after an ending like that. I picked up Beautiful Redemption right after finishing Beautiful Chaos. It was breathtaking; I didn’t want pull myself away, spent most of day finishing it.
Ethan: I had a feeling that something was off about him, just by way that he was acting, the nightmares that he was having, there wasn’t something right there. I think that even Lena noticed that he wasn’t acting like his usual self. I was curious, in way it was like a mystery to me, trying to figure out what’s going on with him. Fractured Soul was unexpected but at the same time it also made sense. It made sense why he didn’t enjoy Chocolate Milk or taste of Amma’s cooking anymore, why he couldn’t remember his own phone number. Part of his was missing. What he did at end, just so everyone that he wouldn’t lose everyone that he loves was heartbreaking. It still feels like he did, there is no coming back from there, is there? I do hope that he finds a way to come back, to Lena. I can’t even begin imagine how she must felt.
Beautiful Chaos seems to have the most action, the most mystery that any of other books in the series. To me it seemed that there was so much more going on here, and a lot more of action as well. Of course I love the romance parts between Lena and Ethan. Even Link and Ridley, I could tell that both of them truly care about each other, even if one of them is too stubborn to admit it. I can’t believe that Ridley became a dark caster, but then I knew that she find a way to turn back, I could tell that being mortal was taking a toll on her. Of course now she screwed up what her and Link could have. Beautiful Chaos has everything from mystery, action, suspense, magic with bit of romance. A series you should pick up if you haven’t yet. One of the best.