Kami Garcia, who authored the fantasy novel along with Margaret Stohl, will appear at downtown Bethesda's landmark bookstore for a signing at 2 p.m. Saturday. A "supernatural love story," "Beautiful Creatures" is about a teenage boy who meets a girl who is able to use magic. It's set in fictional Gatlin, South Carolina.
The book is the first in a series of four, and has topped the New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, IndieBound, and Publishers Weekly bestseller lists.
The feature film of the same title that's based on the book stars Jeremy Irons, Viola Davis and Emma Thompson.