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Kami Garcia is an American #1 New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author.

Having grown up in the Washington, D.C. area, Kami is a teacher and reading specialist with an MA in education.

Her books have been published in 37 languages across 51 countries, selling over 10 million copies in print, with her book Beautiful Creatures (2009) adapted into a feature film from Warner Brothers that was released in 2013.

Kami currently lives in Los Angeles, California.

More about Kami Garcia

Genres: Fantasy / SF, Romance, Young Adult

Born: 1972

United States


Non Series

  • Red Run: A Short Story (2012)
  • Beautiful Creatures: The Manga (2013)
  • The Lovely Reckless (2016)
  • The X-Files Origins: Agent of Chaos (2017)
  • Broken Beautiful Hearts (2018)

Beautiful Creatures: The Untold Stories

  1. The Mortal Heart (2015)
  2. The Seer’s Spread (2015)
  3. Before the Claiming (2016)
  4. A Gatlin Wedding (2016)

Caster Chronicles Series

  1. Beautiful Creatures (2009)
  2. Beautiful Darkness (2010)
  3. Dream Dark (2011)
  4. Beautiful Chaos (2011)
  5. Beautiful Redemption (2012)

Dangerous Creatures Series

  1. Dangerous Dream (2013)
  2. Dangerous Creatures (2014)
  3. Dangerous Deception (2015)

Teen Titans

  1. Teen Titans: Raven (2019)

The Legion Series

  1. Unbreakable (2013)
  2. Unmarked (2014)
The Legion Series

Detailed book overview

Non Series

Red Run: A Short Story

Never drive down Red Run after the sun sets. Everyone in the Louisiana backwoods knows this, none more so than Edie whose brother was murdered by the ghost that haunts the road; a ghost which she is still hunting.

Nothing is what it seems in this contemporary ghost story where suspense collides with Southern gothic.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2012
Ebook: B00A8PZKJS
Publisher: Kami Garcia LLC
Beautiful Creatures: The Manga

I was wrong to think that nothing surprising ever happens in Gatlin County, which is in the middle of nowhere.

There was a girl and there was a curse. There was also a grave.

Ethan Wate offers insight into how he was haunted an unreachable raven-haired beauty, in refreshing black and white manga pictures.

Ethan finds himself incomprehensively drawn to the raven-haired belle who moves into the tiny Southern town Blackwood mansion owned by her protective Uncle Macon.

As her sixteenth birthday draws closer, Lena has to choose—lest the family curse choose for her?

This graphic novel has been authored by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, with the visual art being done by Cassandra Jean.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2013
ISBN: 978-0316253499
Publisher: Yen Press
The Lovely Reckless

Seventeen year-old Frankie Devereux would do whatever it takes to forget the past.

Continuously hunted by the memory of the death of her boyfriend, she leads a reckless life.

One mistake however forces Frankie to forgo her luxurious life for one with her dad who is an undercover cop.

Her new school in the Downs is however nothing close to privileged.

Marco Leone is the fastest street racer in the Downs, with a sexy figure that Frankie simply can’t ignore.

But Marco has a secret, one which Frankie discovers.

Will she still be held back by the pain of the past, or will she follow her heart and risk it all.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2016
ISBN: 978-1250129680
Publisher: Square Fish
The X-Files Origins: Agent of Chaos
This book is set in the spring of 1979.

Applying for college is the last thing on the mind of seventeen-year-old Fox Mulder.

Some five years ago, his younger sister disappeared without a trace.

Mulder blames himself while his mother blames his father, who has sought refuge in his top-secret work for the State Department.

During his senior year, his dad moves him to D.C with the hope that he’ll make a fresh start.

When the body of a local boy is however discovered, with another child abducted, Mulder finds himself diving head first into the cases.

Could the cases be linked to his sister’s disappearances?

There is only one way of uncovering the truth, a way that will lead to the trail of a serial killer.
Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2017
ISBN: 978-1250144256
Publisher: Square Fish
Broken Beautiful Hearts

“Her heart has to break before it can open.”

Senior year is off to a fine start for soccer player Peyton Rios, until she falls down a flight of stairs.

Now with a broken knee, her dream of going pro look seems unlikely.

Unsure of her future, Peyton goes to stay with her uncle in a tiny town in Tennessee to continue with her recovery. There she meets the charming and sexy Owen Law.

Peyton's heart is however fragile and she senses that Owen has a secret; a secret which is eventually exposed.

Upon the discovery, she has to decide whether this kind of love is worth fighting for.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2018
ISBN: 978-1250294531
Publisher: Square Fish

Beautiful Creatures: The Untold Stories

The Mortal Heart

Way before she married Mitchell Wate, the lovely Lila Jane Evers was an honors student at Duke University.

One night, while studying in the rare books library, Lila Jane comes across a captivating text: “In the Light there is Dark, and in the Dark there is Light.”

Her curiosity over what is means is quenched when she meets a mysterious young man named Macon Ravenwood.

Together, they uncover the majesty of the Caster world–the Light and the Dark.

A romance between an Incubus and a aggressively liberated Mortal is however destined to fail from the onset.

And the closer she draws to him, the more she places her life in grave danger.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2015
Ebook: B00TOT9LQM
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
The Seer’s Spread

As Ethan Wate still tries to come to terms with the loss of his beloved Amma, he receives a startling gift in the form of the old, yellow Whitman’s Sampler box that held Amma’s most hidden secrets.

And now, it’s time for the big reveal.

Amma tells Ethan the story of how it was like growing up as a young Seer with the extraordinary gift for reading cards.

With great power however comes great responsibility, a responsibility that Amma has been performing way before the birth of Ethan.

With Lila Jane Evers now in the picture, it’s time for Amma to consult her cards—for it will define everything.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2015
Ebook: B00X4806MM
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Before the Claiming

Lena Duchannes discovers a little blue book while looking through her grandmother Emmaline’s keepsakes.

It’s a book with a rich history, one that changed Macon Ravenwood’s life and saved Lena’s.

When Lena was a baby, Amma Treaudeau—a Seer and gifted card reader—foresaw saw a horrifying future that prompted her to visit Emmaline.

When Lena’s house is set on fire by a powerful Dark Caster—with baby Lena and her father trapped inside—Amma, Emmaline, and Macon promise to protect the child.

They leave nothing to chance and protect her at every turn, but a Caster can never hide forever…

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2016
Ebook: B00ZPT3HRE
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
A Gatlin Wedding

Mitchell and Lillian’s big day has finally arrived. Ethan, Lena, John, Liv, and even Link are back in town to celebrate the occasion. There’s even enough pie to make Amma proud.

Nonetheless, despite the cheer and laughter going around, something just doesn’t feel right for Ethan.

His suspicions are confirmed when Caster Ridley, the Siren-turned-Hybrid, suddenly storms into town.

Silas Ravenwood is after vengeance, and no one in Gatlin is safe.

Has the Wheel of Fate finally caught up to them, or will the Casters and Mortals save the day?

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2016
Ebook: B017RQP7V6
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Caster Chronicles Series

Beautiful Creatures

“Some loves are meant to be…others are cursed.”

Lena Duchannes isn’t like any other girl in the tiny Southern town of Gatlin.

She has a power that she is struggling to hide, a curse that has haunted her family for generations.

But not even the bushy gardens and the grey swamps of the forgotten South are enough to hide a secret.

Ethan Wate, who has been looking forward to leaving Gatlin, is haunted by dreams of a lovely girl he has never met.

When Lena moves into the oldest and most notorious plantation in the town, Ethan finds himself attracted to her—determined to unearth the connection between them.

Beautiful Creatures
Director: Richard LaGravenese
Cast: Alden Ehrenreich, Alice Englert, Jeremy Irons, Emma Thompson, Viola Davis, Emmy Rossum, Thomas Mann, Eileen Atkins
Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2009
ISBN: 978-0316077033
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Beautiful Darkness

For Ethan Wate, Gatlin was nothing more than his tiny Southern home town where nothing ever changed, until he met the mysterious newcomer Lena Duchannes.

Through Lena, he got to see a mystical side of Gatlin where the impossible happen.

As a pair, they are ready to face anything that Gatlin throws at them, until Lena starts pulling away a devastating loss, with secrets now testing the very foundations of their relationship.

For Ethan, there is no turning back now that his eyes have been opened to the darker side of Gatlin.

Disturbed by strange visions, Ethan finds himself in a perilous maze of underground passageways where nothing is as it seems.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2010
ISBN: 978-0316077040
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Dream Dark

Upon his return to the tiny Southern town of Gatlin, Link joins his best friend, Ethan Wate, on a hunt through a puzzling maze of underground passageways crisscrossing the South.

Although he had a feeling that the journey would have its fair share of risks, returning home to Gatlin, South Carolina was just but the beginning…

Having suffered an injury during a thrilling battle, Link realizes that visiting a doctor to help heal his wounded arm is easier said than done.

Being bitten by a Supernatural force doesn’t just break the skin; it changes a person both inside and out.

And for Link, he is increasingly becoming like the dark figure that wounded him.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2011
Ebook: B0054LDAZ2
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Beautiful Chaos

Just when Ethan Wate thought that he was getting accustomed to the inexplicable events happening in his tiny Southern hometown of Gatlin, South Carolina, far stranger things start taking place after Ethan and Lena return home.

Swarms of locusts, unbearable heat, and terrible storms hit Gatlin as Ethan and Lena struggle to understand the impact of Lena’s Claiming.

The events are so severe that even Lena’s family of mighty Supernaturals is affected.

Who, or what, will have to be sacrificed in order to save Gatlin?

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2011
ISBN: 978-0316123518
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Beautiful Redemption

“Is death the end or just the beginning?”

Ethan Wate has spent a good part of his life yearning for the day that he would leave his tiny Southern hometown of Gatlin, South Carolina—until he met Lena Duchannes.

The girl of his dreams helped him to discover a secretive and mighty side of Gatlin that he never knew existed.

Waking up after the horrifying events of the Eighteenth Moon, Ethan is determined to return to Lena and his loved ones.

Lena on the other hand is in Gatlin trying her best to ensure his return.

Worlds apart, the two must yet again work together to restructure their own destiny.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2012
ISBN: 978-0316123563
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Dangerous Creatures Series

Dangerous Dream

Upon their graduation from high school, Ethan, Lena, and Link finally prepare to leave their tiny Southern town of Gatlin.

When Dark Caster Ridley however stages an appearance, the occasional bad girl simply can’t resist picking a fight with Link, her occasional boyfriend.

Enraged and as defiant as can be, Ridley finds herself alone in New York City; becoming entwined in the dangerous underground Caster club scene, where the risks are high and losers pay the ultimate price.

Where’s a Linkubus when you need him?

This digital story is a continuation of the Beautiful Creatures series by the #1 New York Times bestselling author Kami Garcia.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2013
Ebook: B00F3GBRBM
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Dangerous Creatures

Ridley Duchannes doesn’t have a problem admitting that she’s a bad girl.

She is Dark, she is a Siren and you can never trust her whenever she's around.

Heck, you can never even trust yourself when she’s around.

However, the good thing for her is that Wesley “Link” Lincoln can never seem to remember that. His heart is Mortal when it comes to Ridley.

So when Link leaves for New York City to start a music career, Ridley follows him for her own reasons.

Although forming a band is particularly challenging for a small-town boy in the Big Apple, Link has much bigger problems to worry about as he soon learns that he has a bounty on his head—one that no Caster or Mortal can ever pay.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2014
ISBN: 978-0316370325
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Dangerous Deception

“Love is stupidly crazy. To put it simply, if you can get away, run. Don’t walk.”

Ridley has gone missing and Link was with her when it happened.

Desperate to find her, he reunites with his New York band members and the strange Lennox Gates, who wants Ridley for himself.

In their quest, they travel down south, find the crossroads where blues guitarist Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil, come across a menagerie of Casters locked in cages, and learn of an evil in New Orleans that could very well destroy all of them.

Perhaps love may not be enough this time round.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2015
ISBN: 978-0316370363
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Teen Titans

Teen Titans: Raven

Starting over is everything but easy.

Although Raven remembers basic stuff like solving math equations and making pasta, she has no recollection of what her favorite song is or who she was before the accident.

When inconceivable things start taking place, Raven starts thinking perhaps it’s for her own good that she doesn’t know the kind of person she was before.

But just as she draws closer to her new friends, her foster sister, Max, and Tommy Torres, a guy who openly accepts her for who she currently is, Raven must to decide whether she wants to come to terms with her buried past—for the darkness inside her is growing.

This is a graphic novel by #1 New York Times bestselling author Kami Garci, illustrated by Gabriel Picolo.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2019
ISBN: 978-1401286231
Publisher: DC Ink

The Legion Series


“I never believed in ghosts. Until one tried to kill me.”

Kennedy Waters had no idea that paranormal forces were behind the death of her mother, until mysterious identical twins named Jared and Lukas Lockhart storm into her room and shatter a lethal spirit sent to kill her.

Aware that her mother’s death wasn’t an accident, Kennedy now takes her place in the Legion of the Black Dove—a secret society formed to protect the world from a resentful demon.

The fate of society is now in the hands of a combat trained teen, a hacker, a powerful girl with an attitude, and a gifted engineer who can transform anything into a weapon.

As the teens use their individual talents to fight dark entities, Kennedy can’t help but wonder whether her destiny is truly in the Legion.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2013
ISBN: 978-0316210188
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Kennedy Waters lives in a realm where resentful spirits kill, ghosts hide secrets, and a demon roams freely –a demon she accidentally set free.

With the help of other Legion members Alara, Priest, Lukas, and Jared, Kennedy embarks on a mission to hunt the demon down.

As they discover more about the history of the Legion and the Illuminati, Kennedy learns that the biggest of all mysteries doesn’t exactly belong to any secret order, but rather to her own family.

Working against the clock, with the life of a loved on the line, Kennedy has to face the truth about her past that has left her unmarked.

Author: Kami Garcia
First Release: 2014
ISBN: 978-0316210218
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers