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‘Dorothy Must Die’ Author Danielle Paige Goes One-on-One with ‘Beautiful Creatures’ Author Kami Garcia

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I have to admit that my love for Kami Garcia goes back to 2010 when she first released Beautiful Creatures, co-authored by Margaret Stohl. Ohhh man, was I hooked. Fantasy, southern romance and magic are at the heart of this entire series and I flew through each book faster than the next. I was sure to tell every friend I came in contact with that they needed to read this series and that they had no idea what they were missing (Of course, then the movie was released — but don’t even get me started on that.)! Fast forward past the Beautiful Creatures series, and the Dangerous Creatures spin off novels and I was thrilled to learn that Garcia would be releasing…

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Murder, He Wrote: The Night Of-Inspired Summer Reading

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Based solely on the first episode, the new HBO limited series, The Night Of, seems to be equal parts True Detective and NPR’s Serial in the best ways possible. The story follows a young man, Nasir Khan (who goes by Naz) who gets swept into a horrible crime after a night of misguided frivolity with a mysterious, beautiful woman. Naz, a college student, picks her up in his father’s cab on his way to the popular kids’ college party, and has a dreamlike night of sex, drugs and odd drunken knife games before waking up to a nightmare: the woman’s body has been stabbed to death in bed next to him. Naz, who clearly doesn’t watch a lot of Law & Order, flees…

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