Sunday, September 21, 2014

30 Authors in 30 Days: Kami Garcia Reviews Vivian Divine is Dead by Lauren Sabel

30 Authors in 30 Days is a first of its kind event aimed at connecting readers, bloggers, and authors. Hosted by The Book Wheel, this month-long event takes place during September and features 30 authors discussing their favorite recent reads on 30 different blogs. There are also some great prizes provided by and BookJigs. For the full schedule of participating authors and bloggers, visit The Book Wheel or join the Facebook group. You can also follow along on Twitter with the #30Authors hashtag!

I am pleased to be part of this awesome event. Today I am privileged to host Kami Garcia on my blog. Please, a warm welcome to her! Take it away Kami!

Author Kami Garcia on Vivian Divine Is Dead by Lauren Sabel

One of my favorite books of 2014 is definitely Lauren Sabel’s YA novel Vivian Divine Is Dead. Vivian is a Hollywood “it” girl whose entire life is chronicled by the paparazzi. But when her mother is murdered and Vivian realizes she’s the next target, she takes off for Mexico. An entitled Hollywood starlet hiding out on the bus is funny enough, but things only get worse for Vivian. With the help of Nick, a handsome local who might not be what he seems, Vivian is drawn deeper and deeper into a mystery that takes center stage.
The story has a little of everything I love in a novel—humor, romance, twists, and a sense of urgency that makes it impossible to put down. Vivian's voice is compelling and authentic, and as the plot twists turned darker, I found myself rooting for Vivian even more. It takes a powerful novel to make me cry, and by the end of Vivian Divine Is Dead, I was sobbing.

Kami Garcia is the #1 New York Times bestselling coauthor of the Beautiful Creatures and Dangerous Creatures novels and the author of Unbreakable and Unmarked, in the Legion series. Kami lives in Maryland with her family and their dogs Spike and Oz (named after characters from the TV show Buffy the Vampire Slayer). Learn more about her on her websites &, and follow her on Twitter @kamigarcia.

Interested in Vivian Divine is Dead? You can learn about Lauren Sable by liking her on Facebook or following her on Twitter. Or, you can purchase the book now on Amazon or Barnes and Noble. You can also learn more about Kami Garcia by liking her on Facebook, following her on Twitter, or purchasing her book, Unbreakable here. You can also currently get a preview of the first seven chapters of Unmarked, here. Just do it! You know you want to!
And finally, the big huge giveaway! Be sure to enter. If you have problems, click here.


  1. I love the cover and the story sounds fun. Ihave been wanting to read Kami's DDangerous/beautiful creatures series too and this post just added a ton to my TBR. Thanks for sharing your review Kami!

  2. Thank you so much for joining this event! Kami has been amazingly supportive of both #ReadHachette AND #30Authors, so I'm thrilled to have her on the lineup. I don't usually read this genre but Vivian Divine sounds pretty interesting, so I might pick it, anyway!



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