Beautiful Darkness is by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl. The second book in the Beautiful Creatures series. Lena's sixteenth birthday has passed and she still has not been claimed. Ethan becomes concerned when Lena begins to pull away from him after Macon's death. When Lena runs off with Ridley and a strange Caster boy, Ethan, Link, and a Keeper-in-training from England embark on a journey through the Caster tunnels to find them and stop Lena from going dark. An action-packed novel that will delight fans of the series.
Ratings: 9th grade - 8 out of 10.