Crazy Beautiful by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
My Rating: 5 stars
Lucius and Aurora are both new students at their high school, and they both have a not-so-happy past. Lucius blew off his arms in an explosion of his own making. Aurora’s mother died of cancer. He has hooks for hands and she doesn’t know what to expect. Once Lucius meets Aurora, he realizes that there are some people out there that aren’t afraid of his hooks. He believes that she might set his soul free from its suffering. But she might just need the one thing he needs too – love.
I actually had no idea this book was a modern retelling of Beauty and the Beast. The whole romance between Lucius and Aurora wasn’t really the main plot, so that made me like this book even more. “Crazy Beautiful” wasn’t like Beastly by Alex Flinn (another modern day Beauty and the Beast) at all. I really, really liked his book! It is one of the few teen romance novels I really like. I suggest you read this one right away!