Belle by Cameron Dokey – The story of Beauty and the Beast finds new life in this magical and imaginative retelling that’s filled with romance and Read “Belle A Retelling of “Beauty and the Beast”” by Cameron Dokey with Rakuten Kobo. The story of Beauty and the Beast finds new life in this magical and. Belle by Cameron Dokey. Book Summary: Belle is convinced she has the wrong name, as she lacks her sisters’ awe-inspiring beauty. So she.

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Huge thanks to Simon Pulse for giving me a copy free of charge. Then she lives with him and his horse for apparently awhile though it’s talked about in like And this is where bdlle book went from boring to kind of surreal. Interestingly, despite all the stories ending in weddings they’re fairy tales with the one exception, come onthe characters weren’t focused on love; each had an individual task they wanted to complete, a dream outside their family, whereas true love just happened along THEIR journey.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And, phew, the part in the boat read it, you’ll like that part was really sweet. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

The Beast asks Belle to look into his eyes for the count of 5 “to free them both. Sadly, this too felt just a little rushed in its conclusion but the adventure was so much fun to read. Part of Once upon a Time. I’m calling that a win. He’s not actually a prince or anything. Because then Belle – you know the heroine? Too bad Dokey didn’t u Like the previous Dokey book I read, Before Midnightthis book did a great job of establishing the main character’s world and everyday life, but rushed the last act, which contains the actual fairytale that the book is supposed to retell.


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Cameron Dokey is an American author living in Seattle, Washington. Then she finally realizes that she loves him, almost out of nowhere considering she can’t stand to look at his face until he’s apparently dying?

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During a fierce storm, Belle’s father stumbles upon the mysterious Heartwood — and encounters a terrifying and lonely Beast. I adored Once, so I definitely knew that I’d find myself adoring this one, as well! Belle knows that the old saying “Beauty is in the eye of the beholder” doesn’t really ring true.

I just might scream.

Belle : A Retelling of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

May 18, Josephina rated it liked it Shelves: I don’t like that in a book, I like to be swept away, devouring the words Of course, her having two, drop dead gorgeous siblings gave it another interesting spin from the Disney story.

She begs to be called by her given name, Annabelle—or even Anna for short—but to no avail. Feb 20, Katie Sullivan rated it really liked it. April, the middle daughter is These are what kept me from giving it 5 stars. There are precious few kisses in the cmaeron and almost none of them carry any weight.


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They are set in the original era not modern retellings, or distopian stories of the future. The added family theme was a nice change of wallpaper.

Once Upon a Time. Once Upon a Time 1 – 10 of 19 books. They encountered each other in the downstairs hall. In some ways, it almost seemed stupid that Kai followed the Winter Child home, but if he hadn’t, there would still be two hearts out there that needed mending.

Sep 13, Sarah rated it liked it. Other than the fact that the end was a bit too fast and, okay, maybe a bit cheesy it’s a fairy tale though I really enjoyed reading about Belle and Dokey does a really good job of expressing her ideas. The story has a happier ending than you might suppose. The strangest part was the random old lady who wanted to be Grace’s grandma.

Dokey has the talent, she has written some very inventive stories. Belle is gifted at wood carving, and she must find the truth within the tree – and in Beast – in order to set him free. I enjoyed the good writing, the descriptions, I even liked all the characters.

I would love to have seen this become a series.