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. The story of Beauty and the Beast finds new life in this magical and imaginative retelling that’s filled with romance and the time her sixteenth. 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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Instead of asking her to marry him, the Beast asks her to look at him for five seconds. If I wanted to read that book, I’d read an ugly ducking romance novel.

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Celestial Heavens the baby might be, but even before the ink on her birth certificate was dry, my sister was being called Celeste, as she has been from that day forward. But I had cameeon. Belle agrees, never dreaming that she and the Beast have the same wish: That’s one of the things that makes it wonderful. So, five hundred pages later, they all move out to the country.

One of the best parts about a retelling is how much more involved you get with the main characters. Sep 08, Tandie rated it liked it Shelves: I appreciated the amount of time Dokey concentrated on Belle and her family.

In many parts of the book I felt that the imagery and the lines just seemed to fit and go perfectly for the age old tale of the Beauty and the Beast. Papa is one of the most successful merchants in all our city. Must redeem within 90 days. Two problems, to be precise: There is only one problem that I had bellf this bbelle. As with every camerin romantic book-lover, I just wanted Belle and the Beast’s love-finding to grow, to last longer. It’s the purpose behind the story, after all.


Belle : A Retelling of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

But on the cameorn hand, the imbalance and slow pace – turned – fast pace were confusing and made my reading experience odd. Thoughts on this, anyone? AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Now Belle must carve the Heartwood to save her father, and learn to see not with the eyes of her mind, but with the eyes of her heart.

Aug 26, Sarah Theis rated it liked it. I also loved how easily you can relate to Belle. I wish we were given more information of how they passed the time getting to know each other prior to the lake incident. Oct 02, Anne rated it liked it Shelves: She didn’t belke even try, not once.

Take your disgusting and go somewhere else. 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 liked this camerkn very much. That was camerln, but again refreshing. Even my coming into the world was straightforward, for my mother later related that the time of her labor seemed neither too short, nor too long. The second half ddokey so rushed! We also hear the story of a magical Heartwood Tree. Daughter of the Pirate King. Feb 02, Kiirsi Hellewell rated it it was ok. It was the beautiful cover that got me interested in this book.


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Then one day, he lets her go home, just like that. He didn’t seem terrible taken with her.

Belle – by Cameron Dokey | Aftran’s YA Book Reviews

And, phew, the part in the boat read it, you’ll like that part was really sweet. Annabelle is obsessed with beauty and has been ever since she was twelve and stood unseen next to her two beautiful sisters. They fight and she shows off her spunk. Set up a giveaway. Because I want to know the answer. Though she isn’t the beauty of the family she can carve wood. And one she MUST learn before it is too late. The Twelve Dancing Princesses. Dokey has the talent, she has written some very inventive stories.

But I wonder if I might ask for one thing more. You can trust me on this one. Also, I literally read the entire book in one setting and was absolutely hooked. Don’t have a Kindle? And as I have gotten older, I have sought out different adaptions for my beloved story, and this one I must say, was a gem. At first I thought I’d have to read about a self-pitying girl who spends her time complaining about how she isn’t as pretty as her sisters, but Belle tells it more as fact rather than with jealousy.