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But since there was no explanation of why strong, confident, courageous Belle didn’t even try to do this once, it soon fell flat and became meaningless. It would be hard for anyone who’s ready “Beauty” by Dokry McKinley to not compare the two books. The plot isn’t that different. Belle agrees, never dreaming that she and the Beast have the same wish: The book spends barely any time in the Beast’s castle, which was always my favorite part of this story.

I finished this book and then kept thinking “I should go finish reading Belle” I was disappointed at how the story progressed. H I’ve always loved the story of “Beauty and the Beast”.

This is a fine book for any age. The memory of being unhappy has the power to hurt us long after the fact. Though she isn’t the beauty of the family she can carve wood. There were problems with this decision, though nobody realized it at the time. One, she’s described as “plain”, but evidence is to Halfway through reading this, I realized I was halfway through the book and had yet to meet the Beast.

I hope it’s going to be good. In my opinion, “Beauty” was the far better story, though this book was not without its merits. Belle is convinced she has the wrong name, as she lacks her sisters’ awe-inspiring beauty. Living a few hours in them through your favorite child hood characters perspective is still fun for me.


I’m sorry but that is just one of my peeves. Honestly, I would’ve loved this, had Dokey given the same amount of attention to Belle and the Beast in the second half of the book. Were they doomed to financial ruin and that’s why Belle’s father got driven into a bargain with the Beast indirectly as it may be?

It will come as no surprise that it is, of course, my story. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. At least belld, I’d meet the hero in the first ten pages. Annabelle, or Belle as she’s more commonly known, has spent most of her life feeling inferior to her spectacularly beautiful older sisters – when in their presence, she’s so overshadowed by their beauty she’s been known to disappear.

It gave a newest to the story, while so many others just rehash all the old bits, Cameron Dokey was able to make it her own. If carved by the right hands, the Heartwood will reveal the face of one’s true love. Except where in that one they’d been used to show an at first acrimonious, then camero becoming warm, then slowly becoming love in this book they’re just Showing of 38 reviews.

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Belle: A Retelling of Beauty and the Beast by Cameron Dokey

It contains neither too much of one thing, nor too little of another. You submitted the following rating and review. Is this book anything like the disney one? Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I celebrated the almost ending of my semester by guiltlessly reading this book front to back in one sitting. Aftran’s YA Book Reviews. Belle is convinced she has the wrong name, as she lacks her sisters’ awe-inspiring beauty. Cameron Dokey’s books in this series seem to have more depth and a more definite lesson or moral in them which makes them more endearing to me.


Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. My favorite aspect of this book was the way it Belle is not Beautiful, as she learns on the day she steps between Celestial Heavens and April Dawn, her two sisters, and disappears. But, though it was my father who decided the entirety of what I would be called, it was my mother who sealed my fate and set my tale in motion.

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

She’s pretty, they dance, and then there is an easily resolved footwear issue. When I started this book, I smiled at reading the back cover.

The lore of the Cameorn Tree was pretty intriguing albeit resolved way too quicklyand Belle’s talent for carving was refreshingly different. This is a historical teen novel set in a mythical walled city outside a dark wood.

Belle: A Retelling of Beauty and the Beast

It was easy to visualize everything. Her sisters Celeste and April are Beautiful with a capital B. Annabelle is obsessed with beauty and has been ever since she was twelve and stood unseen next to her two beautiful sisters.

Also, it has the classic mistake that most MODERN YA authors try to avoid- you know nothing about the prince, and you can’t tell that the heroine is in love with him, or vice versa, until the author tells you. I wonder if you would allow me to name this child.