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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Belle, Sunlight and Shadow, and Winter’s Child were all awesome fairy tales, with a twist! Still, I got used to it by the end. I found this book to be okay, sort of boring, but over all was okay.

This device was gross to me for a couple of reasons. Would I reread this book? I disliked the book because I couldn’t ship anything.

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

In which case perhaps and if may be stronger than they sound. It just seemed more magical and even though I knew what was going to happen, I enjoyed everything leading up to the beast, and the very fairytaley description Belle’s father gave of the enchanted wood. The wiser ones know when to step back and let events take their course; the more impetuous ones take drastic steps even with the threat of disaster or worse.

Even my coming into the world was straightforward, for my mother later related that the time of her labor seemed neither camerpn short, nor too long.


It was the beautiful cover that got me interested in this book. You czmeron be wondering why I used like instead of love. In a way, this is more of a lyrical tale than it is focused on plot.

The ending came up too quickly and I thought it was all wrapped up a too fast. The first half of the story actually takes place well before Belle ever goes i Blele is a collection of three of Cameron Dokey’s Once Upon a Time novels.

I just couldn’t go on. The story just wasn’t knit together very well. As with every hopeless romantic book-lover, I just wanted Belle and the Beast’s love-finding to grow, to last longer. Of course, her velle two, drop dead gorgeous siblings gave it another interesting spin from the Disney story. Belle is convinced she has the wrong name, as she lacks her sisters’ awe-inspiring beauty. We all know that Belle is going to go back home, and the Beast is going to be heartbroken, and then she goes back and admits she loves him, and then he gets alive again, beple then he turns into a charming young man, prince or not, doesn’t matter, and they live happily ever after.

Kissed: Once Upon A Time Omnibus Belle/Sunlight and Shadow/Winter’s Child

It’s not that the ending bothered me, but how fast everything goes once there is a resolution. My oldest sister was born at straight-up doiey, on a night so clear and cold it snatched the breath. In the end, this novel was sorely misnamed.

I adored that one! If it was longer, maybe it would have lived up to its moral. Lady Mina is the daughter of night and day, and he father kidnaps her therefore breaking a promiseand now Mina has to marry Lord Sarastro’s apprentice. Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love.


The story described Belle’s childhood, feelings, and growing-up years in such detail that I assumed we would get the gradual friendship and romance between her and the Beast with even more time, care, and attention Statos is given the flute and leaves, Gayna ends up with Lapin, Mina and Tern live happily ever after, and the night and the day are forever changed, in a camerkn way.

And I don’t like how it ends.

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Fortunately, that’s not where the story went. The ending came a little bit out of nowhere, but everyone gets their happy ending. But I had faith. I just might scream. I may not, but we all know Papa cannot. I love fairytales, I really do. This is a story about a child from the union of two mages dokeh the day and night.

In a time when I read so many “teen” books with weak female characters, or stereotypical males yes, Twilight is a guilty read for meit was a pleasure to be reminded about what a character can do we presented with challenges and choices. It can’t be that bad or frightening.

Because then Belle – you know the heroine? I’m having a little fairy tale phase here. So she freely re-imagined each story, shading her characters to give them nuances and a wide range of emotions.