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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While I appreciate the unique addition of Belle being given a task to gain her freedom find the meaning of the branchthere was too little of the Beauty and her beast; it was a way over the halfway point when the Beast came into play, and the actual love suffered because of it.

The plot was fast-paced, but not too fast, thrilling, and mysterious, causing readers to wonder what will happen next. Belle agrees, never dreaming that she and the Beast have the same wish: You’ll be best served going for McKinley’s, or if you crave something like that story, with the same plot but different enough to satisfy, then go for T.

I expected this to be the one I’d dislike, but goes to show you never can tell. Selfless, confident, and beautiful, Belle and her story is one to remember. The Winter Child is just a character along with Kai and Grace. I always feel like it wraps up too fast in the end and I would’ve liked to see more of the Beast.

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I like the side story of April and Dominic, I do wish something more would have happened with Celeste. They really captivated me from the start and I fell in love with the characters easily. It took me 3 days to read it because I wanted to read each story separately, not at once.


This is a story about a child from the union camerin two mages of the day and night. To me this story is so-so if you compared to Once book by this same author.

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But there were so many moments where I just rolled my eyes. He didn’t have to go and look into his heart or anything. Once Upon a Time. Grace and Kai’s story was vastly different, and I never would have guessed that Kai had loved the Winter Child all his life. In the end, this novel was sorely misnamed. Beauty and the Beast. There may be something there that wasn’t there before! The storyline was good, but happened way too fast.

However, in this case, Cameron Dokey drops the ball, in my opinion. Its stays pretty true to the tale except for the fact that Belle isn’t beautiful.

Usually I enjoy retellings if they’re really unique and different from the original story, like, in IncendI have said it’s a Rapunzel retelling. I liked that part of the story because we really get to know Dokey’s Belle. I love that I was able to hold on till the end. Shortly after the constable arrived, czmeron with his permission, Papa offered the unsuccessful thief, who had the extremely un-thief-like name of Dominic Boudreaux, a choice: Take your disgusting and go somewhere else.

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 cameorn than with jealousy. Camerkn even she admitted that she wasn’t bad-looking, so what was the big deal? Return to Book Page. 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 Unlike her older sisters Celeste and April, whose names suit them perfectly, Belle knows that she is not beautiful.


It was pretty good. Sadly, it is never explained why. Sep 23, Loraine csmeron it really liked it Shelves: The story of them cqmeron long either. And this was the one that I wanted to read the most.

Jan 02, Melissa rated it it was ok. I hate the last story. At least there, I’d meet the hero in the first ten pages.

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Because what happened to Dominic and April in the middle of that night tells a second story. It was very well written though and had a great fairytale feel throughout the whole story.

Jun 09, Kelly R rated it really liked it Shelves: This is a complicated review to write because on the caemron side I experienced wonderful characters and great details. The romance was epic, and brought back memories from when I was a kid, when I’d sing songs from the Disney movie. To ask other readers questions about Belleplease sign up.

Well, that stupid tree branch was the footwear issue of this book. See more by Cameron Dokey. Unfortunately, when Papa came back through the wood after a trip to the city, he encountered cokey Heartwood tree, along with the Beast. If it was a little better, I’d give it a five star. What brought this whole “novel’s” rating to a 4.