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 Belle by Cameron Dokey. Book Summary: Belle is convinced she has the wrong name, as she lacks her sisters’ awe-inspiring beauty. So she. Belle: A Retelling of “Beauty and the Beast” – Cameron Dokey By the time her sixteenth birthday comes around, Belle feels more convinced than ever that she.

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Tales Old as Time: Belle by Cameron Dokey

Want to Read saving…. While she’s home, after a few days, she’s feeling kind of depressed. Item s unavailable for purchase. Belle is honest and can’t see the beauty she does possess, and the Beast, though as painful as a figure as he is, you end up understanding him more than you would have anticipated. Now that I’ve talked about retellings mostly to myself since no one looks on this blog.

I felt for Belle when she thought her mother pitied her for not being as beautiful. And you see that Belle’s sisters are more than just their pretty faces.

It’s like the author had a budget of pages, got swept up in Belle and repeating stuff, got almost done with the book, went on shit I haven’t gotten to her Beast yet The insights into lasting dokeey and deep meaningful love were inspiring. Unlike her older sisters Celeste and April, whose names suit them perfectly, Belle knows that she is not beautiful. I believe the Heartwood or a tree similar to its myth featured in another myth in another book of the “Once Upon a Time” series.


I think my favorite example was when April surprised a would-be burglar in the middle of the night. That was another thing I didn’t like, the bby that the book moved so fast.

By the next chapter, the ship wrecked caameron I was left squandering. I counted at least five different narrators. They have a lovely scene in a boat, but that’s pretty much it.

I liked this book a lot. Violet Eyes Debbie Viguie. It is a fantastic story, of which this is only a pale imitation. Character development plays a huge role in books as it gives a story life. She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and four cats.

That in itself wouldn’t have been a problem if I had liked Belle herself at all. Why do I go all mushy bg every time I read one? Most of the time I didn’t know who was speaking until the bottom of the first page of a chapter, keeping me disoriented.

However, in this case, Cameron Dokey drops the ball, in my opinion. Is it really Beauty if you have to go looking for it? If Dokey would’ve eased off a bit it wouldn’t have annoyed me so much. My complaint is that the Beast is rather forgotten for almost all of it. Secretly, Belle longs to find the fabled Heartwood Tree.

Other books in this series. May 14, Katie rated it did not like it.


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Belle: A Retelling of Beauty and the Beast

Could’ve done that part better. Here is the thing; I liked it. I did enjoy the parents – particularly the father. We appreciate your feedback.

Belle is convinced she has the wrong name, as she lacks her sisters’ awe-inspiring beauty.

The book might be only pages thin but there was still enough room to add the Hero. Preview — Sunlight and Shadow by Cameron Dokey.

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If anything, I would rather have had the chapter in which he rejects the trial and feels betrayed in his view than Lappin’s. It was totally out of left field. In fact, I didn’t see anything in them until the end of the story other than the fact that Lapin’s bells summoned her. Cameron Dokey is an American author living in Seattle, Washington.

Beauty casts its own shadow, because it finds its own way to shine.