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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Appreciated that the mother was still alive.

Accustomed as my mother was to the spectacular arrivals of Caneron and April, my appearance called forth not a single inspiration. Velle on the other hand, the imbalance and slow pace – turned – fast pace were confusing and made my reading experience odd. Some things that did bother me though was just how incredibly beautiful everyone was. I thought that it would bother me, but it doesn’t take too long to know who’s telling the story.

And then they get married and go live in his castle. Books by Cameron Dokey. I liked this book a lot.

In the original, though he was supposedly cursed for some ill behavior, he acts more or less like a perfect gentleman. Cameron was born in the Central Valley of California.


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And that tale cmaeron this: Did really like the family theme. Much closer to one of the original stories. The story is told from several of the main characters POV which was a really fun twist on storytelling in general. Not what I was expecting.

dokeg If you want an imaginative re-telling of Beauty and the Beast that gives you a good sense of who the two charactes are separately and be,le, why they fall in love, and why their love story MATTERS, then I recommend reading “Beauty” by Robin McKinley.

I loved the spunk of Oh boy, Dokeg can remember Tern and Lapin, but I can’t remember the girls name the heroine. This is a complicated review to write because on the one side I experienced wonderful characters and great details. Instead, the Beast appears on schedule, but acting like. I thought this was an interesting story. Nov 02, Sabrina rated it did not like it. I wasn’t familiar with the story of the Magic Flute before reading it, so I don’t know how closely this story follows the original, but it was still a fun read.

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Belle: A Retelling of Beauty and the Beast

It’s got all the magic, love and drama you could want in a fairytale-like story. Besides, I’m no good with anything sharp.


But then the rest of Dokey’s retellings were a bit of a disappointment. Belle is a straight-shooting character so I like it. This was a slow-paced, predictable story steeped in atmosphere. For over pages, though, there was no mention of a Beast bellle a forest or any other elements that would make this story even remotely connected to the famous fairy tale.

I enjoyed reading it despite all the ‘bad’. The language is tame, and the violence is nil. Could’ve done that part better. Very annoying, to say the least.

Tales Old as Time: Belle by Cameron Dokey

But the memory of something painful does just the opposite. Alright I know it sounds kinda chessy that’s because it kinda isbut Cameron Dokey does a much better job of explaining this stuff than my short blurb.

Like the previous Dokey book I read, Before Midnightthis book did a great job of dokeey the main character’s world and everyday life, but rushed the last act, which contains the actual fairytale that the book is supposed to retell.