The BellesBook - 2018
In the opulent world of Orléans, Belles are revered, for they control Beauty, and Beauty is a commodity coveted above all else. Camellia Beauregard wants to be the Belle chosen by the Queen of Orléans to live in the royal palace, to tend to the royal family and their court, to be recognized as the most talented Belle in the land. But she soon finds that behind the gilded palace walls live dark secrets. When the queen asks Camellia to risk her own life and help the ailing princess by using Belle powers in unintended ways, Camellia faces an impossible decision.
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OPL_AmyW Feb 07, 2018
Filled with beautiful descriptions and an array of diverse characters, this was a thoroughly original idea for a novel. Unfortunately, some of the characters felt a bit one note and fell into some YA lit stereotypes so it became a bit predictable. Even with that flaw, I would still be interested ... Read More »