As Old as TimeBook - 2016
From Library Staff
The beast is still a beast—let's find out the story behind that curse.
A Beauty and the Beast retelling in which Belle's mother is the person who has cursed the beast.
AL_KELSEY Aug 18, 2017
For a retelling of Beauty and the Beast, I think this one was very well done--it doesn't follow the Disney version exactly, which makes for a more riveting story. The connection of Belle's mother to the beast was definitely a hook of a twist!
AL_CATHERINE Jul 16, 2017
I almost gave up on this series because I found the first two books so disappointing but I'm glad I stuck with it. Beauty and the Beast has always been a favorite and Braswell finally delivered on her dark, fractured Disney premise. Playing up the asylum was genius and, without any spoilers, I lo... Read More »
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