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Beauty: A Retelling of the Story of Beauty and the Beast - Community Reviews back

by Robin McKinley
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Blackbird's Book Blog
Blackbird's Book Blog rated it 3 years ago
When I read this book as a teenager, I was completely enchanted. Now, ahem years later, I was equally so.
Aren's Library
Aren's Library rated it 4 years ago
Absolutely love this retelling, very nice story.
The Primroses Were Over
The Primroses Were Over rated it 4 years ago
This is one of those books I am almost ashamed to admit I don't love. It's not badly written. It is one of my favorite fairy tales retold. Everyone else seems to love it and talk about it introducing them to fairy tale retellings and fantasy and causing them to find joy in reading for the first ti...
The Romance Addict
The Romance Addict rated it 4 years ago
★★★★½
The Romance Addict
The Romance Addict rated it 4 years ago
★★★★½
Ruined by Reading
Ruined by Reading rated it 5 years ago
Beastkeeper is a new twist on the Beauty and the Beast fairy tale for middle grade readers, specifically girls. Sarah is an average girl whose family moves frequently—chasing sunlight and warmth. Sarah doesn’t think much of it until one day, her mother leaves the family, and her father grows hairier...
bloodviolet
bloodviolet rated it 5 years ago
I recently bought an audio book edition of this much beloved book from my childhood. I honestly still love this story, and I know I've read it five or six times. It strays very little from the traditional telling of the story but it's charm is in Robin McKinley's masterful prose. Many people imme...
bloodviolet
bloodviolet rated it 5 years ago
I recently bought an audio book edition of this much beloved book from my childhood. I honestly still love this story, and I know I've read it five or six times. It strays very little from the traditional telling of the story but it's charm is in Robin McKinley's masterful prose. Many people imme...
Bambbles Rambles
Bambbles Rambles rated it 5 years ago
Once upon a time there was a girl. She was traveling to Boston for business. Alas! On her first flight she finished the only magazine she brought for reading. Her trusty nook did no good during the all electronic blackout. Wandering through the city a few days into her trip, she wished she could hap...
BreakRaven
BreakRaven rated it 5 years ago
Wow, I didn't expect to actually finish this book in two days . . . I just kind of picked it up as a side-project for when I need a break from Elend and his all-encompassing "perfection". The cover is gorgeous, I love fairy tales, (the Beast is one of the few characters that Disney didn't manage to ...
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