Brittany Cook

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  • Beauty and the Beast: Lost in a Book

  • By: Jennifer Donnelly
  • Narrated by: Jenna Augen
  • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 203
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 190
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 188

Hidden in the Beast's library is a very mysterious book. Belle is about to discover it and visit a glittering new world. But is everything in that world what it seems? And will Belle be able to find her way home? Or will the story take hold of her - and never let her go?

  • 2 out of 5 stars
  • Naive Belle

  • By De-Anna on 08-02-18


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Reviewed: 03-18-18

This book had a decent plot and would have been a good story on it’s own, but using the characters from Beauty and the Beast ruined it for me. There were contradictions to the story we know and love and Belle was extremely hard to like. In the Disney movies Belle is intelligent, kind, patient, and strong. The Belle in this book is self centered, gullible, and at times plain annoying. Most of the story revolves around her wallowing in self pity. I love Disney’s versions of Beauty and the Beast and was excited for this book, unfortunately for me it fell flat.

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