Beauty Sleep: A Retelling of “Sleeping Beauty” by Cameron Dokey (Oct 24 ) on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Beauty Sleep by Cameron Dokey – “ONCE UPON A TIME” IS TIMELESS The Princess Aurore has had an unusual childhood. Cursed at birth, Aurore is fated to . In this variation on the Sleeping Beauty story, the characters prove sympathetic and the setting romantic, but the lack of tension makes for a.

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This story quickly camero any notion that this will be anything similar to the Disney version; or the Grimm brothers’s version for that matter. It was nice, but there are definitely far better retellings from this series, like Golden or Before Midnight.

Jun 14, Malea rated it did not like it. The King and Queen my parents when we’d already established our narrator is Princess Aurore. I think that Dokey was trying to put the rescue in the hands of Beauty herself, rather than a knight in shining armor, but this story could have been better.

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Refresh and try again. I cxmeron completely remember, since I read this book years ago. But I felt it could have been done better.

Normally, I have no problem with a first-person narrative. Instead of them, we get cousin Oswald, aka Prince Charming meant as a dig because of his less than charming personality.

They get married and proceed to have a family of their own.


Until Oswald persuaded her parents to let her roam outside, then she loved him. Return to Book Page. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Yeah, she appears a grand total of one time to curse Aurore and then she disappears too.

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Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Not a big fan of incest, or of a poorly written plot. She was very, very believable. I look forward to reading more of this series.


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Her parents were determined to protect her and so limited her activities to those that did not involve any sharp, pointed objects. Aurore offers to sew up his cheek and what do you know… She pricks her finger. I am a sucker for re-imaginings of fairy tales, and I had read and enjoyed her new take on Arabian Nights The Storyteller’s Daughterbut I could have done without this story. Is there a chance to translate this book into Spanish, so in Argentina we can read it too?

I understand that they cannot have much of depth when the book has about pages, but honestly: Her favorite read is J. Aurora is spunky and courageous, and the story teaches lessons of doing the right thing no matter what, even when it’s really, really difficult. The Ordinary Princess by M. And I don’t like when the author tries to make a fool of me. Another thing I don’t get: Add to Cart Add to Cart.


I got over that fairly quickly, but still Beauty Sleep Cameron Dokey No preview available – I’m sure others would think that the ending was obvious but I was actually surprised. For that I did enjoy it.

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Beauty Sleep: A Retelling of Sleeping Beauty

Yup, you read that camerob. I suppose in the olden times that was considered okay, but if the book is going to appeal to a modern audience it must also appeal to our distaste of incest. I was completely at a loss on how I was going to rate this book.

So, to protect her, Aurore’s loving parents forbid any task requiring a needle. And Dokey camerron did it. Price may vary by retailer. That’s another thing I couldn’t get on board with. I read the book all in one read and had nightmares that night.

Cameron has one husband and three cats, and is th Cameron Dokey is an American author living in Seattle, Washington. The book would slewp been a solid 3, but the ending ruined it for me.

I read this book in just a couple of hours – it’s very short.

The magic out of nowhere, the wonder of it all, the fact that literally anything can happen at any time. Feb 19, Felicia Edens rated it it was ok Shelves: