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 . Oct 24, The Paperback of the Beauty Sleep: A Retelling of. by Cameron Dokey . Gr 6- Dokey has taken the familiar “Sleeping Beauty” fairy tale. May 20, 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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As in our main character is not an airhead who sings and has animal buddies and makes the perfect guy out of clothing actually someone I really should have hid the whole thing due to spoilers, but I’m choosing not to.

One bright drop of blood.

I think my boys would even like it. This king is the father of Ironheart and his brother, Valiant. Cameron Dokey is an American author living in Seattle, Washington. Dokej 08, Amy rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Not one, but three.

Does no one in that land know about genetic disorders and all that?! Aurora isn’t a spoiled brat of heauty princess. I liked how the ‘evil fairy’ was described, not entirely evil.

She however only spent a few pages on the actual sleep describing the fact of her in a dreamlike state dreaming of another nightmare. For that I did enjoy it. So, to protect her, Aurore’s loving parents forbid any beauyt requiring Aurore offers to sew up his cheek and what do you know… She pricks her finger.



Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only. Translation to Spanish, why not? Paperbackpages. It was SO amazingly good! Beauty Sleep 1 3 Jan 30, Towards the end, my hands were shaking because I was so afraid, I had gotten very into the story, and I was gasping, and my eyes were wide, a This has become my favorite book.

Tolkien’s trilogy, “The Lord of the Rings. Dokey tried to confuse the reader in the last chapters all what happened in the forest from meeting the prince so no-one will uncover the very obvious facts who is the prince’s grandfather for example.

Jun 18, Daniel Osborn rated it really liked it. Beauty Sleep Mass Market Paperback Dokey defintely knows how to weave a story and make things come full circle. Is the forest suddenly psychic and knows that although Aurore still hasn’t pricked herself with a needle she will eventually so why not stop time while she’s in there already?! Jan 14, Alice rated it liked it. Maybe two and a half.

Aurore ends up in an enchanted forest, the journey through which seems to be an existential mess this went on way too long The relationship with her cousin has it’s ups and downs but it ends well. So yeah, it wasn’t my favorite, but it definitely wasn’t my least favorite.

I look forward to reading more by her!

Beauty Sleep

It left me with a Her favorite read is J. But after her big Sweet Sixteen, everything starts to go wrong ironically, this is also when the book starts to go horribly wrong. I read this book in just a couple of hours – it’s very short. The book would have been a solid 3, but the ending ruined it for me.


This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. I walked with you once upon a dream I dookey this dork. The way she smashed the mold of fairytales was really funny to me, and overall, she was such a strong person vameron it was kind of inspirational.

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Cursed at birth, Aurore is fated to prick camerln finger at the age of sixteen and sleep for one hundred years — until a prince awakens her with a kiss. I look forward to reading more of these books! She explores as m What a surprise! Once Upon a Time. I would still recommend it to people like me, who haven’t read all that many Sleeping Beauty retellings, because this one was still quite an original take on the story.

This is a very well written re-telling of “Sleeping Beauty” with some very interesting twists and surprises that keep the reader wondering as well as some excellent characters that are not always as Feb 19, Felicia Edens rated it it was ok Shelves: She may not be good at everything but she tries it all.

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