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325 pages | first published 1978

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From Newbery Medal–winning author Robin McKinley, this beloved story illuminates an unlikely love story—Beauty and the Beast.Beauty has never liked her nickname. She is thin and awkward; it is her two sisters who are the beautiful ones. But what s...
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Summary of 4532 reviews

Moods

adventurous 57%
lighthearted 47%
mysterious 41%
hopeful 37%
emotional 36%
relaxing 22%
inspiring 13%
reflective 12%
funny 8%
dark 5%
tense 5%
sad 3%

Pace

medium 41%
slow 40%
fast 17%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 54% | A mix: 27% | Plot: 17%

Strong character development?

Yes: 55% | No: 23% | It's complicated: 19% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 84% | It's complicated: 10% | No: 3% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 89% | N/A: 4% | Yes: 4% | It's complicated: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 46% | It's complicated: 26% | No: 26%

Average rating

3.91

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