The Belles

The Belles : The NYT bestseller by the author of TINY PRETTY THINGS

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Beauty. Power. Magic. What would you give to have it all?

The dazzling New York Times instant bestseller from the author of TINY PRETTY THINGS (coming to NETFLIX soon)

Camellia and her sisters control beauty.

They are Belles and they can make you 'perfect'.

Glossy hair, smooth skin, flawless body.

You'll feel better once it's done. The results are worth the pain.

And when they fade, the Belles will fix you all over again . . .

But it will cost you.

Are you willing to pay the price?


'Heart-pounding' Samantha Shannon, New York Times bestselling author

'Diverse' Tomi Adeyemi, #1 New York Times bestselling author

'Whipsmart' Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author

'Groundbreaking' Rick Riordan, #1 New York Times bestselling author

'Unsettling' Marie Lu, #1 New York Times bestselling author

'Immersive' Renee Ahdieh, #1 New York Times bestselling author

'Badass' Adam Silvera, New York Times bestselling author

'Intoxicating' Kami Garcia, #1 New York Times bestselling author

'Frightening' Marie Rutkoski, New York Times bestselling author
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Product details

  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 32mm | 320g
  • Gollancz
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 9781473223974
  • 62,193

Review Text

Looking for the next big groundbreaking event in YA? This is it. Rick Riordan
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Looking for the next big groundbreaking event in YA? This is it. * Rick Riordan * Rich and sultry fantasy. * BUZZFEED * A gripping and powerful read. * SFX * Clayton conjures a world both breathtakingly beautiful and deeply unsettling, populated by characters full of strengths and complexities. This is a thought-provoking story that lingers. * Marie Lu, New York Times Bestselling Author * Sumptuous and original worldbuilding, heart-pounding plot & gorgeous prose. * Samantha Shannon, author of The Bone Season * With a refreshingly original concept, this substantial fantasy, the first in a duology, is an undeniable page-turner. * KIRKUS * Readers will be left with much to consider about morality, individuality, and the malleability and artificiality of beauty. * PUBLISHERS WEEKLY * Pre-order this one, you will be so grateful you did. * Sabaa Tahir, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of An Ember in the Ashes * I couldn't put it down. * Nic Stone, author of Dear Martin * I AM A FAN. Superfan, actually. Book two can't come fast enough * Karen M. McManus, author of One of Us is Lying * A lush and intoxicating world where beauty equals power and darkness lurks in every glittering shadow. * Kami Garcia, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of Beautiful Creatures * A beautiful book by the badass Dhonielle Clayton. * Adam Silvera, author of History is All You Left Me * A rich, gorgeous fantasy gem. * Robin Stevens, author of the Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries * A voluptuous, dazzling fairy tale of desire, ambition and unrelenting beauty. * Holly Black, New York Times bestselling author * A lush, immersive tale about a world where nothing is as it seems. Where beauty and the magic behind it are painted in sinisterly sexy tones. * Renee Ahdieh, author of The Flame in the Mist *
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About Dhonielle Clayton

Dhonielle Clayton is the co-author of the Tiny Pretty Things series. She grew up in the Washington, DC, suburbs on the Maryland side and spent most of her time under her grandmother's table with a stack of books. A former teacher and middle school librarian, Dhonielle is cofounder of CAKE Literary-a creative development company whipping up decidedly diverse books for a wide array of readers-and COO of the non-profit, We Need Diverse Books. She's got a serious travel bug and loves spending time outside of the USA but makes her home in New York City, where she can most likely be found hunting for the best slice of pizza. You can also find her online at www.dhonielleclayton.com or follow her @brownbookworm.
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Rating details

20,773 ratings
3.83 out of 5 stars
5 26% (5,408)
4 41% (8,590)
3 24% (5,046)
2 6% (1,328)
1 2% (401)
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