The Belles (Paperback)
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The Belles (Paperback)

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Paperback 464 Pages / Published: 06/09/2018
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Arriving on a buzz of pre-publication hype, The Belles is the hottest ticket in debut YA fiction. A chillingly relevant dystopia about beauty, power and the women caught in between.

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

Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
ISBN: 9781473223974
Number of pages: 464
Weight: 320 g
Dimensions: 196 x 128 x 32 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
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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“Wonderfully lush story”

Lush writing, exquisite detail, a fantastical setting and a gripping story make The Belles a standout YA fantasy. Camille's character has a strong attention to detail in accordance with her beauty work as a... More

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Chloe at Leicester

“Unique and surprising.”

4,75/5 stars.

I was sent a copy of the book by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

The Belles has been on everyone's lips ever since last year and has created quite the buzz when it was published.... More

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“Deliciously decadent yet dark.”

One of my friends read an ARC copy of this book and immediately recommended I read it so for a change I did as I was told and devoured this book the first chance I got. I was not disappointed! This wasn’t a book that... More

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