Devastation: A Beauty and the Beast Novel

Devastation: A Beauty and the Beast Novel

by M. J. Haag


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ISBN-13: 9781515064152
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 08/25/2015
Series: Beastly Tales Series , #3
Pages: 190
Sales rank: 1,116,777
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.44(d)

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Devastation: A Beauty and the Beast Novel 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A fantastic adaptation of an already awesome fairy tale. The author did a truly amazing job of writing her own story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Loved it
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The entire series is a compelling read. I loved it.
only1cookie More than 1 year ago
MJ Haag has written an awesome adult version -Beauty & the Beast inspired story (that's one of my favorite Disney movies when my daughter was a child). I really enjoyed this 3 book series. Would highly reccomend this series. I've re-read them 3 times. Some of my favorite books, & I don't normally re-read books! Looking forward to more books from MJ Haag!
ArecRain More than 1 year ago
First off, let me say how furious I am that this is a three part series with each novel ending in a cliff hanger. Each novel has enough meat to it to count as individual novel, but they all end in maddening cliffhangers. I loathe cliff hangers more than I loathe serials. That being said, this series had me from page one and I couldn’t put it down until the very last one. I missed a lot of sleep for it… I am a huge fan of fairy tale retellings, especially if there erotica involved. This is definitely one of the better retellings of Beauty and the Beast, albeit a very dark one. The female lead is almost raped more times than I can count, abused by her obnoxious sisters, manipulated by an arrogant sorceress, and subjected to dealing with a short tempered man child stuck in a beast’s body. Through it all, Benella stays determined and loved her grit. There are some themes that may not sit well with some people, especially with the Beast’s treatment of Benella in the second novel. I think they are missing the point of this story, however. The premise is not just about looking beyond aesthetic value, it is about personal growth. While it is the Beauty’s purpose to look beyond outer appearances to appreciate what people have on the inside; it is the Beast’s role to develop from …well a beast to a better person. I feel that most people look past that. This is a great series for those looking for an adult retelling of Beauty and the Beast and can handle the dark themes and cliff hangers that come with it. If you can accept an anti-hero with faults who falls for a strong woman who can hold her own in a hateful sexist world, then this is definitely the series for you.