The Belles #1 The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

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by Dhonielle clayton
The Belles #1 The Belles by Dhonielle ClaytonThe Belles Published by Orion on February 8, 2018
Genres: Fiction / Fantasy / General, Juvenile Fiction / Fantasy & Magic, JUVENILE FICTION / General, Juvenile Fiction / Love & Romance, Juvenile Fiction / Social Themes / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance
Pages: 448
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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' Renée 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


The Belles is a debut dystopian fantasy novel from Dhonielle Clayton, where beauty is the main focus at all costs. Camellia Beauregard is a belle in Oreleans where Belles control Beauty, and Beauty is a commodity coveted above all else. The Belles is an addicting story about using magic in a whole new way, the ability to enhance people’s beauty. An interesting magic system, but those in charge want to use it in the cruelest ways, and that brings about terrible events. The next book will reveal even more creative and unusual things about this world and its magic.

About Dhonielle clayton

Born and raised in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., Dhonielle spent much of her childhood hiding beneath her grandmother’s dining table with a stack of books. As an English teacher at a ballet academy, Clayton rediscovered her passion for children’s and young adult literature. To ground herself in the canon, she pursued her Masters in Children’s Literature from Hollins University before receiving her MFA in Writing for Children at the New School. She is a former middle school librarian, where she pestered children to read and curated a diverse collection. An avid traveler, Dhonielle’s lived in several foreign countries, but she’s now settled in Harlem, where you’ll find her writing late into the night, lurking in libraries, and hunting for the best slice of New York pizza. She is the COO of We Need Diverse Books and the co-founder of Cake Literary. The co-author of the dance dramas Tiny Pretty Things and Shiny Broken Pieces, as well as the upcoming Rumor Game, Dhonielle is the author of the New York Times bestselling YA fantasy series The Belles.