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Beau & Bett by Kathryn Berla – Review by Sunday Barnaby

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Beau and Bett by Kathryn Berla
Five Stars

Beau and Bett is a YA twist on Beauty and the Beast by Kathryn Berla. This is the first book I have read by Ms. Berla, but definitely won’t be the last. This was such a wonderful change from what I usually read. I love the way Ms. Berla spun the characters and featured issues that are happening today. This book had me hooked from the very first page and I couldn’t put it down until the last. This was a great end of the summer read. I look forward to reading more by Ms. Berla.
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Beau & Bett by Kathryn Berla – Review by Dawn Daughenbaugh

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

5 Star
Beau & Bett by Kathryn Berla is a wonderfully written Coming of age/YA book. This is my first read by this Author and it’s definitely not my last. I found myself lost in the pages and couldn’t stop reading till the last page I truly enjoyed this book and the fact that it was not just entertaining but definitely kept me interested. Beau and Bett ( Bettina) .Beau finds himself working on the farm to pay off a debt from his mother. Bett is always seeing him on the ranch.He finds falling for her but only problem is her lies.Find out what happens next in this modern day fairytale. I can’t wait to read more from this Author.

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Beau & Bett by Kathryn Berla – Review by Cindy Mayberry

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Beau & Bett
By Kathryn Berla
☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
This is a full length novel. Perfect for YA. A modern day Beauty and the Beast.

When Beau’s mom crashes into Bettina Range Rover. Beau heads over to try and work off his mother’s bill. Beau gets the job working on the ranch. In the process him and Bettina become slow friends. But Bett has her own ghosts in the closet. Can she trust Beau to keep her secrets? Can Beau trust Bett? Honesty and young love are the main story headlines. This is a great story for the young at heart as well as the Young Adults.

Kathryn Berla has written this sweet love story. I love her characters and the things they face, in this novel. This is a new author for me, and I will be recommending this to my young adult families and friends. This book is a quick page turner, with so much story to tell. I really enjoyed reading Kathryn Berla ‘ s romance. Job well done!

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Beau & Bett by Kathryn Berla – Review by Susan Mowdy

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Anyone that knows me knows I love anything Beauty and the Beast! I love how this was different and roles were swopped! Never considered this and I loved it and I loved that twist. I feel like it just opened my eyes to a different perspective. It took awhile to know why Bett was call “the beast” but I get it, its relatable to readers. I loved the banter between the characters and the chemistry that sizzled off the page. I can’t wait for more with this author

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Beau & Bett by Kathryn Berla – Review by Elizabeth Sanchez

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The description of Beau & Bett drew me in, as I like reading retelling of fairy tales. Kathryn Berla says this is a modern retelling of beauty and the beast, but I didn’t really get that feel. I mean, Bett was called The Beast by kids at school, but aside from that, I just felt like it was a YA romance novel about two teenagers developing relationship. Regardless, I really enjoyed the story. I was pleasantly surprised the narrator of the book was Beau, since so many of these books are told from the girl’s point of view. The author has a wonderful way of writing, so we can envision the story unfolding. I look forward to reading more of her stories, because I really enjoyed it. The characters are great, and I love that they each have a back story as well as hidden traits we uncover along the way.
Bett, formally known as Bettina Diaz, is a spoiled rich kid, but isn’t afraid to get her hands dirty. She may change her clothes several times a day, and get a new car because her old one got some dents and scratches, but she is also a rancher, down to her core. Beau is, for lack of a better term, poor. His father is a picker, who is out of work due to injury, and his mom is a caretaker or maid. He is a teenager who spends much of his spare time babysitting his younger siblings and helping around the house. He is thrown in another world when he find himself having to work off debt to Bettina’s family. She seems so different, lives in a whole other world, in fact. But Beau cant help but feel drawn to her. Maybe its because of her social awkwardness, but it feels like something more. There were some surprising twists along the way, and I liked that it kept me guessing.

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Beau & Bett by Kathryn Berla – Review by Katie Matthews

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

 

So when I first saw the cover for this book I didn’t really bother to read the blurb because I am all for modern day retelling’s of fairy tales – they are some of my favourite reads so I just jumped right in and I got a huge surprise – this book was not what I was expecting at all but it was a great read! Like I say not what I was expecting but enjoyable nonetheless. Although I will say that I don’t think I would have necessarily have guessed from reading the book that it was a retelling of Beauty and The Beast to be perfectly honest if it hadn’t been made clear on the cover. The authors writing was good, the story had a great pace and flow to it.
I did struggle to connect with the characters at times, I found them a little irritating but I think as the story progressed I began to understand them a little more.
I have read a few books by this author now and as always I look forward to reading more in the future.

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Beau & Bett by Kathryn Berla – Review by Kerry Carr

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is a great love story about 2 people from different backgrounds being thrown together by chance and finding that they are more compatible than they first thought.

Beau is a young guy who lives with his family. His mum is hardworking supporting the family since his fathers accident. Life is tricky and not always easy for them as money is tight but they get by.
One day that changes when Beau’s mum has a accident with a car on the Diaz Ranch. The accident was with the daughter of the Ranch owner Bett.

With no way to pay for the damage, Beau offers to work on the ranch to make the payment.
Beau and Bett encounter each other a lot and things become different between them. By getting to know each other Beau was able to see the Beauty inside the Beast.

I loved this story, its a classic story retold in a different way for modern times but still held all the charm and wonder.

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Beau & Bett by Kathryn Berla – Review by Lyndsey Fairley

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Loved the flip in roles

Beau & Bett by Kathryn Berla

4 stars

I Absolutely love Beauty and the beast, this took it on a new spin where the genders are flipped. Beau is a sweet young man trying to help his family by working to pay off a debt from his mother.  Bett is a spoiled young woman who has an awful nickname.

Its best to read the story to get what is happening on the surface.

Nice change of pace from what i have been reading lately.

I can’t wait for more from this author!

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Beau & Bett by Kathryn Berla – Review by Mirela Ruiz

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Beau and Bett by Kathryn Berla was a cute read! I would give this book a four out of five stars. A new take on a classic fairy tale. I loved Beau’s point of view, the tone was really refreshing. Beau is a fantastic person and I have a ton of love for his family.

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Beau & Bett by Kathryn Berla – Review by Jenni Bishop

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My rating: 4 of 5 stars

Beau & Bett by Kathryn Berla is a contemporary telling of Beauty and the Beast. It is a tale  that you will either love or hate. The story is told in the male POV and this version of the  telling sets your mind as to the other characters, which once again you will either love or  hate. It is YA story and there is a role reversal of who the beauty was and who was the beast.  Unfortunately, I could only see a vague relationship between Beauty and the Beast and the  story did not grab me but that being said it is written for the YA age group. It is a bit hard to  get into in the beginning but I did warm up a bit towards the end. Give it a go it may surprise  you.

3.5

Reviewed by @jennadb

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