• "Beauty and the Beast, retold by a plain but captivating heroine"

    The Times
  • "A love story for teenagers that marries realism and fantasy with satisfying imagination, elegance of prose and thoughtful characterisation. McKinley's Beauty is more than skin deep"

    The Sunday Times
  • "McKinley adds delightful touches of her own . . ."

    The Guardian
  • "Beauty is a classic reworking of a classic, McKinley wraps it all up together alluringly"

  • "From an award winning author comes this brilliant re-telling which rivals the original"

    The Good Book Guide