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Cruel Beauty

(2014)
(The first book in the Cruel Beauty series)
A novel by

 
 
If you’re excited about the upcoming Disney film Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson, don’t miss Cruel Beauty.

The romance of Beauty and the Beast meets the adventure of Graceling in this dazzling fantasy novel about our deepest desires and their power to change our destiny.

Perfect for fans of bestselling An Ember in the Ashes and A Court of Thorns and Roses, this gorgeously written debut infuses the classic fairy tale with glittering magic, a feisty heroine, and a romance sure to take your breath away.

Betrothed to the evil ruler of her kingdom, Nyx has always known that her fate was to marry him, kill him, and free her people from his tyranny. But on her seventeenth birthday when she moves into his castle high on the kingdom's mountaintop, nothing is what she expected—particularly her charming and beguiling new husband. Nyx knows she must save her homeland at all costs, yet she can't resist the pull of her sworn enemy—who's gotten in her way by stealing her heart.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"A completely engrossing tale." - Alex Flinn

"A dazzling and clever retelling, CRUEL BEAUTY is delightfully dark, lushly romantic, and utterly spellbinding. I adored it, and can't wait to read Hodge's next novel!" - Sarah J Maas

"What a stunning debut. This is a book you will want to read as fast as you can for the intricate plot and as slowly as you can to savor the gorgeous world-building and the ravishing love story." - Sherry Thomas


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Used availability for Rosamund Hodge's Cruel Beauty

Hardback Editions

January 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Cruel Beauty
Author(s): Rosamund Hodge
ISBN: 0-06-222473-5 / 978-0-06-222473-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

April 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Cruel Beauty
Author(s): Rosamund Hodge
ISBN: 0-06-222474-3 / 978-0-06-222474-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

January 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Cruel Beauty
Author(s): Rosamund Hodge
ISBN: 1-4829-9143-8 / 978-1-4829-9143-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins and Blackstone Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


January 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Cruel Beauty Lib/E
Author(s): Rosamund Hodge
ISBN: 1-4829-9142-X / 978-1-4829-9142-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Cruel Beauty
Author(s): Rosamund Hodge
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon   


January 2014 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Cruel Beauty
Author(s): Rosamund Hodge
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon AU   


January 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Cruel Beauty
Author(s): Rosamund Hodge
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Cruel Beauty
Author(s): Rosamund Hodge
Publisher: HarperAudio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Cruel Beauty (Cruel Beauty Universe Book 1)
Author(s): Rosamund Hodge
Publisher: Balzer + Bray
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU