Beauty's Quest

A Historical Fantasy Fairy Tale Retelling of Sleeping Beauty (Once Upon a Princess Book 2)

Young Adult - Fantasy - General
219 Pages
Reviewed on 07/21/2017
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Reviewed by Kristen Van Kampen (Teen Reviewer) for Readers' Favorite

Beauty's Quest (Once Upon a Princess Book 2) by C.S. Johnson is a thrilling fantasy novel about a brave young princess named Rose, on a journey to obtain dragon's blood in order to undo a curse put on her when she was an infant. However, the way isn't easy. When her ship capsizes, she and her friends swim to an island kingdom, but with most of their supplies gone, they decide that three of them must compete in a tournament to win enough money to continue their journey. However, Rose soon makes enemies with an evil man who wants her dead so that he can win. She is able to defeat him and continue on her quest, until she finally stands before the dragon. But is she brave enough to face her biggest fear in order to get the dragon's blood?

Beauty's Quest (Once Upon a Princess Book 2) by C.S. Johnson is an absolute joy to read. The book has many scenes full of action that caused me to gasp aloud. The book is so well written, and very descriptive. It is the perfect sequel to Book 1, and won't disappoint fans of the series. I can't wait to read the next book. I was hooked by the first page, and I never wanted to put the book down. This is an absolute page turner, and will keep the reader fascinated. The characters are good role models, as they show compassion and are willing to face their fears. The story is thrilling and exciting, and I really enjoyed reading it. I would definitely recommend this book to everyone.