Editorial Reviews. About the Author. Cameron Dokey is the author of nearly thirty young adult novels. Her other fairy tales include, The Storyteller’s Daughter. : Golden: A Retelling of “Rapunzel” (Once upon a Time) ( ): Cameron Dokey, Mahlon F. Craft: Books. Golden (Once Upon a Time) by Cameron Dokey – book cover, description, publication history.

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The witch has always thought Rapunzel would be the one to break the spell and so she brings her to the tower. Then, it was also love that brought the land golren glimpse of hope, and brought her stepmother some happiness. That really took the cake for me. It is the most satisfying book I’ve read of the series so far I’ve read 3 of them just so you know.

Golden: A Retelling of Rapunzel

Sep 06, Kayla Stickney rated it really liked it Shelves: To ask other readers questions about Onceplease sign up. Golden Mass Market Paperback That is very, very different than thinking that you are instantly in love with that person.

I give it a thumbs up: For a while there is nothing about hair or a tower or a prince. As a somewhat shorter novel I felt the characters were all well established – perhaps a little underdeveloped but I didn’t find myself doubting a character’s behaviour in a certain situation and I felt quite sure I at least understood their motivation at all times. Cameron grew up reading classical literature and mythology, perhaps due to her father, Richard, dokeyy a teacher of Philosophy, Creative Writing, and Western Literature.


Overall these were such lovely stories and I want to read more from this author! The sorceress isn’t evil and Rapunzel doesn’t end up with a prince per say.

Never mind, too, that you’ve only spoken for minutes prior to the marriage proposal. Rue and Rapunzel have precisely “two nights and the day that falls between” to break the enchantment. But I couldn’t remember the Author or the titles, and gplden plagued me. I read the whole thing in about an hour and a half.

I like that it was not the typical Rapunzel tale. Golden, on the other hand, had a great twist.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The story I love in this book most is Cendrillion, a retelling of Cinderella. Her favorite read is J. Before Rapunzel was born, her mother made a pact with Melisande that if she had a baby she just couldn’t love, Melisande would raise her.

If she could not love newborn Rapunzel just as she appeared, she would surrender the child to Melisande.

Golden: A Retelling of “Rapunzel” (Once Upon a Time) by Cameron Dokey Book Reviews

Over all though I have to say I’ve grown quite fond of Dokey here at the end of the book and I’ll be looking for more of her books absolutely. I read these stories out of order.


A choice you keep making, over and over. This is a book I can definitely see myself reading again and again in the future. Dameron Rose Bride Nancy Holder. Open Preview See a Problem?

Golden : A Retelling of “Rapunzel”

When I first started this story and learned that Rapunzel was bald, I wasn’t sure how it was going to work; but Dokey put an interesting twist on the Rapunzel tale that made it quite interesting. Ages 4 and older After sixteen years of raising Rapunzel as her own child, Melisande reveals that she has another daughter, Rue, who was cursed by a wizard years ago and needs Rapunzel’s help.

And in Wild Orchid, Mulan’s father at first doesn’t have a relationship with his daughter, but that changes once he returns home from war.

Sorry, that’s not how life works. Before Rapunzel’s birth, her mother made a dangerous deal with the sorceress Melisande: Jun 27, Jennifer DigiWrit rated it it was ok Shelves: Anyhow, I do not want to give too many spoilers for this enchanting book. Cameron Dokey is an American author living in Seattle, Washington.

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