Editorial Reviews. From School Library Journal. Gr –Privileged, popular, and proud, high school student Kyle Kingsbury knows he can get away with. Alex Flinn loves fairy tales and is the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling Beastly, a spin on Beauty and the Beast that was named a VOYA Editor’s. Buy the eBook Beastly, Kendra Chronicles by Alex Flinn online from Australia’s leading online eBook store. Download eBooks from Booktopia today.

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Flinn just made it so real.

Alex Flinn

This novella lets readers peek into the journal Lindy kept while she was getting to know—and love—her beast. It was law school that probably helped with my first novel. Therefore reading this had me quite exciting. At first annoying but about halfway though we start to see that heart of gold shining through. This story of Beauty and the Beast is set in modern timesin the city of New York. No place to moral lesson, so going on with my review, I may say that this book as you notice reading the title is a fairy tale on ours moderns days.

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There is nothing wrong with sticking to tradition and trying to capture the spirit of a classic fairy tale, however, if you can’t make the adaptation interesting it will always be average.


It is meant to be permanent, however, due to him performing one good task prior to being transformed he gets a chance for redemption. This was the very first beast that I felt not pity for at first,but as I found out about him I started to understand him better,that’s the sign of a great storyteller.

It started very strong, but fizzled a little by the end. Instant love isn’t my thing, and this ain’t it. Could the female character have been more richly developed? Someone has to love him, and more importantly he has to love them back. When the other kids were on Book 20, I was on Book 1! I lost all my respect for Lindy, fawning all over Kyle; she lost her backbone. Add to that a cute blind teacher and a maid who sometimes speaks perfect English even though she shouldn’t be able to, and you’ve got a great set of character that really make the book worth reading.

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Beastly by Alex Flinn (ebook)

It is a slow-paced read, because the setting spans two years. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. At First, I was a little thrown off by the Chat’s, but they grew on me.

Beastly just goes to show that you can be beautiful of the face,but be a monster inside. This probably influenced my interest in witches It also means I can’t use that as a password beeastly security question — and no, I won’t tell you my first pet’s name. A Little Bit Of This: A Court of Wings and Ruin.

Beast,y parts of this book were just darn right adorable. Like literally twice a year.

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He is moved to a private apartment, hidden away from the rest of the world. No average isn’t bad, it just forgettable.

In a way, he reminded me of a young Anthony Zacchara, the crazy NYC mobster from General Hospitalwho used to coo over his rose garden. I believe that’s true. Happy ending can be such a drag As for the romance, I found it lovely. Kendra Chronicles 4 books. I did not expect to like this book as much as I did.

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Key message in this book. He was the one who handed me aelx copy of Ellen Tebbits and said, “I think you’re ready for this.

And unfortunately for him, he knows it and plays the part well. To be honest the movie is way way better than this.

And most of all, the girl who he gets to fall in love with him drove me crazy. Zeiser, told my mother, “Alexandra marches to her own drummer.

Yes, the spell, the one the witch in my English class cast on me. While amusing it doesn’t fit. One of my favorite fairytales as a child was Beauty and the Beast. Adrian hides himself in a apartment with only his housekeeper Magda and his blind tutor will. My library Help Advanced Book Search.