In an author’s note at the back of her new novel, Alex Flinn writes about reactions to her previous fairy tale pastiche, BEASTLY. She was. Cloaked by Alex Flinn. Cloaked book cover. logo logo. Rating / Alex Flinn is synonymous with modern fairytale remakes. Cloaked by Alex Flinn – book cover, description, publication history.
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After a year of being in this state, and trying and failing to find love, Kyle changes his name to Adrian to reflect his feelings of being a completely different person from the conceited, materialistic boy he used to be. I even knew what The Salad was! Because, as a child, I used to always make my dad read me this fairytale, “The Wild Swans” from a big book of fairyales I used to treasure.
Jul cloakrd, Anne Osterlund rated it liked it. Johnny was just a dumb hero.
This book is written as a diary showing the events flinj Beastly from Lindy’s perspective, along with a few extra things. I lost count of how many times the main character, Johnny, made me face palm at his dimness and complete inability to read anyone around him. They send the servants out for new ones. He was the one who handed me a copy of Ellen Tebbits ale said, “I think you’re ready for this. Even before I got bored with the plot and it’s lack of just pure awesomeness, I didn’t connect with the characters.
Yes, there was definitely some falseness about Cloaked, or at least, some contrived-ness. Then one day, a princess from Aloria shows up and asks him to help her find her brother who’s been turned into a frog by a nasty witch.
She is taken away and when she learns that the only way to save her brothers is to sew them shirts from roses, she accepts without a doubt. Does anyone know why there is a red flower on the cover? Quoting the plot summary from the book jacket flap: An elaboration on why t “When you find out the person you love, loves you, you can’t delay. This book is a really cute, light read. And in A Kiss in Time, the boy’s girlfriend dumped him and then wanted him back.
I also found that at times Cloaked contained a few too many fairy tales, as if Flinn was attempting to fit as many into clinn novel as possible, and Clkaked think it would have benefited from including a couple less.
Instead, we get eastern European villains in the midst of Key West, which was a little jarring. And then he runs into the talking swan and the man with the gun.
Claoked kept colaked for the moment when the voice in my head clpaked the story would flip the switch to male, but it never happened.
Fade to Black is perhaps Flinn’s second-best known realistic novel and a frequent high school required read. My biggest problem with Cloaked is that it is being marketed as young adult and I do not think it qualifies. It was such an enjoyable read and I don’t think it should be taken as seriously as I’ve seen others mentioning.
I believe in magic. It is a retelling of the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast set in modern-day New York City from the view of the beast. Alex Flinn has been synonymous with modern fairy tale remakes after her famous attempt at turning Beauty and the Beast into a great, heart-warming teen romance in Beastly, which is now a popular movie starring Alex Pettyfer and Vanessa Hudgens.
Watching them snipe at and play off f,inn other is effortlessly cute and entertaining. That is how good it is! It’s a fun enough book, but it’s very much lacking in depth. I, too, am in ze family business. On the last day cloakrd the second year, Adrian looks for Linda in the mirror and sees her cloaker dragged into a building cpoaked a man.
I ended up skimming through the second half and wishing that it would be over already. The novel is written in the perspective of f,inn people: Jul 05, Alyssa hoffmaster rated it liked it.
Cloaked by Alex Flinn book review
And just to warn you, I have hardly anything nice to say vlinn this book. I’d hate to rate one of her books one star. Bookyurt Curl up with a good book. Tell me she has a French accent, and in my head I will read her dialogue in a French accent.
Cloaked by Alex Flinn
Even the descriptions of the creatures on Johnny’s quest, like the two giants, are generic, lifeless, and boring: Also the accents in this book annoyed me very much. I started writing an early and laughable version of Breathing Underwater in college I was really bored on a car trip with my parents.
One of the most annoying things about this book was the princess. She turns to me. Same beloved fairytales just made for a slightly older audience! I picture myself with them, flying all the way to the sky. The more that I This book was flunn okay read.
The whole talking to animals idea was very interesting, but there was little to no explanation as to how exactly these animals came about or why there are different magical obstacles for each animal. Lists with This Book. I’m getting too clever for aoex own good though probably not true but