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. Flinn researched many. Beastly is a novel by Alex Flinn. It is a retelling of the fairytale Beauty and the Beast set in modern-day New York City from the view of the beast. Flinn. Fera – Beastly (Em Portugues do Brasil) [Alex Flinn] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. O livro de Alex Flinn e uma adaptacao moderna do .

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It tells me he’s got a secret to keep.

These fairy tale retellings are short- they are brief fun retellings that take some of my favorite fairy tales into new settings The Little Mermaid- come on! I learned to read early.

Set in Miami, it tells the story of a teen who works at the shoe repair counter at a posh South Beach hotel until he is sent on a quest by a princess, whose brother has been turned into a frog by a witch and set loose in the Florida Keys.

She has a stepdad that she considers her real dad and an overbearing and critical mother. The characters were a little dull, except for Kendra, who, apparently, appears in later books. If I’m not mistaken, that movie was still not in existence in But I suggest reading Beastly first before you read this.

What makes this book really something is the added perspective that you DON’T get from reading Beastly. I heard a few good reviews about it. Preview — Beastly by Alex Flinn. It was a bit painful to see how “out of touch” Kyle was, but it does portray his desperation well. Yes, it does repeat quite a bit of the content in Beastlybut then, they’re supposed to be two sides of the same story, what did you expect?


I truly enjoyed this book – which is no surprise considering my soft spot for fairy tales! I Am Number Four.


Well, I’m happy to report that When I picked this up, I was hoping it wouldn’t suck. What Happened to Goodbye. Retrieved 23 October As that story progresses, Kendra breaks in with her thoughts about what is going on and brings up other tales she has been a part of. I couldn’t believe how amazing and simple it was to fall in love with this book.

When a robber stumbles into his garden Adrian offers him a deal; he won’t report the robber to the police if the robber brings Adrian his daughter, Linda.

You think I’m talking fairy tales? Perhaps I was tired and feeling a little raw when I read this in one four-hour sitting, but that isn’t the only reason I got a catch in my throat and a drop in my eye. Told in diary style, it gives a little back story on Beastly I did like that it wlex us more history on Kyle and Linda I haven’t read any books by this author before- what was I thinking? The only pleasure he has is a greenhouse were he grows rose’s,but when he finds a robber their he tells him he alez let him go if he brings his daughter Linda to him.

LOL all in all I enjoyed the story it just was not what I wanted it to be.

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Yeah, so Kendra should help her. I Am Number Four: I didn’t get back to it until I had my first daughter, Katie. The first thing that attracted me to the book was t Oh my heart just melted into a gooey mozzarella cheese Books by Alex Flinn. Kendra later offers Kyle further aid by giving him a magic mirror that shows him whomever he wishes to see. Couldn’t put it down.


Lisette steals everything from Emma at first, but after her father dies Emma’s mother gets back at her for all the years she’s tortured Emma. Wanting back the guy who cheated on you with your step sister? Lacks faith in her self.

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He is locked in a mansion-like apartment by his shallow, image-obsessed father. People who have been cursed, and most amusingly – people from fairytales we know; The Frog Prince, The Little Mermaid, etc.

Emma is smart, plain, and not very cool. Open Preview See a Problem? It is called Diva. But her life takes a dramatic turn when her beautiful, perfect, and seemingly fragile step-sister Lisette comes to live with them after her mother’s death.

I besstly afraid to read it after some reviews pointed out view spoiler [her inability to confess her love to Adrian hide spoiler ] but I really beast,y her. A complex one but she makes the story interesting. But I compensated for this early proficiency by absolutely refusing to read the programmed readers required by the school system — workbooks where you read the story, then answered the questions. Will she be the one to break the curse?

That’s why I like it so much, because there were corny scenes.

And I beaatly it because I feel the same way about him. Can anyone else not stand Lisette? The overall romance — especially at the end — was cheesy. Like a miracle he survives and they entire out of their village.