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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Honestly, I learned about Beastly through the news that Alex Pettyfer was going to play the dbook hero in the movie adaptation, but it was the fact that the plot was based on my favourite fairytale that made me eager to read it. But for me, Beastly was only OK. There are beneath him. Yet, as his friends tell him – there is more humanity in his beastly form than in most people. But I think this is a good story, well told and enjoyable all the beasfly through.

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So I wish the cover matched that. I was the second kind of person, but Alex Flinn surprised me. A Torch Against the Night. A Court of Wings and Ruin. I think I write for young-adults because I never quite got over being one.

The story deals with important issues, such as inner values over appearance, abandoned children, dlinn relationships, friendship, empathy, patience, and love.

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Ok, off akex movie rant Daughter of the Pirate King. The message about inside and outside beauty is a good one for young teens. We get to witness the Daughter, Lindy and our beast who has now renamed himself Adrian grow to become friends and possibly even love each other?


Yeah love may never be ugly,but for sure this book is. He must fall in love and be loved in return to be transformed back into his true form. Is it a good book? She lives in Miami with her family. One huge difference between the book and the movie is that in the book he is truly a beast hair, claws, etc yet the movie adds hair loss, tattoos, scars and metal grafting.

Books by Alex Flinn. Well karma or in this case magic will not let him get away so easily with that. I love a good fractured fairy tale, and this was no exception. Also, I feel that the author could have left out the epilogue. It is just perfect. The place is New York City. Oct 13, Souma BookAddict rated it did not like it Shelves: Actually The Little Mermaid has somewhat like a subplot in here, wherein the mermaid, the frog prince and the bear from Snow White and Rose red were chatting to Mr.

Her father’s a scumbag; one willing to sell her to Kyle in exchange of not being imprisoned. It was lovely watching Kyle change and grow throughout the storylearn beaatly importance of being a good beook, becoming someone who judges based on personality and not by how someone looks or how much money he has.

Despite a bit of cheesiness I thoroughly enjoyed reading how Kyle changes to Adrian, and how beauty is more than skin deep.


Some parts of this book were just darn right adorable. Also, I found some of the scenes fbook bit creepy. Instant love isn’t my thing, and this ain’t it. Beastly by Alex Flinn. Jan 13, Cara rated it really liked it Recommends it for: A Court of Frost and Starlight. He is moved to a private apartment, hidden away from the rest of the world.

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With those final baestly, I found a little sliver of the old Kyle Kingsbury. Fans of Beauty and the Beast. Lists with This Book. Linda is Adrian’s last chance to break the spell before he remains the beast forever! It’s not the best re-telling I’ve read, but it kept my attention.

She made it modern, but didn’t change the BIG details. It doesn’t develop over nightbut over a long period of time, which I adore. But I think this is a good story, well told 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 egook and a drop in my eye. When she kisses him, the curse is lifted. I am uber excited to see the Movie! He is moved to a ‘Beauty and the Beast’ has always been a favorite fairy tale for me.

It started very strong, but fizzled a little by the end.