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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This story of Beauty and the Beast is set in modern timesin the city of New York. The story is set in a modern New York, and this is definitely refreshing.

Beastly (Beastly, #1; Kendra Chronicles, #1) by Alex Flinn

With his sense of entitlement he doesn’t mind gloating and shining his ego on others, and he might as well crush other people’s self-esteem while he’s at it. Key message in this book. Especially in society in which you are expected to only have his children. I was a little cautious about starting it, but once I began, there was no stopping.

The book gave more depth to Kyle’s character, feelings, perspective of things, and how he saw the world, than I thought possible and I’m so glad for it because it made this an amazing story!

Someone has to love him, and more importantly he has to love them back. The story being told through his eyes, the reader sees how isolation and pain slowly mend Kyle’s soul, turn it to seeking inner beauty and create Adrian – a guy who descriminates between shallowness and true kindness.


He must fall in love and be loved in return to be transformed back into his true form. View all 8 comments.

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But for me, Beastly was only OK. Learning that nothing real comes when you buy it, that you’ve got to earn someone’s respect and trust.

Daughter of the Pirate King. While at first he comes off as selfish and shallow and in many ways is it is quick to learn where his habits come from. You think I’m talking fairy tales?

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I loved the side characters of the blind tutor and housekeeper. He is transformed into a Beast by a witch when he invokes her wrath by proving how much of a terrible person he is.

It’s no deformity, no disease. Instead of just taking a beating like a man, the dead-beat Dad offers his Daughter in return. Pero me ha encantado. His idea of entertainment is to laugh at the less fortunatelook-wise and money-wise.

Learning he can’t get everything he wants, and that the heart is not for sale. He is vainknows how he looks and doesn’t have any problem with flaunting it. Kyle Kingsbury is rich, tall, blond, perfect Visit her beatsly at www. In beastlyy location had been in India or some parts of the Middle East, there would have been an exotic element to the story. He makes the mistake of blowing a girl off, and pays dearly for that mistake.

Kyle really grew alexx me. A little Cheesy at times, but it wasn’t a huge part of the story. This probably influenced my interest in witches It also means I can’t use that as a password or security question — and no, I won’t tell you my first pet’s name. It was definitely an easy read, I finished this page book within about 3 hours. Kyle Kingston, is a young, handsome, rich, spoiled rotten child from NYC, who probably could make a cameo in Gossip Girl, is our Beast.


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It was lovely watching Kyle change and grow throughout the storylearn the importance of being a good person, becoming someone who judges based on personality and not by how someone looks or how much money he has. Beastly by Alex Flinn 7 16 Jun 04, Zeiser, told my mother, “Alexandra marches to her own drummer.

Will Kyle finally find his true love and break the curse? It’s not the dlinn re-telling I’ve read, but it kept my attention. The Beauty of Darkness. I was collecting rejection slips at age seven! Riza Mae I’ve read Beastly and Bewitching and yes, they’re connected in terms of the character Kendra,but no, you don’t have to read one to understand the …more I’ve read Beastly and Bewitching and yes, they’re connected in terms of the character Kendra,but no, you don’t have to read one to understand the other because all of them are different stories just narrated and being connected by the witch Kendra A rich, spoiled, popular pretty-boy who seems to have it all.