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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I try to jump back. Don’t you value my opinion enough not to question it? The dialogue was also poor. So there you have it, folks. There are a couple twists but they are really easy to guess even if you are not familiar with the fairy tales, which I wasn’t. I can now retell it by heart, after reading it over a times, no hyperbole. Imagining a teenager in this framework is a bit bizarre.

If you don’t know what Misty is talking about, go read the story [I’m now done speaking in creepy 3rd qlex you can relax. Meg has been secretly in love with him forever and has been waiting for him to realize she is right here in front of him.

Cloaked by Alex Flinn

All the other characters are pretty flat as well. It begins with Kendra’s original family and we get to see when she cloakef out she was a witch.

I even knew what The Salad was! The fairytales that have been included in this book is: I was beyond happy when it played a part in this novel. Feb 13, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: Maybe because he keeps on running and get side-tracked by his main mission. She kisses him, breaking the spell and turns him back to normal. It tells the story of Caitlin attending performing arts school as she gets over what happened between her and Nick and learns to be her own person while bonding with her often-flighty mother.


Cloaked by Alex Flinn book review

Rapid action and amusing situations make it a quick read that will easily entice even reluctant readers. Then, I read a lot of young-adult novels by writers I admired. Johnny is on a quest of self-discovery and magic and, there is a girl involved… two girls, in fact.

You can read an excerpt here. Thank you for taking the time to write a review on this book, it really makes a difference and helps readers to find their perfect book. She wanted to make some other guy jealous, but for a moment on the dance floor, I thought there could be something there. Why does she want to know about me? It begins with the tale of Violet, a friendless, homely girl who discovers she has magic powers and uses these powers to acquire beauty.

Unfortunately they have a hard time making ends meet, but with some luck or fate you could say, a princess comes to town that will seem to have the key or more like money to make all those problems go away.

I’m baffled, stumped, and it’s really nagging at me. I know some scenes are the way they are from the fairytales but I think I’m expecting something not far from the original yet heavier and more complex than what this book presented. View all 37 comments.

This book would make a wonder animated movie for children. The rest of the tales are sort of worked into the sub-plots. FantasyRomanceFiction. An excerpt from the book was included in Liz Claiborne, Inc’s Love is Dloaked Abuse curriculum, which was formulated to teach students about dating violence. Shortly before the last year is up, Linda wishes to see her father once more.

It all started with the curse. Alexandra Flinn born October 23, is an American writer of novels for young adults.

Alex Flinn

Books by Alex Flinn. Here, young Tristran Thorn h Farnesworth turns and takes a step back, then a second, onto my foot. This book is written as a diary showing the events of Beastly from Lindy’s perspective, along with a few extra things. This is the worst Alex Flinn books I’ve ever read. I was laughing the whole way through “Cloaked,” and not in a good way.


He designs shoes, but since his dad disappeared years ago, the family has barely been able to scrape by, let alone send Johnny off to college, or fashion school, or wherever you go to become a famous shoe person like Jimmy Choo. Alex Flinn is a girl, I mean a woman! I went to the library and took out books on writing. It was also a 1 New York Times bestseller. Let me set the scene for you: Too many events happening and too many storylines for one story. There are a few things I want flin point out quickly: I glance at the elevators.

Like he was so eloquent!

I later learned that my mom tossed it out when she was cleaning my drawers. I started writing an early and laughable version of Breathing Underwater in college I was really bored on a car trip with my parents. For those who can’t get enough of Alex Flinn’s work won’t surely want to miss this. 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.

Like Beastly, Cloaked takes a young man in modern times and throws him into the world of fairy tales.