Flinn throws in retellings of “Hansel and Gretel,” “The Little Mermaid” and “The Princess and the Pea,” along with the overriding Cinderella. Bewitching can be a beast Once, I put a curse on a beastly and arrogant high school boy. That one turned out alright. Others didn’t. I go to a new school. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. Kendra, the witch behind the transformational curse in Beastly (), finally has the floor. In , teenage Kendra relates the .
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And poor Kendra never sees her brother bewifching. The story starts out with how Kendra became a witch and in between little short stories of other fairy tales she had a hand in pop up.
Beaitching being a re-telling a Cinderella, with of course a twist. With the new take on some well known stories, the author takes you on an adventure of survival, love, magic and so much more. I got sad about what happened when she helped the children from a gingerbread house, the prince and the mermaid.
I still have in fact a very big question mark in my head for who that random guy in the end was. I recommend this book to people of all ages, its just that good. I totally loved it! If you like ebwitching of classic fairy tales this is the book for you.
It is called Diva. But now I’m sure to hunt more of her books down and read them. Hardcoverpages. To ask other readers questions about Bewitchingplease sign up. Stepmothers get a bum rap, just like witches. 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.
It’s a great read, sometimes I hate Lisette and sometimes I pity her.
Not a little fragile orphan girl, Lisette was jealous and vengeful; she took everything for Emma, her friends, her boyfriend, even love of her father. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Which brings us to the gingerbread house. After I came back from the dead Immortal, remember?! Jan 13, Jonababez rated it it was amazing Shelves: In my mind, I am still years-old, running laps on the athletic field, wearing this really baggy f,inn gymsuit.
She gave no effort whatsoever in trying to reclaim her life. Emma is desperate for a sister, and wants to be close to Lisette, but it quickly becomes apparent that Lisette is out to destroy Emma, out of jealousy.
Excited to get it and read it! Dos cosas para comentar. So what happens is a girl named Flinnn gets dumped on them after her mother dies, apparently her father left them when she was three. I appreciate some subtlety. It’s an amiable read at best.
Kendra Chronicles 4 books. Well, I’m happy to report that When I picked this up, I was hoping it wouldn’t suck. As that story progresses, Kendra breaks in with her thoughts about what is goi I haven’t read any books by this author before- what was I thinking?
Preview — Bewitching by Alex Flinn. Everyone knows she was being a fake but Emma being too trysting bewitxhing kind thought the best in her which was a lie. Since she miraculously saved her brother from a disease that wasn’t curable, they decide to run away. I had a really hard time making friends, so I spent a lot of bewitcying reading and writing then.
This novel was absolutely stunning. When I picked this up, I was hoping it wouldn’t suck. Her whole family dies from it, except her little brother whom s Where to start, where to start?
And I pretty much know everything after hundreds of years – except for when to take my powers and butt out. Emma is a sweet, but plain girl, bookish and quiet, living a happy life with her mother and step-father.
Aug 23, Amanda rated it really liked it Shelves: Flinn throws in retellings of “Hansel and Gretel,” “The Little Mermaid” and “The Princess and the Pea,” along with the overriding Cinderella scenario, and she keeps the narrative moving along in sprightly fashion.
Next, the writing style. Minor things became laex issues because again Emma allowed it. While all this is happening the witch catches Kendra and her brother charlie and holes them captive. I also like the spin-off of different fairy tales bewitchinb as Cinderella, Little Mermaid and Hansel and Gretel. Library check out if you must.
I loved the characters in the flunn. Throughout the centuries, Kendra occasionally uses her powers to aid bewitchung, but not always to good effect. I always feel kind of sad and empty when I finish reading a really good book, because it is over, and I have to leave the world that it created in my mind. She is not mean, on purpose of course.
I look bewtiching to reading more of Alex Flinn’s books! The story also make a side trip to visit the Titanic and place The Little Mermaid on board. With Flinn’s writing you don’t get just one point of view.
I don’t know how she does it, but I appreciate the amount of effort she placed in this book especially how she tried to incorporate bits and pieces of history to make the book seem more realistic.