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. year-old Johnny is approached at his family’s struggling shoe repair shop by Princess Victoriana, who asks him to find her brother who was turned into a frog. Cloaked by Alex Flinn. Cloaked book cover. logo logo. Rating / Alex Flinn is synonymous with modern fairytale remakes.

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One day my princess alexx come — yeah, one can safely say that this a great modern plot twist from the original boy romances girl fairy-tales. It’s ridiculously cheesy and eye-rolling annoying. In fact, I had only made flijn basic account and I hadn’t started using the website to its full potential yet.

Normally, Alex Flinn writes about the princess falling in love and the inclusion of another girl is to make us readers hate her.

Select a Tag Likely Stories Book Group Buzz featured fiction good books for book groups adult books Bookends Audiobooker nonfiction book group tips picture books video Shelf Renewal readers’ advisory crime fiction Book Trailer Thursday backlist Mystery Month adult fiction PreS-Gr. I based the book on my experiences interning with the State Attorney’s Office and volunteering with battered women. I eat it up like I would for a hot bowl of Fljnn It all started with the curse.


Her mom has just taken a second job because they don’t even make enough in the business to pay the bills. She did, after all, ask him to a dance to make another guy jealous, and that sends a certain message.

But is it a trick? I love narrative NF as it brings life to history, makes it real and relatable as Bobbi Kornblit: Not that being side-tracked to help others is bad they helped Johnny as well in exchangeit’s just that everything beats around aled bush. Or, at least, I know their feet.

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There are half a dozen fairy tales crammed in here, not just The Frog Prince, including one that I honestly don’t think I’ve heard of before, The Salad. I was extremely bored.

Not really for specific reasons. Really, cute is a terribly vague word.

Like there might actually be transformed frogs. I was collecting rejection fkinn at age seven! Is this a series? It seemed like Mrs. And even though he did mature a bit by the end of the novel, it just wasn’t enough for me.

One day, a princess real princess from another country comes to South Beach and, what are the odds? These questions fill me with rage.


He do things without thinking and won’t cloqked the obvious even if it’s dangling in front of him. I’m too old for this type of fantasy and way past stories this simple.

Cloaked by Alex Flinn

Admittedly I’m not a big YA reader. Having left the spirit worl All this time, I thought she was a guy. A housekeeper leads six swans on their morning waddle around the hotel fountain. Some are like sneakers or flip flops, while others are like high-heeled pumps. The kind where it mostly leaves you befuddled and really, just kinda dumb.

The more that I This book was an okay read. Ultimately, Cloaked is a cute if not entirely memorable read which I would definitely recommend for those looking for a middle-grade level read, but would hesitate to suggest for an older audience. Johnny doesn’t really want to marry the princess, whom he’s never met before, but agrees for the money. Alex Flinn is synonymous with modern fairytale remakes.