Author: Alex Flinn

Book Review: Cloaked

Book Review: Cloaked

It's been a while since I read Beastly, which was a novel I enjoyed immensely and then instantly thought, geez I hope this author writes more fairy tale novels soon. So I was excited to see another fairy tale rendition from Flinn.   I love the quotes at the beginning of each chapter. They are from a fairy tale and some I honestly have not read in a long time so it really resonated with the story and with myself as a fairy tale lover. So, this story is about Johnny, a boy who is good with shoes and runs […]

Posted July 11, 2012
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Book View: Bewitching

Book View: Bewitching

Short and Sweet: If I had to describe Bewitching in one word, the first word that comes to mind is choppy. Although the tale is suppose to center around Emma and Kendra, there are a lot of other characters that are included. It is almost like Finn created a mini Grimm's fairy tale book. Hansel and Gretel. The Little Mermaid. Cinderella. All these tales are there mixed in with the main premise. The reasoning for the choppy description is due to the overpowering mix of fairy tales. (Never thought I would say that.)   Final Verdict: Bewitching is just as […]

Posted April 4, 2012
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Book View: A Kiss in Time

Book View: A Kiss in Time

Short and Sweet: I love me a fairy tale retelling. Sometimes the author sticks really close to the original.. sometimes they go down a completely path. With A Kiss in Time, Alex Flinn does a little bit of both. In this tale, the past meets the modern age with a little romance mixed in. Talia, the past… Jack, the future. And when these two came together.. it was pretty explosive. Flinn does an amazing job of recreating this tale into some new and fresh. I have read numberous Sleeping Beauty tales, but not one quite like this.   Final Verdict: […]

Posted June 8, 2011
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