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.

Author: Zulkilkree Kagagore
Country: Congo
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Art
Published (Last): 9 August 2013
Pages: 259
PDF File Size: 12.34 Mb
ePub File Size: 18.48 Mb
ISBN: 347-9-59225-142-4
Downloads: 35575
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kakazahn

Cloaked had its princess. People are like shoes. Cloaked is a similar story in many ways. The witch then curses him for his cruelty. View all 17 comments. She wants him to go on a quest to fi more reviews here I really liked how Alex Flinn modernized a whole bunch of little fairytales and stuck them together to make a great modern fairytale.

Personally, I enjoyed all the transformed animals the rat, the swans, the foxand I liked Meg. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page.

Good thing though, he knows he’s stupid; too bad, it doesn’t stop him from acting. Same beloved fairytales just made for a slightly older audience!

Cloaked by Alex Flinn | Scholastic

No doubt I was still unimpressed. She asks for his flijn in rescuing her brother who has been turned into a frog. Cloaked – March Group Read 33 28 Apr 06, I do not remember a red flower being mentioned, or somebody saying something about a red flower. It’s just him and his mom, and his dad has been missing for years.

On the last day of the second year, Adrian looks for Linda in the mirror and sees her being dragged into a building by a man. I’m not really sure why, as I haven’t written a review there. Cloaked is a Percy Jackson style romp, a mash-up of Southern Florida and several classic fairy tales.


Cloaked – a YA novel by Alex Flinn

Even more, she asks for his help to rescue her brother the prince who has been turned into a frog and vanished from Sure, there was some jealousy but the princess was so oblivous and innocent that it was too hard to be mad at her. Anyway, I read the premise and I do not know what retelling would this be. The author tried to mash a bunch of fairy tale retellings together and failed. I work at the pool.

Adrian lets her see him with the magic mirror and she finds that he has become sick through drug use. In case you were wondering why Alex Flinn seemed to be a part of your consciousness prior to cliaked this book review. Shortly before cloakde last year is up, Linda wishes to see her father once more. I write my first drafts longhand, then I type them. Again, as with most fairytale retellings, the characters had a tendency to be a tad flat and unreal, but I still think Flinn does a better job than most when creating them.

Fade to Black is perhaps Flinn’s second-best known realistic novel and a frequent high school required read. Because I knew it all was true, the second I got cloaked.

Also, reading his point of view is like reading from the point of view of a girl.

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. More lows than highs but not a terrible book.

Alex Flinn

The fairytales that have been included in this book is: At the age of five she started thinking about being a writer and submitted early efforts to magazines like Highlights, which did not publish them. Makes me wish I could go to our lake-beach in town.


One was The Lcoaked Rabbit, which cloakd don’t need to discuss here, other than to say she still has it, of course. It was law school that cloaoed helped with my first novel. She also said that if he came back with her brother, she would marry him. The third viewpoint flihn is Goose, a little person who falls in love with Celine and tries to help her.

As time passes, she slowly warms up to him and he finds himself falling in love with her. Admittedly I’m not a big YA reader. Then we see the story of Emma and follow her as we learn about her stepsister, who turns out to be manipulative. SO I think that is the one thing I liked about the book.

Who assists Johnny on his quest even though she’s getting romantically screwed over in the process. And you know how I love that series so it definitely helped. To me, he sounded like a girl. Halfway through of this book, it started to get dull.

Whom she claims was turned into a frog by an evil witch, then set loose in the Florida keys. I love this genre, and I’ll definitely be checking out whatever she puts out in the future.