Beastly has ratings and reviews. Cara said: So this book has been around for awhile and my sister actually had read it when it first came o. Find out what it was like for the beast in Alex Flinn’s contemporary retelling of Yes, the spell, the one the witch in my English class cast on me. With a new Beauty and the Beast movie hitting theaters in spring , it’s time to catch up on all things Beastly. Find out what it was like for the beast in Alex.

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Then, I read a lot of young-adult novels by writers I admired. As he lays injured in his arms she confesses her love to him, breaking the curse in a fashion more closely based on the book and the original Beauty and the Beast story. Jul 23, Nick rated it it was ok Shelves: People who have been cursed, and most amusingly – people from fairytales we know; The Frog Prince, The Little Mermaid, etc.

When he started gardening and reading classic novels, it just didn’t feel right, it felt false, like he was pretending to be something he wasn’t, and when he then began to think more of others it felt really false too. And then, I’ll tell you how I became perfectly. It’s a remake, modern-take on Beauty and the Beast. And I’ll stay this way forever—ruined—unless I can break the spell.

She was beautiful, independent beastlh, most of all, smart. Kyle Kingsbury is the son of a famous and wealthy newsman, and he also has what it takes to make girls swoon over him – good looks. I learned to read early. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. When the other kids were on Book 20, I was on Book 1! Explore the Home Gift Guide.


So, I wanted to translate that into this film as well. You think I’m talking fairy tales? CBS Films announced that clothing and accessories, social expressions and games would be produced to market the film. That adds a feeling of englisn and worry not only during the first few moments, but for years; knowing that every year you are getting older and will eventually be married to some man.

When other girls idolized real life celebrities, I idolized Belle. Views Read Edit View history. Buy the selected items together This item: True to the tale, we are stuck waiting until the last minute for any resolution to his curse.

Description With a new Beauty and the Beast movie hitting theaters in springit’s time to catch up on all things Beastly. Read reviews that ennglish beauty and the beast fairy tale alex flinn kyle kingsbury new york fairy tales point of view modern day chat room high school true love york city retelling of beauty fall in love blind tutor main character young adult break the curse read this book even though.

His thoughts on how Lindy would perceive him were interesting, but sad. Kyle is still kind of a dick at the end.

The characters were stereotypical and not worth remembering. If I were Linda, I would run away and go back to my abusing father. Aug 25, Lina rated it it was ok Recommends it for: There is a movie adaptation of Beastly coming out enlish since Vanessa Hudgens is playing Lindy, I guess the moral of the story was lost in production He is moved to a ‘Beauty and the Beast’ has always been a favorite fairy tale for me. I don’t remember any of the names even!

I don’t really think this book would have been very interesting for older teens, year-olds is a target audience. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Would Linda face her fear or would Kyle become himself again? You think I’m talking fairy tales? Yes, the spell, the one the witch in my English class cast on me. When he plays an evil trick on a fat, ugly girl named Kendra, he is cursed to become what he really is – a b This book is a charming retelling of the story of Beauty and the Beast.


I do have a major complaint about how Flinn handles the disability of one character. Will Kyle finally find his true love and break the curse?

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Learning he can’t get everything he wants, and that the heart is not for sale. Lindy, in a way, is one of us. You’re talking to someone who is a fanatic about it [prosthetics and movie make-up] and I’ve never seen anything that looks remotely similar to this.

And I’ll stay this way forever-ruined-unless I can break the spell. She keeps the drama and intrigue high and constantly challenges the reader in this twist on Beauty and the Beast ” [6]. But for the first time ever, I’m going to have to say I enjoyed the movie more than the book, this time.

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Question is, were you happy I wasn’t furry? He is locked in a mansion-like apartment by his equally shallow, image-obsessed father. AND she gave him a mirror so that he could look at people from his former life as a cool popular boy and they wouldn’t know it. I enjoyed this new take on Beauty and the Beast. The condition aex the book was accurately described and the content of the book was captivating.