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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If I were Linda, I would run away and go back to my abusing father. At first, he denies the beauty of a rose and think of it as a cheap, ugly flower, but when he becomes a beast, he cares for the roses he planted as if they were his treasure.
I do have a major complaint about how Flinn handles the disability of one character. Blah, blah, blah, and more blahs.
It’s dogged by awkward dialogue, a ridiculous plot and lackluster performances, especially by the leads She bfastly so ‘poor me’ every time she would talk about all the things she never had. Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve ‘s Beauty and the Beast. Now yes, I realize that because of his curse, he learned the err of his ways and matured once he was stripped of his beauty and confidence, but if good looks and confidence were his only crime at age of sixteen I feel the witch was too flippant with her curse.
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Third, the relationship development.
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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 gave it two stars because I liked the whole concept, but in the end, the way the author carried out the story kind of made me want to burn the book, despite every book I buy being like a child to me. I enjoyed seeing Kyle’s character arc who later renames himself Adrianand just how much his perspective shifts.
View all 3 comments. I eng,ish I had copied down the quote, but I really liked the line that Lindy says. The writing style was easy to get in to and I enjoyed the story being told from Kyle’s point of view.
Shortly before the last year is up, Linda wishes to see her father once more. As far zlex retellings go, this one stays fairly true to the original tale: English Choose a language for shopping. Lindy was kind of pathetic to me.
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She is a strong and courageous character, she is smart and independent. Archived from the original on 28 Beasstly But I think this is a good story, well told Perhaps I was tired and feeling a little raw when Ales read this in one four-hour sitting, but that isn’t the only reason I got a catch in my throat and a drop in my eye.
Her stories are timeless tales with a modern twist that even non-readers would enjoy.
I didn’t get back to it until I had my first daughter, Katie. Changing scenery doesn’t make the story new, it’s how you allow the characters to grow from their fairy tale roots and become something special in their own right. I’m not sure the book is deserving of so much time.
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To me, Kyle isn’t really a bad guy, he just likes to act like he is. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. I loved every moment of it.
In fact, I’d go so far as to say the cover’s misleading, and after reading the book, I have to say I had absolutely NO IDEA who the blazes these two people on the cover are, but they sure as hell aren’t in the book. The character development was wonderful.