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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I also think it was enjoyable to me as I listened to the audio book version while driving a long distance, something nice and easy for the drive. Bookendsfables and folklore cloxked, fantasyfictionGr. I just had to start with that, because it made me endlessly happy to see the tale even included.

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The entire story is very lighthearted and very comedic in tone. It adds to the level of falseness. Dec 05, Cara rated it really liked it Shelves: Greek, Tlinn and Egyptian mythology. Really, cute is a terribly vague word.

View all 6 comments. This would totally change my perspective in reading hisI mean her books.

At ccloaked at the end of the story there is a foinn synopsis of what fairy tales were included. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

I bow, pushing Ryan down with me. I recognized the obvious one of the shoemaker. Mar 25, Sesana rated it liked it Shelves: The rest of the tales are sort of worked into the sub-plots. Rollrock island is a lonely rock of gulls and waves, blunt fishermen and their homely wives. You’re so lucky that you receive all of these lovely ARCs!


But my mom needs me to work in the shoe repair.

Why does she want to know about me? There will be elves!

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. I love this genre, and I’ll definitely be checking out whatever she puts out in the future. Oh, we also interviewed Flinn. Also the accents in this book annoyed me very much. Its been months since I’ve read this book, so I can’t really go deeper with things I disliked. She can’t possibly be surprised that he’s slow to catch on. Farnesworth turns and takes a step back, then a second, onto my foot.

It seemed real or as real as you can get in a fairytale retelling. Like me, Meg works for her parents, helping out even during the school year. The princess gave him a magic cloak and a pair of earbuds so he can talk to animals who were once humans.

But a little magic changed it all. I just didn’t enjoy aelx, the plot went too fast and I ended up skipping most cloxked the second half of it.

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It just sort of happened, too, without any fllnn evidence of their true feelings. I liked Johnny I guess, although to me he was a bit boring, as was Meg. Will Johnny end up with the European princess or magically fall in love with Meg?

I barely care about any of them and they’re not alrx that interesting in return. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. I’d recommend to lovers of witty humor, unique and inventive fairy tale retellings, and characters with a ton of gumption and personality! Alex Flinn is cloaaked with modern fairytale remakes. Cloaked by Alex Flinn Goodreads Author. I listened to this entertaining book on audio Glinn early this summer and its funny goofiness suited the relaxed feel of the warm sunny days.


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I’m baffled, stumped, and it’s really nagging at me. She included a directory of the fairy tales she used at the end of the novel as well as a listing for the Sur La Lune Cloajed Tales website, which has much more detailed information and this I unabashedly love her for!!

Johnny also designs shoes in his spare time, making them out of fabric s “Stranger things have happened- and recently too.

It seemed like Mrs.

Cloaked, by Alex Flinn– Restarting May 5th For those who can’t get enough of Alex Flinn’s work won’t surely want to miss this. There are so many books in fact, ALL Of the books I’ve read in which the parent is clueless to their son’s or daughter’s whereabouts. That process of alsx is just so precious; I think it’s what creates in children a lifetime love of learning.