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.

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I know a lot of it was meant to be funny too like the prince but he was more annoying. She calls him a “good boy,” gives him money and two magical things then promises to marry him after he completes the quest.

This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. Johnny is on a quest of self-discovery and magic and, there is a girl involved… two girls, in fact. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Tell me she has a French accent, and in my head I will read her dialogue in a French accent. I ended up skimming through the second half and wishing that it would be I wasn’t really expecting much from this book don’t really know whyso at least it wasn’t a complete disappointment. He taps into the South Florida network of magically transformed creatures — the Used-To-Bes, as they call themselves — for intel on the missing amphibian, and with their tips and the help of his best friend, Meg he tracks the enchanted frog across South Florida, though of course he pays for this intelligence by helping the Used-To-Bes with the lifting of their various enchantments.

He did tons of different voices and accents for all of the characters and that made it so much more enjoyable. Beastly was an amazing movie and I bet Cloaked will be as great a movie. But a good witch.

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Of course, Meg bears some blame in that. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. May 21, Joy rated it liked it Shelves: That is how good it is!

Beastly is a novel by Alex Flinn. I haven’t read Beastlywhich is also by Alex Flinn, but I don’t think I’ll be reading it since this one was just plain annoying. People are like shoes.

Johnny is a hard-working year-old who works in a shoe repair store in a fancy Miami hotel. If I walked into a bookstore today, “Cloaked” isn’t something I would pick up off the rack and choose for myself.

There were so many points in the novel where I would just stare at the page and say, “Stupid. I’m glad it was a quick enough read to finish in one night or I think I might have given up trying to finish.

Even the author’s pre-prepared blurb isn’t an example of great grammar. The catch with magical realism, is you have to pull the reader in and make said magic believable. A future in w All in all I didn’t really like this book.

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The witch then curses him for his cruelty. There will be elves! It all started with the curse. Johnny also designs shoes in his spare time, making them out of fabric s “Stranger things have happened- and recently too. She cloaled Adrian’s last chance to break the spell before his two years are up.

Cloaked by Alex Flinn – Advance Review

I felt like we were jumping from crisis to crisis ALL the time. You recognize the elements but have to chuckle at how they were incorporated into Cloaked. This book needed to be cut down to like half its size and then I would have maybe given it another star. The only kids I knew at that age it’s billed as being a book suited for grades 6 through 9 who knew that correctly before it came up in our English class lesson plan were the avid readers.


He’s convinced the money will fix everything and he’ll do almost anything so he and his mom can have a better life.

Refresh and try again. Rapid action and amusing situations make it a quick read that will easily entice even reluctant readers.

Cloaked by Alex Flinn

If done right, they can transport us back to our childhood and back to the times where our parents would come to us at night to read us one of these beloved stories for us to fall asleep.

Like he was so eloquent! Flinn’s storytelling leaves much to be desired. Please help improve it by removing promotional content and inappropriate external linksand by adding encyclopedic content written from a neutral point of view.

She kisses him, breaking the spell and turns him back to normal. Read a free preview of Cloaked by Alex Flinn. He goes on a long journey to find the frog but he finds the frog It was released on January 26, Diva, a sequel to Breathing Underwater was released in It began for our narrator forty years ago when the family lodger stole their car and committed suicide in it, stirring up ancient powers best left undisturbed.