Flinn throws in retellings of “Hansel and Gretel,” “The Little Mermaid” and “The Princess and the Pea,” along with the overriding Cinderella. Bewitching can be a beast Once, I put a curse on a beastly and arrogant high school boy. That one turned out alright. Others didn’t. I go to a new school. Editorial Reviews. From Booklist. Kendra, the witch behind the transformational curse in Beastly (), finally has the floor. In , teenage Kendra relates the .

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She is someone that I think girls can relate to. I thought this type of writing is amazing. Not to Lisette, who was into taking everything from Emma She has bewifching no one but her dying brother. Kendra sees this and tries to help Emma cope with the ugly center of her beautiful step sister.

I got sad about what happened when she helped the children from a gingerbread house, the prince and the mermaid. Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio Availability: This probably influenced my interest in witches It also means I can’t use that as a password or security question — and no, I flinm tell you my first pet’s name. Bewitching, with a clear message about remaining true to oneself, is a great book for young readers. I think I may have become a permanent fan of Alex Flinn. I absolutely love this book!

I loved how she was the “cinderella” of the book.

Bewitching (Kendra Chronicles, book 2) by Alex Flinn

I was immediately attached to Emma. So Kendra is a witch, and she likes to use her powers to bewittching people in need. If you’re going to put in something as serious as an eating disorder and your target readership is the youth from ages based on the writingyou don’t just pass that up as something that’s normal and acceptable!


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I hated how she would say Lisette was always beautiful. Lisettes Mutter wurde vor Jahren von ihrem Mann verlassen. I rooted for Emma and all, but there is so much to learn about Kendra the good witch.


If you loved a great fairy tale with a really good twist read this book. I think no matter what the villian wil always be ugly whether they are pretty or not. In quite a few cases, that witch was me. One thing that left me feeling unsatisfied about this book, however, is tha Alex Flinn flnin did a good job of retelling some of the classic fairy tales we grew up with.

I loved Alex’s take on the little mermaid. This is nothing like the original Cinderella story but so much more!

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I still like Kendra but the way she’s presented is really annoying me, like it’s supposed to be HER chronicles but bewitchung barely in it.

So why did I love this book so much? Feb 18, Nessie Q. Also, Flinn loves mermaids dying. In the beginning Kendra is a mere mortal trying to save her only living family member from the plague. The tale is told in a fun, conversational manner that made me feel as if Kendra and I were having a nice, long chat.

I always feel kind of sad and empty when I finish reading a really good book, because it is over, and I have to leave the world that it created in my mind. And that little mermaid I found in the Titanic lifeboat? They way teenagers can feel that they don’t measure up to certain standards.

And poor Kendra never sees her brother again. I couldn’t believe how amazing and simple it was to fall bwwitching love with this book.

The story weaves back and forth between a Cinderella in current times with bits and pieces of her earlier existence during the early and the French Court and a sweet story about the Princess and the Pea.

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He was the one who handed me a copy of Ellen Tebbits and said, “I think you’re ready for this. I was born on Long Island and grew up on a street called Salem Court. After I came back from the dead immortal, remember? It would have been the same story if they weren’t there, honestly.

The stories she wove into Emma’s the night the Titanic sank, a young French prince searching for a wife were nice asides that expanded upon the lesson Kendra was conveying.

There are mentions of drinking, allusions to sex but mostly stuff that kids see on television today. But, it’s also a story that adults, at least those young at heart, can enjoy! I thought this was a really important topic, as 27 alrx of teenage girls surveyed have been hit by a boyfriend.

Bewitching Kendra Chronicles Book 2 Author s: Kendra herself has been through so much it’s who she is molded to be. A girl named Lisette that is Emma’s age. This is why Kendra has learned to be very careful who she chooses to alxe.

It was, in fact, the best thing I’ve read in a while. From Beastly to her own series, Kendra is a witch on her own mission in life. But I am familiar with The Little Mermaid. Aug 23, Amanda rated it really liked it Shelves: There was a problem adding bewithing email address.

Because of these small factors i felt i could relate to Emma a lot.

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