Saturday, May 26, 2012
REVIEW: Bewitching by Alex Flinn
Rating: 3/5 Stars
Genre: Supernatural Fantasy/Romance/Historical
Audience: Young Adult
Summary: In this spin-off of Beastly, Kendra the witch tells her own tales including how she discovered she was a witch in the plague year of 1666, survived the Titanic, and has helped poor souls across the centuries of her life. The latest of her "poor" souls is Emma, a plain, but beautiful within stepsister who just need to "get out from under herself." In addition, interwoven within the whole book are the tales of Cinderella, The little Mermaid, and The Princess and the Pea.
Lucinda's Views: This book was a quick, enjoyable, light summer read. Kendra is a sympathetic character, who somehow even makes cursing someone seem like the "thing" to do. One can understand her need to "help" these poor souls as she comes across them. However, her "help" has mixed results, but somehow things always seem to be set right in the end. If you enjoy fairy tales, supernatural tales or teen romance...this is the book for you.