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 . Flinn throws in retellings of “Hansel and Gretel,” “The Little Mermaid” and “The Princess and the Pea,” along with the overriding Cinderella.
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Bewitching can be a beast.
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Once, I put a curse on a beastly and arrogant high school boy. That one turned out all right.
I go to a new school now—one where no one knows that I should have graduated long ago. And I pretty much know everything after hundreds of years —except for when to take my powers and butt out.
I want to help, but things just go awry in ways I could never predict.
Like when I tried to free some children from a gingerbread house besitching ended up being hanged. After I came back from the dead Immortal, remember?!
Bewitching – a YA novel by Alex Flinn
And that little mermaid I found in the Titanic lifeboat? Now, a girl named Emma needs me. Although you never know what will happen when I start ….
It all adds up to plenty of fun that should appeal to many readers, particularly those who will delight in seeing the familiar tales in their their new clothes. Flinn skillfully keeps sympathy firmly with Emma, making readers cheer for her.
But, actually, there are only a few of us. Which leads us to another quality of witches: We move around a lot.
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So that explains the existence of many tales from different times and places, many of bewitcjing involve the same witch. Click here to read the full excerpt.
In quite a few cases, that witch was me. It involves romance, drama, even death.