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by Alex Flinn, Alexander Cendese
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All About Books
All About Books rated it 4 years ago
This was an amazing mash-up of a multitude of fairy tales. Throughout the book we stumble upon retellings of many classic and lesser known tales - "The Elves and the Shoemaker," "The Frog Prince," "The Six Swans," "The Golden Bird," and "The Brave Little Tailor." I love how Ms. Flinn updates and cha...
Bibliofiend's Bookbag
Bibliofiend's Bookbag rated it 5 years ago
3.5/5 for the actual story. 4/5 because of the audiobook. A delightful listen that is a cute twisted fairy tale and a bit more lighthearted after all some deep reads.
Reading Wolf
Reading Wolf rated it 6 years ago
Cloaked was interesting in the fact that Flinn wove so many different tales together to form one retelling. But something was missing. I did not feel a connection with Johnny or Meg. The Prince and Princess of Aloria felt like flat characters. And it was never explained what the villian's motive was...
debzbookshelf rated it 6 years ago
This is by far my favorite Alex Flinn book! It takes all the elements of lesser known fairy tales and makes a brand new fairy tale! All the characters were great and I loved all the shoe quotes, especially ones I recognized! (Bonus points for quoting Les Miserables AND Into the Woods!)Full review to...
Our Intrepid Heroine
Our Intrepid Heroine rated it 6 years ago
A few months ago, I discovered Alex Flinn. Apparently, she's written a bunch of books, but I had never heard of her for whatever reason. I read See review
Lectus rated it 6 years ago
Via http://onlectus.blogspot.com/2013/01/cloaked-by-alex-flinn.htmlThis book would make a wonder animated movie for children. Yes, for CHILDREN!Johnny is poor, and he works in the family's shoe repair business in South Beach and secretly wishes to be a famous shoe designer. Her mom has just taken a ...
Reading Under the Willow Tree
Reading Under the Willow Tree rated it 6 years ago
Cloaked is the first Alex Flinn book I’ve read and to be honest I really wished it wasn’t. I have heard so many good things about her other books so wish I had started there because Cloaked just wasn’t for me. To be honest it didn’t hold any interest for me at all. It was slow and boring with a ro...
Pixie Lynn Whitfield
Pixie Lynn Whitfield rated it 6 years ago
This was just not a fairy tale re-telling for me. I tried, but couldn't get past the cheesiness of it. And I normally love re-tellings, but they can be a hit or miss for me. This was a miss in that department unfortunately. Another try with another story some other time perhaps. I can't deny that it...
Lost Between Pages
Lost Between Pages rated it 6 years ago
it was just ok. liked beastly much much more.
A Sea of Stars
A Sea of Stars rated it 6 years ago
3 12 stars. Every book that I've read by her has needed help with the male main characters. I felt that Johnny needed it less so than Jack but it was still there. I really liked Meg. She was the one shining character in here. Hated Victoriana and her younger brother. They were worthless in my opinio...
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