Cloaked [With Earbuds] (Audio)
Publish date: February 8th 2011
Edition language: English
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...
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.
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...
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...
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
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