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Towering - Alex Flinn
Towering
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[Towering: PB: 9780062024190; HC: 9780062024176; EPB: 9780062209214]New York Times #1 bestselling author Alex Flinn reimagined the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast in Beastly and gave a twist to the story of Sleeping Beauty in A Kiss in Time. Now with her gothic and darkly romantic YA novel... show more
[Towering: PB: 9780062024190; HC: 9780062024176; EPB: 9780062209214]New York Times #1 bestselling author Alex Flinn reimagined the fairy tale Beauty and the Beast in Beastly and gave a twist to the story of Sleeping Beauty in A Kiss in Time. Now with her gothic and darkly romantic YA novel Towering, Alex Flinn retells the tale of Rapunzel.When Rachel was taken to live in a tower by a woman she calls Mama, she was excited. She felt like a princess in a castle. But many years later, Rachel knows her palace is really a prison, and begins to plan her escape. She is encouraged by the speed with which her golden hair has been growing. It's gotten long enough to reach the ground. And she's begun dreaming of a green-eyed man. Could he be out there in the world? Is he coming to save her? Or will she find a way to save herself?
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780062024190 (0062024191)
Publisher: Harper Teen
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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oanaread
oanaread rated it
3.0 Towering
this is my first alex flinn read. and i was so excited to read this coz of a friend who loves flinn's work so much and coz of her concept of writing. her fairytale retellings is very good idea. but i feel the book lacks something. i really can't determine what i was looking for. but the story's ok t...
Megan @ The Book Babe's Reads
Megan @ The Book Babe's Reads rated it
1.5 Towering by Alex Flinn
First off, I just want to say that I was really looking forward to Towering. I love fairytale retellings, and I also love Alex Flinn, so I was really expecting to be wowed by this one. And I kind of was... I was wowed at how much I disliked this book. I really wasn't expecting anything like what hap...
Mags' book blog
Mags' book blog rated it
Interesting take on Rapunzel. I liked the way the author included the traditional parts of the Rapunzel fable, just tweaked to fit in a modern day setting. The book has a darker atmosphere to it which I'm always a fan of.On the negative side there's the love at first sight/dream thing. I know it's w...
SakuraMorimoto
SakuraMorimoto rated it
The review will also be available at : The Reader: Towering book reviewI finally finished reading Towering no...it's not that good. I thought that Flinn created a nice retelling of a classic story that every kid heard before going to bed but i was wrong. This book is nothing like beastly...it's inf...
SakuraMorimoto
SakuraMorimoto rated it
3.0 Towering
The review will also be available at : The Reader: Towering book reviewI finally finished reading Towering no...it's not that good. I thought that Flinn created a nice retelling of a classic story that every kid heard before going to bed but i was wrong. This book is nothing like beastly...it's inf...
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