Monday, April 30, 2012

Bewitching by Alex Flinn

Kendra is a witch with a difference - she uses her magic to try and right wrongs.  Her magic doesn't always work out as planned, but she has certainly had some amazing adventures over the centuries.  Some of you may even have read Beastly, the story of how Kendra helped a young man by making him beastly so he could do the whole beauty and the beast thing.  Bewitching blends together the main story of Emma and Lisette with several other stories, along with Kendras own story.

I have to be honest and say that I was not that enthralled with Bewitching - I would have enjoyed it more if the different stories had been told as a series of novellas or short stories as the way the stories were woven together felt clumsy and rushed.  It was interesting to read stories involving Kendra as I enjoyed Beastly when I read it many years ago.  I know someone else who read this book who was really enjoying it, so maybe this is one of those times when I have read so many good things lately that even a great book could seem mediocre in comparion.

If you like this book then try:
  • Beastly by Alex Flinn
  • Cloaked by Alex Flinn
  • Princess of the midnight ball by Jessica Day George
  • Snow by Tracy Lynn
  • Beauty sleep by Cameron Dokey
  • Ella enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
  • Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Reviewed by Brilla

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