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Alex Flinn

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Alex Flinn was born in Glen Cove, New York. Before going to law school, she received a degree in vocal performance (opera) from the University of Miami. She practiced law for ten years before becoming a full-time author. She based her first book, Breathing Underwater, on her experiences interning näytä lisää with the State Attorney's Office and volunteering with battered women. Breathing Underwater, which is about dating violence, won the Maryland Black-Eyed Susan Award in 2004. She has written several books including Diva, Nothing to Lose, Fade to Black, and A Kiss in Time. Her current title Beastly has been published in three editions and made Publishers Weekly best seller list. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän

Sisältää nimet: Alex Flinn, Alex Flinn;Alex Finn

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Tekijän teokset

Beastly (2007) 3,734 kappaletta
A Kiss in Time (2010) 959 kappaletta
Breathing Underwater (2000) 814 kappaletta
Cloaked (2011) 812 kappaletta
Bewitching (2012) 574 kappaletta
Towering (2013) 319 kappaletta
Breaking Point (2002) 271 kappaletta
Nothing to Lose (2005) 238 kappaletta
Fade to Black (2005) 214 kappaletta
Diva (2006) 210 kappaletta
Mirrored (2015) 169 kappaletta
Beheld (2017) 106 kappaletta
Beastly: Lindy's Diary (2012) 91 kappaletta
Girls of July (2019) 80 kappaletta
Love, Jacaranda (2020) 30 kappaletta
PitchDark: Dark Days of Winter Teen Sampler (2011) — Avustaja — 11 kappaletta
Netvor 1 kappale
Čarovná 1 kappale

Associated Works

Owning It: Stories About Teens with Disabilities (2008) — Avustaja — 113 kappaletta
Beastly [2011 film] (2011) 111 kappaletta
Twice Told: Original Stories Inspired by Original Artwork (2006) — Avustaja — 110 kappaletta
What Are You Afraid Of?: Stories about Phobias (2006) — Avustaja — 89 kappaletta
Destination Unexpected: Short Stories (2003) — Avustaja — 77 kappaletta
Taking Aim: Power and Pain, Teens and Guns (2015) — Avustaja — 37 kappaletta
Full House (2007) — Avustaja — 31 kappaletta

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BooksInMirror | 292 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 19, 2024 |
Romantilise “Kaunitari ja koletise” muinasjutu tõlgendus, milles kaasaegse New Yorgi rikaste ja ilusate laste lillelist elu kirjeldav sündmustik muutub kiiresti dramaatiliselt süngeks ja mõtlemapanevaks. Raamatu peategelane, eliitkooli staar Kyle, on tõeline tänapäeva maailma “prints”: ta isa on meediatäht ja raha on neil nagu raba. Ja otse loomulikult on ta pealiskaudne, enesekeskne, julm ja kiusab neid, kes pole piisavalt “ilusad”. Karistuseks muudetakse ta koletiseks – täpselt selliseks kihvade ja paksu karvkattega elajaks, nagu muinasjutuski. Ja päästa saab teda vaid tõeline armastus.
Kuigi loo käik on kõigile hästi teada ja kirjanikule võib nii süžee arendamisel (kohati liigne konstrueeritus, kust traagelniidid läbi paistavad) kui oma tegelaste motiveerimisel (eriti kangelanna Lindy puhul) nii mõndagi ette heita, julgen “Koletut” siiski soovitada. Lugu on kirjutatud väga hästi tabades kaasaegset keelt ja andes edasi noorte mõtteviisi ja suhtlemismalle, mis eriti nauditavalt on esitatud koletiste vestlusgrupi veebilogides, kus Koletis arutab oma probleeme samuti moondatud Grislipoisi, kusagil Euroopas asuva näkitüdrukuga (kes peab plaani armastuse nimel loobuda oma häälest, et saada jalad ja lahkuda merest) ning muudegi veidrate olevustega.
Eraldi väärib äramärkimist Alex Flinni loost koorusv nn teine moraal klassikalise ja ilmselge “oluline on sisemine ilu, mitte väline” kõrval – nimelt on ilus Kyle kasvanud sisemiselt koletiseks oma vanemate hoolimatuse tõttu, narkomaanist isa tütar Lindy on aga tema vastandina suutnud sellest hoolimata seesmiselt kauniks jääda. Raamat tõstatab teravalt ühe praeguses ühiskonnas palju kõneainet leinud probleemi vanemate vastutusest oma laste ees.
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sashery | 292 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 29, 2024 |
so a few weeks ago I watched the movie version of this book and that in turn made me curious about the book. I actually adored this book. Given that it had it's total cheesy moments, it was still a lovely little, quick read. There are some changes with characters, but that's to be expected when dealing with a "novel-to-film" work. There were moments in this story when I just wanted to snuggle the characters with love. My only thing with this book (and it's not major or anything) is the "chat room" experience. I've seen some reviews saying that they don't like it, or that it's distracting and whatnot, but I actually became more curious as to the whereabouts of those characters once the story was over. I'm still trying to find out who the bear was though. And what happened to the mermaid (Ariel)? Is her story based on the original book where she turns to foam (I know it's mentioned, but did it HAPPEN?) or was she able to swoon her prince in the last minute and have happily ever after (like in the animated film - though I seriously doubt it). Cute, modern day twist on one of my favorite Disney movies. I will be continuing the story.… (lisätietoja)
 
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b00kdarling87 | 292 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 7, 2024 |
Bewitching wasn't quite what I expected, but I was not disappointed. I had thought there would be more to Kendra's story and although there was at the beginning, the majority of the story follows two stepsisters, Emma and Lisette in a new and unique take on Cinderella.

Emma and Lisette's story is broken into three parts divided by new twists on the Princess and the Pea and The Little Mermaid. The POV jumps from Kendra to the main character of each story she shares and although the format is different from most books I read, the transitions were smooth and easy to follow.

If you enjoyed Beastly, A Kiss In Time, or fairytales in general, you should read this book. This is by far my favorite Alex Finn book and I look forward to reading future installments of the Kendra series.
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b00kdarling87 | 31 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Jan 7, 2024 |

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8,634
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