Beastly (Kendra Chronicles)

Beastly (Kendra Chronicles)

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Beastly is a contemporary retelling of the classic fairy tale Beauty and The Beast. Kendra the witch teaches Kyle Kingsbury a lesson for his cruelty by transforming him into a beast. To break the spell, the girl he truly loves must love him in return.

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  • Charles Nguyen
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "I read this on a whim. This is another telling on Beauty and the beast but a bland one. Although it adds some unique parts to it, I found it to be very predictable and hard to get through the read. There are much better versions of the type of story out there."
  • Eric Watson
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "I was working 8am to 7pm shifts for the past few years and I wanted to make sure I spend time in the evening with my 15 year old twin daughters. I was looking for something exciting and magical to share with them while they read to themselves at night. I found this amazing book called "Beastly" which is an young adult fantasy and fiction novel that is a retelling of the story of beauty and the beast. This enchanting story is about consequences, redemption, and the transformative nature of love. My daughters are absolutely enchanted and in love with the story. Thank you!"
  • Jason Edwards
    Written on April 24, 2018
    "This book is jam packed with lore, and retelling of classic fairy tales. It involves witches, beasts, and magic spells."
  • Bryan Williams
    Written on May 5, 2018
    "This is a splendid book, with such great themes of fairy tales. With spells and magic and witchcraft, this book really brings the fairy tale theme to life and revives it with a modern feel that will keep you reading until the end for sure."
  • Peter Ryan
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "Beastly was a fun read. This contemporary is a nice touch on Beauty and the Beast."
  • Muhammad Chavan
    Written on February 19, 2018
    "I love Beauty and the Beast especially remakes and retellings of the story. I had been looking for a good one for the past few months with no luck until I found Beastly (Kendra Chronicles). This version is so good! I was in a trance as I watched it and am so happy I found it. Check it out for yourself."
    Daisy Wen
    Written on February 14, 2018
    " I always enjoy reading a retelling of the classic Beauty and the Beast, and Beastly doesn't disappoint. The author, Alex Flinn, has a flowing style that will keep you captivated throughout. This is a must read for all Beauty and the Beast fans!"
  • José Juan Mondragón
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "Based on the lack of quality of the writing, you'd swear this was a self-published book. It has all the signs of it, anyway. Just reading a few pages was enough to tell me son to stop loading this crap on his Kindle."
  • Patricia Greene
    Written on April 23, 2018
    "This book have a traditional fury beast that was pretty good and predictable. It have some total cheesy and love moments that makes easy to read. There were moments in this story when I just wanted to snuggle the characters with love."
  • Kenneth Miller
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Another version of Beauty and the Beast. Seems interesting. Could be more of an "adult version""
    Lawrence Palmer
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "GOOD"
  • Nancy Gray
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "I was not sure I would like this book because Beauty and the Beast is one of my all time favorite books. I really liked the modern take on this though. I came to really care about the characters as the story progressed, especially when Kyle, the Beast, started to understand more things about his own self. This is definitely one I will read again in the future."
  • Adam Welch
    Written on April 14, 2018
    "Who does not hear the beast and the beauty tale, and if you want a new version, beastly can fill that role. Will love overcome appearance and evil spell, get yours to find out."
  • Steven Hansen
    Written on April 18, 2018
    "This is a pretty cool retelling of one of the most classic fairy tales. It's contemporary, fun, and engaging. It makes me wonder if there are actually beasts in New York City."
  • Lauren Rios
    Written on April 11, 2018
    "This tale version is one of the best i have read, i have had a very good time reading this book, and i suggest it to all readers who want to have a special time, because i am sure that this book has quality, good writing and tells a very special story. "
  • Shreya Shah
    Written on February 19, 2018
    "Everyone enjoys a fictional read, however, teen vampires is not high on my list. With all the terror going on in our schools, do we really want to promote teen vampires? "
  • Andy Zhu
    Written on April 19, 2018
    "very inspiring story"
  • Eric Richardson
    Written on April 21, 2018
    "Id say this book is a prime example of a romance book with an unlikely couple. A very classic tale of love and triumph over diversity."
  • Ronald Garrett
    Written on April 22, 2018
    "If you like fairy tales, especially the original Beauty and the Beast, you'll like this. This is one of those remakes that is actually pretty damn good. The beast substitute is very well written for modern times, and there's a pretty good mix of comedy and seriousness throughout. I liked it."
  • Howard Ortiz
    Written on May 7, 2018
    "Love is never ugly Now a major motion picture starring Vanessa Hudgens and Alex Pettyfer I am a beast. A beast! Not quite wolf or bear, gorilla or dog but a horrible new creature who walks upright. I am a monster. You think I'm talking fairy tales? No way. The place is New York City. The time is now. It's no deformity, no disease. And I'll,stay this way forever—ruined—unless I can break the spell. Yes, the spell, the one the witch in my English class cast on me. Why did she turn me into a beast who hides by day and prowls by night? I'll tell you. I'll tell you how I used to be Kyle Kingsbury, the guy you wished you were, with money, perfect looks, and the perfect life. And then, I'll tell you how I became perfectly . . . beastly."
  • Walter Allen
    Written on May 18, 2018
    "Beastly is a modern retelling of the classic Beauty and the Beast fairy tale. This is a classic story that I have loved since I was a child and was glad to find this contemporary retelling of one of my favorite stories. I found it to be interesting with solid writing and a good eye for detail."
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  • Paul Barrett
    Written on April 30, 2018
    "I would recommend this to anyone who enjoys stories that are similar to Beauty and The Beast. This has a very similar plot as Beauty and The Beast, however is told in a more modern and non-fiction way, while still being fiction."
  • Vihaan Nair
    Written on May 6, 2018
    "Beastly (Kendra Chronicles) is definitely one of the best romance books about pretty shy girls. This retelling has been done tastefully and with the utmost respect for the original material. I found it quite a treat to read as the writing was exceptional. I'll probably give it to my daughter who I know will like it as well!"
  • Kathryn Hart
    Written on May 10, 2018
    "My daughter came to me one day asking if I could help her find a free book on Smashwords and Epubbud. We decided to look around together and landed on the title Beastly (Kendra Chronicles). This novel turned out to be one of the best choices that we could have made! What an enjoyable book."
  • Randy Brewer
    Written on April 29, 2018
    "A really interesting book about love between a beautiful girl and a beast. It is a retelling of the classic story Beauty and The Beast."
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