Reading for February: Beastly by Alex Flinn

Several months back, a fellow book blogger posted a link to the new trailer for the movie adaptation for “Beastly” that is due out in march. Click here to see the trailer.  Clearly it has a “younger audience” in mind, but I think you’ll find the book enjoyable nonetheless.  -Jay

February 24th –  Beastly by Alex Flinn (added by Jay, picked by Sonja)

I am a beast.

A beast. Not quite wolf or bear, gorilla or dog but a horrible new creature who walks upright—a creature with fangs and claws and hair springing from every pore. 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.

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Finance & Accounting professional, reading/writing amateur, residing in Central Indiana

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