Saturday, June 4, 2011

Book 3: A Kiss in Time

A Kiss in Time By Alex Flinn
Alex Flinn's retelling of the Sleeping Beauty story A Kiss in Time
was the first book I started and finished in the Reading Challenge.  It hits the main points of the story -- Talia, the princess, does fall asleep for three hundred years and Jack wakes her with a kiss.  It hits the main point of a YA story -- Jack's parents seem to neglect him, and he's a bit of a loser, but it turns out that everyone loves each other and has been misunderstood.  It's a fairly lightweight story that doesn't really ring true, but it moves along nicely and makes for a nice fluffy read.

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