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Fans of Meg Cabot’s Princess Diaries and Gail Carson Levine’s EllaEnchanted (1997) will embrace this charming, lightweight fantasy. (ALA Booklist)
“Flinn . . . injects a little magic and chivalry into the modern world . . . all on the road to a satisfying “happily ever after.” (The Horn Book)
“Those fans of Flinn’s widely popular Beastly will thoroughly enjoy this fractured fairy tale as well.” (Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA))
“clever and humorous . . . Fans of happily-ever-after endings will delight in the upbeat resolution, which confirms the notion that ‘love conquers all.” (Publishers Weekly) --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Alex Flinn loves fairy tales and is also the author of a modern retelling of Beauty and the Beast titled Beastly, which was named a VOYA Editor's Choice for 2007, a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age for 2008, and a 2008 ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers. Her other books include Breathing Underwater, an ALA Top 10 Best Book for Young Adults, Breaking Point, Nothing to Lose, Fade to Black, and Diva. She lives in Miami with her husband, two kids, a cat, and a dog.--This text refers to the Paperback edition.
Great book and funny at times. Modern take on a classic tale. Would definitely read again and have past it onto a friend.Published 22 months ago by Emma Grantham
(Source: I borrowed a copy of this book.)
When Talia was a baby she was cursed by an evil witch - she would touch a spindle before her 16th birthday, and would die. Read more
I bought this for my daughter because it was by one of her favourite authors. I haven't read it but she liked it.Published on 1 Jun. 2013 by papasumo
I remember holding Beastly and A Kiss in Time in my hand and picking this over Beastly. Since then I have read both but I still prefer A Kiss in Time. Read morePublished on 31 Aug. 2012 by Luna's Little Library
Wow, and Wow again! Ok, so i have a major soft spot for re-telling of fairytales and i'm really going through them pretty fast (next on my list: princess of the midnight ball). Read morePublished on 15 July 2012 by Leanne Bell
A great book, if a little predictable at times! Despite this, the book is one that you can not put down and is quite a thrilling read- it is also from two perspectives which makes... Read morePublished on 13 July 2012 by Izzy
This book was brilliant.
Just as 'Beastly' brought us a new version of Beauty & The Beast, 'A Kiss In Time' brings us a modern telling of Sleeping Beauty. Read more
This is a retelling of Sleeping Beauty written for a teenage market. The story is told in 1st person POV by Talia, an 18th century princess in a small European country, and Jack a... Read morePublished on 12 Oct. 2011 by Cathy Hill
This story was such an easy read that captivated me from the start. I had started off reading this story just before dinner, and thought I would just read a couple of chapters... Read morePublished on 8 Aug. 2011 by S. Shamma