Again, I understand that it fits Rachel's character, but to me it just felt ridiculous.
The storyline was messy, things just happened without any real reasoning to back them up and when the story finally started to come together it was too late.
I've read a lot of fairy tale retellings, but I'm not sure if any have disappointed me as much as Towering.
The story of Rapunzel is one of my favorites from my childhood, but I'm well aware of the challenge it presents for authors who want to put a modern-day spin on it. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Alexa @ Alexa Loves Books
One of the best versions of Repunzel I've ever read. This book is filled with twists and has you guessing the entire time. I recommend this book to everyone.Published 10 days ago by Alissa Kiley Cole
Towering is a retelling of Rapunzel, a fairy tale I’m particularly fond of. In Flinn’s version of the story, a young man named Wyatt Hill travels to the small town of Slakkill, New... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Angela's Library
I liked this spin on the story of Rapunzel, although some parts of it were absolutely heartbreaking. Still, I love that good triumphs over evil in the end.Published 1 month ago by moi
I love Alex Flinn and have for years. Beastly is one of my favorite books and my copy's falling apart. I was a little disappointed with Towering. Read morePublished 2 months ago by mary olsen
I have read a number of Alex Flinn books before and they are always quirky and fun fairie tale retellings. Read morePublished 2 months ago by K. Eckert
This was a cute story, but I felt like things were rushed and something's didn't seem to fit properly in the story or was lacking an explanation. Read morePublished 7 months ago by K3lli5
it is difficult to imagine a rapunzel like situation in the real world but it was such a great high school romance book. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Aahana Bhavya Shrivastava