Beast by Ally Kennen – book cover, description, publication history. “I really love this book BEAST should be a monster hit” Amanda Craig, THE TIMES “BEAST has a tension that never lets up. Ally Kennen is a remarkably. Beast [Ally Kennen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In the depths of a reservoir lives a monstrous creature. Its existence is unknown to.

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I’m pretty sure I’ve never met a Carol under the age of 70 But then the book started to pick up. Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles.

Big, dangerous, and close to escaping bbeast cage in which it’s trapped. What first caught my eye was the book cover. Labeling people and turning them into the people we expect.


Oct 24, Dot rated it beat was ok Shelves: She is also a professional singer. This book has a great pace, a fascinating story, believable characters, and a heart. Stephen has been keeping it in a watery cage near the local reservoir. To view it, click here. So technically, I’m giving this book 3. Thanks for your message. Santa’s High-tech Christmas Mike Dumbleton.

But i guss it would of been pretty scary knowing that a alligtor lives by you. And allh one of the best parts, there isn’t a sqeezed in love interest that’s just there for the sake of i I was so surprised by this book. He’s grown so big. I wish you a good read. Many of them aren’t just criminals, they’re criminal, but he tops the list with a murder he intends to commit. When he was acc What first caught my eye was the book cover.


The characters were good, but this book needed more of a punch. Once just a vicious litle baby, it is now a powerful predator, big and hungry enough to break free from its rusting cage.

You don’t get to see realistic characters in YA books nowadays. The nebulous descriptions of the beast were cool and gave mystery but it was disappointing that the beast brast just a large crocodile.

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No woman has ever beaten Ally in an arm wrestle. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Being afraid of enormous effing crocodiles. Stephen’s crippled relationships with everyone around him, his lack of enthusiasm about everything in his life except things he can’t talk to anyone else about, and his essential GOODNESS as a person, a son, and a human being, are fascinating to read.

It is narrated by Stephen, a seventeen year old boy, who is also the protagonist of this novel. Can anyone else even help? When it grows too big to keep he takes it to a reservoir where he is able to imprison it in a large cage. And I find the ending both sad and happy. Stephen has been living in foster homes for years. She grew up in an isolated farm on Exmoor, with no flushing toilet, dead tadpoles in the taps, and annual rat infestations. I can only hope there will be another book on selby who sounds intreaging.

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He is a damaged youth with a pretty horrible family life and living in the foster system. The story was told through Stephen’s point of view and Ally Kennen managed very well to give him the voice a 17 year old outcast kid would have.


Open Preview See a Problem? Want to Read saving…. I thought it was kinda sad how his life was had to be in a foster care his whole life and dint get to see his real parents as much as i do.

My empathy for him developed quickly.

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Dec 10, Karen Holding rated it really liked it Shelves: Return to Book Page. There’s a lot of action, powerful description of really weird, gross situations within the first couple of chapters, the main character cuts up a pig and is discovered with the partially dismembered corpse and a saw in his hands I’m going crazy with worry someone will discover him. Another thing, I expected this book to take me about 2 days to read Dec 05, Jen Bojkov rated it liked it Shelves: Mildly suspenseful, and OK maybe it was three stars.

I can’t just about cope with Stephenbut Carol?? As with some of our books chosen for teenage readers this one will be enjoyed just as much by adults.

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