Enchanted by Alethea Kontis

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It isn’t easy being the rather overlooked and unhappy youngest sibling to sisters named for the other six days of the week. Sunday’s only comfort is writing stories, although what she writes has a terrible tendency to come true.
     When Sunday meets an enchanted frog who asks about her stories, the two become friends. Soon that friendship deepens into something magical. One night Sunday kisses her frog goodbye and leaves, not realizing that her love has transformed him back into Rumbold, the crown prince of Arilland—and a man Sunday’s family despises.
     The prince returns to his castle, intent on making Sunday fall in love with him as the man he is, not the frog he was. But Sunday is not so easy to woo. How can she feel such a strange, strong attraction for this prince she barely knows? And what twisted secrets lie hidden in his past—and hers?

 

About Alethea Kontis

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Alethea Kontis is the New York Times best-selling co-author of Sherrilyn Kenyon's The Dark-Hunter Companion, and the author of two picture books. Alethea was a student of science fiction greats Andre Norton and Orson Scott Card, and she has worked in a number of book-related jobs. She lives in Virginia. Visit her website at www.aletheakontis.com.
 
Published May 8, 2012 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 321 pages
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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Readers who get past the generic title and an off-puttingly generic cover will discover a fabulous fairy-tale mashup that deserves hordes of avid readers.

Apr 24 2012 | Read Full Review of Enchanted

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In the Chicago area, try Anderson's Bookshop in Naperville and Downer's Grove, The Book Stall at Chestnut Court in Winnetka, or The Book Bin in Northbrook.

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Common Sense Media

Sunday's fairy godmother, Joy, suddenly appears to teach her goddaughter how to use her previously untapped magical powers, while Rumbold's fairy godmother, Sorrow, has other, sinister plans for one of Sunday's sisters.

May 08 2012 | Read Full Review of Enchanted

Portland Book Review

Wilson Pulitzer Prize-Winning Biologist Author of On Human Nature Sat 11 Tix are available at etix.com Sun7:30 @Powells the first collection of short fiction from Jess Walter, is a suite of diverse, often comic stories wp.me/P2DwkQ-bv0 Saturday the 2nd, 10am / Powell’s City of Books ...

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Shiny Book Review

Alethea Kontis’s ENCHANTED is a book about Sunday Woodcutter, the seventh daughter of a seventh daughter, and Rumbold, the Crown Prince of Arilland.

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