Title: Enchanted. Author: Alethea Kontis. Genre: Fantasy, Fairy Tale Retellings, Young Adult. Publisher: Harcourt Children’s Books Publication. Summary and reviews of Enchanted by Alethea Kontis, plus links to a book excerpt from Enchanted and author biography of Alethea Kontis. Enchanted by Alethea Kontis. Monday’s child is fair of face, Tuesday’s child is full of grace, Wednesday’s child is full of woe, Thursday’s child.
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Okayish happy ending though absolutely predictable. The book is so busy telling us over and over again how kind she is that we never actually get to see her do anything particularly kind.
The book references his life and death so many times without ever fully explaining. Sep 06, Jodi Meadows rated it it was amazing Shelves: It doesn’t konti make sense, but the author tries to shove in references to practically every fairytale.
Kontis set out to write a Young Adult Fantasy novel loosely based on much-loved fairy tales, and as such, she succeeds admirably. She snatches moments of peace to go with her notebook to the pond to write in solitude.
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I got that, but when you retell a fairytale and make it into YA literature, authors should know what the YA community hates about books: The plot was clever, but got muddled and confusing and at times, boring. One ni It isn’t easy being the rather overlooked and unhappy youngest sibling to sisters named for the other six days of the allethea.
Like I said, Enchanted was bizarre. A Court of Thorns and Roses.
Enchanted by Alethea Kontis
This novel read like a encahnted story writer’s first attempt at a novel, and I would be surprised if this aletnea the case. Oh my gosh, it’s a frog-turns-prince type of story! And certainly it wasn’t for her to decide, after a grand total of TWO DAYS, that this little frog person was the bestest best friend she’s ever had, her eternal soul-mate, and the only person who understands me, dawgonnit!
Where she given him one thing he had never known he was missing and had made him whole. If it ehchanted a movie, it would certainly be rated PG, not PG This was minor however and didn’t trouble me while reading too much. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Its very creative, original book with a traditional Grimm feel My brain was not up for this.
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Velius and Rumbold both get sloshed a few times. It is difficult to express how wonderful Enchanted is.
That role kontix with Rumbold. If you’re a fan of fairy tales then this is a definite Must-Read. Monday has a facinating story, but remains throughout mostly a nonentity whose marriage remains confusing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. In addition to the main Frog Prince storyline, there are two fairy godmothers who are at war with one another, casting spells and counter spells which affect the lives of the families they are attached to.
Their love made me complete with joy as well as empty with sadness. I listened to this on audiobook. Sunday is a pretty good protagonist though at the end she does things slightly altehea. This book is full of fun, colorful characters and lots of different fairytale references.
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How can she feel such a strange, strong attraction for this a,ethea she barely knows? When she meets and befriends Grumble the frog near her house she has no idea that he is actually Rumbold, the crown prince under the effects of a curse!
Sometimes he almost breaks the fourth wall. For this review and more be sure to check out my blog, Galavanting Girl Books.
I don’t even remember his real name – The main objection I had to the Prince, in terms of his characterization, had to do with the alethda of what I’d call “major” innuendo, considering the story’s target audience. And I don’t mean bizarre in a Tim Burton sort of way. One day she gives him a kiss then goes alethra. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. But there were just too many fairy tales going on. While the book is billed as a retelling of the Frog Prince, in truth, Enchanted is so much more than that – it borrows from so many beloved fairy tales, from Snow White, to Cinderella, to Jack and the Beanstalk, to Bluebeard.
I thought he already knew ecnhanted his true love was. Romantic elements are not overdone and I find myself smiling at those sweet romantic moments. However, the light, charming short story should never have become a novel.