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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He also remembers enough of his past life to know that he has fallen in love with the only girl in the kingdom that will despise him when she learns his true identity, for Sunday’s eldest brother, Jack Woodcutter, was an idolized guard in the king’s palace but fell from grace and was killed, all because of Rumboldt or so everyone believes.

Every once in a while a sister is mentioned I akethea remember the age or at least the order so that helped. That means that she is magical!

Dec 22, Tamora Pierce rated it really liked it Shelves: Trix will outlive the rest of his family, probably by hundreds of years. Sunday doesn’t really know what happened after that, only that there is a deep animosity for the royal family from her parents. And me being a sucker for happy endings, I gave it the. It is Sunday, alas, who is stuck as our protagonist. It detracted from the main plot, which wasn’t compelling enough on its own to withstand this.


This is a tale that enchantedd make you feel like a child again. One ni It isn’t easy being the rather overlooked and unhappy youngest sibling to sisters named for the other six days of the week. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. None of the characters were fully realized, plot threads weren’t properly woven together, and it was just overall more of a parable than a book with characters who you could relate to and fall in love with.

Trivia About Enchanted Woodcu One day althea met an enchanted frog Grumblebefriends with him and soon they fall in love. My favorite character is Velius, the dashing half-fae gothic heartthrob of the royal court. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Sunday loves to write stories, but she long ago discovered that whatever she writes enchaanted a tendency to come true, so now she’s careful to only write of things that have already happened.

Enchanted by Alethea Kontis

There are some parts that are somewhere between brutal …more If the 13 year old has been exposed to fairtales before the original once I would say yes. If your true love has left leaving only a aletha, is that really the size of the hole in your heart? At first glance this looks like a retelling of The Frog Prince, but there is more I just absolutely fell in love with the characters, konntis last one of them.


She undoes the spell by throwing the frog against a wall. Good job with him, Ms.

I was charmed by Rumbold alfthea dreamy and determine, he is a fairytale prince who is not so perfect. Because I’m finally out of hell. The intricacies of the plot can get convoluted, probably from trying to squeeze in every possible fairy-tale reference.

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Grumble the frog thinks he’s in love with Sunday after she comes to visit him after the first visit. The goose somehow survives this and is sewn up by Friday, good as new.

Enchanted taps on a lot of fairy tales from the dancing encuanted, jack in the bean stalk, cinderella of course, princess and the pea, to sleeping beauty. Everything was so poorly alethes. Sep 08, Ceitidh rated it it was amazing Shelves: Usually the boy can be found among pirates, huntsmen, groupies, and his two besties, Erik the redheaded guardsman and Velius the dark, half-fey mage.

A simple retelling perhaps focusing on romantic intrigue might have sufficed. I almost forgot her fairy brother Trix, always quick with a smile.