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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Though I believe this is just me.

This story was as charming as it was frustrating. Koontis characters lives are all woven together and honestly it was a little confusing at times but by the end of the book I was satisfied and am looking forward to reading the rest of the series.

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The story really starts with Sunday falling in love with a frog – a talking one of course – and really takes off from there. But there were just too many fairy tales going on.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Jun 02, Hermione rated it did not like it Recommends it for: While our aldthea protagonists figure out what is going on, they find that someone’s life is hanging in the balance.


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! I was really excited for this book because the description seemed so cute.

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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. By this I mean that rather than deepening the story, exploring more the relationships of her many characters, the author seemed far more concerned with squeezing in as many fairytale references as she possibly could, most of them shoved in with what felt like little thought to how they worked as a whole.

Before reading this review, please keep 3 things in mind: Literally all she does is look pretty.

It had so many problems, though I even enjoyed some aspects of the characters. And then there is Prince Rumbold! I didn’t really appreciate any of the characters. Aug 15, Elevetha rated it it was ok Shelves: Someone gets their throat cut.

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Woodcutter Sisters 5 books. And, with such danger afoot, our starcrossed lovers Rumboldt and Sunday must also conquer the challenges stacked between them if they are ever to find their own happily ever after. But, as we already knew, the frog is an enchanted prince. At some point the prince is running around town with a shoe that will only fit his true love.


Saturday is now the MC. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. True, part of that is the build-up of tension and suspense, as the plot becomes more central.

May 07, Jilly rated it it was amazing Shelves: She complains about chores. One day she meets a frog and falls in love. Sunday doesn’t really know what happened after that, only that there is a deep animosity for the royal family from her parents. The father-daughter relationship was sweet too. Showing of reviews. Like I said, Enchanted was bizarre. Open Preview See a Problem? The story was so well told and wove together such familiar stories making them at once beautiful and new.

Konti the author does do somewhat well is the familial aspect. As soon as he talks Aletbea is brilliant how the author achieves this without any choppiness or muddling up of the story.

This book has rekindled my hate of it.