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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I was also hoping that the confusing bits would eventually be fleshed out and explained. And in those few days, the time after you close the back cover, you can decide whether to give the book a good rating or a bad rating. A,ethea are tons of pieces of fairy tales sprinkled in here. Velius and Rumbold both get sloshed a few times.
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Somewherebut the ones left are rather Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Oh dear Lord, I kid you not. Or did you lower the rating after a reread? The prince awakens with fuzzy, partial memories so not only am I confused but so is he. Grumble is smart, eloquent, well mannered and moves and behaves as though he were a man trapped in a frog’s body.
I can excuse the insta-love, since this is a fairytale retelling, but that doesn’t make it any less dissatisfying. I think I might have appreciated Prince Rumbold more if his character wasn’t so confusing. Rumboldt’s father – the eternally youthful King whose true name has been forgotten – has dark secrets, not only encompassing Rumboldt’s mother and her mysterious death, but stretching back so many prior generations of beautiful young brides.
The frog, an enchanted prince, turns human and is determined to win Sunday’s love. An amazing story with grate flow, recommended for all young adult fantasy lover. It had so many problems, though Of course that isn’t possible because this book came later Annoying, exacerbating, irritating, go-die-in-a-hole insta-love romance.
Buy the selected items together This item: I love fairy tales, both the darker Grimm Brothers style and the softer Disney style. One of the most romantic lines I have ever heard, so touching and heart rending.
Started off okay, very charming and Sunday was adorable but after Aunt Joy came along, it started to go’meh’ for me Kontis keeps the tone of a fairy tale in places, especially with a touch of humour and irreverence, but really this is a Fantasy novel, and as such I really wanted more meat on the bones. Looking back, it was quite mad.
Get to Know Us. This book is full of fun, colorful characters and lots of different fairytale references. Our favorite toys for everyone on your list Shop now. Sunday is the seventh daughter of a the seventh daughter.
She’s known for screwing upthe alphabet, making horror movies with her friends, and rantingabout fairy tales on YouTube.
Kontis that this novel just wasn’t meant to be. I can’t tell you a time when I didn’t sigh with relief when my mother said “Go to bed. Some fairy-tale retellings are written to sound like extensions of the real story and others are Before reading this review, please keep 3 things in emchanted The plotline was disjointed and drawn out, and there were so many threads that never seemed to really connect, or didn’t connect in a way that was emotio Oh, Alethea Kontis.
How can she feel such a strange, strong attraction for this prince she barely alehea He also is haunted by dreams and voices that ask him to help. Perhaps she isn’t even supposed to be a heroine, but a damsel in distress. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?
Whatever I was expecting, it was not for Sunday to realize, almost immediately, that this little frog is a human. But love conquers all; desperate to prove himself worthy for the girl he loves, he overcame everything stand in his way to win back Sunday. One of these items ships sooner than the other. Open Preview See a Problem? As for Sunday herself, however, my feelings are less warm and fuzzy. All the sisters have a special role to play and each of them get to be the hero at some point in the story.
And certainly it wasn’t kintis 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! Kontis’ attempt to weave in elements of other fairy tales was in itself interesting and might have worked but for the convoluted main story which was further broken up by having two narrators.
Her innocence itself seems hokey after a while, rather like the parody Disney princess played by Amy Adams in the film Enchantedno connection to this book. It all just seemed a bit, untidy. The child who was born on Sabbath Day, is blithe and bonny and good and gay Seventh daughter of a seventh daughter, Sunday Woodcutter is doomed to a happy life.
The author introduced us to so much but didn’t seem overly fussed about digging deeper. If you are looking for a clean unique twisted tale give Enchanted a try.
He is one of those few characters with potentials of their own. They have exciting powers and no personalities.