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. : Enchanted (The Woodcutter Sisters) (): Alethea Kontis: Books. Editorial Reviews. Review. A Kirkus Best Teen Book of A World Book Night Selection Enchanted (The Woodcutter Sisters Book 1) by [Kontis, Alethea].
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He can remember how to walk and talk, but he can’t remember his life before becoming a frog. I loved them from the very first moment.
I liked when the sisters showed up and I thought that each sister had there own personality. When they begin to fall in love, and Rumbold transforms back into his true form, will he still be able to enchanetd on to Sunday’s love?
And see, I get it. She never expects to meet anyone from the royal family, of course.
ENCHANTED by Alethea Kontis | Kirkus Reviews
Kontis set out to write a Young Adult Fantasy novel loosely based on much-loved fairy tales, and as such, she succeeds admirably.
View all 4 comments. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt pp. Monday has a facinating story, but remains throughout mostly a nonentity whose marriage remains confusing. Saturday enjoys friendship and chemistry with Erik, the magnificent guardsman with the shining red hair and arid sense of humor.
Peter still wound up being one of my favorite characters in this—by process of elimination.
This is by no means the only dichotomy – the opposite can also be true, wherein the natural world takes on a supernatural quality and becomes dark, mysterious, unpredictable, menacing even.
They don’t explain things, they don’t need to.
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Romantic elements are not overdone aoethea I find myself smiling at those sweet romantic moments. Why was it mentioned that the villager’s eyes were violet and Sunday is “Wow.
Ehchanted wanted to explore the blooming relationship of Sunday and her froggy companion. Somewherebut the ones left are rather As soon as he talks 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.
I get it, I do. With Grumble, Sunday can be herself. Prince Rumbold has announced three consecutive nights of balls, to which every single young woman in the land has been invited, and so the unmarried Woodcutter sisters must all attend. An amazing story with grate flow, recommended for all young adult fantasy lover.
Enchanted is one of those books that tries too hard. Both she and Rumbold my new favourite frog prince warmed my heart repeatedly.
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 allethea how they worked as a whole.
I didn’t really appreciate any of the characters. Rumbold is no better. What this resulted in was a hodgepodge tale which got more and more bizarre and random as the book drew to a close. For engaging, lively, vigorous and inventive Fantasy, Kontis is one to watch. If you’re a fan of fairy tales then this is a definite Must-Read. The eldest child remaining at home, though we are never told exactly how old she or anyone other than Sunday is.
Good job with him, Ms. So the disappointment was like a punch in the gut. But kontsi, it seems silly to complain about such things.
Now if only it just worked off some calories