USA Today Interviews MOI!

In which Robin Covington interviews me for USA Today…today…and I discuss girl power, magic swans, and my undying love for Jude Deveraux. Check it out here: http://www.usatoday.com/story/happyeverafter/2013/09/29/alethea-kontis-interview-hero/2893915/ Release date is TOMORROW! You guys all have your copies of Hero preordered, right? RIGHT???

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Carina Books Interviews Alethea!

Today’s stop on the HERO book tour takes us to Carina Olsen’s book blog, where she has posted a really fun interview with MOI! From Carina: I’m so happy to be a part of the Hero by Alethea Kontis blog tour! It’s been more than a year since I read Enchanted. But I loved it so much. And I…

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The Princess and Miss Print

Today’s bit of the blog tour takes us over to Emma Carbone’s award-winning Miss Print site, where we have a really fun interview posted. CLICK HERE to visit! Be sure to check it out, comment, and enter to win the Blog Tour Fairy Tale Basket!

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Jenna Does HERO (with giveaway!)

Jenna over at Jenna Does Books has posted a really great review of HERO: JENNA’S REVIEW My favorite fairy tale writer, Alethea Kontis, pulls off another slam dunk with HERO, the second of her stories about the Woodcutter sisters. HERO is a gender-bending, swash-buckling tale about Saturday, the second youngest sister to Sunday, whom we previously met in Enchanted….

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KIRKUS Loves Hero!

HERO Author: Alethea Kontis Review Issue Date: September 1, 2013 Online Publish Date: August 14, 2013 Publisher:Harcourt Pages: 304 Price ( Hardcover ): $17.99 Publication Date: October 1, 2013 ISBN ( Hardcover ): 978-0-544-05677-0 Category: Fiction The cover is terribly wrong—again—but Kontis’ return to the Woodcutter family is still mightily entertaining. This story focuses on Saturday Woodcutter, whose sister…

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MoAA Interview #31: Geoffrey Girard

There are some people in this life who are just meant to be present at pivotal moments, as if the universe put them there to witness that yes, this thing happened, and it happened to you. Those people become legends in your memories, almost surreal and dreamlike. Geoffrey Girard is one of my legends. We met at some tiny…

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MoAA Interview #30: Lesley Conner

Once Upon a Time, Princess Alethea traveled to a neighboring kingdom to have tea with her friends: Queen Quinn and the lady knight, Sir Bradley. “This tea is lovely,” Princess Alethea complimented her guests, “and these cakes are quite divine.” “They are made by a local fairy here,” said Queen Quinn. “Her name is Lesley. She does all sorts…

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MoAA Interview #29: Natalie Dias Lorenzi

Today, MoAA presents superawesome author Natalie Dias Lorenzi! ******************* Alethea Kontis: What’s the best thing about writing? Natalie Dias Lorenzi: When the words flow from brain to fingertips to keyboard. AK: What’s the worst thing about writing? NDL: Staring at a white screen with a blinking cursor and no words flowing from fingertips to keyboard. AK: Finish this sentence:…

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MoAA Interview #28: Jennifer Brozek

Today, MoAA features author Jennifer Brozek! ******************** Alethea Kontis: What’s the best thing about writing? Jennifer Brozek: The best thing about writing is that it’s the best temporary cure I know for whatever ails me. Angry, sad, in pain? All of that goes away when I’m in the writing zone. I love the fact that I can lose myself…

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MoAA Interview #27: A.B. Westrick

Today, MoAA presents fabulous fellow children’s author A. B. Westrick! ******************** Alethea Kontis: What’s the best thing about writing? A.B. Westrick: Achieving clarity of thought. AK: What’s the worst thing about writing? ABW: The process is slow. AK: Finish this sentence: “Writing is like…” ABW: breathing. The more you do it, the more alive you feel. AK: If you…

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