New Enchanted Reviews

More bloggers share the love and their thoughts about Enchanted! “The story is simply magical and so much more than a typical romantic fairy tale.” —Luxury Reading “Enchantments abound in Enchanted: balls, magic both dark and light, true love, sorcery, and lyrical writing.” — Misfit Salon “Enchanted offers a new way to read some of your old favorites. Kontis…

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Moirae Reviews ENCHANTED

A new review of ENCHANTED is up at Moirae (the Fates) Book Reviews: http://moiraethefatesbookreviews.blogspot.com/2012/03/enchanted.html I encourage you all to pop by and see what The Fates thought of my little fairy tale! I have been invited back to do an interview with the Moirae on April 25th…stay tuned!  

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Princess Alethea’s Magical Elixir

And now…the March reviews! Title: Cinder Author: Marissa Meyer EAN: 9780312641894 It is so incredibly wonderful when a delicious book comes along that you gobble up in less than a day . . . and so disappointing when that book doesn’t end. Cinder was described to me as “Cinderella meets The Fifth Element,” so I was on board from page one….

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Princess Alethea’s Magical Elixir

There was a snafu last month with the February reviews — everything is fixed now, and they have been posted simultaneously with the March reviews. The IGMS book reviews for February are: Title: Witchlanders Author: Lena Oakley EAN: 9781442420045 Take all the classic elements of fantasy and swirl them around (stirred, not shaken), and you have Witchlanders. There’s nothing…

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The ENCHANTED Mimi Valentine

Mimi Valentine, intrepid teen book reviewer, got her hands on Enchanted and wrote a very sweet review telling the world…well, not ALL about it, but enough to whet everyone’s appetite and make them want to read more. “Absolutely ADORABLE. Magical. Smile-inducing. And so incredibly sweet! This book is one of the many reasons why I love fairytales and their…

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Princess Alethea’s Magical Elixir

New reviews up at Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show! Title: Extraordinary: The True Story of My Fairy Godparent, Who Almost Killed Me, and Certainly Never Made Me a Princess Author: Adam Selzer EAN: 9780385736497 “Do you believe in fairy tales?” asked the back cover of Extraordinary. “Why yes, thank you, I do,” I replied to no one in…

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Starred Review for ENCHANTED in Kirkus!

As promised, here’s that FABULOUS review from Kirkus! It still makes me giddy. (My favorite parts are in bold.) ENCHANTED Author: Kontis, Alethea Review Issue Date: February 15, 2012 Online Publish Date: February 5, 2012 Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Pages: 320 Price ( Hardcover ): $16.99 Publication Date: May 8, 2012 ISBN ( Hardcover ): 978-0-547-65470-4 Category: Fiction Readers…

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When You Wish Upon a Star

Reports have been trickling in from those folks who have a subscription to Kirkus — ENCHANTED has received a coveted STARRED book review! The review begins thusly: “Readers who get past the generic title and an off-puttingly generic cover will discover a fabulous fairy-tale mashup that deserves hordes of avid readers.” Now, before you all get upset about the…

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