Woodcutter Sibling Birth Order

Good morning, everyone! Lily asked a very good question on another post: “What’s the birth order of the Woodcutter siblings?” Obviously, Monday-Sunday are easy to figure out. It’s one of the reasons I liked using those names–with so many daughters in a family, I could have easily confused my readers. But what about the boys? At one point during…

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I Wrote a Book About Refugees and No One Noticed

Dear Twitter: I lied. This morning, on social media, I admitted to being the White Privileged American granddaughter of a refugee twice over. My papou’s mother fled (with four small children) to Greece from the Catastrophe of Smyrna. Papou himself later fled to America* after the Nazi occupation of Greece. He served in both the Greek Merchant Marines and…

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THE GRAND FINALE

A themed tour with Prism Book Tours. Here it is, the Grand Finale of the BOOK TOUR for Dearest By Alethea Kontis And can I just say…I have had an AMAZING time this month. How amazing, you ask? Well, I tossed a bunch of glitter out into the intarwebs and MAGIC HAPPENED. Thank you again to Prism Book Tours,…

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HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY TO ME!!!!

DEAREST IS FINALLY OUT! Here is a link for you to share — be sure to do that RIGHT NOW — we need to make as many sales as we can happen this week!  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0544074076/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0544074076&linkCode=as2&tag=wwwaletheakon-20&linkId=H25VMKQW3Z2BQT5L *********** The first Tuesday of the month is usually also my day to post on The Waterworld Mermaids, but my Sparkle Twin Kerri Carpenter…

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B&N Loves DEAREST!

If you’re not sold on the Woodcutter Series after reading this latest article on the B&N Teen Blog, then I guess you just don’t like fairy tales. http://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/teen/two-mashup-fairy-tale-series-you-have-to-read/

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Enter to Win DEAREST

My publisher is giving away 25 copies of DEAREST before it’s released…but the drawing only runs through October 29th so NOW’S YOUR CHANCE! Quick! Before it’s too late! https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/show/110912-dearest

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Waiting for Maleficent

(Now I want to write a parody play with this title. But that’s beside the point…) I was notified yesterday that The Huffington Post had cited THE ENTIRE WOODCUTTER SISTERS SERIES as part of a list of “10 Books to Read While Impatiently Waiting for Maleficent.” WOOHOOOO!!!!!!! Yeah, I’m still dancing about it. To read the article with the…

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