Are You Ready to Tackle Your TBR?

Hello, everyone! My dearest Tressa over at Wishful Endings is currently hosting the Tackle Your TBR Read-a-thon. But you know all about that by now, right? Of course you do! (Quick! Sign up through September 23rd here.) Today on the schedule is solely dedicated to MOI, and to celebrate I am giving away a copy of Trixter! As you…

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The Princess Formerly Known as Snow White

Readers often ask me about my favorites. Favorite book that I’ve written. Favorite character I’ve invented. Favorite EVERYTHING. It’s so tough–like choosing a favorite child! But I will admit…I do have a favorite short story. To this date, my favorite story that I’ve ever written is “The Unicorn Hunter.” I dreamed up the concept a very long time ago:…

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*DeLorean not included

I didn’t see The Princess Bride when it came out in theatres. A rare thing, I know, especially for a kid like me who literally grew up in a theatre. It was my first job at sixteen. I have family in Vermont who own several theatres—every summer when we went to visit, I spent hours theatre hopping (when I…

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Time for Tea…MOVE DOWN ONE

This year is the 150th anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. I have long since discovered that I can’t be friends with anyone who doesn’t like Alice. Two days ago, Lisa Mantchev and I spontaneously broke out into a dialogue on FB that would have been appropriate at a certain mad tea party. Which reminded me that TODAY IS…

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TRIXTER Now Available on EBook!

Hello, everyone–I am pleased to announce today that my fairytale novella TRIXTER is now available in e-book! Trixter is Book 2.5 of The Books of Arilland (Enchanted is 1, Hero is 2, Dearest is 3) and Volume 1 of The Trix Adventures. The cover was designed by the amazing Rachel Marks. Some handy-dandy links for you to share: Amazon…

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List of Fairy Tales Referenced in Enchanted

Because I get asked this so many times–and because I have the audiobook to refresh my memory–here’s a handy-dandy list for you. I am sure this is incomplete, but at the very least, these are all the stories I meant to include ON PURPOSE. List of Fairy Tales, Nursery Rhymes, and Classic Fantasy Novels Referenced in Enchanted (in order…

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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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DEAREST — Adventures on the Intarwebs!

All the work I’ve done finally comes to fruition. I have seeded the intarwebs with 32 flavors of amazing magic JUST FOR YOU! Click here to purchase your copy of Dearest today Follow the February Tour! 1 – Launch 2 – Lilac Reviews 3 – Special post @ Waterworld Mermaids 3 – Coffee Books & Art & The Book…

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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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