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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My 2013 Baltimore Book Fest Schedule

ACK! Too many things going on! I will only be appearing at the Baltimore Book Festival one day: this FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27TH. Here’s my schedule: 3:00-4:00pm YA Paranormal/Romance Location: Maryland Romance Writers Pavilion 4:00-5:45 Workshop: What’s New in Young Adult Fiction: Science Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal Location: SFWA Pavilion I will be around all day (or, as soon as I…

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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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No Thank YOU!

An author doesn’t just write a book. An author writes a story, gives it to her editor, and her editor comes back with a page (or three) of editorial comments that need to be dealt with. The author revises. The editor comes back again (on track changes, if you’re lucky) for more fixes. The author revises. Then a copyeditor…

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The Adventure Begins!

Hero starts shipping from the HMH warehouses TOMORROW. Eep! So you know what that means! (Yes, I know it means I have to shut up and write more Beloved.) But what it also means is that it’s officially the launch of the Hero Blog Tour! This year I’m being helped by the good fairy Laura from Prism Tours to…

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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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