Enchanted by Alethea Kontis. Monday’s child is fair of face, Tuesday’s child is full of grace, Wednesday’s child is full of woe, Thursday’s child. : Enchanted (The Woodcutter Sisters) (): Alethea Kontis: Books. Editorial Reviews. Review. A Kirkus Best Teen Book of A World Book Night Selection Enchanted (The Woodcutter Sisters Book 1) by [Kontis, Alethea].

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I love how the very first time she kisses him as a frog, he doesn’t change back right away. Which sucks, because I was really looking forward to this novel.

Except that whatever she writes comes true And I love fairy enchxnted Beautiful, enchanting, and everything I could ever ask for, Enchanted is one of my favourite re-tellings of anything to date! I honestly did NOT want Enchanted to end. Sunday reads Grumble her entry about her family but tells him she never writes something unless it’s already happened, because things have a “tendency to come true”. I can’t tell you a time where I didn’t groan when I had to realize I had to finish it. I still liked Enchantedd and Sadness better in Inside Out.

It’s not in any way realistic.

LibrisNotes: Enchanted by Alethea Kontis

Here are just a few of the things: His unnaturally youthful-looking father, the king whose name has been forgotten, has decided the balls present an excellent opportunity for him to find a new wife. For example, when she fervently wrote about her desire to stay home from an undesirable task, she was granted her wish – in the form of an illness that kept her home for a week One lazy afternoon, Sunday escapes from the monotony of her chores and sneaks out to her beloved woods where she meets an enchanted frog, named Grumble, who becomes her new best friend.


He can also be a bit slow on the uptake for someone who lives in an enchanted land, surrounded by magic and curses. He is one of those few characters with potentials of their own. You know that shit is for real when it breaks a curse, right?

ENCHANTED by Alethea Kontis | Kirkus Reviews

Why did Rumbold “remember” Thursday cutting his arm with a knife in the shape of a “T” and then, later, there’s nothing there?? What a beautiful name. Grumble is smart, eloquent, well mannered and moves and behaves as though he were a man trapped in a frog’s body.

However, the light, charming short story should never have become a novel. I’d be hard pressed to say who this book would be for, honestly. It may not have, if it hadn’t played such a huge part in the novel, but it did, and it wholesomely trashed the novel. Of course she kisses him at the end of each day, hoping to break his curse, but nothing happens.

But love conquers all; desperate to prove himself worthy for the girl he loves, he overcame everything stand in his way to win back Sunday. It starts with the Woodcutter Family, whose daughters are named by the day of the week, which has a rhyme.


Destined for greater cause, she bears her own desire to find the love she has been looking for. A fairy tale for more mature readers. Poisoned combs and people falling asleep and shoes. Recommended for a fun, sweetly romantic and delightfully charming fairy tale read.


Where has he gone? Alethea Kontis weaves them perfectly into an original and surprisingly complex story that’s her own, adding Rating: The exquisite dialogues made me smile, laugh, and sympathize with the characters.

Her sisters range from twins Monday and Tuesday Tuesday was danced to death to Friday, who works magic with a needle; among her brothers is Trix, who is a changeling. Her innocence itself seems hokey after a while, rather like the parody Disney princess played by Amy Adams in the film Enchantedno connection to this book.

This book just wasn’t for me. To this end, he requests that three balls be held in three days and that every eligible young woman in the land is alethex be invited. Bennet as soon as the King notices Wednesday.