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Alethea Kontis
New York Times bestselling author Alethea Kontis is a princess, a fairy godmother, and a geek. She's known for screwing up the alphabet, scolding vampire hunters, turning garden gnomes into mad scientists, and making sense out of fairy tales.Alethea is the co-author of Sherrilyn Kenyon's... show more

New York Times bestselling author Alethea Kontis is a princess, a fairy godmother, and a geek. She's known for screwing up the alphabet, scolding vampire hunters, turning garden gnomes into mad scientists, and making sense out of fairy tales.Alethea is the co-author of Sherrilyn Kenyon's Dark-Hunter Companion, and penned the AlphaOops series of picture books. Her short fiction, essays, and poetry have appeared in a myriad of anthologies and magazines. She has done multiple collaborations with Eisner winning artist J.K. Lee, including The Wonderland Alphabet and Diary of a Mad Scientist Garden Gnome. Her YA fairy tale novel, Enchanted, won the Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award in 2012, was nominated for the Audie Award in 2013, and was selected for World Book Night in 2014. Both Enchanted and its sequel, Hero, were nominated for the Andre Norton Award.Born in Burlington, Vermont, Alethea makes the best baklava you've ever tasted and sleeps with a teddy bear named Charlie.You can find Princess Alethea online at: www.aletheakontis.com.
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Birth date: January 11, 1976
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 1 month ago
Hit and miss. I found "Galatea and Pygmalion" by Kate Danley to be a rather interesting take on the Greek myth. The story makes good use of gender roles and storytelling. "Princess Charming" by Yasmine Galenorn was the best tale in the collection. I love the use of letter writing and the solutions t...
Book Nook Nuts
Book Nook Nuts rated it 3 months ago
Book Reviewed: Merry & Bright: A Christmas Anthology (Nocturne Falls Universe)Authors : Fiona Roarke, Jax Cassidy, Kira Nyte, Wynter Daniels, Candace Colt, Alethea Kontis, Cate Dean, Larissa Emerald, Sela CarsenPublication Date: 11/24/2017Reviewed by: Tammy Payne- Book Nook NutsMy Rating: 5 Stars ...
Bark's Book Reviews
Bark's Book Reviews rated it 1 year ago
This story was as charming as it was frustrating. The narrator does a beautiful job with her lovely, lilting fairytale-like accent but the material has issues even a skilled narrator can’t overcome. A beautiful young lady named Sunday falls truly, madly, deeply in love with a frog. A talking frog, m...
Jasmyn's Reviews
Jasmyn's Reviews rated it 2 years ago
I was a bit disappointed in this edition in the world of Arilland. The short fairy tales were a lot of fun, I especially enjoyed the story Blood and Water, but it just wasn't what I had expected from the series. Many of the stories were just a couple pages long, which I know is true of some tales, b...
Jasmyn's Reviews
Jasmyn's Reviews rated it 2 years ago
Welcome to Friday's story. This is another one that takes place during Saturday's flood, but this time we get a look at Arriland itself and the refugees that quickly crowd the palace looking for shelter. Friday finds herself caught in duties of watching the children and stitching together new clothe...
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