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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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FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it 4 months ago
For more reviews, check out my blog: Craft-CycleI love this fun twist on an alphabet book. In this one, the letters go whenever they feel like it instead of alphabetical order. Beautiful chaos ensues, full of subtle messages about trying new things and doing things in a different way (as well as ask...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 10 months 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 12 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 ...
Closet Geeks and Slow Mo
Closet Geeks and Slow Mo rated it 2 years ago
Kristen Painter has extended the Nocturne Falls Universe and got a bunch of authors to write novellas. I think they are a must read for fans of the Universe. And also a great way to discover new author- or at least to me they were all new authors. My favorite of the Nocturne Falls Universe Novellas ...
Closet Geeks and Slow Mo
Closet Geeks and Slow Mo rated it 2 years ago
Kristen Painter has extended the Nocturne Falls Universe and got a bunch of authors to write novellas. I think they are a must read for fans of the Universe. And also a great way to discover new author- or at least to me they were all new authors. My favorite of the Nocturne Falls Universe Novellas ...
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