Wednesday, February 15, 2012

WOW: Enchanted by Alethea Kontis

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is: 
by Alethea Kontis
Release Date: May 8, 2012

It isn't easy being the rather overlooked and unhappy youngest sibling to sisters named for the other six days of the week. Sunday’s only comfort is writing stories, although what she writes has a terrible tendency to come true.

When Sunday meets an enchanted frog who asks about her stories, the two become friends. Soon that friendship deepens into something magical. One night Sunday kisses her frog goodbye and leaves, not realizing that her love has transformed him back into Rumbold, the crown prince of Arilland—and a man Sunday’s family despises.

The prince returns to his castle, intent on making Sunday fall in love with him as the man he is, not the frog he was. But Sunday is not so easy to woo. How can she feel such a strange, strong attraction for this prince she barely knows? And what twisted secrets lie hidden in his past - and hers?
I love Fairy tales and a retelling of the Frog Prince is one I haven't seen in a while (in book form). This seems like a fun retelling! Plus the cover is beautiful!


  1. Ok, this looks really interesting !
    How come I wasn't aware of this ?
    Ah well, thanks for bringing it to my attention!

    Nick @ Nick's Book Blog

  2. Hrm hadn't seen this one but you're right it does look interesting <3
    Creative Reads

  3. This sounds really interesting! I love the cover too - how pretty! I must read it when I can! :)

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  4. I want this just for the cover alone, but the story sounds fascinating too. I cannot wait to get my hands on this.

  5. I like the sound (and look) of this one. Thanks for sharing.

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  6. This book sounds great. I love retellings and I've had my eye on it for a while. Great pick! :D

  7. You had me at retelling of the frog prince :)
    Thanks for stopping by ....

    Krazyyme @ Young Readers


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