HERO by Alethea Kontis Published by: Harcourt Books, Hardcover: pages Series: The Woodcutter Sisters #2 My rating: 7/10 First. Book Hero During the Nebula Awards in May, I got to meet and interview Alethea Kontis, who’s fairy tale book, Enchanted, was nominated for. Hero by Alethea Kontis, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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It heavily depends on Enchanted and Hero for any sense of placement. Return to Book Page. Although this is the second in a series, it could also make a fine standalone book, even though I strongly suggest reading the first, not only to understand some things montis mention in Hero but also because Enchanted is equally as amazing as Hero.

Commits himself to protect and serve Friday. Saturday – the star of this tale – thinks she’s missed out.

Throughout the novel she remains hopeful, optimistic and above all determined. Click here for much amusement. I’m also interested to see alwthea happens with Monday and Wednesday, and if all 7 of them get a book does that mean Tuesday isn’t really dead? But then Trix puts a spell on them and leaves without them, since it was his mother.

I do wish there was a bit more world building and aletheq the gods of fire,air,earth,and water were explained more. Peregrine caught her by the neck and kissed her hard.


FTF Book Review: Alethea Kontis – Hero

But Kontis does a nice job here of adding enough new elements to make the story feel fresh and new. However, there were some things about this book I liked more and some I liked less. Joyland Stephen King Audiobook Review. No alethex or quizzes yet. Even with an enchanted sword to call her own, Saturday fears she is never destined to have a okntis adventure like her sister Sunday or travel the world like her sister Thursday. But I guess as long as it’s a book and I can read it I’m fine.

The other cover has nothing to do with the books real At a Glance: Follow Washington Loves Romance on Facebook: I once again found myself falling in love with the Woodcutter family.

Peregrine became helpless as Saturday became hero. The cover I saw was a girl in a blue-green dress with short hair. The gender role reversal also adds to the humor within the story and helps to develop the personalities of the two characters.

When Friday stumbles upon seven sleeping brothers in her sister Sunday’s palace, she takes one look at Tristan and knows he’s her future. Especially writing about mirrors.


Can this be read before reading 1? Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Open Preview See a Problem? I enjoyed all of the characters, even the ones that konttis easy to hate. I’ve obviously since devoured these books, and let me tell you. My kind of heroine: It’s not smooth sailing, though, and there are twists and turns for them to deal with.


Friday’s sister Saturday has accidentally made a huge magic ocean to appear where a big magic ocean has no place appearing. Hero was submitted for the RITA by my publisher, per usual.

I don’t think my not reading Hero had anything to do with my low rating of this book. He is the one who helps Saturday learn to accept herself for who she is. The way heeo accept each other is great and such a healthy thing for teens to read.

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I really loved Enchantedbut the rest of these Woodcutter Sisters fairytales have been pretty unimpressive to me. She has adventures to embark on!

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