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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While using a magic mirror she breaks the world, and the ocean expands and comes almost to the Woodcutter doorstep.

In process of doing this she meets a strange serving girl that seems to be under a curse. I think this one may have been my favorite one yet! This may not bother a younger audience, but it irked me. I loved how Alethea Kontis incorporated this exploration of gender roles into her otherwise lighthearted novel. Nothing mind-blowing, but a light tale with an interesting family of Woodcutters.

It was so confusing and weird. Well the cover you all see above is not the cover I saw. The twins were hilarious,Sebastian so wise,and Tristan is a great hero. Woodcutter Sisters 5 books.

Peregrine is the love interest and I am a bit unsure how to feel about him. There is still lots to do, but I am wondering how will we know of it?

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Not so bad, in the grand scheme of things. I think I would enjoy it even more the second time through since there are alethhea I most likely missed. She makes quite a few mistakes throughout the story and she carries more than her share of guilt over said mistakes. I got the chance to check this series out with book three. Dearest focuses on Friday Woodcutter Friday’s child is loving and giving and, I received this book as part of a GoodReads first reads giveaway.


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Her kindness and love towards others made her a character I cared about greatly. It may not have been the best execution ever, but once again this story rings with the potential of what could have been. Anyway, I did like her love interest, and his BFF the chimera.

Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. They get to know each other somewhat during their time together. So many lovable characters. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

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Mar 11 30 17 Mar 16, Can this be read before reading 1? View all 3 comments. If you found much to love about the kontks installment, you will surely find even more to love in HERO — the story will leave the reader wishing for thirds!

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The Bookish Manicurist recently posted. Also, I have not read “Enchanted” so There are a few things I really liked about this book, and a few that prevented me from “really liking” the entire thing. His voice stands distinct and likable. And where Enchanted leaned a bit of the fairy tales that inspired it but by no means copied, Enchanted is very much an original ideaHero is a kontia brand new adventure, almost boys own stuff with girls in the foreground.

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Kontis, that we’ll get a story where Velius is a lead. It’s full of elements of many fairy tales all woven alethfa one. This book seems quite a bit shorter than the first one, but I kind of like that because it isn’t quite so complex and confusing. April 1st, 18 45 Apr 08, Anyway, recommended for fairy tale lovers, alethes those hesitant after the first book. Fairy Tale Find this book on: Kettner is not the actual artist. My favorite fairy tale writer, Alethea Kontis, pulls off another slam dunk with HERO, the second of her stories about the Woodcutter sisters.


Feb 02, Lubinka Dimitrova rated it really liked it Shelves: Saturday wasn’t expect Back to the magical world of Alethea Kontis, Hero is the second tale in her Woodcutter series.

Have you reviewed this book? Keelie L No you would have to read the first to know who everyone is to fully understand it. As with the other two books, the love story is beautiful: I will say that, by the end of the book, he had captured my heart completely.

Saturday is a big, strong girl who has not figured out her magic, except that hwro ax she was given as an infant has turned into a sword that strengthens and heals.

In some ways, I think they can stand alone–at least, this one could.

But I am happy to report that I have more than one work this year eligible for award nominations! Woodcutter Sisters 2Books of Arilland 2. Jan 09, Melodramaticfool rated it really liked it Shelves: Yay for no insta-love in a fairy tale! I liked all of the brothers, they were a very interesting bunch, as well as their sister.