Books by Alethea Kontis

ALETHEA KONTIS lives in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. She is a contributor to the Apex Science Fiction and Horror Digest.

DEAREST by Alethea Kontis
Released: Feb. 3, 2015

"Perhaps not the best in the series; but it's hard to resist the Woodcutters' fluffy, eager-to-please charm. Monday's story next, please? (Fantasy. 11 & up)"
The Woodcutter sister with "a heart as big as the moon" meets her destiny in the third of the frothy fairy-tale series (Hero, 2013, etc.).Read full book review >
HERO by Alethea Kontis
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"Whether Kontis tells the tales of other Woodcutter children or not, readers will await her next with joyful anticipation. (Fantasy. 11-18)"
The cover is terribly wrong—again—but Kontis' return to the Woodcutter family is still mightily entertaining. Read full book review >
Released: May 8, 2012

"Absolutely delectable; if it has more fripperies and furbelows than are strictly speaking necessary, it makes up for that in the wizardly grace of its storytelling. (Fantasy. 12-18)"
Readers who get past the generic title and an off-puttingly generic cover will discover a fabulous fairy-tale mashup that deserves hordes of avid readers. Read full book review >
H IS FOR HALLOWEEN by Alethea Kontis
Released: July 1, 2010

"Sophisticated abecedarian fun. (Picture book. 4-8)"
Those wacky theatrical letters are back, this time for a mixed-up Halloween pageant (AlphaOops: The Day Z Went First, 2006). Read full book review >
ALPHAOOPS! by Alethea Kontis
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"A must for preschool and elementary classrooms. (Picture book. 3-8)"
A hysterical take on what might happen if the letters of the alphabet mixed things up a bit. Read full book review >
Released: May 16, 2006

"Devoted to a good cause, with more hits than misses."
Anthology of speculative fiction, with proceeds going to Save the Children's Tsunami Relief Fund. Read full book review >