Synopses & Reviews
“A fabulous fairy-tale mashup that deserves hordes of avid readers. Absolutely delectable.” —Kirkus Reviews
, starred review of award-winning series debut Enchanted
Readers met the Woodcutter sisters (named after the days of the week) in Enchanted and Hero. In this delightful third book, Alethea Kontis weaves together some fine-feathered fairy tales to focus on Friday Woodcutter, the kind and loving seamstress. When Friday stumbles upon seven sleeping brothers in her sister Sundays palace, she takes one look at Tristan and knows hes her future. But the brothers are cursed to be swans by day. Can Fridays unique magic somehow break the spell?
"Magical adventure, occasional humor, and moments of gentle romance make this a good choice for younger to mid-teens. Enchanted, Hero, and now Dearest will be at home in most libraries."
—School Library Journal
"A mashup of the original seven swan brothers fairy tale, ingeniously woven with new twists. . . . Magic abounds."
"With her trademark wit and clever world building, this will easily appeal to fans of the series as well as readers who love fractured fairy tales."
In her third book about the delightful Woodcutter sisters, Alethea Kontis masterfully weaves "The Wild Swans," "The Goose Girl," and a few other fine-feathered fairy tales into a magical, romantic companion novel to Enchanted and Hero.