The Enchantress Returns

The Enchantress Returns

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After decades of hiding, the evil Enchantress who cursed Sleeping Beauty is back with a vengeance.
Alex and Conner Bailey have not been back to the magical Land of Stories since their adventures in The Wishing Spell ended. But one night, they learn the famed Enchantress has kidnapped their mother! Against the will of their grandmother, the twins must find their own way into the Land of Stories to rescue their mother and save the fairy tale world from the greatest threat it's ever faced.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780316201544
Branch Call Number: J COL
Characteristics: 517 p. :,ill., col. map ;,20 cm
Additional Contributors: Dorman, Brandon


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May 21, 2018

Very, very good! I totally recommend it... very intriguing with lots of cliff hangers. if you enjoy fantasy and/or mystery, you would love this!

May 01, 2018

AWESOME BOOk. I would recommend this book to people who LOVE fantasy and sci-fi. :D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D:D

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Apr 17, 2018

Something is wrong here - the title says The Land of Stories Fairy-Tale Treasury, but the comments are comments made on An Author's Odyssey. Anyway, the fairy-tale treasury is really cool, and I love the Land of Stories Survival Guide that Mother Goose wrote!

Jan 28, 2018

This book was so much fun that I t was the best book ever... ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️

Jan 25, 2018

the enchantress is back

Nov 23, 2017

I totally recommend this book.

Nov 19, 2017

these series are the best i seriously love how every villain has a backstory and it makes me feel sad for them when i was small i always hoped the villains would lose ( i regret it) i wish i could go to the land of stories and meet everyone and have those cool adventures i am so jealous of alex and connor wow what i would give to go there and return safe

Sep 15, 2017

One of the things I love about this series is that the author gives the villains a backstory too -- there is a reason for their behaviour and why they're "mean" or evil (like Evly the Evil Queen in book 1, Ezmia the Enchantress in this book, and Lloyd in book 3).
The Land of Stories is an awesome, amazing series!!

Aug 29, 2017

this was one of my favorite in the series after beyond the kingdoms and the wishing spell I can,t wait for the worlds collide.

Aug 18, 2017

The Land of Stories is a terrific 6 book series by Chris Colfer, and The Enchantress Returns is the second book. I really enjoyed this series and especially enjoyed The Enchantress Returns, which is probably my favourite out of all The Land of Stories books. I liked this book a lot because most of the characters were all from the previous book, so there weren’t many new introductions and the adventure seemed to start right away. I’d recommend this book for anyone 10 or over, because all though it may be very simple to read if you are older than 13, the book is still extremely entertaining. The Enchantress Returns is a very good book with many different characters that you’re guaranteed to fall in love with. I’ll give this book a rating of 9/10 stars.
- @bookaholic of the Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board

The Enchantress Returns, written by Chris Colfer is the second installment in his series, The Land of Stories. Following the end of the first book, Alex and Connor Bailey find themselves back in the Land of Stories, after problems start to arise within the kingdom, as a great evil threatens everyone. Now as the adventure continues, this novel definitely portrays the author's ability to turn emotions into words, as it explores the emotional depth of the characters. Overall, it's an amazing addition to the story, as near the end the twins must make a very important decision for the well-being of the Land of Stories. I give this book a 4 out of 5 stars, as it truly underlines many different concepts relatable to the younger audience.
- @Because_Logic of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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Apr 12, 2017

Alex and Connor went back to the land of stories and the enchantress(Ezmia, from the sleeping beauty and beauty and the beast story)returns. She used vines to trap Queen Cinderella, Queen Snow, Queen Rapunzal, Queen Sleeping Beauty, Queen Red Riding Hood, Queen Trobella, the fairy council, the kings, Alex and Connor's mom Charlotte, their grandmother and Connor. Alex was left alone to finish fighting the Enchantress. Read the book to find out if Alex succeeded.

Jul 12, 2016

Alex and conner try to escape from their house over to the land of stories to save their world and the fairy tail world from an evil threat. they soon learn more about this threat from hidden clues, and make an attempt to destroy it. who knows if they will be succesful or be the Slave's of this evil threat.

Jul 16, 2015

this is the second book in the series where an evil woman called the Enchantress tries to take over the fairy tale world and has kidnapped the fairy godmothers daughter in law. Due to this it is up to Conner and Alex to save this wold and the fairy tale one. Will it be to late?

Aug 20, 2014

Alex and Conner Bailey travel once again the Land of Stories to save their mother… Unlike before, it is in a state of peril. The Evil Enchantress who cursed Sleeping Beauty is back and has wicked plans for the world. She has kidnapped their mother. Alex and Conner must create the Wand of Wonderment to destroy her. Can they do it? Or will the Enchantress win?

Jul 04, 2014

alex and conner bailey have traveled once again to the land of stories to save their mother from the evil enchantress will they defeat her? or will the enchantress win?


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Apr 17, 2018

"If you notice the pages glowing, followed by an inviting humming noise, don't be afraid! That is just the book's magic. But whatever you do, don't lean too far into the book. You never know where you might end up."
~ Introduction by the fairy godmother.

Jul 12, 2015

" The evil Enchantress who tried killing Sleeping Beauty is back? yes Mother Goose said. Her name is Ezmia, and she has your Mother..."


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Jun 18, 2017

Other: Ends with cliffhanger!

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