Emiko Jean is the author of Tokyo Ever After. When she isn't writing, she is reading. Before she became a writer, she was an entomologist, a candlemaker, a florist, and most recently, a teacher. She lives in Washington with her husband and children (unruly twins).
A heartwarming and thrilling story about royal love. * Time * Fans of [Tokyo Ever After] will find much to enjoy in Princess Izumi's continued struggles to fit into the highly conformist society of Japanese royalty. . . . Readers will cheer as Izumi faces new challenges, supports her mother, and stays true to herself. Izumi's wry wit and clear-eyed view of both the charms and drawbacks of life in Japan balance the fairy-tale romance. * Booklist * Readers will find themselves laughing and screaming out loud at the characters' choices. . . . Buy this book for any collection * SLJ * A newly minted royal navigates her way between royal protocols and her own heart. . . . A solid sequel about a princess finding her voice * Kirkus Reviews *