Shadows on the Moon
To be released July 2011
"On my fourteenth birthday when the sakura was in full bloom, the men came to kill us. We saw them come, Aimi and me. We were excited, because we did not know how to be frightened. We had never seen soldiers before."
Suzume is a shadow-weaver. She can create mantles of darkness and light, walk unseen in the middle of the day, change her face. She can be anyone she wants to be. Except herself.
Suzume died officially the day the Prince's men accused her father of treason. Now even she is no longer sure of her true identity.
Is she the girl of noble birth living under the tyranny of her mother’s new husband, Lord Terayama? A lowly drudge scraping a living in the ashes of Terayama’s kitchens? Or Yue, the most beautiful courtesan in the Moonlit Lands?
Everyone knows Yue is destined to capture the heart of a prince. Only she knows that she is determined to use his power to destroy Terayama.
And nothing will stop her. Not even love.
By now you've heard me talk about Shadows on the Moon a couple of times, seeing as Zoë was an awesome part of Fairy Tale Fortnight and all. But I realized today that I had left it off of my Wishlist of Anticipated fairy tales! Gasp. Big error on my part, considering how awesome I think this book sounds, and how eagerly I am awaiting it. I mean, COME ON! How great does this book sound? ikr? I'll definitely be getting this one. :D
So what's on your wishlist this fine Wednesday?