Mark of Favor

Mark of Favor

by Kaitlyn Keller

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Overview

After seventeen-year-old Ember Lockley moves to Japan with her family because of her father's job, she braces for all kinds of changes: a language barrier, making new friends, even adjusting to a new sleep schedule. She's no stranger to moving around, and at least in Japan she can embrace a culture she's already obsessed with.

What she doesn't expect is that when she rescues a weasel from getting trampled at her school, and gives it the name Sakuya, she enters into a binding contract. And not just any contract. By saving the animal, she earns a mark of favor, which she discovers is a marriage proposal from a powerful yokai.

Unwillingly, Ember is whisked away and thrust into the Spirit Realm, a supposed myth of Japanese Folklore. Though Sakuya is kind and offers anything to make her happy, she knows it's just a ruse to ensure she marries him. The more she learns about Sakuya and his past as an izuna yokai, the more she realizes that everything she knows about Japan might be wrong.

If she hopes to survive and see her family again, she'll have to adapt--not only to her new relationship, but to the overall role she plays in the world of yokai.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781663549310
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 11/10/2020
Pages: 366
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

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