Do you love fairytale retellings? You will devour Flame in the Mist by Renée Ahdieh, a book set in Feudal Japan. Find out more about this Mulan retelling perfect for channeling your inner warrior.
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Flame In The Mist by Renée Ahdieh Book Information
Author: Renée Ahdieh
Genre: Young Adult | Fairytale Retelling | Mulan Retelling
Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers | Penguin Random House
Publication Date: 2017
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Summary Of Flame In The Mist
“From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Wrath and the Dawn, comes a sweeping, action-packed YA adventure set against the backdrop of Feudal Japan where Mulan meets Throne of Glass.
The daughter of a prominent samurai, Mariko has long known her place—she may be an accomplished alchemist, whose cunning rivals that of her brother Kenshin, but because she is not a boy, her future has always been out of her hands. At just seventeen years old, Mariko is promised to Minamoto Raiden, the son of the emperor’s favorite consort—a political marriage that will elevate her family’s standing. But en route to the imperial city of Inako, Mariko narrowly escapes a bloody ambush by a dangerous gang of bandits known as the Black Clan, who she learns has been hired to kill her before she reaches the palace.
Dressed as a peasant boy, Mariko sets out to infiltrate the Black Clan and track down those responsible for the target on her back. Once she’s within their ranks, though, Mariko finds for the first time she’s appreciated for her intellect and abilities. She even finds herself falling in love—a love that will force her to question everything she’s ever known about her family, her purpose, and her deepest desires.”G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
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About The Author, Renée Ahdieh:
Renée Ahdieh is the author of two of our favorite YA books, The Wrath And The Dawn and The Rose And The Dagger.
She is a New York Times bestselling author who hates exercise but loves writing. While she used to live in South Korea, she now resides in Charlotte, North Carolina. Read more about Renée Ahdieh.
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