The Story of Saiunkoku

The Story of Saiunkoku

!--StartFragment--Shurei enters the palace as Ryuki's consort, but he has yet to seek her out. It is rumored that men, not women, share the emperor's bedchamber. Shurei must think of a way to stop the emperor from shirking his responsibilities, but she has to find him first!!--EndFragment-- -- VIZ Media

The Story of Saiunkoku

The Story of Saiunkoku

Shurei falls ill and a group of indulgent yet inept men try to tend her. But while her family and the ministers from the court debate how to nurse her back to health, the emperor seizes the chance to sneak into her bedchamber for a visit. -- VIZ Media

The Story of Saiunkoku

The Story of Saiunkoku

!--StartFragment--Shurei has returned to her normal life at home, but once more the palace finds itself in need. She is asked to work as an assistant in the Ministry of the Treasury, but as women aren't allowed in, Shurei must pretend to be a boy!!--EndFragment-- -- VIZ Media

The Story of Saiunkoku

The Story of Saiunkoku

Though Shurei and Eigetsu passed the Imperial Exam with high marks, they are being bullied as they go about their duties as new civil servants in the palace. But it seems the pair may have found an unlikely ally... -- VIZ Media

The Story of Saiunkoku

The Story of Saiunkoku

Shurei has been falsely accused of cheating on the Imperial Exam by those who don’t want women working as civil servants. Shurei must attend an inquiry to prove her innocence, but her opponents are plotting to make sure she never arrives at the palace. -- VIZ Media

Young Adult Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd Edition

A Librarian's Guide

Young Adult Literature in Action: A Librarian's Guide, 2nd Edition

Utilizing a genre approach, this overview of young adult literature shows new librarians and library science students the criteria to use for selecting quality books, including recommended titles. • Provides unbiased, authoritative guidance for finding recommended classic and recent titles by genre • Presents an excellent introduction to the field of young adult literature for undergraduate and graduate students who intend to be public or school librarians, students who are new to the study of young adult literature, or librarians who are new to working with young adults • Includes a new section consisting of fascinating answers from 14 authors explaining their motivations and inspirations for writing for young adult readers • Provides expanded coverage on the popular genres of graphic novels and science fiction books

Mostly Manga: A Genre Guide to Popular Manga, Manhwa, Manhua, and Anime

Mostly Manga: A Genre Guide to Popular Manga, Manhwa, Manhua, and Anime

Appropriate for any public library collection, this book provides a comprehensive readers' advisory guide for Japanese manga and anime, Korean manhwa, and Chinese manhua. • Author, title, subject, and genre indexes • An appendix featuring the films of Studio Ghibli • Focuses on series that are easy and cost-effective for libraries to collect • Demystifies a body of literature unfamiliar to many librarians