Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean, Read by Ali Ahn
What If You Suddenly Discovered You Were Royalty?
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Narrator Ali Ahn brings plenty of personality and heart to Emiko Jean’s Tokyo Ever After, a young adult rom-com about a high school senior who has discovered an incredible secret—her father is royalty. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss this fun and sweet story in the spirit of The Princess Diaries. Raised in California by her mother, Izumi Tanaka doesn’t know her father’s name until she discovers it accidentally, and she is shocked to learn he is the Crown Prince of Japan. When Izzy is invited to travel to Japan to meet her family, Ahn’s delivery reflects her conflicted reactions to the many unfamiliar customs and expectations—and her handsome bodyguard. Strong-willed Izzy worries she’ll never truly be accepted by her father’s traditional family. A delightful start to a new series.
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