New Release Books by Kaoru Mori

Kaoru Mori is the author of A Bride's Story, Vol. 13 (2022), A Bride's Story, Vol. 12 (2020), Emma (2018), A Bride's Story, Vol. 10 (2018) and other 119 books.

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A Bride's Story, Vol. 13

release date: Mar 22, 2022
A Bride's Story, Vol. 13
With a camera in hand, Mr. Smith and his entourage finally arrive at a fishing village by the Aral Sea. Upon arrival, they find the twins, Laila and Leily -- to their great surprise! To celebrate their nostalgic reunion, the twins and their new husbands host a delectable banquet!

A Bride's Story, Vol. 12

release date: Sep 22, 2020
A Bride's Story, Vol. 12
Acclaimed creator Kaoru Mori's tale of life on the nineteenth-century Silk Road continues. Camera in tow, Smith retraces his journey to photograph the people and places that have come to mean so much to him. Though he has vast ground to cover, the inevitable delays of travel afford Smith an opportunity to rest and reflect. On Amir and Karluk, who have since sought the tutelage of Karluk's hardy brother-in-law. On Pariya, struggling to complete the elaborate embroideries for her dowry. On the young, energetic twin brides, Laila and Leily. On the grand mansion that is to be the first stop on his return journey... Crafted in painstaking detail, Ms. Mori's pen breathes life into the scenery and architecture of the period in this heartwarming, slice-of-life tale that is at once wholly exotic yet familiar and accessible through the everyday lives of the characters she has created.

Emma

release date: Nov 27, 2018
Emma
Choosing love in spite of their difference in class, William and Emma have nothing but turbulent times ahead of them. But in order to pursue their joint future, William must face the Viscount and break his engagement... Surely nothing good can come from angering one of society's fiercest...?

A Bride's Story, Vol. 10

release date: Nov 27, 2018
A Bride's Story, Vol. 10
Karluk has left home to become a man! For four months, he's off to learn falconry from Amir's brothers, living with them at their winter camp. As his training commences, what will Karluk learn about himself, and Amir, in the process? Crafted in painstaking detail, Ms. Mori's pen breathes life into the scenery and architecture of the period in this heart-warming, slice-of-life tale that is at once wholly exotic, yet familiar and accessible through the everyday lives of the characters she has created.

A Bride's Story, Vol. 9

release date: Oct 30, 2018
A Bride's Story, Vol. 9
Acclaimed creator Kaoru Mori's tale of life on the nineteenth-century Silk Road continues. Pariya's budding romance with Umar is off to a rough start due to her brash personality and lack of confidence. But if she can't figure out how to say what she wants with words, then perhaps the old adage is true--the way to a man's heart is through his stomach! Crafted in painstaking detail, Ms. Mori's pen breathes life into the scenery and architecture of the period in this heart-warming, slice-of-life tale that is at once wholly exotic, yet familiar and accessible through the everyday lives of the characters she has created.

A Bride's Story, Vol. 8

release date: Oct 30, 2018
A Bride's Story, Vol. 8
Acclaimed creator Kaoru Mori's tale of life on the nineteenth-century Silk Road continues. As Anis and Sherine settle into a new life built on love and friendship, tragedy and destruction have thrown the Eihons' village into turmoil. Conflict with neighboring tribes has taken its toll, leaving Pariya's family home in ruins. Though no one was hurt, little survived the assault, including the fabrics meant for Pariya's dowry. Her passionate, frank personality has made things difficult for Pariya in the past, and being forced to delay marriage talks--now that she's finally found an interested suitor--drives her to despair. Despite her anxieties, staying with the Eihons during the reconstruction gives Pariya the opportunity to learn from Amir and her family and build up her self-confidence as she prepares for a hopeful future. Crafted in painstaking detail, Ms. Mori's pen breathes life into the scenery and architecture of the period in this heart-warming, slice-of-life tale that is at once wholly exotic, yet familiar and accessible through the everyday lives of the characters she has created.

A Bride's Story, Vol. 7

release date: Oct 30, 2018
A Bride's Story, Vol. 7
Acclaimed creator Kaoru Mori's tale of life on the nineteenth-century Silk Road continues as Mr. Smith extends his journey. This time, he is welcomed into the home of a wealthy tradesman and his wife, Anis. Custom dictates that, as a woman, Anis is not permitted to meet their visitor face-to-face, but even so, she counts herself blessed to live in such a beautiful estate and be married to a man who devotes himself solely to her. Still, one cannot help but long for the companionship of another person when one's closest friend is a reluctant Persian cat. In her loneliness, Anis visits the public bath house and discovers a place where she feels immediately free among her fellow sisters. Crafted in painstaking detail, Ms. Mori's pen breathes life into the scenery and architecture of the period in this heart-warming, slice-of-life tale that is at once wholly exotic, yet familiar and accessible through the everyday lives of the characters she has created.

A Bride's Story, Vol. 6

release date: Oct 30, 2018
A Bride's Story, Vol. 6
Acclaimed creator Kaoru Mori's tale of life on the nineteenth-century Silk Road heads back to Amir and Karluk. In the year since his marriage, Karluk has grown a good deal, but Amir can't help but feel overprotective of her much younger husband. Karluk wants nothing more than to prove that he can be a strong and competent man--and he may soon have the opportunity to prove just that. Desperate for land to feed their flocks, Amir's former tribe prepares to attack her village with a fearsome arsenal of cannons and guns provided by their new allies. This time the Halgals are not interested in capturing Amir--no one is safe from their terrible assault! Crafted in painstaking detail, Ms. Mori's pen breathes life into the scenery and architecture of the period in this heart-warming, slice-of-life tale that is at once wholly exotic, yet familiar and accessible through the everyday lives of the characters she has created.

Kaoru Mori: Anything and Something

release date: Sep 25, 2018
Kaoru Mori: Anything and Something
At times hilarious, at others heartwarming, this collection of short stories penned by one of Japan's most talented artists is a perfect addition to any library! A young girl discovers that new glasses give her a whole new perspective on the world, a bunny-girl waitress learns to cope with her male customers with dignity, an introverted art student inspires her fellow club members even as she takes inspiration from them, and more! Fans of Mori will enjoy seeing concept designs and historical notes from her award-winning series, as well as Mori's own brand of enthusiastic commentary throughout.

A Bride's Story, Vol. 5

release date: Sep 25, 2018
A Bride's Story, Vol. 5
Acclaimed creator Kaoru Mori's tale of life on the nineteenth-century Silk Road takes on an air of celebration as, at long last, Laila and Leily's wedding day arrives! But the marriage ceremony may be even more taxing for the girls than their search for a pair of grooms. Sitting still and silent as their guests celebrate and eat is a trial that will push the girls' patience to its limit, not to mention that of Sami and Sarm! As the twins finally make their vows and commit themselves to their husbands, the gravity of the moment finally sets in. Though they have dreamed of marriage for years, only now do they realize that everything in their lives is about to change... Crafted in painstaking detail, Ms. Mori's pen breathes life into the scenery and architecture of the period in this heart-warming, slice-of-life tale that is at once wholly exotic, yet familiar and accessible through the everyday lives of the characters she has created.

Emma 8

release date: Mar 17, 2009
Emma 8
Emma, a young woman rescued from destitution and trained as a proper British maid, falls in love with William, the eldest son of a wealthy family, but their pure love may be torn apart by class differences and prejudice.

Emma 3

release date: Jan 01, 2007
Emma 3
Emma, a young woman rescued from destitution and trained as a proper British maid, falls in love with William, the eldest son of a wealthy family, but their pure love may be torn apart by class differences and prejudice.

Shirley

release date: Jan 01, 2008
Shirley
"Shirley may be the hardest working maid around. The youngest, too! This collection of short stories presents a further exploration into the stratified world of English society, portrayed through the experiences of young maids. Miss Bennett lives alone and keeps busy running the pub she inherited. Needing some help, she posts a notice for a maid. Along comes Shirley Madison, a girl who can clean and cook as well as any maid--even if she's only 13 years old!"--Cover.

Emma 6

release date: Dec 12, 2007
Emma 6
Emma, a young woman rescued from destitution and trained as a proper British maid, falls in love with William, the eldest son of a wealthy family, but their pure love may be torn apart by class differences and prejudice.
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