Spirit's Princess is about a girl named Himiko who is the daughter of the chieftan of the Matsu. When an accident causes Himiko's leg to break, it heals crooked. Himiko thinks she is useless. Until she is taken on as a shaman's apprentice - in secret. She also finds another village - the Shika, whom she finds friends in. Filled with secrecy and surprises, Spirit's Princess, is a well written book that anyone will enjoy.