Kitsune-Mochi is coming…!

Yes, yes, it’s coming — the sequel to Kitsune-Tsuki! While Kitsune-Tsuki was a novelette, Kitsune-Mochi is a full novel.

I’m having a tough time with this one, though, due to the fact that my cover designer Jess was a little too awesome. I’d thought to stay with the same cover theme as Kitsune-Tsuki, but she gave me options, and now I’m having a hard time deciding between these two:


cover #1


cover #2

These are obviously just drafts, but aren’t they pretty? The art is again by R.H. Potter.

What do you think? Shall we have a vote?

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While kitsune-tsuki means fox-possessed, a kitsune-mochi is a fox-possessor, or one who uses foxes as servants or familiars. And I didn’t realize until this moment that it could be a sort of pun in English. Huh.

Let me know what you think!

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  1. Sandy Della-Croce

    While both are good, and pretty, there are two main differences. #1’s title can be read more easily, but on the whole, the cover is a tan mono-color. #2’s color is varied and the pink adds pop. However that same pink may turn off men… I also find it interesting that the fox could be seen as a mask in a quick glance.

  2. To elaborate on my vote, I particularly like the brown of the second one. I’m not as keen on the purple. Can you use all of #1 including the stripe, except make the stripe the brown color? LOL

  3. Thanks for the input, guys! You have good points (and lots more good comments on Facebook, thank you!). Of course, right now the votes are divided right down the middle, so I still have a decision to make! But I’m getting good suggestions to try.

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