Cypess, Leah Mistwood, 320 p. Greenwillow (Harper), 2010. $16.99. Violence: PG. Isabel, the Shifter, left her king and his kingdom in ruins 10 years ago. Now the son of the usurper has recalled her to human form and has bound her to his service But intrigue awaits in this new king’s court; friend is indistinguishable from enemy and Isabel’s shifter self is not so far from the human she pretends to be. Mistwood is a beautiful story directly aimed at your fantasy happy 9-12 graders who want something a little deeper than the norm. MS, HS – ADVISABLE. Cindy, Library Teacher.