13 March 2013


Waiting on Wednesday #20 - Ink

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine
that spotlights upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating.

Ink by Amanda Sun
Series: The Paper Gods #1
Release Date: 06/25/2013
Publisher: HarlequinTeen
I looked down at the paper, still touching the tip of my shoe. I reached for it, flipping the page over to look. Scrawls of ink outlined a drawing of a girl lying on a bench. A sick feeling started to twist in my stomach, like motion sickness. And then the girl in the drawing turned her head, and her inky eyes glared straight into mine. On the heels of a family tragedy, the last thing Katie Greene wants to do is move halfway across the world. Stuck with her aunt in Shizuoka, Japan, Katie feels lost. Alone. She doesn’t know the language, she can barely hold a pair of chopsticks, and she can’t seem to get the hang of taking her shoes off whenever she enters a building. Then there’s gorgeous but aloof Tomohiro, star of the school’s kendo team. How did he really get the scar on his arm? Katie isn’t prepared for the answer. But when she sees the things he draws start moving, there’s no denying the truth: Tomo has a connection to the ancient gods of Japan, and being near Katie is causing his abilities to spiral out of control. If the wrong people notice, they'll both be targets. Katie never wanted to move to Japan—now she may not make it out of the country alive.

Why I do want to read this? HELLO? I love Japan!! I think Japan is the best asian country ever and with all its technology, I would feel lazy being Japanese lol. I've never read any book with a Japanese setting and I would love to! AND THE COVER IS JUST SO GORGEOUS TOO.. :D


  1. Ha ha I totally get what you mean! I read this one book set in Japan and I loved it (it was Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie) and I've always wanted to re-visit the setting via books.

    Sana @ artsy musings of a bibliophile

  2. JAPAN! I seriously want to go there! Just like steal all their manga and somehow translate it. Somehow... But seriously this book is one I really want to read!!! Even the title is amazing. Everything about it is amazing!
    * ^ * Pweety cover overload.


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