Wednesday, March 13, 2013

WAITING ON WEDNESDAY.. (27)



Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that highlights our much anticipated books.

Expected Publication Date: June 25, 2013
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
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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.

I think I've never seen a novel with such strong Asian influence as this one! Just look at the cover and linger on the synopsis! I've seen this one in person (some friends have ARC) and I can't help but pet the cover! So gorgeous! Can't wait to get lost in Japan with Katie and Amanda!

2 comments:

  1. I am really looking forward to reading this one! And I agree, the cover is gorgeous!

    Great pick!

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  2. I can lend you my other ARC! :D

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