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  • Japanese Emoticons: So Many Feels Beyond Emoji
    Japanese Emoticons: So Many Feels Beyond Emoji
  • Modern Kimonos To Die For: These Designers Are Giving An Old Artform New Edge
    Modern Kimonos To Die For: These Designers Are Giving An Old Artform New Edge
  • Japanese Capsule Toys Explain the Five Stages of Quarantine Hair Grief
    Japanese Capsule Toys Explain the Five Stages of Quarantine Hair Grief
  • Gachapon animals ask their mirrors the most burning quarantine questions
    Gachapon animals ask their mirrors the most burning quarantine questions
  • Tweets from the Pillow Book: Pandemic Version
    Tweets from the Pillow Book: Pandemic Version
  • J-style Social Distancing Measurements for the Rest of Us
    J-style Social Distancing Measurements for the Rest of Us
  • How To Measure Social Distance, J-Style
    How To Measure Social Distance, J-Style
  • Kanji Drill Toilet Paper: For All Your Japanese Study Needs
    Kanji Drill Toilet Paper: For All Your Japanese Study Needs
  • Kawaii Masks
    Kawaii Masks
  • Artist Turns The Best Pet Tweets Into Hilarious Tiny Sculptures
    Artist Turns The Best Pet Tweets Into Hilarious Tiny Sculptures
  • These lovely Tokyo sites light up at night
    These lovely Tokyo sites light up at night
  • Cutest Curry Rice Molds On The Planet
    Cutest Curry Rice Molds On The Planet
  • Nine spectacular cherry blossom gardens, a firewalking field trip & a book giveaway!
    Nine spectacular cherry blossom gardens, a firewalking field trip & a book giveaway!
  • Five Japanese flower seasons that will make you happy you missed the cherry blossoms
    Five Japanese flower seasons that will make you happy you missed the cherry blossoms
  • More Haiku Musings On The Ironies Of Modern Life
    More Haiku Musings On The Ironies Of Modern Life
  • Feast Your Eyes On This: A Shop Full Of Taisho, Meiji & Showa Era Kimonos
    Feast Your Eyes On This: A Shop Full Of Taisho, Meiji & Showa Era Kimonos
  • Spring Arrives Early: Flowers by Naked 2020
    Spring Arrives Early: Flowers by Naked 2020
  • How Did I Survive Before There Were Standing Cat Toys?
    How Did I Survive Before There Were Standing Cat Toys?
  • If You Miss The 2020 Tokyo International Quilt Festival You Will Have REGRETS
    If You Miss The 2020 Tokyo International Quilt Festival You Will Have REGRETS
  • It’s Time For The Craziest Car Show In Tokyo
    It’s Time For The Craziest Car Show In Tokyo
  • Kimono Princess For A Day!
    Kimono Princess For A Day!
  • The One Word Saint
    The One Word Saint
  • Fresh Acts Of Santa Blasphemy
    Fresh Acts Of Santa Blasphemy
  • At The Mori Museum: 3D-Printed Sushi & Other Glimpses Of The Future
    At The Mori Museum: 3D-Printed Sushi & Other Glimpses Of The Future
  • Where To See The Best Holiday Illuminations In Tokyo 2019!
    Where To See The Best Holiday Illuminations In Tokyo 2019!
  • The Shrine Maiden Vending Machine
    The Shrine Maiden Vending Machine
  • Where To See The Best Autumn Leaves In Tokyo…Lit Up At Night!
    Where To See The Best Autumn Leaves In Tokyo…Lit Up At Night!
  • Killer Chrysanthemums 2019
    Killer Chrysanthemums 2019
  • One Fried Noodle Sandwich, Please
    One Fried Noodle Sandwich, Please
  • The Most Beautiful Autumn Leaves In Japan
    The Most Beautiful Autumn Leaves In Japan

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 The Last Tea Bowl Thief was chosen as an Editor’s Pick for Best Mystery, Thriller & Suspense on Amazon

For three hundred years, a missing tea bowl passes from one fortune-seeker to the next, changing the lives of all who possess it…read more

“A fascinating mix of history and mystery.” —Booklist

Jonelle Patrick writes novels set in Japan, produces the monthly e-magazine Japanagram, and blogs at Only In Japan and The Tokyo Guide I Wish I’d Had