Every day, stuff you’d never see anywhere else.

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  • No Monks Allowed
    No Monks Allowed
  • “Bring Out Yer Dead!”
    “Bring Out Yer Dead!”
  • Crows Are Geniuses
    Crows Are Geniuses
  • Nose Mint
    Nose Mint
  • How To Ship A Live Fish
    How To Ship A Live Fish
  • Dogs In Kimonos
    Dogs In Kimonos
  • Buddha’s Footprints
    Buddha’s Footprints
  • Makeup for Men: Hell Yeah!
    Makeup for Men: Hell Yeah!
  • Today’s Cute Little Season: Winter
    Today’s Cute Little Season: Winter
  • Genghis Kahn Says Bite Me
    Genghis Kahn Says Bite Me
  • Just When You Think It’s Safe To Ditch The Muffler…
    Just When You Think It’s Safe To Ditch The Muffler…
  • Live Music for Eight
    Live Music for Eight
  • Time For Your Sand Bath
    Time For Your Sand Bath
  • Half Nakedness Prohibited
    Half Nakedness Prohibited
  • Big Red Underwear
    Big Red Underwear
  • It’s Plum-Flavored Potato Chip Season!
    It’s Plum-Flavored Potato Chip Season!
  • Diabolically Simple Pest Control
    Diabolically Simple Pest Control
  • Thumbnail Art for Men
    Thumbnail Art for Men
  • Happy Obligation Day
    Happy Obligation Day
  • The Garbage Police Strike Again!
    The Garbage Police Strike Again!
  • Smoke With Abandon, All Ye Who Enter Here
    Smoke With Abandon, All Ye Who Enter Here
  • Cola Beer and Other Cocktail Delights
    Cola Beer and Other Cocktail Delights
  • No Wonder Everybody Hates English
    No Wonder Everybody Hates English
  • I Guess They Ran Out of Girl Mannequins
    I Guess They Ran Out of Girl Mannequins
  • Party Bodhisattva
    Party Bodhisattva
  • Industrial-Strength Exorcism in Three Easy Steps
    Industrial-Strength Exorcism in Three Easy Steps
  • Goldilocks & The Three Beers
    Goldilocks & The Three Beers
  • Politeness Battle Royale
    Politeness Battle Royale
  • Steel-Toed Construction Slippers
    Steel-Toed Construction Slippers
  • Time For a Nice Bowl of Intestine Soup
    Time For a Nice Bowl of Intestine Soup

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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