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  • The Most Beautiful Autumn Leaves In Japan
    The Most Beautiful Autumn Leaves In Japan
  • Smart Illumination Yokohama 2019: WOW
    Smart Illumination Yokohama 2019: WOW
  • Insanely Detailed Sculptures Made From Japanese Snack Packages
    Insanely Detailed Sculptures Made From Japanese Snack Packages
  • The Most Only-In-Japan Halloween Costumes Ever
    The Most Only-In-Japan Halloween Costumes Ever
  • Tokyo Cake Show: So Gorgeous, So Japanese
    Tokyo Cake Show: So Gorgeous, So Japanese
  • This Year’s Burning October Question: What’s The Peeing Statue Wearing For Halloween?
    This Year’s Burning October Question: What’s The Peeing Statue Wearing For Halloween?
  • Typhoon Aftermath
    Typhoon Aftermath
  • In Which We Report On Being Hammered By Typhoon Hagibis In Tokyo
    In Which We Report On Being Hammered By Typhoon Hagibis In Tokyo
  • Dahlia Bonanza At The Toshogu Shrine
    Dahlia Bonanza At The Toshogu Shrine
  • The Eleven Strangest Shrines In Tokyo
    The Eleven Strangest Shrines In Tokyo
  • Giant Paper Lanterns On Wheels
    Giant Paper Lanterns On Wheels
  • I Saw Another New Wild Animal In Tokyo!
    I Saw Another New Wild Animal In Tokyo!
  • Jazz Age Paintings Of Beautiful Women And The Real Kimonos They Were Wearing
    Jazz Age Paintings Of Beautiful Women And The Real Kimonos They Were Wearing
  • The Tool For All Your Chrome-plated Outdoor Needs
    The Tool For All Your Chrome-plated Outdoor Needs
  • 3-D Goldfish Art: Wait, Those Are PAINTINGS?
    3-D Goldfish Art: Wait, Those Are PAINTINGS?
  • When The Gods Decide To Plant A Lotus Garden, They Don’t Mess Around
    When The Gods Decide To Plant A Lotus Garden, They Don’t Mess Around
  • If Only Japanese Rock Gardens Were Filled With Cooling Mist & Illuminations…
    If Only Japanese Rock Gardens Were Filled With Cooling Mist & Illuminations…
  • Rice Field Art
    Rice Field Art
  • Floating Lanterns
    Floating Lanterns
  • Viva la Revolućion…Diva Style
    Viva la Revolućion…Diva Style
  • Where To See The Most Divine Lotus Blossoms In Tokyo
    Where To See The Most Divine Lotus Blossoms In Tokyo
  • Things I Did Not Know You Could Do With A Lotus Leaf
    Things I Did Not Know You Could Do With A Lotus Leaf
  • The Enchanted Hydrangea Forest
    The Enchanted Hydrangea Forest
  • Under The Umbrella Sky
    Under The Umbrella Sky
  • The Cat Shaming Vending Machine
    The Cat Shaming Vending Machine
  • The Secret Facelift Belt
    The Secret Facelift Belt
  • Japanese Gift Boxes of Overwhelming Cuteness
    Japanese Gift Boxes of Overwhelming Cuteness
  • Move Over, Monkeys! See-no Evil, Hear-no-Evil, Speak-no-Evil Cats Are Here
    Move Over, Monkeys! See-no Evil, Hear-no-Evil, Speak-no-Evil Cats Are Here
  • Crispy Intestine Snacks
    Crispy Intestine Snacks
  • How Superheros Find Their Perfect Match
    How Superheros Find Their Perfect Match

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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