INK IS IN THEIR BLOODOn the heels of a family tragedy, Katie Greene moves halfway around the world to live with her aunt in Shizuoka, Japan. 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.When Katie meets aloof but gorgeous Tomohiro, the star of the school’s kendo team, she is intrigued by him...and a little scared. His tough attitude seems meant to keep her at a distance, and when they’re near each other, strange things happen. Pens explode. Ink drips from nowhere. And unless Katie is seeing things, drawings come to life.Somehow Tomo is connected to the kami, powerful ancient beings who once ruled Japan—and as feelings develop between Katie and Tomo, things begin to spiral out of control. The wrong people are starting to ask questions, and if they discover the truth, no one will be safe.

Book Details


  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Fiction
  • Paranormal

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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After her mother dies, American Katie Greene is shipped off to Japan to live with her aunt. Getting thrown into another country is hard, especially when you don’t know the language or customs. Katie struggles to blend in, and when a senior boy decides to challenge her, it doesn’t get any better. She gets pulled rapidly into the dark side of Japan, where mobs and gods are at war. Katie, who just wants to become invisible, must pick a side and fight, for she is more important in this battle than anyone can know.

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After 16 year old Katy Greene's mother dies, Katy goes to live with her Aunt in Japan. At school, Katy  meets a boy with a bad reputation and strange powers. His drawings can come alive, but when they do, they are evil. When his powers are revealed to Katy, she gets involved, so when she finds out he is in danger she has to help. Gangsters want him to draw drugs and guns for them and when he refuses they kidnap both him and Katy. 

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