~Ink Comes to Life in This Vibrant Debut~HARLEQUIN TEEN

Ink by debut author Amanda Sun

Book #1 in The Paper Gods series

A fast-paced paranormal masterpiece that weaves Japanese mythology into an epic romance, brought alive through gorgeous illustrations and flip animations.  ThePaperGods.com  


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, Katie Greene must 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.

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.


Katie never wanted to move to Japan–now she may not make it out of the country alive.

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  • In the print edition of Ink, be sure to check out the flip-art!
  • You won’t want to miss the gorgeous ink drawings displayed throughout the novel.
  • Enhanced eBook Edition also available: Watch the ink drawings literally come to life! (supported on limited devices)


Amanda Sun’s website






Author Julie Nelson will host her blog tour for Parenting With Spiritual Power from March 3rd through May 6th.  “I wish children came with an instruction manual!” How many times have we heard this lament by a frustrated or overwhelmed parent? Perhaps we have said these words (or thought them) ourselves. There are “how to” manuals for practically anything: installing a new faucet, building a remote control car, baking an apple pie, refinishing an antique chair, or assembling a bicycle. Is there a formula or a perfect manual for raising children? Yes! The scriptures.


Parenting with Spiritual Power

Here is a brief description of the book:

In Parenting with Spiritual Power, Julie Nelson encourages you to crack open the manual and examine the lives and parenting principles of scriptural mothers and fathers. Discover powerful examples from figures like Adam and Eve, Moses, and the Brother of Jared along with suggestions for personal application in this essential book.

  • Paperback: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Cedar Fort, Inc. (March 12, 2013)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1462111688
  • ISBN-13: 978-1462111688


Meet the Author:

Julie K. Nelson is a wife and mother of five children, raising them in Illinois and now Utah. She received a bachelor’s degree in education from Brigham Young University and a master’s degree from Utah State University in marriage, family and human development. Her scholarly research and creative writing have been published in journals and anthologies, and she has won numerous state and national awards for her writing. Julie has enjoyed teaching children in public and private schools and currently teaches at Utah Valley University.  To learn more about the author, visit Julie’s website here: nelsonjuliek.com.


For more information on the tour,please visit:  http://www.cedarfortbooks.com/blog-tour-parenting-with-spiritual-power/


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