Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday : If You Follow Me


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:
 

Hoping to outpace her grief in the wake of her father's suicide, Marina has come to the small, rural Japanese town of Shika to teach English for a year. But in Japan, as she soon discovers, you can never really throw away your past . . . or anything else, for that matter.
If You Follow Me is at once a fish-out-of-water tale, a dark comedy of manners, and a strange kind of love story. Alive with vibrant and unforgettable characters—from an ambitious town matchmaker to a high school student-cum-rap artist wannabe with an addiction to self-tanning lotion—it guides readers over cultural bridges even as it celebrates the awkward, unlikely triumph of the human spirit.
This title will be released on March 9, 2010.

 What are you waiting on this week? Leave your link here.

7 comments:

Amanda said...

That does look interesting! I like the cover too. Thanks for posting this.

Mary said...

I'm adding this to my list. I have a niece who is teaching English in Japan right now. I'll mention the title to her. Thanks!

Wanda said...

Sounds like a refreshing kind of read, hope you manage to snap this one up!

Diane said...

This one sounds awesome. The Heights; Hedges,

Misty said...

Ooh, I want!

Veens said...

you feature some really interesting books here!

nomadreader said...

I cannot wait to read this one either!

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