Apr 24, 2013

"Waiting on" Wednesday: Gadget Girl

 "Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Gadget Girl
By: Suzanne Kamata
To Be Released: May 17, 2013

From Amazon:
Aiko Cassidy is fifteen and lives with her sculptor mother in a small Midwestern town. For most of her young life, Aiko, who has cerebral palsy, has been her mother's muse. But now, she no longer wants to pose for the figures that have made her mother famous. Aiko works hard on her own dream, becoming a sought-after manga artist with a secret identity. When Aiko's mother invites her to Paris for a major exhibition of her work, Aiko resists. She'd much rather go to Japan, Manga Capital of the World, where she might be able to finally meet her father, the indigo farmer. When she gets to France, however, a hot waiter with a passion for manga and an interest in Aiko makes her wonder if being invisible is such a great thing after all.

Suzanne Kamata is the author of Losing Kei, which is the book that made me weep the most out of any book I have ever read. Her characters are ever so real and her plots are gripping. I can't wait for her newest book.


  1. This one sounds fabulous. The author is new to me, but I'll definitely have to add it to the list. Great pick :)

  2. That sounds like a good one! Thanks for the recommendation.
    My WoW

  3. Cool, I have never heard of the author before so it's nice to hear how highly you think of her writing! Thanks for putting her on my radar and thanks for taking the time to check out my blog earlier!

  4. I got a preview copy, and you won't be disappointed! My review should be up on...hang on...May 9!

  5. I also have just read a preview copy for an author interview coming up in "Eye-Ai" magazine in the near future. A fun and satisfying read--I couldn't put it down. I can't wait to share it with my own 15 year old "Aiko".


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