Living in the Heart of Japan

Today’s guest poster, Heather, was my best friend in elementary school. We played schoolhouse in her basement, traded best friend necklaces, and shared lots of fourth-grader-style secrets. We sadly lost touch for quite a few years when she moved away to Arizona. Thanks to Facebook, we reconnected last year, and I couldn’t be happier that we did!

Heather is a Librarian with two great loves in life: traveling and young adult fantasy novels.  Visit her book review blog at

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