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Author Archives: Rhetta Akamatsu

I am an author of non-fiction books and an online journalist. My books include Haunted Marietta, The Irish Slaves, T'ain't Nobody's Business If I Do: Blues Women Past and Present, and Sex Sells: Women in Photography and Film.

Music Review: Rockabye Baby! – Lullaby Renditions of The White Stripes

Rockabye Baby!'s Lullaby Renditions of The White Stripes is a weird, yet strangely enjoyable instrumental CD for little ones. Read More »

Book Review: The House at the End of Hope Street by Menna van Praag

An engrossing, empowering and delightful magical tale for women. Read More »

DVD Reivew: The History of The Eagles (3 DVD Set)

The History of The Eagles is a fascinating look at one of America's most popular bands over the last 40 years. Read More »

Music Review: Willie Nelson and Family – Let’s Face the Music and Dance

Let's Face the Music and Dance proves that even at 80, Willie Nelson can make any song his own. Read More »

Book Review: The Sunshine When She’s Gone by Thea Goodman

The Sunshine When She's Gone is a well-written but ultimately disappointing look at a relationship strained by new parenthood. Read More »

Book Review: The Shadow Wars: Book Two in the Demi-Monde Saga by Rod Rees

A worthy follow-up to the first book in the series, and fascinating dark fantasy. Read More »

Book Review: Time for Kids: Kids in the Kitchen Cookbook

An attractive, sturdy cookbook full of healthy food that kids can make. Read More »

Music Review: Lúnasa – Lúnasa with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra

Lúnasa With the RTE Concert Orchestra is a collaboration between folk and classical musicians performing traditional and contemporary Celtic music. Read More »

Music Review: The Chapin Sisters – A Date with The Everly Brothers

The Chapin Sisters' A Date with The Everly Brothers is a perfect tribute album with wonderful harmonies. Read More »

TV Review: Orchestra of Exiles

Orchestra of Exiles is the fascinating story of one man's quest to form the Palestine Symphony Orchestra in the 1930s. Read More »