Rhetta Akamatsu is an author and online journalist who writes about music, books, movies, and more. She is the author of The Irish Slaves: Slavery, Indentured Servitude and Contract Labor Among Irish Immigrants, Haunted Marietta, T'ain't Nobody's Business If I Do: Blues Women Past and Present, and several other books, available at Amazon and other fine online and offline bookstores.
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan is a pleasant anime that has suspense and humor.
Randall Bramblett's The Bright Spots is a perfect Southern singer-songwriter CD with sensitive lyrics and plenty of variety.
10 Buildings That Changed America is a fascinating look at influential buildings, old and new, that changed the look of America.
Rockabye Baby!'s Lullaby Renditions of The White Stripes is a weird, yet strangely enjoyable instrumental CD for little ones.
An engrossing, empowering and delightful magical tale for women.
The History of The Eagles is a fascinating look at one of America's most popular bands over the last 40 years.
Let's Face the Music and Dance proves that even at 80, Willie Nelson can make any song his own.
The Sunshine When She's Gone is a well-written but ultimately disappointing look at a relationship strained by new parenthood.
A worthy follow-up to the first book in the series, and fascinating dark fantasy.
An attractive, sturdy cookbook full of healthy food that kids can make.