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.
The Travelers: Present in the Past is an engrossing, well-written time travel story for young people.
Now It's Funny is a funny, bittersweet, completely unique memoir of cancer, divorce, and recovery.
Truth in Advertising is the humorous and insightful tale of Finn Dolan, set in the world of television advertising.
Stone Soup and Other Stories From the Asian Tradition is a lovely collection of children's stories from China.
American Masters: Sister Rosetta Tharpe: The Godmother of Rock & Roll looks at one of America's most influential gospel singers.
Timekeeper is a time travel story and classic romance for young adults which will be appreciated by younger teen girls.
A mesmerizing CD with an important message about Native American culture and excellent musicianship.
This collection of 29 of Wanda Jackson's Capitol singles jumps wildly from honky-tonk to rock but is still great fun.
A compelling, touching, complex novel about the nature of family,