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Book: Missunderstanding- My Thread by Vera Schneider & Bevin Smith
In the male talent agency run by two women, Hana Fukuhara and Megumi Shimada, many strict rules have to be obeyed. Some of them are hard to follow. No relationships. No sexual activities. Not even self-stimulation. Kenta Yamamura is somehow always dragged into forbidden encounters with other boys. His inability to say no causes him a lot of troubles. He does want to be faithful because he has a [...]
 
Book: Keiretsu by Richard Brawer
An explosive political thriller. Toshio Nagoya, the ultra-nationalist CEO of Japan's largest Keiretsu plots to build nuclear weapons to protect his country from a menacing China. Using his cousin, John Nagoya, a lawyer and second generation Japanese-American, they build a large political action committee to thwart the expected United Sates' cease-and-desist demands. That's the catalyst that draws [...]
 
Book: Tales From Old Japan - a short story anthology by p.d.r. lindsay
Catch the enchantment of 16thC and 17thC Japan, country of the misty mountains, towering castles, (shiro) magical shrines, gods and spirits lurking everywhere to catch the unwary, and that code of honour, of duty at all costs, the life of the honourable samurai. The four stories in this anthology, based on the myths and legends of Edo Japan, of the best of the Samurai era, capture the scent, [...]
 
Book: Don't Tell Lies, Jay! (Jay's world Book 2) by Kamon Therrien
There is a new online game that Jay and his friend Broody are dying to play, but it's really violent so there's no way Jay's mum will let him buy this game. Boys try to find a way to play without having to buy the game. Jay told his mother a lie, when he goes home to Broody's house to try to download the game; he said he is going to help his friend with homework instead. Let's just hope that the [...]
 
Book: Where the Boys Are by Hilary West
'Where the Boys are' is a fun novel that deals with some darker issues. Boys are being trained for rent boy activity and it is a hard-edged world that somehow contains many laughs along the way. Characters like Councillor Reece with his corset and Trevelyan Harris Spunner with his frequenting of park toilets are all in there somewhere. Adonises like Ariel and Hayden enjoy their position in trade [...]
 
Book: Velvalee Dickinson: The "Doll Woman" Spy by Barbara Casey
In the early 1930s, Velvalee Dickinson moved to New York City where she opened her own exclusive doll shop. She built her reputation as an expert in rare, antique, and foreign dolls. She traveled extensively around the country lecturing and exhibiting her dolls while building a wealthy clientele. Due to her husband's poor health and her failing business, she accepted the role as a spy for the [...]
 
Book: Aftermath by Steven Paul Germane'
Mom is missing, Dad is literally losing it the longer the two of them are apart, and my brothers aren't my brothers-or so it seems. Patrick is doing things that remind me of Phil and me. He is just a lost cause because of his luck with women. And me . . . I am torn between two brothers and don't want to choose between the two of them. They both give me something different, and they both love me. [...]
 
Book: GOLD FOR THE RISING SUN by Robert Mitchell
THE EXPLOSION BROUGHT DOWN THE ENTRANCE TO THE TOMB, BURYING THE CHINESE PEASANTS, BUT KEEPING THE BULLION SAFE UNTIL THE JAPANESE CAN RETURN. Hidden inside a long-forgotten ancient mountainside tomb, lies a small part of the 6,000 tons of gold looted by Japanese forces from Nanking during the Second World War. A letter written by Sergeant Ichiro to his father lies forgotten, finally emerging [...]
 
Book: Australian short stories for boys (& girls) by Michael Mardel
10 short stories of 10 middle grade boys having an adventure. Some stories are historical, some are set in Australia. There's a mermaid romance in Girl in a Red Dress, a golden son from the Goldfields, a ball boy in Game, Set, Match, horse training in the Brumby, refugee children in a Long Way to Freedom, high seas and Lord Nelson in All at Sea, and a traveling man in Flames and Wells and Sacred [...]
 
Book: Hidden Gardens of Japan 日本の秘庭 by John Lander
Hidden Gardens of Japan The book explores relatively unseen gardens throughout Japan, those that have been overlooked by mass tourism and retain their original calm. Occasionally these gardens are not as famous as their cousins for different reasons: the temple priest is not interested in their sanctuary becoming a tourist attraction, or their location does not permit large tour buses. Certain [...]
 
Book: Deception Peak (The Ian's Realm Saga Book 1) by Dianne Lynn Gardner
"I grew up reading C.S. Lewis' Narnia books, Madeleine L'Engle's "Wrinkle in Time" series, and Anne McCaffrey's Pern books, and "Deception Peak" stands proudly alongside those classics." ~ Clay Gilbert Are there really such things as Magical Realms? On the other side of your computer screen? For teenager Ian Wilson, his normal life will never be the same. When a portal magically appears on his [...]
 
Book: The Power and The Fury (Eden Chronicles) by James Erith
"This book. This author. The entire series. Uber creativity and style!" Daisy, Archie, and Isabella stumble into an extraordinary quest. To find the source of life itself. The original Garden of Eden. But a primeval force stands in their way... ...and it seeks its revenge from events at the beginning of time. Now, the children of our present must conquer the evils of the past to protect our [...]
 
Book: The String Horse by Michele Cytron Linde & James Linde Campbell
A true story that invites readers to spend a year with James, a third grader who looks like he has the perfect life from the outside. But life just isn't going the way James planned. James is dealing with more stuff than your average 9-year-old. He has a big bad secret that makes him feel sick a lot of the time; he's sad that his mom whom he adores has to fly all over the world for her job, and [...]
 
Book: The Children of Mars by Norbert Mercado
The book is about a friendship that develops during World War II. What inspired you to write this book? It is based on a true story. Who are the primary readers of your book? Anyone who is interested in World War II history would hopefully find it interesting. How did you come up with the title? Mars is the greek god of war so a title like 'The Children of Mars' would be similar to 'The Children [...]
 
Book: Master of the Shade by Naching T. Kassa
When a smiling specter tries to use Talya Softfoot's dreams as a means to murder, Tex Houseman happens upon magic of the darkest kind. He and Talya have become pawns in a war between Dark Souls, a war in which the soldiers are spirits and the casualties are Talya's friends. Can Tex and Talya save those they hold most dear? Or will they fall prey to the Master of the Shade?
 
Book: Takeshi's Choice by Michael Matson
Takeshi Kirihara was a self-made man with a problem. As a Japanese living in America with war looming on the horizon, he knew he had to take steps to protect his property. What he couldn't know is that he'd die in an internment camp without sharing the secret of what he'd done: a secret that leads to three murders and an acceptance of a family's destiny.
 
Book: Paradise Island, Heavenly Journey by Jon Magee
Dr. Kate Hartig writes "In his recently published first book From Barren Rocks to Living Stones Jon Magee recounts his teenage years living in Aden, Yemen, during the mid 1960s. In Paradise Island Jon travels back to an earlier period of his childhood. He reflects on his life as a young boy living with his family in Singapore during the 1950's. He discusses the trials and joy of British military [...]
 
Book: All The Way Home (Legacy Series) by Ann Tatlock
"Tatlock's rich descriptions and characterizations are unusually fresh and inventive."~Publishers Weekly From a rough section of Los Angeles during the late Depression years, to the civil rights struggles of the 1960s in the South, this novel is a searing portrayal of one family trapped by alcoholism and another living the typical middle class life. A true American story told through the eyes of [...]
 
Book: Destiny and Faith Go To Twincentric Academy! by Teddy O' Malley
Double Trouble! Destiny and Faith enter second grade in a school for twins. They make enemies and friends and have to step in when friends fall out. This is the least of their troubles however. When the principal has a plan to force all twins to dress alike, Destiny and Faith take a stand. There is going to be trouble - on the double. EXCERPT After lunch I still sat next to Grace, and Faith still [...]
 
Book: The Living Image by P.M. Richter
THE LIVING IMAGE - Science Fiction - Thriller - Spies and Counter/Spies - What would you do if you found your own double? Sabrina discovers hers is part human and something else. The situation become harrowing when the CIA, The Russians, and a Japanese business man will do anything to possess the woman she calls Eve. The CIA wants to study her. The KGB wants to abduct her for the technology. The [...]
 
Book: Revenge of the Pearl Harbor Survivors by John E. Nevola
On December 7 we commemorate the anniversary of the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. All of the U.S. Navy's aircraft carriers survived that assault. The central theme of this 45-page mini-book (@15,000 words) describes the pivotal role played by those surviving American aircraft carriers in the first year of the war. The article also briefly describes all of the Japanese and American aircraft [...]
 
Book: Rising from the Shadow of the Sun by Ronny Herman de Jong
This second edition of Rising from the Shadow of the Sun, A Story of Love, Survival and Joy exemplifies the power of positive thinking, of hope, of perseverance even in the most perilous and life threatening situations and of a mother's love for her children, surpassing even the tragedy of death. Jeannette Herman-Louwerse, Netty, a young mother incarcerated by the Japanese on the island of Java [...]
 
Book: Lamb To The Slaughter - wolf on the prowl by Temba Magorimbo
These are the life and times of an African family as the 80s move on. There is are a trioof boys who have a burning ambition to burn the midnight oil. Tapiwa Chakauya makes it to university which is the ultimate prize the family wants. Everyone else thought the Chakauya boys would end up looking into the mouths of misfiring diesel engines as their father does. He is the pacesetter for his family. [...]
 
Book: Waiting for Rachel (Those Karlsson Boys) by Kimberly Rae Jordan
Book 1 of the Christian romance series, Those Karlsson Boys, Waiting for Rachel introduces readers to the Karlsson family and their stories of family, faith & love. Damian Karlsson, the oldest of Those Karlsson Boys, has decided it's time to settle down and start a family. Rachel Perkins has captured his attention, but she won't even give him a chance to romance her. It seems to Damian she feels [...]
 
Book: The Last Resistance - Dragon Tomb by Ricardo Alexanders
Want to see Nazi Panzer and Soviet T-34 charging together, not against each other? Want to see Prime Minister Tojo arguing face to face with President Roosevelt on which country is responsible for the attack of Pearl Harbor? This is the book for you. In Dragon Tomb, Writer Ricardo Alexanders tells a story about a young Chinese archaeologist who saves the world from an extraterrestrial Armageddon [...]
 
Book: Blending Pasts - a Japanese historical fantasy tale (Enoshima's Cowherd Book 1) by Achille Sainte-Rose
Blending Pasts mixes political intrigues and personal aspirations in a typhoon of blind violence that swirls across peaceful Enoshima and leaves none unscathed. Enoshima, Japan - May 16, 1180. Japan stands on the brink of a civil war that will turn it into one giant mess of bloody ashes as Ryoshi, a twenty-year-old commoner, wakes up from a strange dream only to get framed for the murder of his [...]
 
Book: The Sharks Crisis Negotiator by John Robert McCauley
This is a tantalizing story of Josh Blake, United States State Department International Crisis Negotiator, who is diving on vacation in French Polynesia when he is dragged into the affairs of a mysterious redhead. That affair is interrupted by an international crisis, which requires him to go to Japan. He must peel back the layers of an international dispute between the Chinese and Japanese doing [...]
 
Book: Kissing Boys, Just For The Thrill by Jennifer Juan
Kissing Boys, Just For The Thrill is the fourth major poetry collection, from Jennifer Juan. An exploration of female trouble. From romance to heartbreak, poverty to unrelenting joy, war, lust, racism, transmisogyny, and everywhere in between. We've all got problems, and Jennifer has a lot to say about many of them. Breaking down the expectations and stereotypes of what a woman's life can and [...]
 
Book: Under the Silk Hibiscus by Alice J. Wisler
During World War Two, fifteen-year-old Nathan and his family are sent to Heart Mountain, an internment camp in Wyoming for Japanese-Americans. Nathan's one desire, along with hoping that the beautiful singer Lucy will notice him, is to protect the family's gold pocket watch, a family heirloom brought over from Japan. His attempts are noble, but the watch is stolen. Nathan's actions to get the [...]
 
Book: An Automobile Odyssey by John Dalessio
You are about to read a story of a man who started out in life with next to nothing and was able to achieve the American dream with notable successes in the automobile industry. This is an industry with a history that goes back one hundred and thirty years. I have always loved automobiles. Much has been written about America's love affair with the automobile. Americans have come to prefer cars to [...]
 
Book: I Wish I Were Engulfed in Flames - My Insane Life Raising Two Boys with Autism by Jeni Decker
Jeni Decker is five-foot nothing and one hundred and [redacted] pounds a self described roly-poly, forty-something, Reubenesque bon-bon of a gal, often called cute but never sexy. She has two sons with autism on opposite ends of the spectrum (Jake and Jaxson), a husband who prefers hunting to household chores, an Australian Shepherd named Sugar, and an albino frog named Humbert Humbert. This is [...]
 
Book: Survivors of WWII in the Pacific by Ronny Herman de Jong
Survivors of WWII in the Pacific is a collection of eye-witness accounts of the barbaric way the Japanese treated their prisoners during WWII, men and women alike. Camp survivors describe gruesome details of cruel punishments, diseases and malnutrition, interspersed with hope and a sense of humor. Veterans of the U.S. Navy remember the bloody battles from Pearl Harbor to the bombs on Hiroshima [...]
 
Book: Granny's Magic Garden by Diane Griffith
Fairies, Pixies and Many Other Fantasy Characters in the Garden Come to Life in - Enchanting New Children's Story - Four children discover a world of fantasy and wonder in - Granny's Magic Garden. George and Freddie share the same Daddy as Harvey and - Saffie so they are a special kind of family. They all love to - hear stories from their Granny about the mystical things - that go on in her [...]
 
Book: Old Joe's Cave by Ben Westbrook
The idea for this story came from my love of fishing when I was about the age of Shane and Jason--the two best friends you'll meet when you're introduced at the beginning of the story. I was around ten or eleven when a buddy of mine and I would ride our bicycles about two-and-half miles to go fishing on Sibley Lake. During the school year we made the trek every Saturday when weather permitted. [...]
 
Book: The Dreamcatcher Adventures - Greedy Jack Wallace by Adam C. Veile
He might not have the muscles, the mustache, or even the cool hat, but seventh-grader Blake Monroe has the heart of a cowboy. He just needs the chance to prove himself. So when the ghost of his rowdy Wild-West ancestor needs his help, Blake's ready to ride. They begin their search for a long-hidden ransom, a treasure that Gray, the ghost, is determined to find . . . only life's a little more [...]
 


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