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Coming Clean
By Felicity Savage
Price: Free! Words: 27,430. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2011 by Knights Hill Publishing. Category: Fiction
Budding rock star Shanti is a compulsive liar. But when a new guitarist joins the band, she’s dangerously tempted to come clean. For a gaijin girl alone in Tokyo, love is just a word to rhyme with… but betrayal lurks as close as the next gig. COMING CLEAN introduces Shanti Hazard, the anti-heroine of Felicity Savage's suspense novel MUSIC TO DIE BY. Novella. Length: 86 pages.
Japan's Tipping Point: Crucial Choices in the Post-Fukushima World
By Mark Pendergrast
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
JAPAN'S TIPPING POINT is a small book on a huge topic. In the post-Fukushima era, Japan is the "canary in the coal mine" for the world. Can Japan radically shift its energy policy, become greener, more self-sufficient, and avoid catastrophic impacts on the climate? Mark Pendergrast arrived in Japan exactly two months after the Fukushima meltdown. This book is his eye-opening account.
A World Apart: The Rise and Fall of Saruwaka-cho
By Paul Tierney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Tracing the development of Edo's (pre-modern Tokyo)kabuki district, many behind the scenes dramas - amongst shogunate officials vying for power, between the actors and owners of the theatres, between the owners and investors - are revealed in this detailed history. Even in Tokugawa period Japan, government and big business worked hand in hand to protect their own interests.
Japanese in Depth vol.2
By International Communication Institute
Price: Free! Words: 8,770. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This is vol.2 of the collection of monthly columns contributed to The Daily Yomiuri, Japan's nationwide English newspaper. It amusingly illustrates how mindsets are different between English and Japanese. It's an eye opener for English as well as Japanese.
Tokyo Or Bust
By Heather Vantress
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 18,440. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Tokyo Or Bust guides you through the ins, arounds, and outs of Japan for the savvy and unsavvy traveler alike. It combines a travel book, quick translation dictionary and etiquette guide into one package that you can pull out of your back pocket while jumping on the subway, shopping for anime, ordering drinks or even trying vegetarian sushi.
Grigiarancio
By Marika Guerrini
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,050. Language: Italian. Published: January 18, 2012 by No Longer Empty Editore. Category: Essay
Ministero degli Interni. Una stanza. La dolorosa costrizione del ricordo, emerso da un interrogatorio, fa sì che una donna ritrovi intatto un amore volutamente lasciato alla dimenticanza. Oggetto di quell’amore si capisce essere un imputato per la strage di Piazza Fontana. E “Grigiarancio”, insolita testimonianza degli anni così detti “di piombo”,si fa storia d’amore.
Sir Genkaku Host Club (Book 3)
By KuroKoneko Kamen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,210. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction
Mizuki is still pretending to be a male host when Christmas arrives and the hosts decide to throw Mizuki a surprise party. Mizuki thinks the hosts are ignoring her and goes to a party at the Precious Gem Host Club where Ryoko tries to collect her. Mizuki is saved by Genkaku who drags her home where they share a romantic kiss under the mistletoe leaving Mizuki to wonder what Genkaku feels for her?
Honolulu Beetles - Short Urban Fantasy
By John Poetzel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,250. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2012 by Think Tank 7. Category: Fiction
Keiko needs to learn the ropes, fast. Her uncle has been running a clandestine business in the middle of Waikiki, but an accident has put him in a coma. Can she add a little pizzazz to the illegal business and still fly under the radar?
The Amazing Adventures of Miss Ariana Okata
By Elise Moto
Price: Free! Words: 74,760. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction
When Ariana Okata's boss is murdered, to her great shock she becomes a suspect. In order to clear her good name and catch the eye of the hunky lead detective on the case, Ariana embarks on a global manhunt for the real killer.
Sigh of a Traveler
By Ed Teja
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012 by Float Street Press. Category: Fiction
Traveling provides an opportunity to see the world from a variety of perspectives. This collection of poems was written while moving slowly from one place to another. Along with a few photos, this collection provides observations of life in different places, and mixed impressions of the world as she is. The poems were primarily written in Asia, the Caribbean and Southwestern United States.