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    • Method 15/33

    • By: Shannon Kirk
    • Narrated by: Greg Watanabe, Allyson Ryan
    • Length: 9 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 41

    Imagine a helpless, pregnant 16-year-old who's just been yanked from the serenity of her home and shoved into a dirty van. Kidnapped. Alone. Terrified. Now forget her.... Picture instead a pregnant, 16-year-old, manipulative prodigy. She is shoved into a dirty van and, from the first moment of her kidnapping, feels a calm desire for two things: to save her unborn son and to exact merciless revenge.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • If you're at all medical, skip this book

    • By susan on 07-30-15

    Regular price: $28.00

    • Under the Blood-Red Sun

    • Under the Blood-Red Sun, Book 1
    • By: Graham Salisbury
    • Narrated by: Greg Watanabe
    • Length: 6 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 43
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44

    Tomi was born in Hawaii. His grandfather and parents were born in Japan and came to America to escape poverty. World War II seems far away from Tomi and his friends, who are too busy playing ball on their eighth-grade team, the Rats. But then Pearl Harbor is attacked by the Japanese, and the United States declares war on Japan. Japanese men are rounded up, and Tomi’s father and grandfather are arrested. It’s a terrifying time to be Japanese in America. But one thing doesn’t change: the loyalty of Tomi’s buddies, the Rats.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great younger YA historical fiction

    • By Jan on 09-12-14

    Regular price: $25.20

    • A Gesture Life

    • A Novel
    • By: Chang-rae Lee
    • Narrated by: Greg Watanabe
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    A Gesture Life is the story of an upstanding citizen who has come to epitomize the decorous values of his New York suburban town. Courteous, honest, hardworking, and impenetrable, Franklin Hata, a Japanese man of Korean birth, is careful never to overstep his boundaries and to make his neighbors comfortable in his presence. Yet, precipitated by the small events surrounding him, we see his life begin to unravel. Gradually we learn the mystery that has shaped the core of his being: his terrible, forbidden love for a young Korean Comfort Woman when he served as a medic in the Japanese army during World War II.

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Hunt for the Bamboo Rat

    • Prisoners of the Empire
    • By: Graham Salisbury
    • Narrated by: Greg Watanabe
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    Zenji Wgraduates from high school in Hawaii and is recruited into the army as a translator because he speaks perfect Japanese. He is sent to Manila undercover as a civilian to gather information on the Japanese in the Philippines. If they discover his identity, he’ll be executed as a traitor. When captured, he maintains that he is an American civilian despite unthinkable torture. He also survives being lost in the jungle for months.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book, and local Hawaiian orator- the best

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-25-17

    Regular price: $32.20

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    • A Novel
    • By: Denis Markell
    • Narrated by: Greg Watanabe
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 29

    Twelve-year-old Ted Gerson has spent most of his summer playing video games. So when his great-uncle dies and bequeaths him all the so-called treasure in his overstuffed junk shop of an apartment, Ted explores it like it's another level to beat. And to his shock, he finds that eccentric Great-Uncle Ted actually has set the place up like a real-life escape-the-room game!

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fun & suspenseful

    • By M. Dalton on 08-02-17

    Regular price: $31.50

    • Sisters Matsumoto

    • By: Philip Kan Gotanda
    • Narrated by: Keiko Agena, June Angela, Ron Bottitta, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    After the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, the US government sent thousands of Japanese American citizens to detention camps. In 1945, three Japanese-American sisters return to their farm in Stockton, California, after years in an internment camp, but the once prosperous family finds it’s not easy to pick up the pieces of their former lives. As the details of their deceased father’s final arrangements emerge, the sisters must work together to keep their dreams alive.   

    Regular price: $4.95

    • Hold These Truths

    • By: Jeanne Sakata
    • Narrated by: Matthew Floyd Miller, Suzy Nakamura, Matt Walker, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 3

    During WWII in Seattle, University of Washington student Gordon Hirabayashi fights the US government's orders to forcibly remove and incarcerate all people of Japanese ancestry on the West Coast. As he struggles to reconcile his country's betrayal with his passionate belief in the US Constitution, Gordon begins a 50-year journey toward a greater understanding of America's triumphs - and a confrontation with its failures.

    Regular price: $4.95

    • The Method

    • By: Shannon Kirk
    • Narrated by: Allyson Ryan, Greg Watanabe
    • Length: 9 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    They thought she was the victim, but they're the ones in danger.... Imagine a helpless, pregnant 16-year-old who's just been yanked from the serenity of her home and shoved into a dirty van. Kidnapped.... Alone.... Terrified. Now forget her.... Picture instead a pregnant, 16-year-old, manipulative prodigy. She is shoved into a dirty van and, from the first moment of her kidnapping, feels a calm desire for two things: to save her unborn son and to exact merciless revenge.

    Regular price: $21.81