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The Fabulous Films of the 30s by The Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA)
Price: Free! Words: 35,850. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This collection of 19 essays by a selection of the best classic film bloggers currently writing, members of the Classic Movie Blog Association (CMBA), covers mainstream hits like The Adventures of Robin Hood and cult classics like Freaks. These essays help profile the decade that changed Hollywood in the public's eye from a den of vice and sin to a veritable dream factory, picture by picture.
The Last War in Albion Chapter 10: The Bojeffries Saga by Philip Sandifer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The Last War in Albion is a blog providing an ongoing critical epic history of British comic books focusing on the rivalry between Alan Moore and Grant Morrison. This volume collects the tenth chapter of the saga, focusing on Alan Moore and Steve Parkhouse's The Bojeffries Saga.
Empowered: The Symbolism, Feminism, and Superheroism of Wonder Woman by Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,130. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This book analyzes each era of Wonder Woman, from the Golden Age to George Pérez and Gail Simone’s reboots to The New 52 and television shows, cartoons, and films. Which present an empowering female superhero and which just a fun-loving princess in an improbably clinging corset?
A History of Stratford-upon-Avon's Theatres by Steve Newman
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A history of the creation of Stratford-upon-Avon's Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, and its metamorphosis into the Royal Shakespeare Theatre.
Dragon Ball Culture Volume 1: Origin by Derek Padula
Series: Dragon Ball Culture. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,470. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
See Dragon Ball with new eyes. This book is your cultural tour guide of Dragon Ball, the world’s most recognized anime and manga series. Over 11 years in development, at over 2,000 pages, and featuring over 1,800 unique terms, Dragon Ball Culture is a 7 Volume analysis of your favorite series. You'll go on an adventure with Son Goku, and along the way you’ll be informed, entertained, and inspired.
Remington 1858: The Gun That Won Scarlett by John Vlander
Series: Famous Guns in Movies and History. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2014 by Broomhandle Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Weapons
The Remington 1858 or New Model Army Revolver has an intimate relationship with the film Gone With the Wind. After purchasing an 1858, research into its supposed use by the Dalton Gang and the discovery that this type of gun had been used as a prop in Gone with the Wind created a perfect opportunity to explore its dynamic history.
Tevye's Daughters: No Laughing Matter by Jan Lisa Huttner
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The Crawley sisters of Downton Abbey? The Bennet sisters of Pride & Prejudice? The daughters born to Zelophehad? Why mention any of these women in the same breath as the beloved characters in the Broadway musical Fiddler on the Roof? What is tradition? Who makes the matches? These questions are just as important now as when Tevye’s Daughters made their debut in 1964, maybe even more so.
Thou Art My Son. Part Two A. Call To Arms. by Gregory Alan McKown
Price: $1.62 USD. Words: 38,960. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This is the revealing of the Seventh Angel that is commanded by Jesus Christ in Heaven for your reading if you expect to survive the entrapment created by Satan to destroy your freedom of the Christian Church. I must read for the survival and salvation of the Church. Satan wants you kidnapped and murdered by invasion! The time is short and you only have months before the great unveiling of Christ.
History, Homages and the Highlands: An Outlander Guide by Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
With oodles of steamy romance, paranormal time travel, adventure, and much more, Outlander is sweeping the nation. Discover the facts behind it: from kilts and bagpipes to selkies and the fair folk. Bonnie Prince Charlie, Doctor Who, folklore, fantasy, customs, cities, festivals, and much more.
The Pop Culture Holiday Sampler The Hunger Games, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Sherlock, Buffy, Firefly, The Avengers, and More by Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: Free! Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Sample chapters of the greatest fannish guides by Valerie Estelle Frankel: Covering Sherlock, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Outlander, Divergent, Hunger Games, Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Cabin in the Woods, The Avengers, Doctor Horrible, comics, and more. Delight your fannish impulses with guides to all your favorite shows--a free download for all!
Overcrowded and Understaffed a Breeding Ground for Violence by Elizabeth Sowards
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This book delves into the massive overcrowding and under-staffing that plagues the United States prison system. Prisons have many problems and they stem from the larger ones that seem harder to fix, yet the public focuses on those that are much smaller.
Cinema Penitentiary by Bill White
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,800. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism(5.00 from 1 review)
"Cinema Penitentiary" is a hilarious and devastating journey through fifty years of American movies and social history. Illuminating the zeitgeist of the times, from the beat years of cold war greasers to the flowering of the summer of love, the book reads more like a coming of age novel ala Salinger than a film critic's memoir.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Rhodium, Training People in Drops of Jupiter with Soul Sisters Who Meet Virginia, and Magical ME 13th, 14th, 15th, & 16th, Volume 45 by Rod Island
Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 41. Price: Free! Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling, Nonfiction » New Age » Fortune telling
Volume 45 is a continuation of Volume 44. It covers news for 8/3 of 2014 that is of Psychic Significance. It examines the 2013 movie "Internship" that talks about "Flashdance." There are some news articles that surfaced that day that can indirectly prove that this movie was pushing through the Psychic Field and manifesting number tags and symbols.
Where Stories Dwell by I.A. Watson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » History » Essays
WHERE STORIES DWELL is a unique volume in PULPSTUDIES, an imprint of Pro Se Productions. PULPSTUDIES focuses on the nonfiction of New Pulp. This includes volumes about sources for ideas as well as unique academic studies of New Pulp series and characters and other various types of reference books.
Sleight of Hand: Chaos, Authorship & Humanity in the Malazan Book of the Fallen by Mike Woods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Steven Erikson’s Malazan Book of the Fallen is a post-modern journey through the mind and soul of the characters and the author himself. Sleight of Hand explores the central themes appearing in the series, and is one of the first works to analyse those themes across the entire series. Sleight of Hand the journey of a reader and anybody with a tale to tell, as they seek their humanity.
My Search for the Grave of June Miller by Tamworth Grice
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
June Miller was wife of American "pornographic” author, Henry Miller. This book discusses June as Henry Miller’s muse, answers the question “Who was June Miller?,” & discusses June’s life with Henry, June’s life after Henry, & the discovery by author Tamworth Grice, a lifetime Henry Miller fan, of June Miller’s grave in a small rural cemetery in Northern Arizona. A must-read for Henry Miller fans!
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Germanium, Planetary Esoteric Cryptology, the Toga Party, Superman’s Best Friend, and Sunflower Diaries 29th, Volume 32 by Rod Island
Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 28. Price: Free! Words: 48,890. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Volume 32 is a continuation of Volume 31. It cites news articles from 7/20 of 2014 such as the death of James Garner born 4/7 the pair of pigeons disrupting a game with Adrian Beltre born 4/7 with pitcher Roman Mendez. It cites the key words Roman linking to "Chuck vs. the Alma Mater" #1.7. It also looks at the data unscrambled for Superman's best friend Pete Ross in "Smallville."
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Chlorine, Hurricane Arthur, Knights Who Say Knee, Wild Wild West, and Sunflower Diaries 14th, Volume 17 by Rod Island
Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 42,920. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural, Nonfiction » New Age » Supernatural
Volume 17 is a continuation of Volume 16 covering news articles that surfaced on 7/4 of 2014. It republishes "Sunflower Diaries," Volume 14. It covers the story of "Wild Wild West" and an examination of "Dr. Horrible's Sing-A-Long Blog." It shows the news articles over the last 48 hours aligning with "Monty Python and the Holy Grail."
What They Wrote: In Praise of Dark Fiction by Jack Ketchum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,760. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism, Fiction » Literature » Literary criticism
What They Wrote is a collection of introductions, articles, and reviews by Jack Ketchum of various horror novels and collections. Included here are introductions for works by Edward Lee, Stanley Wiater, Barry Hoffman, Kealan Patrick Burke, Thomas Tessier, P.D. Cacek, Lucy Taylor, Tim Lebbon, and T.M. Wright. Also included are reviews of two Stephen King novels and a John Carpenter movie.
The Rise of the Undead: A look at the transition of the vampire from villain to hero in popular culture by Tabitha Grace Smith
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature
In the lineup of supernatural monsters, vampires stand apart for their prestige. This short book looks at the transition in pop culture from "Dracula" to "True Blood" and how the vampire character has changed over the years from disfigured monster to the heroine's boyfriend.