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Il Romanzo Poliziesco
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Price: Free! Words: 21,150. Language: Italian. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
Una breve ma coincisa sintesi del Romanzo Poliziesco. Riccamente illustrata
The Joke's On You: How to Write Comedy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,490. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Comprehensive guide for comedy writing. Along with a history of comedy and theories about what makes us laugh, the book covers comedy writing in all forms -- sketches, jokes, sitcoms, and feature films. Ideal guide and textbook.
Winning the Game of Thrones: The Host of Characters and their Agendas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This book explores characters’ agendas, from Sansa’s secret schemes to Arya’s ultimate goal. What is Cersei’s true fear? What do trout or golden roses symbolize? Is the show a feminist success or a male playground? This book answers all these and more, revealing the enigmas and surprises hidden deep within the series.
Writing Down the Dragon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Eleven essays on the Tolkien method and the craft of fantasy writing.
Motorcycle Commuter Diaries
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 25,680. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Hop on board and take a ride through the life and times of a New England motorcycle geek. Frank Paine’s tour de force takes the reader through philosophy, politics, motorcycles, fiction and non-fiction in quick bytes.
The West Old & New
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,350. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Contemporary essays on life in western Montana as well historical stories based on true events.Articles about museums, people and events past and contemporary.
Stories of Vietnam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This book narrates 14 fairy tales,legends of Vietnam.Although it is illustrated,it is not a children book for such books usually narrate an edited version of their stories.This book submits an unexpurgated text. It thus addresses parents and grandparents who yearn to reacquaint with things heard or read long ago. Children may look only at the images and start fantasizing their own legends, tales.
Eyes Wide Open 2012: The Year's 25 Greatest Movies (and 5 Worst)
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Series: Eyes Wide Open, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,310. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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Who has time to waste on a bad movie? In this quick and informative guide, film critic Chris Barsanti (Filmology) runs down the best 25 movies from 2012 you should seek out—and the 5 worst you should avoid at all costs! This guide also includes Best-Of lists, Honorable Mentions, DVD reviews, and short essays.
An Attorney's Guide to Secession
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The author offers up a path by which a group of people may secede from the United States, peacefully, legally, and successfully. In doing so, the author examines the relationship between states, citizens, and the United States government. This short work is intended as thoughtful political entertainment.
The Sixties, A Generation of Innovation and Imagination Revisited
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
The decade of the 1960's was one of the most challenging of the twentieth century. The sixties brought us the Summer of Love, the Beatles and the civil rights movement. It was a time of communes and drug experimentation. Take a peek back into this exciting era to discover a generation fighting for massive social, religious & political changes we take for granted today.
Pilgrimage: Exploring France's Ancient Pilgrim Towns
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Series: Pilgrimage, 3. You set the price! Words: 8,100. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Be inspired! Pilgrimage explores France's ancient towns on the Santiago Pilgrim's Way. Relive the journey with poetic affection and bite, lovingly written, with a vibrant and passionate pen. You'll want to see Conques, Decazeville, Pont St Espirit and Espalion for yourself. Commentators say Pilgrimage is “beautiful poetic writing", written with “Inspired metaphor”, “to a breathless walking rhythm
Pilgrimage: Meeting France and Spain's Pilgrim Towns
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Series: Pilgrimage, 1. Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Pilgrimage is off-the-scale travel writing: comic, affectionate, using 'inspired metaphor'; 'beautiful poetic writing', '... to a breathless walking rhythm.' Whether you walk, ride or drive the camino or pilgrimage path to Santiago, you'll understand so much more of the pilgrimage experience and the incredible heritage towns alone 'the Way'.
Hollywood and the Killer Lesbian
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,610. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013 by Robert Cettl. Category: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Politics and society
Amidst the socio-sexual upheavals of the 1970s, Hollywood used a re-envisioning of the detective character from traditional film noir to essay the threat to heterosexual patriarchy posed by transgressive homosexuality. Thus, in one 1972 film emerged American cinema's way of dealing with that threat - the archetype of the Killer Lesbian was cemented!
Three Articles: The Dark Knight Rises, Bronson & The Prestige
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Christopher Nolan is one of the most profitable and influential directors of the last decade, with films such as the Dark Knight Trilogy and Inception. But is Nolan an inherently boring director, or, a "man who dreams by Powerpoint"?
In the Spooklight
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,520. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012 by Bob Booth. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
For the first time, acclaimed film reviewer Michael Arruda's columns from the HWA Newsletter have been collected into IN THE SPOOKLIGHT, an ominbus edition spanning generations of scary movies which any horror film buff is sure to love!
Unsafe On Any Screen
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,830. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
If you love trash cinema — or just movies in general — then UNSAFE ON ANY SCREEN is the book for you! Compiled from the works of Scott S. Phillips, indie filmmaker, writer, and former video store owner, UNSAFE is a conversational guide to cheesy movies — a wild, entertaining read that’s like sitting around talking with your movie-loving friends on a Saturday night.
Earth Star: A Monograph on the 1977 Vision of Battlestar Galactica
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,660. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The Battlestar Galactica franchise has undergone many changes throughout its history, from the books by Richard Hatch to the reimagined TV series of Ron Moore. This monograph goes back to the beginning to undercover the earliest version of the show. Examining unused scripts, storyboards and other production documentation, it reveals the universe of Battlestar Galactica 1977.
Teen Movie Times
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,210. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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Award winning young adult author and pop culture critic Karen Healey likes teen movies. A lot. In this collection of essays, she brings together her celebrated (and occasionally profane) musings on Bring It On, Clueless, Easy A, and many more. Includes an exclusive essay on The Craft, available only to ebook readers!
Schlock Sleaze & Cheesy Bs
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Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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Sexploitation! Shocksploitation! Blaxploitation! Grindhouses and drive-ins may be gone, but the b-string and basement budget pictures that played them have endured. With their bad acting, drooping mikes and constant mix of day/night shots, you wouldn't call them well-made but there's a strange appeal to their raw, unrestrained shenanigans. Welcome to the golden age of Exploitation Cinema!
Animal Movies Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 156,090. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Designed especially for animal-loving movie buffs, this all-inclusive film reference contains 90 complete reviews of movies in which a primary character is an animal (genres include animated, western, horror, comedy, drama, and more). There are flash reviews and synopses of nearly 1,000 animal movies spanning from the 1920s to the present.