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Overcrowded and Understaffed a Breeding Ground for Violence
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,200. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,800. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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"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.
Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who 2012-2013: The Critical Fan’s Guide to Matt Smith’s Final Series (Unauthorized)
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Series: Steven Moffat’s Doctor Who, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,040. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014 by Punked Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
At over 90,000 words, this is the most comprehensive fan guide yet published to the 2012-2013 season of Doctor Who, and its 50th Anniversary. This series was the most demanding yet for Steven Moffat; no other Doctor Who showrunner had previously faced an assignment like writing a series finale, an anniversary story, and a combined Christmas Special/Doctor finale in quick succession.
PAWN (If you don’t want to know the truth, don’t read this.)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,050. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Americana
Welcome to the magic show! In this story, you will see examples of how our country...and the world around us, has mastered the arts of deception and sleight of hand. Yes, we live in a world of calculated diversions, where what you see is nothing compared to what lies cryptically behind the curtain. And what lurks behind the curtain can only be seen when we rip the curtain down to expose the . . .
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
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 41. Price: Free! Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2014. Category: 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.
Hammer Films
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,780. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Pocket Essentials is a dynamic series of books that are concise, lively, and easy to read. Packed with facts as well as expert opinions, each book has all the key information you need to know about such popular topics as film, television, cult fiction, history, and more. An informed history of the company that put British horror on the map, this book takes an in-depth look at every film.
Where Stories Dwell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 75,900. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2014 by Pro Se Press. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,500. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Category: 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
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 28. Price: Free! Words: 48,890. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: 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
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 13. Price: Free! Words: 42,920. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: 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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: 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.
Jar Jar Binks Must Die... and Other Observations about Science Fiction Movies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,150. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014 by Gray Rabbit Publications / Fantastic Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Hugo Award finalist. In this collection of essays, film critic and sf fan Kimmel covers movies from Metropolis (1927), answering the absurd claim that the restoration of this silent classic negated its status as a science fiction film, to how Star Trek, Avatar, Moon, and District 9 may have made 2009 a "miracle year" for the genre.
A Combat of Ninja
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Price: $5.29 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Office Fukunaga Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
This book is made in order to let people all over the world who are interest in Ninjas know what “real Ninjas” were like. We narrowed down the theme to “battle” and explained the age that Ninjas lived in and introduced the tools and the weapons they actually used.
What Made the Golden Age Shine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,900. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Thirty something old time radio podcaster Adam Graham explains what's so special about the golden age of radio, television, and film.
War Games: Classic Fiction for the Christian Life
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,420. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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Journey through eighteen classic works of fiction from Beowulf and Njal’s Saga to Mansfield Park and The Lord of the Rings, discovering the exceptional wisdom hidden inside the world’s best-loved stories.
50 Stories in 50 States: Tales Inspired by a Motorcycle Journey Across the USA Vol 3, the South
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Price: Free! Words: 36,130. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
America teems with history and culture. Volume III of the five book series follows the same theme of ten short stories, taking place in the South. The tales, both historic and current, reflect the American way of life. Approximately 36,000 words, a third the size of a full length novel.
Science Fiction: An Oral History
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
"Science Fiction: An Oral History" features in-depth dialogs with prominent authors of the genre's Golden Age (1930-1960) and New Wave (1960-1980) eras. Interview subjects include Philip K. Dick, Theodore Sturgeon, Fritz Leiber, Roger Zelazny, C.L. Moore, Leigh Brackett, Norman Spinrad and Robert Anton Wilson. Spontaneous, intelligent, and often very, very funny.
The Epic of Reformation: A Guide to the Faerie Queene
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,620. Language: Australian English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
Edmund Spenser’s unfinished epic poem The Faerie Queene is English Lit’s best-kept secret. Not only is it a series of epic quest stories sprinkled liberally with battles, gore, monsters, and romance; it’s also a series of profound meditations on the Christian life and virtues, and on top of that, the whole thing symbolises Reformation theology and politics.