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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TV In My Time
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A memoir of TV as it was in the 1980s from a TV-obsessed kid who watched it all.
Audio Drama Reviews: Collection One
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Price: Free! Words: 21,800. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The first review collection from Audio Drama Reviews. Started back in 2011, audiodramareviews.com has tried to give fans of the medium an in-depth analysis of their favorite stories told through the medium of audio. Included in this book are reviews of audio dramas like "We're Alive," "The Leviathan Chronicles" and many more!
Wild Hairs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Winner of the 2001 International Horror Guild Award for Best Non-Fiction The essays by David J. Schow, whose regular column in Fangoria was well known for its rants and raves in the tradition of Dennis Miller, Harlan Ellison, and Professor Irwin Corey, are collected here for the first time. Schow spouts off on a wide variety of subjects.
Doctor Who - The What, Where, and How: A Fannish Guide to the TARDIS-Sized Pop Culture Jam
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,150. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
All the clever references to pop culture and science fiction canon in the new Doctor Who--a big treat for fans the world over.
Eyes Wide Open: 2013: The Year's 25 Greatest Movies (and 5 Worst)
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Series: Eyes Wide Open, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,470. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Who has time to waste on a bad movie? In this quick and informative guide, critic Chris Barsanti ("Filmology: A Movie-a-Day Guide to the Movies You Need to Know") runs down the 25 movies from 2013 you should seek out—and the 5 worst you should avoid at all costs. This guide to the year in movies also includes Best-Of lists, Honorable Mentions, and DVD reviews.
Sherlock: Every Canon Reference You May Have Missed in BBC's Series 1-3
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,820. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Within this book are all the references, with quotes from the actors and creators, notes from John and Sherlock’s blogs, and loads of symbolism. With character bios and notes on all the unseen cases, this book bursts with references for Sherlock’s fans, those who know the century of lore and those who are yet to begin it.
Video Krypt's Bumper Book of Movie Reviews 2011-2013
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Video Krypt's Bumper Book of Movie Reviews is a must for all film buffs. Packed with insight, analysis, criticism, pithy observation and blunt sarcasm, this collection of over sixty reviews takes you on a cinematic journey from Rick's Cafe to the barren wastes of the Antarctic; from the beginning of the universe to the distant future!