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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!
Conspiracy Theories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
Who killed JFK? Was Jack the Ripper a member of the Freemasons? Is Skull and Bones a secret society placed to form a sinister shadow government, or is it a gathering of wealthy kids performing bizarre adolescent rituals? Are we alone in the universe? Van Dyk’s Conspiracy Theories takes a look at some of the most provocative stories of our time, and the conspiracies that shroud them.
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 1: William Hartnell (Second Edition)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This all-new, revised, and expanded first volume of essays from the acclaimed blog TARDIS Eruditorum traces the evolving critical history of the hit television show Doctor Who. This volume covers the first three years of the program, with William Hartnell in the starring role. Features extensive revisions and eleven new essays exclusive to this book.
Crônicas Selecionadas 2012-2013
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Estas crônicas tratam de assuntos os mais variados e resultaram de observação e de experiências do autor, recentes e remotas. Foram selecionadas dentre aquelas publicadas em seu blog desde o início de 2012 até o meio de 2013. Seu estilo é de comunicação direta com o leitor, comentando fatos e contando histórias.
Fifty Stories For Fifty Years: An Unauthorised Guide To The Highlights Of Doctor Who
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,960. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Doctor Who has been a British institution for fifty years, enthralling generations of fans. In this book, Andrew Hickey takes a personal critical look at one story from every one of those fifty years, starting with the very first story, An Unearthly Child, and ending with 2012's The Snowmen, and looking not just at TV stories, but at the books, audio adventures, films and comics.
Vertigo: the Making of Hitchcock Classic Special Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
Special edition of the the bestselling Vertigo: The Making of a Hitchcock Classic. The new e-text has images, a new preface and additional commentary on Vertigo's selection as the Best Film Ever Made by the BFI's Sight and Sound.
The Void and the Clouds
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You set the price! Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A whimsical expounding upon the necessity of living life and embracing all the silliness and joy that life itself has to offer. Written from the perspective of a stranger in a strange world, these musings illuminate some of the more remote aspects of living, such as art, beauty, goodness, and charity. Sometimes the biggest truths in life become so neglected that we forget they are even there.
Black Book on the Welsh Theatre (The early years 1947 - 1995)
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 55,950. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2013 by Creative Print Publishing Ltd. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Nobody has fought harder for a dignified, lively and honourable theatre in Wales than Dedwydd Jones, the author of this angry book. As playwright, as polemicist, as irrepressible arguer, he has himself been a living exemplar of what a theatrical tradition ought to be. His opponents have been varied and many, but in particular he has always tilted his lance against the bureaucratic pillars....