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Full Throttle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Full Throttle is an entertaining account of an amazing man’s life in aviation that is sure to leave the reader laughing and head-shaking as the pages turn quickly. It is a compilation of short stories told by John Deakin over the years on Compuserve's AVSIG Forum. Some of Deakin’s stories are funny, some are sad, and a few are shocking for the amount of trouble Deakin managed to get himself into.
Nobody Does It Alone: Whispers from the LOST Community
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 58,870. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2014 by Brien Gorham. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 1 review)
Recapture of the magic of television's LOST through the eyes of its devoted fan base. "Losties" from all around the globe recount their favorite moments and discuss the show's themes and mysteries through the lens of their own lives. It's time to go back to the Island once more.
The Producer's Guide to Making a Great Independent Recording
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Price: $24.99 USD. Words: 31,790. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
A Step by Step guide for anyone wanting to produce an album in the studio like a pro. Written by an experienced independent producer with 20 years of experience in the local, regional, and music center studios. This is NOT about producing superstars, this is about the nuts and bolts of working on every day independent projects.
Life’s Abyss Then You Dive
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A memoir about the making of James Cameron’s film, THE ABYSS From production through post-production
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Have you ever devoted sixteen hours to watching a Korean drama and been left wondering, "Why do dramas do that?" The creators of popular television blog Dramabeans.com deconstruct Korean drama tropes and explain cultural nuances that regularly get lost in translation. An essential guide for longtime drama-lovers and new fans alike.
The Hollywood Pitching Bible
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book breaks down the process of pitching movies and television step by step. From choosing the right idea, to selling it in the room, the authors tell you how it’s done in clear language, suitable for the beginner or the seasoned Hollywood professional. Written by a screenwriter and a producer with decades of combined experience working in Hollywood as buyers, sellers and teachers.
Greg Dean, Step by Step to Stand-up Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,620. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011 by The Trashy Novel Corp. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
If you think you're funny, and you want others to think so too, this is the book for you! Greg Dean examines the fundamentals of being funny and offers advice on a range of topics, including: writing creative joke material rehearsing and performing routines coping with stage fright dealing with emcees who think they're funnier than you are getting experience and lots more. Essential
The Show Bible for TV Pitching
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If you want to pitch your original television show or web series to entertainment industry professionals - from producers and show runners to agents and directors, and especially to network executives -- you need a Show Bible. Learn how to craft an exciting read that will get you meetings, put a professional team together, and understand how networks negotiate so you are fully prepared to win.
Guitar and Harmonica Method
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Guitar and Harmonica Method provides aspiring musicians with the basic tools and knowledge needed to play guitar and harmonica together, to be able to perform great songs with confidence and to gain a deeper musical understanding. Guitar instruction is introduced in the first section, harmonica instruction in the second. The third section utilizes music theory to bring the instruments together
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.
How to Be a Poker Player: The Philosophy of Poker
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 92,870. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
In this groundbreaking book, you will discover the depths of strategy, psychology, and philosophy folded within poker. Haseeb Qureshi, retired world-class high stakes poker pro and instructor, takes you on a mental odyssey of rediscovering the game of poker from the inside out. A must-read for any pro or aficionado.
The Golf Swing: It's All in the Hands
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,610. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Consciously learn the hand action of the golf swing then unconsciously apply this hand action within the structure of turning shoulders and hips during the golf swing. In short, this book teaches the hand action of the golf swing and how to coordinate your shoulder turn with this hand action. Kirkus Reviews - A vital book that fills a gap in the golf instruction literature.
Pickles The Parrot: A Humorous Look At Life With An African Grey
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Everyday life with an African Grey Parrot seen through the humorous and often twisted mind of his owner, Georgi. Her interesting perspectives on animal intellect and unique insights into nature take the reader on a thought provoking, entertaining and often hilarious ride. The star of the book, Pickles, takes his adventures in stride with wit and charm.
Modern Perspectives on Game Design
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Second Edition! The Second Edition of Phillies and Vasel's Contemporary Perspectives in Game Design, now with more material, more discussion problems, and a complete course syllabus from Phillies' university-level game design course.
Designing Modern Strategy Games
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
"Designing Modern Strategy Games" is the definitive textbook on game design. It offers rules descriptions, a synoptic analysis of design elements, recommendations of great game designers, more than 100 design projects, and an inspiring essay by Greg Costikyan. This, the second edition of Phillies and Vasel's 2006 text, includes three course plans from Phillies' college-level game design course.
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.
TARDIS Eruditorum Volume 4: Tom Baker and the Hinchcliffe Years
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,960. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical history of Doctor Who covering Tom Baker's first three seasons on the show, under the producership of Philip Hinchcliffe
Harry Dean's Confessions: I Might Have Killed JFK
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,360. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
For 48 years, Harry Dean's account of the JFK assassination has been misrepresented by the writings of W.R. Morris and his followers. The misrepresenations persisted for decades despite Harry's many efforts to correct them. Now the public can finally hear Harry's own story which is more astonishing than any fiction.
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unauthorized Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 2: Patrick Troughton
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 118,360. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The second 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 latter years of the 1960s, when Patrick TRoughton starred on the show.
Infinite Crab Meats
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
An all you can eat buffet of probing, insightful hip-hop journalism, with thoughts on Rick Ross, Kreayshawn, Das Racist, Odd future, El-P, Killer Mike, Chief Keef, Rap Genius and music publications Pitchfork, SPIN and XXL.