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The Avengers Face Their Dark Sides: Mastering the Myth-Making behind the Marvel Superheroes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,880. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
The Avengers franchise has slammed off the charts, with stories of battling with the subconscious: Tony Stark builds himself a better heart. Rage rules the Hulk, though it’s also his greatest strength when mastered. The Avengers, Agents of SHIELD & Guardians of the Galaxy find family, while Daredevil merges his split, personality. With easter eggs, interviews, and history, there's treats for all.
Empowered: The Symbolism, Feminism, and Superheroism of Wonder Woman
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,150. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This book analyzes each era of Wonder Woman, from the Golden Age to George Pérez and Gail Simone’s reboots to The New 52 and television shows, cartoons, and films. Which present an empowering female superhero and which just a fun-loving princess in an improbably clinging corset?
Watching Emergency! A Viewer’s Off-the-Wall Guide – Seasons 1-3
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 84,730. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015 by Jean Louise. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A fun, tongue-in-cheek review of episodes from the classic TV show Emergency!, the 1970s TV show about paramedics and firefighters at the fictional Station 51 and the staff of Rampart General’s emergency department. Far from being an “official” guide, this book has NO connection to the show’s writers, producers, or actors, and is simply the unprofound musings of each episode (seasons 1-3).
The Professional Screenwriter Boxed Set of Rules, Techniques, and Secrets
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,730. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Lono Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The first three Professional Screenwriter Books are together at an incredible price! Over 60,000 words of Original Text in this Box Set! Also included in this Professional Screenwriter Boxed Set is an e-Book bonus – “21 Essential & Elevating Elements in a Professional Screenplay Scene.” (3,500 words) An Industry Insider writes about what it takes to succeed as a Professonal Screenwriter!
Dragon Ball Culture Volume 1: Origin
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Series: Dragon Ball Culture. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,470. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
See Dragon Ball with new eyes. This book is your cultural tour guide of Dragon Ball, the world’s most recognized anime and manga series. Over 11 years in development, at over 2,000 pages, and featuring over 1,800 unique terms, Dragon Ball Culture is a 7 Volume analysis of your favorite series. You'll go on an adventure with Son Goku, and along the way you’ll be informed, entertained, and inspired.
Total Nonstop Attenuation: How TNA Escaped The Asylum And Put The Lunatics In Charge
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,990. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
A detailed look at the near four year disastrous period of Hulk Hogan and Eric Bischoff helping run TNA which not only drove away fans at the time but something the promotion is still paying the price for to this day. A must read for all wrestling fans Total Nonstop Attenuation tells how the wrestling world came so close to a true alternative only for it to be ripped away.
The Classic-Gaming Bookcast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
From the author: The Classic-Gaming Bookcast is an entertaining book about old video games. If you enjoy what's commonly known as retrogaming, you'll have a lot of fun reading these forty game-specific chapters. The prose is lively, provocative and often humorous. The book even contains strategies, insights and philosophies. I didn't want it to be like any other game-related book out there.
The Catch-up Guide to Doctor Who: Repeat Characters, Plot Arcs, Heroes, Monsters, and the Doctor All Made Clear
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,840. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This book explains showrunner Steven Moffat’s complex story arcs from beginning to end along with running jokes and unseen references to previous stories. Get the quick simple histories of the Daleks, the Brigadier, and all the top characters and species. Read a quick overview on each Doctor and companion, plus their favorite tools and accessories. It's all inside.
History, Homages and the Highlands: An Outlander Guide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
With oodles of steamy romance, paranormal time travel, adventure, and much more, Outlander is sweeping the nation. Discover the facts behind it: from kilts and bagpipes to selkies and the fair folk. Bonnie Prince Charlie, Doctor Who, folklore, fantasy, customs, cities, festivals, and much more.
The Pop Culture Holiday Sampler The Hunger Games, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Sherlock, Buffy, Firefly, The Avengers, and More
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Price: Free! Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Sample chapters of the greatest fannish guides by Valerie Estelle Frankel: Covering Sherlock, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, Outlander, Divergent, Hunger Games, Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Cabin in the Woods, The Avengers, Doctor Horrible, comics, and more. Delight your fannish impulses with guides to all your favorite shows--a free download for all!
Toddler TV: a Befuddled Father's Guide to What the Kids are Watching
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
One of the problems of becoming a father in my late forties that I DIDN'T expect was watching television with my pre-schooler: “Daddy, can we watch Barney?” “Sure! The Andy Griffith Show is on in a few minutes!” “No Daddy, the purple dinosaur.” “Dino? I LOVE The Flintstones...” Reviews and commentary on over 100 shows aimed at ages 0-5 from the 1960s to now! Just what ARE our kids watching?
Extremely Dark Chocolates: Bitterly Amusing Thoughts on Aging, Insanity, Death, Extinction & Other Inconveniences (Bayan's Tirades, Volume 1)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
Join the author of "The Cynic's Dictionary" on a morbidly amusing tour of life's dark underside. Gathered from the vintage "tirades" on his Cynic's Sanctuary website, these eloquently witty essays help you chuckle sympathetically at the ghastly fates that the gods inflict on innocent organisms. (It beats screaming in terror, doesn't it?) Curiously intoxicating despite the bleak subject matter.
The Complete Young Frankenstein (40th Anniversary)
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 54,990. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
"The Complete Young Frankenstein" is the Finest Companion for the movie "Young Frankenstein (1974)" you will never find. If you are a fan, or not, this book is a must!
The Chimp, the Chump and the Champ
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 89,440. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
The interlocking poker lives of Big Denny, the fearsome gorilla, world’s greatest poker thug and owner of the notorious Barstow Card Casino; Max Shapiro, the world’s greatest poker humorist who plays as comically as he writes, and “Queen” Barbara Enright, the world’s greatest woman poker player.
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 2 reviews)
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.
Cinema Penitentiary
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,800. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
(5.00 from 1 review)
"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.
Following Kaufman - August 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 214,310. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 181 chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White" are presented with a diagram for each move. Three Benko Gambit games are annotated and added at the end of the book. A link to the pgn for the games is available in the Introduction.
Big Ban Theory: Elementary Essence Applied to Silver, Christopher Columbus, Jar Jar Binx, Lois Lane, Voyager Love Triangles, and Magical ME 19th, Volume 47
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Series: Big Ban Theory, Book 43. Price: Free! Words: 54,050. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Volume 47 is a continuation of Volume 46. It covers news articles for 8/5 of 2014 of Psychic Significance. It examines Leif Erikson and Christopher Columbus. It takes a look at the name Lois Lane as an Acronym. It also links the character Jar Jar Binx from “Star Wars” to Miranda Kerr regarding the Kerr Mason Jar.
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.
Jokes Junction
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 115,890. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2014 by Mahesh Dutt Sharma. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Laughter can make it easier to cope with difficult situations. It also helps you connect with other people. Many people experience depression, sometimes due to chronic illnesses. Laughter can help lessen your depression and anxiety and make you feel happier. This 'Jokes E-book' of ours is an effort to dissolve your tensions in a solution of smiles, chuckles and laughter.