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Poker Tilt
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 89,740. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Laurence Samuels. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
DUTCH BOYD is a two-time World Series of Poker bracelet winner who has won and lost millions. Read his amazing true story of the sky highs and cavernous lows living the life of a professional poker player, and his struggle to hang on to his bankroll and his sanity.
Following Kaufman - June 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 139,240. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 112 chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White" are presented with a diagram for each move. There are four additional annotated Ruy Lopez Breyer Varation Indian games at the end of the book. A link to the pgn for the games is available in the Introduction.
The Impact of Innovation: Entertainment
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 50,680. Language: American English. Published: June 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The Impact of Innovation series opens readers’ eyes to the world of new possibilities created by new technology. This book -- the first in the series -- begins the tour with a look at many areas of entertainment, including television, movies, music, and video games. Streaming services, 3D technologies, virtual reality, and plenty of other cutting-edge trends take center stage throughout the book.
Motown Encyclopedia
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 491,950. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B
Motown Encylopedia contains 1,178 entries connected with the iconic label, including every artist from its launch in 1959 to its sale in 1988, along with key executives, songwriters, producers and musicians as well as the background stories to every Top Ten hit album and single, film, cast recording and soundtrack release. A fact packed book from start to finish.
Movies in Our Time - Hollywood Mirrors and Mimics the Twentieth Century
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,090. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This is a collection of essays on classic films gleaned from my Another Old Movie Blog, exploring the culture, message, and entertainment of these films in the context of the time in which they were made.
Who Left Me In Charge?
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 58,300. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
A slightly unbalanced mom of four kids, married to a pastor. This is my journal entires of my Postpartum Panic Disorder : the good, bad and crazy!
Hot Chocolate For The Mind: Funny Stories from Comedian Dwayne Perkins
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Hot Chocolate For The Mind, is a collection of funny essays from Stand-Up Comedian Dwayne Perkins. He has traveled the world. Luckily his sense of humor, keen observational skills and laptop were with him along the way. This is the book David Sedaris would've written if he was a straight Black man from Brooklyn doing stand-up comedy in Dubai.
A Clown in the Trunk: A Memoir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The family that once took to the skies and soared on butterfly hang gliders, now rollicks across the landscape in other conveyances-from a broken-down van to the QE2, from a media-hyped "Love Train" to the Orient Express. Older now, but probably no wiser, Maralys Wills and her troupe find adventure lurking where no one else would think to look.
Frank Sidebottom - Out of His Head
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The true story of the character that inspired the movie 'Frank', 'Out of His Head' is the authorised biography of the late Chris Sievey, whose life was considerably stranger than fiction.
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.
Miner* Celebrity: How an underground artist found fame in NYC.
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,480. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Chronicles some of the events and episodes leading up to Marcus Taylor aka Marvalous, successfully selling his music on the streets of NYC for 7 years. Included in his many supporters are an inordinate amount of celebrities, along with some not as recognized, but none-the-less interesting characters. This so-called underground emcee relates amusing, sobering, and insightful recollections.
NASHVILLE SONGSMITHS - In-Depth Interviews With #1 Country Songwriters
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,290. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Country
Read the stories behind such phenomenal hits as "The Dance," "I Swear," "Independence Day," and many, many more. You'll also get insights into the music business and country songwriting - the harsh realities of rejection and the rewards of perseverance, the highly competitive world of Music Row, where success is fleeting and quickly forgotten, where "you're only as good as your next hit."
Welcome to Dissertation Hell: A (hilarious) Handbook for Doctoral Students
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
"Welcome to Dissertation Hell" is a compilation of selected posts from the Hellish Handbasket Blog, written and illustrated by Carol B. (AKA The Chronic Malcontent). Each post marks a memorable moment on her two-year journey from A.B.D. doctoral candidate to Ph.D. scholar. Humorous pen-and-ink drawings illustrate many of the posts. Frustrated grad students will find a kindred spirit here.
Following Kaufman - May 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 208,810. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 172 chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White" are presented with a diagram for each move. There are four annotated Queen's Indian games at the end of the book. A link to the pgn for the games is available in the Introduction.
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.
Symbols in Game of Thrones: The Deeper Meanings of Animals, Colors, Seasons, Food, and Much More
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
With dogs, wolves, ravens, blood flies, and so many more, animal symbolism is endlessly significant in Game of Thrones. This book explores places, colors, foods, items, weather, and all the other symbols, from ice and fire to apples and blood oranges. A delightful treat for fans of books, show, or both.
Designing Wargames - Introduction
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,420. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Designing Wargames introduces the play and design of classic hex-and-counter board wargames. Written as a textbook, Designing Wargames speaks to board and computer game designers, board game players, and designers of serious war games for historical and military study. George Phillies is a Professor in the WPI Program in Interactive Media and Game Dvelopment, with lectures visible on YouTube.
A Successful Landing On Safe Ground - The Dangerous Escape From Khomeini’s Claws To The Land Of Freedom Sweden
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Price: Free! Words: 118,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my life, a life with different dimensions, aspects and prospects from Iran to Sweden The story of a free-fall from the blue sky to the earth by the flying poet, writer, and artist, Akram Monfared-Arya.
Following Kaufman - April 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 204,480. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 190 chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White" are presented with a diagram for each move. There are four annotated Queen's Gambit Declined Exchange games at the end of the book. A link to the pgn for the games is available in the Introduction.
Big Balls! World Cup Nations
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Price: Free! Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
BIG BALLS! World Cup Nations is a collection of informative and irreverent football histories of the thirty-two countries represented at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. If you like football, you will love this book. It is BIG and is complete and utter BALLS!