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The Very Soil: An Unauthorized Critical Study of Puella Magi Madoka Magica
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,180. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical study of the hit 2011 anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica, covering the original television series, three spinoff manga, and the film Rebellion. From Buddhist belief and paper theater to Walpurgisnacht and the commedia dell'arte, this is a must-read for fans and scholars alike!
Pickles The Parrot: A Humorous Look At Life With An African Grey
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 7 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.
The Parrot Reckonings
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A humorous look at real life with parrots. If you've ever lived with a parrot, you'll find yourself in these pages.
Superquiz - 1001 spørsmål om det aller meste
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: Norwegian (Bokmål). Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Denne quizboka byr på timevis med lærerik moro. Her kan du teste dine venner og familie innen Fotball, Kampsport, Sjakk, Kjendiser, Sykdommer, Religion, Historie, Astronomi og mye, mye mer. Mange av spørsmålene er krydret med litt ekstra informasjon, slik at dere lærer noe nytt i tillegg til å teste hva dere allerede vet. En og annen spøkefull formulering ble det også plass til. God fornøyelse !
Time to Blow out the Lamp
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 54,820. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Mary Cook's book of short stories are full of memories of a more gentle time in our history..an era called the Dirty Thirties. Cook transports us back to that time with humor and sometimes pathos, but always with a warmth unmatched by writings of that genre. She introduces us to characters, who turn out to be real people from her past; we can actually picture them romping through the pages.
The Classic-Gaming Bookcast
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 52,740. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
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.
Dungeon Hacks: How NetHack, Angband, and Other Roguelikes Changed the Course of Video Games
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 74,860. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Despite their visual simplicity, roguelike games captivate thousands of players around the world. From the author of the bestselling Stay Awhile and Listen series, Dungeon Hacks introduces you to the visionaries behind some of the most popular roguelikes of all time, and shows how their creations paved the way for the blockbuster video games of today—and beyond.
Lottery Icon
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Author Encoe. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Forecasting, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The best lottery book. The best lottery books. Strategies to winning the lottery.
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
Full Throttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: 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.
Hubs that Provoke
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,180. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of observations, especially covering the irrational in our life.
Lighting Design for Modern Houses of Worship
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 34,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
Lighting Design for Modern Houses of Worship is a complete step-by-step guide to lighting design for people of all levels of experience. It covers everything from the basics of lighting, including the McCandless method, to more advanced topics like the "jewel" lighting method, lighting for video, color theory, rendering, visualization, documentation and paperwork.
Welcome to Fabulous Casino Surveillance
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,950. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Essay » Author profile
Former Surveillance Director, the only Surveillance professional willing to go behind the mirrors and cameras, exposes the clandestine world of Casino Surveillance. He shares true stories from 30 years in the casino industry, some humorous, some maddening, and some heartbreaking, but all entertaining. Anyone interested in a fun, easy read by an industry insider will love this book!
Don't Wear Shorts on Stage...The Stand-up Guide to Comedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,880. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The previously unwritten rules of stand-up comedy are now explained for anyone wanting to make money in the business. It also gives comedy fans an inside look on what the lifestyle is really like.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(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.
View from the West Hill
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 52,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Mary Cook's book of short stories are full of memories of a more gentle time in our history..an era called the Dirty Thirties. Cook transports us back to that time with humor and sometimes pathos, but always with a warmth unmatched by writings of that genre. She introduces us to characters, who turn out to be real people from her past; we can actually picture them romping through the pages.
One For Sorrow Two For Joy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 43,650. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013 and represented by Murdoch Matheson. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Mary Cook's book of short stories are full of memories of a more gentle time in our history..an era called the Dirty Thirties. Cook transports us back to that time with humor and sometimes pathos, but always with a warmth unmatched by writings of that genre. She introduces us to characters, who turn out to be real people from her past; we can actually picture them romping through the pages.
Greg Dean, Step by Step to Stand-up Comedy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,620. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011 by The Trashy Novel Corp. Categories: 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
Poker Tells Essentials
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Joe Navarro, retired FBI Agent & Poker Tells Expert has put together his favorite 15 articles on poker tells. These were previously published in a variety of magazines/on the internet. Now all together in this booklet, readers have a quick, authoritative guide on key poker tells, helping them understand their own tells, how to conceal them, and to how unmask the hidden meaning of opponents' tells.
The Three Stages of Screenwriting
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 81,790. Language: American English. Published: January 8, 2016 by Rhino Warrior Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Screenwriter and script doctor Douglas J. Eboch (Sweet Home Alabama) presents a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the craft of screenwriting. This book covers the three distinct phases of creating a great screenplay – outlining, writing the first draft, and rewriting.