Books tagged: conventions

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Unconventional
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 35,100. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A tale of sex, booze and geeks at Chicago’s fictional UnCon, Unconventional follows three friends as they love, laugh, and dare I say learn in a loving-yet-irreverent look at fans and fandom (oh, and one of them gets laid. Twice). Unconventional is the first book (of millions!) from Alert Nerd Press, a boutique publisher of fiction and commentary focused on the geek lifestyle.
The Program
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,070. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2010 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Business
A successful, beige-wearing businesswoman makes an art of minding her own business, blending in, not making waves. But after hundreds of identical business motivational conventions, each with their own system for getting ahead, maximizing her potential, executing success, demonstrating excellence…she meets someone who offers to show her the evil pattern behind it all. Sort of.
Five Oregon Stories
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,980. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2010 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Oregon provides the setting for all five stories in this collection. The stories range from the whimsical “The One That Got Away” to the moving “Patriotic Gestures.” The collection also includes “The Amazing Quizmo,” “Going Native,” and “The Moorhead House.”
Five Diverse Detectives
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,740. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2011 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Detectives come in all shapes and sizes. In Kristine Kathryn Rusch’s five-story collection they work the mean streets from a science fiction convention to the Moon to a filled with dragons. Stories included are “Blind”, “Discovery” (a Shamus-Award nominee), “Stomping Mad” (a Spade story), “Dragon Slayer”, and “The Retrieval Artist,” (A Hugo-Award nominee).
Lost at Comic Con
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,640. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General
When Charlie and his friends headed to Philadelphia for a comic book convention, they only expected to find comics. Instead, they find themselves fighting for love, comics and nerd superiority against their foes in this humorous adventure.
Etiquette for Residents, Travelers, and Potential Immigrants to English-speaking Countries
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 6,870. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012 by Euan Guides. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
How to get new friends and job? Many well-educated professional people cannot even find a job because of a lack of proper manners. This book gives a concise review of typical behavior of people living in Australia, Canada, U.K., and the U.S.A. It is invaluable to these who want to start a new life as immigrants, travel or live in these countries.
How To Play Craps by A Las Vegas Craps Dealer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling, Essay » Business
Written for the beginner/intermediate player. You will learn how/when to enter the game. Every bet is explained. How it Wins & Loses and why! How to choose which table and table etiquette are also included. You will be able to play at YOUR speed to avoid any embarrassment that may be holding you back from playing. You will thoroughly enjoy this game.It's not as hard as you think. Educate Yourself!
The Con
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,100. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance
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The first thing Ren Coffey needs you to know is that she is nobody’s fangirl. When a chance encounter with wrocker-turned-actor Teddy Hudson leads to an unusual proposal to help him stave off his more fervent fans, she figures she can handle his supposed charm. Set in the unconventional world of fan conventions, The Con is a novella about finding the courage to geek out to your heart's content.
Thinkbot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
An author steps into a bleak future, across a quantum time bridge, at a science fiction convention, with her forgetful seventy-seven-year-old mom.
The Convention
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,250. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Science fiction » General
David Chalmers is attending Mo-Kan 2, a science fiction convention in Kansas City. He’s there because a national Doctor Who group has big plans for the future. During the con he meets fellow fan Lila Woodson and the members of another fan group, the Space Rats. Will this convention alter David’s future? Will Lila win the costume contest? Should we be afraid of Doctor Who: The Wrath of Kroll?