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The Pop Culture Holiday Sampler The Hunger Games, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Sherlock, Buffy, Firefly, The Avengers, and More
Price: Free! Words: 74,920. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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!
Demons' Arcturians Metalexicon Logodynamics
Price: Free! Words: 113,400. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Demons' Arcturians Metalexicon Logodynamics
Why Are People So Stupid?
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 68,270. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Social Commentary with a wry twist. Biting analysis of: The Stock Market, Committees, Corporate Cowboys, Bureaucracy, Communism, Capitalism, Bullies, and that idiot driving in front of you who slams on his brakes for no reason.
Dragon Ball Culture Volume 1: Origin
Series: Dragon Ball Culture. Price: $2.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 75,870. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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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.
Cinema Penitentiary
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free!) Words: 89,800. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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"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.
Far Out Australia - From Scratch in a Hatch
Price: $4.99 USD. (Free until April 16!) Words: 56,150. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
"Ridiculously small CONTINENT, ... terrifyingly vast COUNTRY". How did the Land Down Under become Australia we know today? What obstacles do travelers need to dodge not to become suckers to mainstream commercial tourism? This low-key "guide" through space and time can answer any question big or small ... with hefty dose of cheeky sarcasm, Google maps, images, route & fuel estimates.
History, Homages and the Highlands: An Outlander Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,830. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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.
Winning the Game of Thrones: The Host of Characters and their Agendas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This book explores characters’ agendas, from Sansa’s secret schemes to Arya’s ultimate goal. What is Cersei’s true fear? What do trout or golden roses symbolize? Is the show a feminist success or a male playground? This book answers all these and more, revealing the enigmas and surprises hidden deep within the series.
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 1: William Hartnell (Second Edition)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 152,770. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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.
Darker Side Of The Moon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,740. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012 by Rob Shelsky. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Philosophy of Science, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Travel to the DARKER SIDE OF THE MOON and discover: - "They" Are Watching Us! - The Mysterious World of UFOs - Lethal UFO Encounters, Actual Cases - Hidden Alien Bases, Evidence from NASA’s Report - Deadly Interference by Ancient Aliens - The Alien Agenda - Alien Abductions - Apocalypse “2012” and Doomsday - Aliens—Are Not Our "Friends" Expert Author collaboration of Rob Shelsky & George Kempland
Animated Discussions: Critical Essays on Anime
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 88,360. Language: American English. Published: May 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Whether they’re tracing depictions of the apocalypse from their roots in the ancient Near East to hit anime of the 90s and 2000s, exploring the ways in which certain mecha and magical girl shows equate trauma and heroism, or just trying to figure out why Utena turned into a car, the essays in this collection combine an accessible style with literary analysis to present anime in a new light!
Did Queen Victoria Have a German Accent?
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 102,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
Writer and journalist Richard Milton has been blogging for more than twenty years. The many articles in this book are those that have attracted many thousands of online readers. Says Richard, 'I’m astounded to discover that so many people, like me, are keen to know whether Queen Victoria had a German accent. I'm astonished that so many share my idle curiosity about something so inconsequential."
Dragon Ball Culture Volume 2: Adventure
Series: Dragon Ball Culture. Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off!) Words: 151,950. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Son Goku’s adventure begins! Join me in Dragon Ball Culture Volume 2, as we travel along with Goku on his epic journey for greater strength. With each step that Goku takes, you’ll discover more of the hidden spirituality and symbolism in Dragon Ball that makes the series so successful. Not because of the action or the humor, but because it reminds you of what it means to be alive.
Riding Some Wild Tangents
Price: Free! Words: 57,520. Language: American English. Published: May 15, 2018. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A collection of "wild tangents" of an atheist, anti-theist, anti-religionist. Some humor in life, but mostly religious criticism.
Killer B's: The 237 Best Movies on Video You've (Probably) Never Seen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 127,680. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The iTunes Movie Guru (Emeritus) shares his pick of the best unknown movies available on demand -- great little films that never found their proper audiences. No "forgotten favorites," no "so bad they're good" trash, just the delight of discovery of terrific films. It’s just as easy to find a hidden gem as a blockbuster, if you know what to look for. Killer B’s tells you what to look for.
Writing Down the Dragon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,380. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Eleven essays on the Tolkien method and the craft of fantasy writing.
Martians, Morlocks and Moon Landings: How British Science Fiction Conquered The World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,430. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Martians, Morlocks and Moon Landings details the influence of British Science Fiction on the world stage and is a must-read resource for anyone with an interest in the genre.
Dragon Ball Culture Volume 3: Battle
Series: Dragon Ball Culture. Price: $4.99 $3.49 USD. (30% off!) Words: 96,040. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Let the battle begin! In Dragon Ball Culture Volume 3: Battle, you’ll discover the origin of Goku’s training mentality. Travel alongside Goku as he becomes the disciple of the world’s greatest martial artist, meets his new training partner, and competes in the largest tournament on Earth. Will this wild monkey boy gain the discipline he needs to become the champion?
From the Ridiculous to the Sublime
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,950. Language: British English. Published: November 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
a collection of remarkable short stories to astonish and amaze.
250 Recent Movies You Will Like If You See Film as Art
You set the price! Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Reviews of 250 feature-length movies are listed. Reviews are short, to give a sense of what the movie is about and if you would like it. The movies are artistic and thoughtful, which does not necessarily mean “serious.” There are plenty of humor, horror, romance, animation, musicals, documentaries, and kids’ movies. You will find a lot to like.

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