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TV In My Time
By Doug McCoy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,040. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A memoir of TV as it was in the 1980s from a TV-obsessed kid who watched it all.
Audio Drama Reviews: Collection One
By Michael Bergonzi
Price: Free! Words: 21,800. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The first review collection from Audio Drama Reviews. Started back in 2011, audiodramareviews.com has tried to give fans of the medium an in-depth analysis of their favorite stories told through the medium of audio. Included in this book are reviews of audio dramas like "We're Alive," "The Leviathan Chronicles" and many more!
Another Love Letter For Anny Book 6
By Steve Howard
Series: Another Love Letter For Anny, Book 6. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,270. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Another Love Letter to Anny finishes up with book six. Sally and Billy are on a world tour doing their killing of the elite. Zara Prescott is still killing scum-bags for dinner and there is the odd bit of raving about religion. Some serious moments of love and poetry. Hopeless longing. Painful defeat. All that human kind of stuff that will make you cry and laugh and wonder what is wrong with Anny.
Wild Hairs
By David J Schow
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Winner of the 2001 International Horror Guild Award for Best Non-Fiction The essays by David J. Schow, whose regular column in Fangoria was well known for its rants and raves in the tradition of Dennis Miller, Harlan Ellison, and Professor Irwin Corey, are collected here for the first time. Schow spouts off on a wide variety of subjects.
Doctor Who - The What, Where, and How: A Fannish Guide to the TARDIS-Sized Pop Culture Jam
By Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
All the clever references to pop culture and science fiction canon in the new Doctor Who--a big treat for fans the world over.
Eyes Wide Open: 2013: The Year's 25 Greatest Movies (and 5 Worst)
By Chris Barsanti
Series: Eyes Wide Open, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,470. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Who has time to waste on a bad movie? In this quick and informative guide, critic Chris Barsanti ("Filmology: A Movie-a-Day Guide to the Movies You Need to Know") runs down the 25 movies from 2013 you should seek out—and the 5 worst you should avoid at all costs. This guide to the year in movies also includes Best-Of lists, Honorable Mentions, and DVD reviews.
Sherlock: Every Canon Reference You May Have Missed in BBC's Series 1-3
By Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,820. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Within this book are all the references, with quotes from the actors and creators, notes from John and Sherlock’s blogs, and loads of symbolism. With character bios and notes on all the unseen cases, this book bursts with references for Sherlock’s fans, those who know the century of lore and those who are yet to begin it.
Video Krypt's Bumper Book of Movie Reviews 2011-2013
By Lee Robert Adams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 69,500. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Video Krypt's Bumper Book of Movie Reviews is a must for all film buffs. Packed with insight, analysis, criticism, pithy observation and blunt sarcasm, this collection of over sixty reviews takes you on a cinematic journey from Rick's Cafe to the barren wastes of the Antarctic; from the beginning of the universe to the distant future!
Conspiracy Theories
By Dee Van Dyk
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 23,810. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
Who killed JFK? Was Jack the Ripper a member of the Freemasons? Is Skull and Bones a secret society placed to form a sinister shadow government, or is it a gathering of wealthy kids performing bizarre adolescent rituals? Are we alone in the universe? Van Dyk’s Conspiracy Theories takes a look at some of the most provocative stories of our time, and the conspiracies that shroud them.
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 1: William Hartnell (Second Edition)
By Philip Sandifer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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.
Crônicas Selecionadas 2012-2013
By Washington Conceicao
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 34,190. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Estas crônicas tratam de assuntos os mais variados e resultaram de observação e de experiências do autor, recentes e remotas. Foram selecionadas dentre aquelas publicadas em seu blog desde o início de 2012 até o meio de 2013. Seu estilo é de comunicação direta com o leitor, comentando fatos e contando histórias.
Fifty Stories For Fifty Years: An Unauthorised Guide To The Highlights Of Doctor Who
By Andrew Hickey
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,960. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Doctor Who has been a British institution for fifty years, enthralling generations of fans. In this book, Andrew Hickey takes a personal critical look at one story from every one of those fifty years, starting with the very first story, An Unearthly Child, and ending with 2012's The Snowmen, and looking not just at TV stories, but at the books, audio adventures, films and comics.
The Void and the Clouds
By R. J. Zeile
You set the price! Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A whimsical expounding upon the necessity of living life and embracing all the silliness and joy that life itself has to offer. Written from the perspective of a stranger in a strange world, these musings illuminate some of the more remote aspects of living, such as art, beauty, goodness, and charity. Sometimes the biggest truths in life become so neglected that we forget they are even there.
What's So &%#@ Funny ? (Humor and How it Gets That Way)
By Agnes Franz
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 59,470. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The sixteen chapters of this friendly, relaxed book address topics, rather than follow a chronological form. It's fun to skip from one line of thought to an entirely unrelated topic. The book examines the adventures and fun humor has gone through over time. We snoop on knights and movie stars and kids with their parents and college professors and a whole world so we can enjoy the variety of humor!
Examination of Chucky: An Unauthorized Dissection of the Child's Play Series
By Troy H. Gardner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,440. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
An unauthorized collection of essays covering beloved slasher icon Chucky the killer doll. Examining all six films in the Child's Play series, author Troy H. Gardner explores the many colorful characters and themes found in the popular horror franchise.
The Last War in Albion Chapters 1 & 2: Grant Morrison's Early Work
By Philip Sandifer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Chapters 1 & 2 of the acclaimed blog The Last War in Albion, a history of British Comics focusing on the occult war between Alan Moore and Grant Morrison.
Horror Movies - The Good, The Bad & The So Bad They're Good
By Kevin Lindenmuth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 542,210. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Collected here are over 2000 reviews of horror, fantasy and sci-fi TV shows and movies from the 1950s to the present. From the popular to the obscure, this extensive collection of reviews from Kevin Lindenmuth offers a great insight into a wide variety of titles. The reviews include titles of interest to Kevin, were sent to him for review, or where the filmmaker was a friend.
Il Romanzo Poliziesco
By Amodio Tortora
Price: Free! Words: 21,150. Language: Italian. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference
Una breve ma coincisa sintesi del Romanzo Poliziesco. Riccamente illustrata
The Joke's On You: How to Write Comedy
By Stephen Hoover
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,490. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Comprehensive guide for comedy writing. Along with a history of comedy and theories about what makes us laugh, the book covers comedy writing in all forms -- sketches, jokes, sitcoms, and feature films. Ideal guide and textbook.
Winning the Game of Thrones: The Host of Characters and their Agendas
By Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
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.