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Notes From the Looney Bin
You set the price! Words: 27,900. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
And then one day the time came that I had to examine my beliefs that were such a terrible lot and wouldn’t leave me alone, and of course they were elusive and hid out in places I didn’t want to go or were in such dark corners I couldn’t see them.
The Ridiculously Comprehensive Dictionary of British Slang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories, Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia
Whether you're researching a novel, you want to be the life and soul of the party, or you just want to have a laugh at us daft Brits... this book is for you! Over 4000 references, hundreds of pages and millions of man-hours are in this book, ready for your glimpse into the wacky humor and slang of British life. A great reference tool, and a great laugh. A must for all writers, get yours today!
Mysterious World: World Famous Mysteries Solved
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,640. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
From the best-selling author of Red Herrings & White Elephants, Pop Goes the Weasel, What Caesar did for my Salad & They Laughed at Galileo. Albert Jack's Mysterious World is a collection of the world's most famous and puzzling mysteries.
Cutting the Gordian Knot: Simple Solutions to Complex Societal Problems
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,540. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers, Essay » Political
In this book, you will find solutions to a wide variety of societal problems. Some problems, such as inflation, have a truly simple solution. Others, such as crime, require a multifaceted approach. In the chapter on space travel (actually, a technological problem), a mass transit system is detailed for launching vehicles into space using the energy of Earth’s rotation to do the heavy lifting.
A Brief GuideTo Living With Danger
Price: Free! Words: 22,090. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
We all live with danger. Some of us seek it out. None of us can avoid it. Mike Dixon takes a look at a range of dangers including extreme sports, natural disasters, crime, war, terrorism and other threats. The book is illustrated with over fifty stunning photographs
Всичко за речните, езерните и морските чудовища (български / bulgarian)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 75,210. Language: Bulgarian. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Книгата ще ви даде възможност да се впуснете в търсене на страшните създания, за които се твърди, че обитават различни водоеми по цялото земно кълбо. Ще прочетете древни легенди, ще разгледате старинни гравюри, ще се насладите на детайли от средновековни морски карти, ще научите за различни исторически сведения на очевидци от цял свят. Книгата е илюстрована.
Всичко за драконите от цял свят (български / bulgarian)
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 110,080. Language: Bulgarian. Published: February 5, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Книгата проследява историята на драконите в хронологичен ред, а също и проявлението им в различните континенти по света. Ще прочетете за драконите в историята, митологията, алхимията, хералдиката, религията и астрономията. Книгата е илюстрована и съдържа интересни старинни гравюри и авторски илюстрации.
The Trivia Geeks Present: Harry Potter
Series: The Trivia Geeks Present. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,630. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2016 by Implexity Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Yes, it's a massive book of Harry Potter trivia. It's also a board-less table top game that you can play anywhere.
Eyes Wide Open 2015: The Year’s Best (and Worst) Movies
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 31,700. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Yearbooks & annuals
Who has the time to waste on a bad movie? Hundreds of new movies came to theaters in 2015. Nobody has time to see them all. To help you maximize your movie-going opportunities, critic Chris Barsanti runs down the best movies of 2015 that you should make sure to see—and those you shouldn’t bother with.
Shakespeare în oglinda timpului
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: Romanian. Published: January 11, 2016 by EdDigitala. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices, Fiction » Classics
"Shakespeare în oglinda timpului" analizează modul de difuzare şi impactul creaţiilor lui Shakespeare în spaţiul cultural european şi românesc, oferind în acelaşi timp o prezentare diacronică a principalilor traducători români ai marelui dramaturg.
2016 Reporter's Guide to the Royal Families of Europe
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 27,300. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016 by Bygone Era Books. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Yearbooks & annuals
Royalty has always mystified the masses. As a reporter your job is to draw back those curtains, but how can you do that if you don’t know what’s there yourself? Don’t want to feel stupid about royal families anymore? This book is a basic guide to help reporters, and other royal followers, identify European royalty of all stripes and give cursory information about who they are and why anyone cares.
Cigars & humdiors: Storage, smoking & accessories.
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 23,660. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Manual about cigars and humidors, You find information about storage, smoking and accessories. Many advice concerning cigars and accessories are described by sellers of these cigars and additions, therefore they aren't reliable and often applied only for greater sales of various, often impractical and unnecessary gadgets. Here You get the independent view.
Giro Presepi Fvg 2015-2016
Price: Free! Words: 27,380. Language: Italian. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Yearbooks & annuals
L'eBook "Giro Presepi Friuli Venezia Giulia 2015-2016" è la guida del Comitato regionale Pro Loco a un grande itinerario che mette in luce più di trecento opere presepiali, dislocate in oltre centocinquanta località, un complesso di percorsi che si snodano tra siti storici, aree naturalistiche e borghi rurali di inconsueta bellezza e permette di scegliere tra numerosi itinerari di visita...
Somebody Forgot to Tell Harry: Harry Reid's Journey from Searchlight to Spotlight
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,440. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices, Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
Somebody Forgot to Tell Harry is a young person’s biography of Harry Reid, which tells the story of how this poor boy from a small mining town in the middle of nowhere went on to become one of the most important figures in United States’ politics. As Reid himself told an interviewer in 2004, “If I can make it in America, anyone can.”
Unsolved Mysteries: Real Life Mysteries: Ten Famous Disappearances
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
From the Author of the Internationally Bestselling Books - Red Herrings & White Elephants, What Caesar did for My Salad, Shaggy Dogs, Pop Goes the Weasel, They Laughed at Galileo & Mysterious World Unsolved Mysteries. Ten of the world's most famous real-life mysteries investigated
Rock
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,790. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Nonfiction » General reference » Bibliographies & indices
18 Gentle short stories, some true, others might have been true. Even the stories about bad memories are mostly happy. Some stories date back to the war, some to last week. Some were award winners, one was a winner in the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Competition.
Too Hot to talk to a Peanut - A Collection of Articles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,790. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers
Too Hot to Talk to a Peanut - A Collection of Articles is, as the name suggests, a series of short observations on society shaped by the experience, and in part by the philosophy, of an ex-pat mother living in Saudi Arabia and Cyprus.
The Compromise
Price: $2.14 USD. Words: 25,780. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional), Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Femark was wrongfully arrested during a police raid in his hostel. Accused of being a cultist and locked up for no just cause. He soon found recourse in a group he met in the cell while in detention and plans revenge. What gave birth to revenge? What happened in the compromise? How did it all end? All will be revealed in this true-life story, enjoy.
Gli Italiani Del Sudafrica
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,720. Language: Italian. Published: September 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
This book traces the contributions of Italian immigrants in South Africa, as well as some who were interned in POW camps and made a mark on South African soil.
The 80s Music Compendium
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 70,180. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference, Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia
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"The 80s Music Compendium" is the ultimate resource for every 80s music fan, deejay, cover band, and music educator. After listening to all 4,172 songs that made Billboard's Hot 100 chart during the 80s, the author has compiled 113 lists that include over 3600 songs.