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George Clayton Johnson: Fictioneer from Ocean's Eleven, Through the Twilight Zone, to Logan's Run by Vivien Cooper
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 45,730. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2016 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A giant from the Golden Age of Television, George shares invaluable wisdom, insights, and tricks of the trade in this enlightening, instructive, and delightful account of his life as a Fictioneer.
My Brother Elvis: The Final Years by David E. Stanley
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 68,050. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
In My Brother Elvis, David Stanley shares his harrowing experiences while on the road as a 16 year old bodyguard to the King of Rock n' Roll. The final 5 years of Elvis Presley's life were filled with his greatest triumphs and his toughest tribulations, as the iconic star fought a war with addiction he would tragically lose at the age of 42.
To Make Matters Worse by Danny Marianino
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,610. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Danny Marianino's constant quest to find a comfortable place to poop as a youngster will have you in tears as you laugh and groan with him in this enlightening look into the enigmatic author and musician's childhood. Readers of his previous books will enjoy returning to Danny's unique voice as he takes you through his trials and tribulations as a rambunctious youth with a seemingly spastic colon.
Once a Pulp Man: The Secret Life of Judson P. Philips as Hugh Pentecost by Audrey Parente
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 67,060. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016 by Bold Venture Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Once a popular mystery writer, Judson P. Philips rose through the ranks of pulp fiction magazines, achieving success as Hugh Pentecost. Years later, he established a summer stock theater that launched several careers. Despite personal success and professional achievement, Philips maintained he was a failure. Audrey Parente examines the complicated life and career of a complex artist.
The Tragic Secret Life of Jayne Mansfield by Raymond Strait
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,540. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Having spent ten years as Jayne Mansfield's press secretary, Raymond Strait knows intimately both the public image and the private person that were Jayne Mansfield. Sitting through hundreds of hours of interviews and private conversations -- not only with Jayne but also with her husbands, her lovers, and her children -- gave Ray the opportunity to present a revealing portrait of the woman.
P. S. I Love Lucy: Lucille Ball's Palm Springs by Eric G. Meeks
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 27,320. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz visited Palm Springs as young lovers. Once married, they built a home here, raised a family and constructed a hotel. Until Desi broke her heart here and all Lucy had was her love for the desert. This is how it happened...
The Story of Sunseed — And Other True Adventures by Terry Oftedal
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,200. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Some may call this a love story. It's that and more: memoirs, a spiritual quest, and reflections on wisdom gained along the way. The Story of Sunseed is a quintessential journey of our time. It compels us to take a fresh look at today's world and everything we think we know about it. By the end we learn just as our world has been transformed over a lifetime, the same opportunity exists for us.
Revival: How a Tenor Lost His Voice But Found His Calling by Donald Braswell & Mark Koopmans
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 65,760. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2015 by Pen-L Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
From Juilliard to jumper cables; from wasting all the talent in the world to America's Got Talent, REVIVAL—The Donald Braswell Story—is a memoir about the "Texas Tenor" who lost his voice in a random accident, but finds his calling through faith—and a musical miracle.
Surging To Success: The 25 Entrepreneurs, Authors, Entertainers, Innovators, And Straight-Up Nerds Who Are Following Their Passions And Finding Success by ThriveWire
Price: Free! Words: 25,980. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
From profiles with Oscar-winning screenwriters and New York Times Bestselling authors, to Q&As with the entrepreneurs behind products you use every day, we have spent the last year pulling back the curtain on success, ambition and finding happiness through your career. In short: surging to success. This book represents the best of our efforts. Read. Enjoy. Surge On.
Houston's Morning Show: The True Story of Hudson & Harrigan by Randy Hames
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,680. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Houston’s Morning Show carefully chronicles the wild and sometimes wacky twists and turns of The Hudson & Harrigan Show and pulls back the curtain so readers can experience for themselves the demands and rewards of anchoring a blockbuster, major-market team show.
My Life Dancing With The Stars by Miriam Nelson
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 107,400. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Autobiography of the dancer who has danced with countless stars, including Julie Andrews, Ingrid Bergman, Doris Day, Judy Garland, Bette Davis, Bing Crosby, Gene Kelly, John Travolta and Billy Bob Thornton.
Myanmar Dance and Drama by Ye Dway
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 25,870. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2015 by Today Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This book traces the origin and development of the arts of dance and drama from the earliest times. This 24-chapter book describing Myanmar's dance and drama history starting from ancient Pyu era.
Ben Holt by Mayme Wilkins Holt
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,110. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015 by Christian Living Books, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Mayme Wilkins Holt opens up her heart to share the incredible story of her son, musician and singer Ben Holt. This book is not only a biography of a talented musician who was taken too soon, but is also a musical journey. Ben graduated from Juilliard and was a successful vocal artist, being featured in several great classical music and operatic performances, including Metropolitan Opera Company.
The Cinematic Misadventures of Ed Wood by Andrew J. Rausch & Charles E. Pratt, Jr.
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 79,160. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Authors Andrew J. Rausch and Charles E. Pratt, Jr. investigate this claim while providing in-depth looks at the 29 existing films written and/or directed by Wood.
Dr. Firesign's Follies by David Ossman
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 58,200. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2015 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Dr. Firesign's Follies combines Ossman's insights on the Art of Radio and the creation of Firesign's audio oeuvre.
Straight Walk: A Supermodel's Journey to Finding Her Truth by Patricia Velasquez
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,310. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
The riveting story of a Latina actress and supermodel, and her rise from a poor neighborhood in Venezuela to the fashion runways of Milan, Paris, New York, and London. Patricia Velasquez worked tirelessly to help lift her family out of poverty, but she spent years hiding her true self from those she loved most. In this intimate memoir, she finally reveals the naked truth about her life.
Butterfly Boy by Howard Gibbon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,740. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
About my journey through life, the struggle to shake off the shackles of my childhood and to become who I really am and the controller of my future destiny. Creating a life of beauty and happiness in the service to others. Born of the realisation that as we move through life, our existence changes in ways we could never envisage.
Hippie Or, Like, There Was More to The 60s Than THAT, Man! by Dave Mandel
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 45,400. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Walk through the world of Hippie: its origins, behavior and misbehavior, its outrages and beauty, its seque into today. Non-fiction adventure meets social drama in an originally-told, originally-illustrated first book from a widely and wildly experienced individual.