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Welcome to Dissertation Hell: A (hilarious) Handbook for Doctoral Students
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
"Welcome to Dissertation Hell" is a compilation of selected posts from the Hellish Handbasket Blog, written and illustrated by Carol B. (AKA The Chronic Malcontent). Each post marks a memorable moment on her two-year journey from A.B.D. doctoral candidate to Ph.D. scholar. Humorous pen-and-ink drawings illustrate many of the posts. Frustrated grad students will find a kindred spirit here.
Travel Observations and Revelations
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Do you always end up sitting next to passengers with colds or flu on crowded flights? Do you amaze even yourself with your inane utterances on long road trips? Do you smile smugly as you recall a travel deal that you scored ten years ago? If you answered "yes" to one or more of these questions, you will be able to relate to this compilation of travel anecdotes intended to both amuse and inspire.
Gambling, Luck, and Astrology: Win the maximum, lose the minimum
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,200. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Astrology
This book describes how astrological aspects affect luck while gambling. Learn how to maximize your luck by knowing when to play so you will have the most chance of winning. The major astrological factors that influence luck are described. At certain times you are destined to win large amounts of money. Be at your favorite casino at those times to take home your jackpot.
Don't Wear Shorts on Stage...The Stand-up Guide to Comedy
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 71,880. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The previously unwritten rules of stand-up comedy are now explained for anyone wanting to make money in the business. It also gives comedy fans an inside look on what the lifestyle is really like.
The Color of Blackjack
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,800. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
This revolutionary blackjack card counting system eliminates complicated calculations and condenses it to a single chart to visualize. This book is an enticing and simplified methodology that squeezes every last drop from the KO count. You'll be playing at a skillful level after applying the concepts in the first four chapters. You'll learn all you need to know to extract money from a casino.
Your Band Is A Virus - Expanded Edition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,590. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
“Your Band Is A Virus! Expanded Edition” is the bigger and better sequel to 2010's bestselling book "Your Band Is A Virus - Behind-the-Scenes & Viral Marketing for the Independent Musician". Almost double the size of it's predecessor, "Your Band Is A Virus! Expanded Edition" is the ultimate music marketing guide for serious independent musicians and bands.
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 1: William Hartnell (Second Edition)
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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.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Have you ever devoted sixteen hours to watching a Korean drama and been left wondering, "Why do dramas do that?" The creators of popular television blog Dramabeans.com deconstruct Korean drama tropes and explain cultural nuances that regularly get lost in translation. An essential guide for longtime drama-lovers and new fans alike.
Michael Jackson: In Search of Neverland
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 17,000. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
In Michael Jackson: In Search of Neverland, Gloria Rhoads Berlin gives her intimate account of how she helped Michael Jackson find his own slice of heaven: the ranch that would come to be known as Neverland. In this never-before-told story, Ms. Berlin details the private journeys she took with Michael to fulfill one of his life-long dreams and fantasies.
Modern Perspectives on Game Design
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Second Edition! The Second Edition of Phillies and Vasel's Contemporary Perspectives in Game Design, now with more material, more discussion problems, and a complete course syllabus from Phillies' university-level game design course.
Hiding in Water: A Memoir Based Mostly in Reality
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 82,730. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
What happens when your father claims to be a prophet from another planet? Hiding in Water uses its unique platform to share a universal story of reconciling belief with reality: belief in ourselves, in others, in our chosen religions, and even in those who lead our countries. (EPUB version)
Frank Sidebottom - Out of His Head
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,650. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2014 by Empire Publications enquiries@empire-uk.com. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
The true story of the character that inspired the movie 'Frank', 'Out of His Head' is the authorised biography of the late Chris Sievey, whose life was considerably stranger than fiction.
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
Teaching New Dancers -- Keep it Simple Keep it Fun
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,940. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities
Teaching New Dancers is written for leaders who want to teach easy dances to people who have never danced or seldom dance. It is a collection of dances and a teaching plan specifically designed for the needs of schoolteachers, church youth ministers, recreation department personnel, camp leaders, recreation directors for retirement centers, camp councilors, etc.
Mobile Game Engines: Interviews with Mobile Game Developers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,760. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Programming
(2.00 from 1 review)
This book contains a total of 38 must-read interviews on the making of mobile games using 15 modern game engines.
How To Become An Instant Lotto Winner
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,410. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Art Robertson is prepared to show you, in an easy step by step method, how you can improve your chances of winning at ALL Pick-3, 4, 5 and 6 games (Including: Mega-Million and Powerball Lotto), and finally gain an understanding of what it takes to become a winner in his exciting easy to read 20 page guide. He covers six important subjects and then tells you what it takes to become a lotto winner.
Fifty Stories For Fifty Years: An Unauthorised Guide To The Highlights Of Doctor Who
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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 Bear Marches West: 12 Scenarios for 1980s NATO vs Warsaw Pact Wargames
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,490. Language: British English. Published: May 23, 2012 by Shilka Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
The Bear Marches West contains 12 wargame scenarios set during a fictional Warsaw Pact invasion of West Germany in the 1980s. All the scenarios are based on battles depicted in well-known novels, and are designed to be used with whatever rules the players wish.
Steven Moffat's Doctor Who 2011: The Critical Fan's Guide to Matt Smith's Second Series (Unauthorized)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,150. Language: British English. Published: July 2, 2012 by Punked Books. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
At over 90,000 words, this is the most comprehensive guide yet published to the 2011 season of Doctor Who.
Thunder in the Tummy! The Hilarious Flying Adventures of a Private Pilot
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,150. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you look up at small airplanes as they fly overhead? Have you ever wondered what goes on in the cockpit? On the ground at a general aviation airport? In the minds of private pilots? THUNDER IN THE TUMMY! is a collection of the best of the best of Joel Elman's short stories which were published in Pacific Flyer, Atlantic Flyer, American Aviator, and Southern Aviator.