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999 Bees in My Bonnet: A Collection of Irritating Irritants
By Bill Linden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 17 reviews)
Bill Linden's been a pirate, a poet, a pawn and a king (not to mention gag writer for major comic strips and Chicago Sun Times art director!). His many adventures have taught him a lot—about what drives him nuts! Whether it's the double-crossing staff at Traitor Joe’s, reptile dysfunction, "Northern" fried chicken, or seven-year jock itch, Bill's got a gripe to crack you up.
Designing Modern Strategy Games
By George Phillies
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
"Designing Modern Strategy Games" is the definitive textbook on game design. It offers rules descriptions, a synoptic analysis of design elements, recommendations of great game designers, more than 100 design projects, and an inspiring essay by Greg Costikyan. This, the second edition of Phillies and Vasel's 2006 text, includes three course plans from Phillies' college-level game design course.
Modern Perspectives on Game Design
By George Phillies
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.
Lottery Icon
By Eze Ugbor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Author Encoe. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Forecasting
(5.00 from 1 review)
The best lottery book. The best lottery books. Strategies to winning the lottery.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
By Dimension Four
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.
The Singing Elms - The Autobiography of Lauris Elms
By Lauris Elms
Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 124,400. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Sir Charles Mackerras: Lauris in her day was one of the great Australian Singers. now she has added writing to her achievements. Dame Joan Sutherland: i am sure this book will be avidly read by the opera and concert going public, and that they will have almost as much pleasure from it as i have.
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.
Stalingrad for Beginners - Basic Tactics
By George Phillies
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,150. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Stalingrad, the 1963 game from Avalon Hill, is the most intensely analyzed game in the history of the board wargaming hobby. Here acknowledged grand master of Stalingrad George Phillies offers a copiously illustrated (84 full-color figures) introduction to game tactics, including opening moves of the hypermodern defense.
Proven Sic Bo System.Remember :The smarter you play, the luckier you'll be.
By Art Serob
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
It is an e-book that contains all major legitimate and proven systems to beat Sic Bo,I'll show you a Sic Bo system that is very profitable. Sic Bo is an easy game to learn and is one of the games where you, the player, can create your own advantage over the casino and hold your winning destiny right in your own hands. My Sic Bo system is not only unique, but founded on solid mathematics.
Stalingrad for Beginners - How to Play
By George Phillies
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,860. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Stalingrad, the 1963 game from Avalon Hill, is the most intensely analyzed board wargame in the history of the board wargaming hobby. Here acknowledged grand master of Stalingrad George Phillies gives the complete novice a copiously illustrated introduction to playing the game. Stalingrad for Beginners includes a thorough description of the rules and a complete sample game.
The Color of Blackjack
By Daniel Dravot
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.
Lady Luck Lotto
By Henri Sant-Cassia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,430. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Lotto players the world over can now discover the powerful winning strategies of winners, and learn how to avoid the easy mistakes and tempting traps. Lady Luck Lotto is the newest, most comprehensive book on lottery and lotto games. Statistical and mathematical research has helped turn Lady Luck Lotto into an essential tool for anyone looking to win.
Guitar and Harmonica Method
By George Goodman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Guitar and Harmonica Method provides aspiring musicians with the basic tools and knowledge needed to play guitar and harmonica together, to be able to perform great songs with confidence and to gain a deeper musical understanding. Guitar instruction is introduced in the first section, harmonica instruction in the second. The third section utilizes music theory to bring the instruments together
cortos
By Juan Carlos Ortiz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: Spanish. Published: September 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
"Cortos relatos del mundo de las ideas escritos desde mi BlackBerry @ 30 mil pies de altura." Este libro pertenece a un nuevo mundo, el de la globalización digital, sin fronteras geográficas y con historias que vuelan sin límites por todo el planeta. Tuvo como objetivo ser escrito en su totalidad desde mi BlackBerry y así se cumplió.
The Show Bible for TV Pitching
By Alan H. Zatkow
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,880. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
If you want to pitch your original television show or web series to entertainment industry professionals - from producers and show runners to agents and directors, and especially to network executives -- you need a Show Bible. Learn how to craft an exciting read that will get you meetings, put a professional team together, and understand how networks negotiate so you are fully prepared to win.
Your Band Is A Virus - Expanded Edition
By James Moore
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.
How to Be a Poker Player: The Philosophy of Poker
By Haseeb Qureshi
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 92,870. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
In this groundbreaking book, you will discover the depths of strategy, psychology, and philosophy folded within poker. Haseeb Qureshi, retired world-class high stakes poker pro and instructor, takes you on a mental odyssey of rediscovering the game of poker from the inside out. A must-read for any pro or aficionado.
Michael Jackson: In Search of Neverland
By Gloria Rhoads Berlin
Price: $9.75 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.
Priority Thinking - A Guide To Quick And Accurate Decision-Making At The Backgammon Board
By Clyde Wolpe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
In the modern world of backgammon, where bots rule and anyone can access the best move at the click of a button, it's refreshing and meaningful to learn how to make critical decisions correctly and quickly, by yourself. Master the principles in this book and you'll confidently be able to find the solution even in the most complex of positions.
The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons
By Sophie Neville
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,930. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true-life memoir of a child star. In 1973, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty alongside Suzanna Hamilton and Virginia McKenna in the EMI/Theatre Projects movie of 'Swallows & Amazons'. Made before the advent of CGI or digital technology, the young actors lived out Arthur Ransome's epic adventure, with all of its camaraderie and thrills, on location in the British Lake District.