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Full Throttle
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,810. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Full Throttle is an entertaining account of an amazing man’s life in aviation that is sure to leave the reader laughing and head-shaking as the pages turn quickly. It is a compilation of short stories told by John Deakin over the years on Compuserve's AVSIG Forum. Some of Deakin’s stories are funny, some are sad, and a few are shocking for the amount of trouble Deakin managed to get himself into.
Timeline of America: Sound Bytes from the Consumer Culture
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,410. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Timeline is a capsule history of the things that have defined us. It is a lot more than a pop culture trivia book, although no simpler phrase describes it. The chapters are divided into ten timelines that tell the story of America’s development: events, comforts, cars, toys, movies, television, music, nerds, sports, and gossip. Nostalgic stories and an extensive trivia quiz are also included!
TARDIS Eruditorum Volume 4: Tom Baker and the Hinchcliffe Years
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,960. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical history of Doctor Who covering Tom Baker's first three seasons on the show, under the producership of Philip Hinchcliffe
My Hollywood MisAdventures
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 206,450. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Tales Sometimes Tall, but always true, of Allan Cole's years in Hollywood with his late partner, Chris Bunch.
TARDIS Eruditorum: An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 5: Tom Baker and the Williams Years
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 129,740. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical history of Doctor Who focusing on the final four years of Tom Baker's run as the Doctor (1977-81).
WoW Factor: an insider's look at the real skills developed in the virtual World of Warcraft
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 102,900. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management and human resources
Every day players develop valuable skills in the virtual World of Warcraft. The raid leader that helped your guild complete the latest expansion could be training to become the next great CEO. From battlefields to boardrooms, WoW Factor is an entertaining journey, transporting the World of Warcraft player out of the virtual world and into the real one.
Golden Sojourn in Bollywood Wonderland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 235,410. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Performing arts
This book (Volume I) contains published articles of the author in various Indian Publications between 1959- 2009 about Bollywood - Hindi Film Industry based in Mumbai. Interviews of top Bollywood celebrities, Year-wise analytical/statistical surveys, Polls results, Celebrity bashes and events, Detailed psycho-analytical review of favorite films, Analytical articles, Star nostalgia and gossip.
Hollywood Movie Musicals: Great, Good and Glamorous
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 117,620. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Musicals
In the golden years of cinema, Hollywood's Christmas presents to world-wide movie fans were always three or four spectacular musicals. In those days, musicals easily rated as the most popular movie genre. They were eagerly anticipated not only by the carriage trade but working-class audiences as well. This book provides a guide to over 150 of these crowd-pleasing, star-studded musical delights.
From Zombos' Closet: Horror Movies to Savor and Detest
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 119,370. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Fiction » Horror » Crime
From the long-running blog, Zombos' Closet of Horror, come the horror movie reviews with cheeky attitude.
Hollywood Gold: Famous Films of the Forties & Fifties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This book's real meat lies in its extensive cast and camera credits plus background information and reviews on all 160 titles from Adventures of Mark Twain through to You Were Never Lovelier. Most enjoyable of many extras are the inside comments on Ghost of Frankenstein, Humoresque, The Killers, Letter from an Unknown Woman, Nightmare Alley, Niagara, The Thin Man, We're Not Married, Malaya, etc.
Sun Signs - 12 Keys to the Soul
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Astrology
Sun Signs is an extraordinary book by an extraordinary couple. The authors have a unique spiritual approach to astrology that is more of a philosophy than a science. Combining a 50-year adventure, they have produced some of the most comprehensive, illustrated and positive works ever done on the subjects of astrology, spiritualism and symbolism.
Backstairs At The Monte Carlo: A Vegas Memoir
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,080. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Backstairs At The Monte Carlo takes you to the front lines of the glamorous Las Vegas Strip: working graveyard at the beautiful Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino! From the casino to the hotel to all the behind-the-secnes action, from drunks to hookers to naked women in stairwells, if it happens in Vegas, it happens here! To get any closer you'd have to put on a uniform and clock in yourself!
Designing Modern Strategy Games
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
"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
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
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.
A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You: The Monkees From A Fan's Perspective
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,990. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You: The Monkees From A Fan's Perspective chronicles the stories of fans and their personal experiences with the 60's Pop music group, Fred Velez, known for over 40 years as a Monkees super-fan, writes about the TV show, the music, the concert tours, the different career paths the members of the group took, and the personal interactions with their loyal fans.
The Maybelline Story and the Spirited Family Dynasty Behind It
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 129,740. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
A fascinating and inspiring story of secrecy, ambition, and luck; a tale both epic and intimate, alive with the clash, the hustle, the music, and dance of American enterprise. “A richly told story of a forty-year, white-hot love triangle that fans the flames of a major worldwide conglomerate.” —Neil Shulman, Associate Producer,Doc Hollywood “Salacious! Engrossing! Destined for film!”—New York Post
Spinning Blues Into Gold: The Chess Brothers and the Legendary Chess Records
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 137,160. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012 by Iconoclassic Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
The story of the Chess brothers, who worked hand-in-glove with disenfranchised black musicians, and how their lives entwined with the great blues, r&b, and rock artists who appeared on their legendary record labels. They changed what America and the world listened to, introducing us to Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Bo Diddley, Chuck Berry, Etta James and countless others.
Out Spoken: A Vito Russo Reader, Reel Two
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 101,330. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by White Crane Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Now assembled as a special two-volume edition for the very first time, A Vito Russo Reader is a companion piece to VITO, the highly-acclaimed new HBO documentary by filmmaker Jeffrey Schwarz. Reel Two contains the segments: Politics and Power, Out Takes, I'll Take Manhattan and Postscripts (with writing by Larry Kramer, Anne Russo and Assotto Saint).
Science-Fiction & Fantasy Cinema: Classic Films of Horror, Sci-Fi & the Supernatural
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 132,590. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
John Howard Reid's books get bigger, better and more informative. This 2011 e-book release is a must for all who are interested in movies of science fiction, fantasy, horror and the supernatural. Many books deal with these subjects, but most are just glossy picture books. JHR delves into all of the films' actors, directors, producers, technical staff, etc., and offers extensive reviews as well.
Movies Magnificent: 150 Must-See Cinema Classics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,390. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
All Reid's books are interesting and useful. This one deals with an impressive range of movie landmarks, including credits, reviews and interesting background details on films like Algiers, Anna and the King of Siam, Bells of St Mary's, Best Years of Our Lives, Blood and Sand, Blossoms in the Dust, Citizen Kane, Cover Girl, Dinner at Eight, etc. Reid's notes on the films are totally fascinating.