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Designing Wargames - Introduction
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,420. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Designing Wargames introduces the play and design of classic hex-and-counter board wargames. Written as a textbook, Designing Wargames speaks to board and computer game designers, board game players, and designers of serious war games for historical and military study. George Phillies is a Professor in the WPI Program in Interactive Media and Game Dvelopment, with lectures visible on YouTube.
Power, Passion and Beauty - The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra - Special Edition eBook 2013
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,120. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
The Special Edition eBook “Power, Passion and Beauty - The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra” is the updated 2013 version of the critically acclaimed work first published in 2006. Carlos Santana, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Joe Zawinul, Pat Metheny, Jeff Beck and many other music giants cooperated exclusively with Walter Kolosky to tell the story of the "greatest band that ever was."
A Just God Would Punish That! A Hilarious look at Teenagers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,780. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Jack Bessie and his wife raised five bio kids, and then adopted six more. This book is a collection of two page humorous essays on every possible aspect of herding teens. Grouped by subject; school, sex and dating, self esteem issues, chores, and more. The titles of each piece are things the teens actually said, snide, stupid or absurd. A funny, and deeply personal look at life with teens.
How to WIN the PICK 6: Horse Racing's Big $$$ Payout
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,700. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Have you always thought the Pick 6 was an impossible bet to win? This book will change your mind. There are 24 Chapters (printed length 397 pages) totally dedicated to the winning the Pick 6. Learn to confidently build a Pick 6 ticket that can possibly earn paydays of tens of thousands - or hundreds of thousands - of dollars. This books goal is for you to earn a six-figure income...year after yea
CinemaScope 3: Hollywood Takes the Plunge: A Detailed Survey of 164 Wide-Screen Movies
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Crammed full of facts on each selected film, including actors and their characters, synopses and reviews, plus lots of fascinating background information, "CinemaScope 3: Hollywood Takes the Plunge" is a truly massive book, detailing over 160 movies originally released in that wide-screen process. This book is an absolute must-have for the classic movie fan who watches TCM or enjoys vintage DVDs.
Motown Encyclopedia
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 491,950. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Soul & R 'n B, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Motown Encylopedia contains 1,178 entries connected with the iconic label, including every artist from its launch in 1959 to its sale in 1988, along with key executives, songwriters, producers and musicians as well as the background stories to every Top Ten hit album and single, film, cast recording and soundtrack release. A fact packed book from start to finish.
Cheers TV Show: A Comprehensive Reference
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 157,200. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012 by Praetorian Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Cheers Reference is authored by a sitcom authority who assembled the most comprehensive book on this hit television series. Everything is included, from thorough biographies of cast member to detailed character profiles of each actors’ onscreen persona. There are complete episode summaries with full technical credits, and Emmy nominations and awards. If you love the show, you will love this book.
No stranger to the P45 - Volume One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,530. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Hailed by one reader as "The funniest (they) have ever read" while Andy McNab, author of the acclaimed war memoir 'Bravo Two Zero' wrote simply, "Buy this book (or else!)" Visit the author's website for a chance to win Volume Two, or download the 'London 2012 Olympic Jubilee Special Edition' to your device now! If you enjoyed this, please leave a comment. If you didn't... then please do not!
Random Acts of Travel: Featuring Trepidation, Hammocks and Spitting
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,860. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Travelling through our diverse and fascinating world can be invigorating, uplifting and life changing. Of course, it can also be baffling, disgusting, aggravating and ridiculous. This hilarious tribute to world travel is full of humorous stories and shocking advice that will inspire you, make you laugh out loud and slowly but surely convince you to stock up on hand sanitizer.
These Great Movies Won No Hollywood Awards: A Film-Lover's Guide to the Best of the Rest
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,020. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
A most interesting book, These Great Movies Won No Hollywood Awards details 142 marvelous films that thrilled audiences and critics, with a special supplement on director Henry Hathaway and his movies. JHR was the first critic to make people aware of Hathaway's importance. At first, only the French critics agreed with John, but now Hathaway is recognized as one of the great masters of the cinema.
Hollywood's Miracles of Movie Entertainment: Classic Films from a Golden Era
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 104,130. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
What do all Hollywood's marvelous classic movies have in common? To me, they're all miracles of entertainment. Here are 125 of the best vintage, brought together with full credits, background information and up-to-date reviews in a spellbinding book that also includes a piece on director Charles Vidor (Cover Girl, Gilda, Rhapsody, Love Me Or Leave Me, etc.) and a breakdown of The Wolf Man series.
Great Cinema Detectives: Best Movies of Mystery, Suspense & Film Noir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,010. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
One of John Howard Reid's most informative and interesting books, this is an invaluable guide not only for film buffs, but for all admirers of cinema entertainments, whether they be movie fans or DVD collectors. True, you may not agree with some of JHR's comments, but that is the beauty of these books. They give readers something to think about. And you may be alerted to buy DVDs of many movies.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Special Events Contingency Planning for Public Safety Agencies (IS-15.b) - Concerts, Carnivals, Air Shows, Parades, Fairs, Aquatic Events, Festivals, Conventions
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,690. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides public safety agency personnel information related to pre-event planning, forming the planning team, event hazard analysis, and responding to incidents during special events in their community.
More Movie Musicals: 100 Best Films plus 20 "B" Pix
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 111,840. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture, Nonfiction » Music » Musicals
Musicals detailed range from best-loved movies like An American in Paris, Great Caruso and South Pacific to such personal favorites as Band Wagon, Calamity Jane, Deep In My Heart, Emperor Waltz, Footlight Parade, Fra Diavolo, Hollywood Hotel, Hollywood Party, Kiss, Lillian Russell, Make Mine Music, One Night With You, Roman Scandals, Rose Marie, State Fair, Whoopee! and You Can't Have Everything.
You Bet Your Life: The Burdens of Gambling
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Gambling habits often become pathological, a growing epidemic problem with the escalation of gaming opportunities. This study, using dozens of case histories to support its arguments, demonstrates the varieties of the addictive behavior. It debunks commonly-accepted myths and makes recommendations for diagnosis and treatment.
Hollywood's Classic Comedies: 200 Fun-Filled Films Rated & Reviewed
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
200 classic movie comedies are discussed and reviewed (with full cast and credit details) in this must-have book that will delight every vintage film fan. If you've never heard of Abbott & Costello, The 3 Stooges, or Laurel & Hardy, this is not the book for you. On the other hand, for fans of classic Hollywood comedies, this book will evoke lively memories and guide them to buy more comedy DVDs.
Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
(5.00 from 1 review)
Creeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeekkk! Welcome… to Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers— The tomb door swings open, and grizzled tomb-tender Stephen Bissette offers you a grisly guided tour to the millennial horror, crime, and cult feature films released on video and DVD from 1999-2001. Open the coffins—er, pages—and they’re all here.
Mama and Me
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 300,220. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Biography » Biographical anthologies
Includes many of the “Mama and Me” and “Bette’s Barbs” columns written for The Martinsville Reporter and The Reporter-Times in Martinsville, IN, for the last half century. The columns talk about things that happened—births, deaths, schools, store openings, fires, crimes, store closings, historical events, tragedies, wars, events in Martinsville and Morgan County, and stories about local people.
Forward Thru The Fires of Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
A factual, historical, educational, and comical book about our family life, careers in the fire service, emergency management and disaster response. It includes “lessons learned” as a safety guide in many types of situations. It contains poetry and prose. It covers the importance of Wills and Living Trust. Our intent was to share the humor in our lives and encourage the reader to do the same.
Scenes From A Hundred Morning Drives
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 121,810. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Edward Hotspur thinks of things on the way to work. But really, he's thinking about humor, sarcasm, philosophy, love and life. This is a collection of essays that somehow combine topics as divergent as work, rain, deadlines, fairy tales, evolution and sunsets so that they work together - often within the same essay. He makes you laugh, he makes you wonder, but most of all, he makes you think.