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Movies Magnificent: 150 Must-See Cinema Classics
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,390. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
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.
You Bet Your Life: The Burdens of Gambling
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 109,420. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Addiction
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.
Seinfeld Reference: The Complete Encyclopedia with Biographies, Character Profiles & Episode Summaries
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,420. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Praetorian Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
"Seinfeld Reference" provides a comprehensive analysis of the series, detailed cast biographies and character profiles, and thorough episode summaries with technical credits and guest stars. It is written by a television expert and the only book on the market with depth, accuracy, and insight about the show.
A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You: The Monkees From A Fan's Perspective
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 143,990. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
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.
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,690. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
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.
The Roast Book: How to Present an Effective Joke-Filled Evening
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 133,450. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by Pastis Enterprises. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
So you've been asked to say a few words and have no idea where to start. Emcee and author Al Fisher offers complete monologues, jokes, great stories, put-downs, insults and ready-to-use introductions in "The Roast Book: How to Present an Effective Joke-Filled Evening."
From Zombos' Closet: Horror Movies to Savor and Detest
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From the long-running blog, Zombos' Closet of Horror, come the movie reviews with cheeky attitude. I am Iloz Zoc (that’s me! my blog’s alter ego), full-time, and long suffering, valet to Zombos. Within these pages you will meet those who live in and visit his mansion on the Gold Coast of Long Island as we delve deep into the worst and the best horror movies preying on unsuspecting viewers.
Following Kaufman - October 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 310,320. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
"Following Kaufman - October 2013" is a digest of 321 recent master level chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" The games are ordered by ECO and presented with a diagram for each move, so the games can be followed without a chess set and relevant games are near each other. Adjusting the font size changes the size of the diagrams.
Following Kaufman - November 2013
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Price: Free! Words: 161,520. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 136 master level chess games that are informative for the "Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" and presented with a diagram for each move.
CinemaScope Two: 20th Century Fox: A Detailed Survey of 140 Wide-Screen Movies from 20th Century Fox Studios
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 103,240. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Informative, comprehensive and entertaining, all 141 movies are detailed and reviewed in John Howard Reid's inimitable style, with complete cast and crew personnel, production and release dates, alternate titles, dubbing, footage and running times. Each film also has a Synopsis, a viewer's guide, and comprehensive reviews. This is a wonderful book for all who love Hollywood's wide-screen movies.
Shadows and Light
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,910. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013 by Natalie Collins. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Gary Kent’s book, Shadows, is about Hollywood’s change, a journey—as it says—through a revolution. It began in 1960 with director John Cassavetes' work, and continued to evolve through the ages to the Hollywood we know today. And Kent was there for it all. Kent is a writer/director, actor, stuntman, special effects guru, production manager and mostly, an officer in the revolution.
From Beggars to Choosers: The WomenGamers.Com Experience
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 153,750. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
In the past decade, the videogaming industry has grown immensely. The atmosphere for the next generation is notably very different today than it was back then. No longer do people question whether women play, but what they are playing. Gamer shame is dwindling, and the world is changing. This book,a compilation of articles from the WomenGamers.Com site, revels in the evolution of an industry.
Power, Passion and Beauty - The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra - Special Edition eBook 2013
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 102,120. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
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."
Naked Man on Main Street
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 124,900. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of humorous (and sometimes poignant) essays by #1 Kindle bestselling author Jenny Gardiner, whose voice has been compared to Nora Ephron and Erma Bombeck
Mama and Me
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 300,220. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 112,360. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2014. Category: 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.
Old Wives Tales: Living Our Lives - Becoming Ourselves Twenty-Five Women's Stories
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,110. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging
Old Ain't A Dirty Word! At eighty-four, it's welcome news. Old Wives Tales, is Peg Mayo's seventeenth book. Old is defined as sixty-seven to the end of the game. This is a collaborative effort of many old women. The eldest participant is ninety-seven. Peg's forty years as a psychotherapist helped shape their wisdom entertainingly. Cover photos are from a while back.
Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
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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.
Hackyu Won Too Free
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Price: Free! Words: 143,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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An insidious epical satire upon life and religion: large in scope, brief in presentation, written in swift haiku stanzas.
A Just God Would Punish That! A Hilarious look at Teenagers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,780. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
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.