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Experiencing The Death of Elvis: A Childhood Tragedy (Essay)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: December 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » History » North America
On the day that Steve Jobs died in October 2011, I felt an immense sadness not for the technological visionary who just passed away but for another cultural icon who changed the world for an earlier generation. The death of Elvis Presley in 1977 that cast a long shadow over my childhood, as my mother loved him more than either my father or myself. (A 3,230-word essay.)
House of Goats
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,580. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2011 by Wyrd Goat Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Five acres, a couple of goats grazing in the pasture, with chickens pecking around a bountiful garden .... It sounded like heaven to city girl Tammy Owen. What she found instead of heaven was life.
My Name is Mudd: Facebook Posts and Other Amusings
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Life can get heavy. Once in a while, think light. "My Name is Mudd..." does just that, combining sarcastic jabs and insights on pop culture, holidays and life in general with prickly-but-poignant looks at marriage, kids and family. A fun and fast read, think of "My Name Is Mudd.." as a greeting card to life, located at Spencer's Gifts, located between the Erik Estrada poster and Ferrari mirror.
A Year In Beverly Hills
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,840. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A New Yorker's trip to Beverly Hills, California finding it to be a world of difference. As a writer, including comedy writing, the author is immersed in lunches and time with the world's funniest people. They include, Milton Berle, Sid Caesar, Henny Youngman, Jan Murray, Shecky Greene, Alan King, Arnold Schwarzenegger, George Burns, Buddy Hackett, Red Buttons, and other Hollywood luminaries.
Valhalla Memorial Park: The Unauthorized Guide
Series: Cemetery Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,980. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Pierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park, near Los Angeles, was founded in 1923, and is the oldest cemetery in the San Fernando Valley. Although more closely associated with the aviation industry than entertainment, Valhalla contains the graves of many well-known and legendary entertainers and celebrities, and this book provides a detailed guide to find their final resting places.
Celebrity Guide to Hollywood Dreams - How movie stars interpret and understand their fascinating dreams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Astrology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
This book really is a true ‘ star guide’ and is now a much sought-after dictionary and factual information guide demanded by many famous Hollywood movie stars – and provides an exclusive and fascinating insight into the true world of Dream Interpretation. It contains substantial historical background and expert opinion about dreaming. It is a must for every Hollywood home…
Tom's Two Cents: A Collection of Columns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 49,400. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
"Tom's Two Cents" was an award winning humor column by Tom M. Paolangeli that ran in the Ithaca Times for many years. This is a collection of some of his best and favorite columns. It includes some longer versions as well as some never before published pieces.
Posterized
Price: Free! Words: 55,680. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Sports. Comedy. Jesus. Ever wonder what Martin Luther would write about if he loved to watch LeBron shot-block layups into the twelfth row? Or if Karl Barth watched four hours of SportsCenter a day? Wonder no more, friend.
The Unofficial Roku Channel Guide; Annotated
Price: Free! Words: 36,980. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011 by Smith & Smith Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides
OVER 130,000 Downloads Across Platforms!! Updated for 2014 This Roku Channel Guide includes Access Codes and Links to Channels available on the Roku set top box. It will be updated monthly with new channels.
Chimpanzees in Dungarees
Price: Free! Words: 43,710. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Babies Called Keith, Shellsuits, Reliant Robins, Tripe, No Smoking Areas, Knitting, Streetwise Dogs, The Deferential Working Class... Chimpanzees in Dungarees has more than ninety such disappearing things. Part satire, part nostalgia, part autobiography, part social commentary, this book has been written with one sole objective. To take the proverbial and have a laugh. Or is that two objectives?
Deep Characterization
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,010. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Deep Characterization explores the difference between characters created to act out a story for an audience and characters created to act out a writer's internal dramas. A story written for an audience is a promise to take that audience on a story journey; a story written for the writer's own needs is a promise to transport him or her to the fulfillment of personal needs.
If 50 Is The New 30, Then 30 Ain't What It Used To Be!
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,990. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Laugh away your middle-age blues with this hilarious ebook by boomer humor columnist Kathleen Norton: If 50 Is The New 30, Then 30 Ain't What It Used To Be!
Sudoku (9) Logic for Beginners
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
An informative and logical step-by-step approach to solving Sudoku (9) puzzles.
For Lovers of English - 100 English Proverbs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
(5.00 from 1 review)
Good to see that you have an interest in English proverbs. They appear in all areas of life, offering sage advice to help us get on with people and stay healthy, wealthy and wise. In this little collection there are 100 proverbs divided up into ten chapters with ten proverbs in each chapter in a fun quiz format to test your knowledge.
For Lovers of English - 100 English Abbreviations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,280. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
(5.00 from 1 review)
A friend of mine once told me that the English language is being taken over by T.L.A.s I confess I had to ask her what T.L.A.s were. “Three Letter Abbreviations!”. I should have guessed. In a way, she was right. Abbrevations, and not just T.L.A.s, are everywhere: You can see them on the BBC and CNN; and if you’re P.D.Q. you can read about them on A.O.L.
Zany Adventures in Fashion, Style & Beauty
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,900. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Off-beat, funny, unusual, practical and useful fashion, style and beauty insights, articles, observations, rants and raves. You'll laugh, you'll raise at least one eyebrow, and you'll be all the wiser, more con
Scenes From A Morning Drive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
Edward Hotspur talks to himself. But really, he's talking to you about humor, sarcasm, philosophy, love and life. This is a collection of 51 essays that somehow combine topics as divergent as technology, trees, 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.
Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills: The Unauthorized Guide
Series: Cemetery Guide. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,490. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
“Forest Lawn Hollywood Hills: The Unauthorized Guide” is a complete guide to the burial locations of dozens of celebrities, including film legends Buster Keaton, Stan Laurel and Bette Davis; TV pioneers Steve Allen and Ernie Kovacs; comedians Marty Feldman and Freddie Prinze; musicians Liberace and Rick Nelson; and recent additions John Ritter, David Carradine, Brittany Murphy and Tom Bosley.
Nelson, Unleashed
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,650. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The exclusive interview with the author of the runaway smash hit, If I Had Wings.
Wishful Weddings
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,940. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Throw away your handkerchief! The book that brings happily-ever-after to everyone's favorite star-crossed lovers is here. In Wishful Weddings Hy Brett corrects the heartless endings of Casablanca, Titanic and fifty more classics. We can follow Rick and Ilsa, Jack and Rose, Romeo and Juliet down the aisle—and read their wedding announcements in their local paper. A triumph of love and laughter!