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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 » Biography » Celebrity biography
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.
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 » 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.
Jokes : 7777 Hilarious Jokes - Jokes for all Occasions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 399,510. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012 by QPUB. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
One stop for all kinds of Jokes.The biggest collection of jokes. This book includes Seven Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy Seven Jokes (7777 Jokes).
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, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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.
Seinfeld Reference: The Complete Encyclopedia with Biographies, Character Profiles & Episode Summaries
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,420. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012 by Praetorian Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, 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.
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 » Biography » Personal memoir
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!
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.
From Beggars to Choosers: The WomenGamers.Com Experience
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 153,750. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2011. Categories: 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.
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.
Challenger: Roleplaying Game Core Rules
Price: Free! Words: 124,120. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A new Challenger is here... This is a pen and paper tabletop roleplaying game, not a computer game. If you're looking for one of those, I'm afraid you'll have to look elsewhere. I highly recommend the dungeon-crawling German rogue-like "Lost Labyrinth" which is free to download and a purely awesome game. If you're interested in the RPG, you've come to the right place.
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 » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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.
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 » 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.
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
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 » 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.
Movies International: America's Best, Britain's Finest
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,770. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
British moviegoers love U.S. films. Why? A cinema manager in London's East End told me: "People come to the movies to get lost. They don't want to see Frank Sinatra in a U.K. movie, treading the same dreary streets they live in, day in, day out. They want Frank transported to a magic world, or a different world. That's what Hollywood supplies. British films are too realistic, too down-to-earth."
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 » Reference » Consumer guides
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.
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 » Reference » Consumer guides
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.
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 » Reference » Consumer guides
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.
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 » Reference » Consumer guides
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.
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 » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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.