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Science Fiction: An Oral History
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,900. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
"Science Fiction: An Oral History" features in-depth dialogs with prominent authors of the genre's Golden Age (1930-1960) and New Wave (1960-1980) eras. Interview subjects include Philip K. Dick, Theodore Sturgeon, Fritz Leiber, Roger Zelazny, C.L. Moore, Leigh Brackett, Norman Spinrad and Robert Anton Wilson. Spontaneous, intelligent, and often very, very funny.
Symbols in Game of Thrones: The Deeper Meanings of Animals, Colors, Seasons, Food, and Much More
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,760. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
With dogs, wolves, ravens, blood flies, and so many more, animal symbolism is endlessly significant in Game of Thrones. This book explores places, colors, foods, items, weather, and all the other symbols, from ice and fire to apples and blood oranges. A delightful treat for fans of books, show, or both.
Designing Wargames - Introduction
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 5. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 134,420. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
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.
A Successful Landing On Safe Ground - The Dangerous Escape From Khomeini’s Claws To The Land Of Freedom Sweden
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Price: Free! Words: 118,740. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of my life, a life with different dimensions, aspects and prospects from Iran to Sweden The story of a free-fall from the blue sky to the earth by the flying poet, writer, and artist, Akram Monfared-Arya.
Following Kaufman - April 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 204,480. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 190 chess games that are relevant to "The Kaufman Repertoire for Black and White" are presented with a diagram for each move. There are four annotated Queen's Gambit Declined Exchange games at the end of the book. A link to the pgn for the games is available in the Introduction.
Big Balls! World Cup Nations
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Price: Free! Words: 114,420. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
BIG BALLS! World Cup Nations is a collection of informative and irreverent football histories of the thirty-two countries represented at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. If you like football, you will love this book. It is BIG and is complete and utter BALLS!
Dealing With Idiots: Everyday Inspiration For Putting Up With People
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,710. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This hilarious collection of short essays may look and sound like a middle-aged man ranting about having to stand in line at the grocery store and sit in traffic, but they are actually... well, that is pretty much what they are. Funny, heartfelt and not legally traceable back to the author because the names have been changed in many of the stories, Dealing With Idiots will make you laugh.
The Fool's Best Joke Book Volume 1
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Series: Fool in Paradise. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 138,740. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2014 by Proglen. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Welcome to the world of humour. What makes human beings laugh can be broadly defined under three headings: someone else's misfortune, someone else's misunderstanding or someone else's stupidity. The keywords here are "someone else's" because, let's face it, most silly things are much funnier when they happen to someone else.
Gambling for Winners: Your Hard-Headed, No B.S. Guide to Gaming Opportunities With a Long-Term, Mathematical, Positive Expectation
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,990. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2014 by Wendy. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
This book is for you only if you gamble to make money. Not gamble for the fun of losing your hard-earned money. If you want to learn where and when the gambler has an advantage. If you need to know the difference between a positive and negative expectation. And why gambling streaks are not real streaks. About managing your money. About betting on sports, horses, and the lottery. Online gambling.
Life’s Abyss Then You Dive
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 115,000. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A memoir about the making of James Cameron’s film, THE ABYSS From production through post-production
I Just Want to Be Alone
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,670. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Don't get us wrong, we love the men in our lives – we do (most of the time). It's just that sometimes we would like them to go away. Not forever or anything like that. Just for an hour … or a day … or a weekend. We want some time to ourselves to read a good book or take a walk or do anything other than try to make a dent in the never ending mound of dirty clothes that keeps piling up on his side.
Wild Hairs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 99,550. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Winner of the 2001 International Horror Guild Award for Best Non-Fiction The essays by David J. Schow, whose regular column in Fangoria was well known for its rants and raves in the tradition of Dennis Miller, Harlan Ellison, and Professor Irwin Corey, are collected here for the first time. Schow spouts off on a wide variety of subjects.
Following Kaufman - March 2014
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 100,240. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
A selection of 77 recent master level chess games that are informative for the "Kaufman Repertoire for Black & White" and presented with a diagram for each move. Includes three annotated Slav games this month.
50 Days Turning 50 One Man's Sobering Realization it's NOT the New 40s!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Male menopause? You betcha! Turning 50, compels me to want to do physical harm to anyone who says crap like, “Fifty is the new forty.” And yet, I might make out with them if they tell me I don’t look my age. I had no idea I would be such a dude-bitch about turning fifty.
How to Watch 10000 Movies & TV Shows in South Africa with Apple TV
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Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 58,320. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Are you fed up with the quality of programs on DStv? This comprehensively researched guide introduces you to the amazing content available worldwide (a lot of it totally free) using streaming or downloading over the internet to Apple TV. It’s a friendly hands-on how-to guide packed with step by step instructions and tips as well as putting everything into perspective. South Africa specific!
Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind, Volume 2: School
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Series: Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A nationally acclaimed teacher and coach, Benjamin Tomes provides a captivating backstory to an unlikely success story. Tomes provides a unique perspective on growing up in the public educational system with ADHD, before anyone knew what ADHD was . Filled with biting sarcasm and wicked humor, the gory details of his school experience deliver blunt force drama with brutal honesty.
Fake Plastic Souks - The Fear Returns
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,490. Language: British English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Alexander McNabb's Dubai based blog, Fake Plastic Souks, has charted an erratic little course over the years. Like a little pea green boat, it has bobbed on the waves of opulence and the stormy seas of the global financial crisis, throwing inane commentary and half-thoughts out to the benefit of a tiny audience. This irrelevant collection contains the second two years of Fake Plastic Souks...
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,100. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2014 by ETC Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
Dungeons & Dreamers: A story of how computer games created a global community follows the designers, developers, and players who built the virtual games and communities that define today's digital entertainment landscape and explores the nature of what it means to live and thrive in virtual communities.
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.
Pokerish: The Language and Logic of Poker
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 74,640. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
This book is aimed at those who play cash and tournament poker in casinos or online. It addresses the language & culture of poker as well as house rakes, jackpot drops, tips and various jackpots. It helps the reader break the code and become more proficient. It's a tour book and a survival guide so that the reader is not treated and swindled like a tourist in this environment.