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Dear Franz, Advice for Everyman from the Duke of Merzenburg!
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You set the price! Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Franz, the Duke of Merzenburg is here to answer all your questions! For years, he has opened up his heart and mind to billions of readers via his DearFranz.com advice column. In his new book, Franz shares some of his classic advice - from marriage to diet, to lifestyle to revenge! It's all there, waiting for you to read and absorb, instantly making you a better person: just like Franz!
Travelantics
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,240. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
We've heard it all before - bored urbanite quits rat race for life of travel and adventure. Or have we? Superhuman naivety and a crippling lack of preparation make Adonis' story an improbable barrage of comical escapades. Set against a shifting backdrop, ranging from ancient lost cities to strip clubs, his travels fling him from the terror of near death experiences to moments of life-affirming joy
Hollywood Classics Title Index to All Movies Reviewed in Books 1 - 24
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,000. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Another essential book for a film buff's library, this one is packed with information and reviews. Some of the entries are quite extensive. JHR provides all the information you need, including complete cast and production staff. I find JHR's information invaluable. I like to read not only who acted in a movie, but who made it, both top-billed and lesser mortals. -- Ross Adams in DRESS CIRCLE mag.
Sun Signs - 12 Keys to the Soul
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,210. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: 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.
My Seven Years in Captivity - Tails & Misadventures in the San Diego Zoo
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Price: $7.89 USD. Words: 73,070. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From tales of the painting elephant that appeared on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson, to encounters with a "psycho" duck, a baby gorilla and an escaped kangaroo, PR man Seaton, describes his fascinating experiences during his tenure at the world-famous San Diego Zoo. A self-described "non zoologist," he amusingly describes his cherished days in captivity as press agent for the beasties.
Thunder in the Tummy! The Hilarious Flying Adventures of a Private Pilot
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,150. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you look up at small airplanes as they fly overhead? Have you ever wondered what goes on in the cockpit? On the ground at a general aviation airport? In the minds of private pilots? THUNDER IN THE TUMMY! is a collection of the best of the best of Joel Elman's short stories which were published in Pacific Flyer, Atlantic Flyer, American Aviator, and Southern Aviator.
MOVIE WESTERNS Hollywood Films the Wild, Wild West
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
A feast of entertainment for western fans, this mammoth book details not only typical Ranch Night films like Riders of Destiny, In Old Monterey and Duel at Silver Creek, but the big "A" entries: The Searchers, The Spoilers, San Antonio, Big Country, etc. In all, 174 films are examined and reviewed. They include all the top box-office stars: Autry, Rogers, Wayne, Scott, Boyd, Holt, Maynard, Dix.
Pickles The Parrot Returns: My Continued Adventures with a Bird Brain
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,190. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Georgi Abbott has nailed it once again! Similar to her first book "Pickles The Parrot", but a more indepth look at the care and commitment parrots require. You'll laugh out loud at the situations that arise with Pickles and his human companions. In this book, the writer has also given Pickles a voice to muse about the world. Pickles is charming playing the role of philosopher and comedian.
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.
If It's Such a Small World then Why Have I Been Sitting on This Airplane For Twelve Hours?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,400. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A humorous, quirky, and unique look at the world, its people, and their cultures. Seventy-seven columns culled from Mad Dog's travels through the United States and the world, from a four-week coast-to-coast car trip to an extended stay on Bali, from the coronation of the Slug Queen in Eugene, Oregon, to flirting with a Russian spy in Cuba. It's a view of the world as you've never seen it.
RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in LA!
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Series: RanDumb: The Adventures of an Irish Guy in L.A., Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,120. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
RanDumb takes the reader on an unforgettable journey through the real world of LA, seen through a unique Irish perspective: Random. Dumb. Fun. Models. Actors. Parties. Porn. Orgies. Nutters. Producers. Singers. Hippies. Leprechauns. Drink. Drugs. Freaks. Fakes. Stand up. Knocked down. Dressed up. Stripped down. Troughs. Hills. Gutters. Stars. Highest highs! Lowest lows. All trying to make it.
Dr. Pharte the 'e' is silent. Confessions of a Hopeless Prankster
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,810. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A hysterically funny comedic memoir. Clearly, one of the great practical jokers of all time who practiced his talent among a number of hollywood celebrities, that stretched from hollywood to the rest of the world
La España hortera
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,840. Language: Spanish. Published: June 2, 2011 by Literaturas Comunicacion SL. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
"La España hortera", del que luego sería exitoso autor de novela histórica Javier Lorenzo, se publicó hace más de una década. Sin embargo, y pese al tiempo transcurrido, la obra no sólo no ha perdido vigor sino que podría decirse que a día de de hoy sigue más vigente que nunca. Un testimonio en clave de humor de lo que fue la entrada de los españoles en la modernidad.
Success in the Cinema: The Money-Making Movies, The Critics' Choices & the Audience Favorites
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
"Success in the Cinema" is a valuable addition to Reid's series of film books. It should be in every movie enthusiast's library. JHR reviews 110 successful movies with extensive cast, behind-the-camera and release credits plus other essential background information. There's Billy the Kid, A Place in the Sun, Sunset Boulevard, From Here to Eternity, Jane Eyre, Jolson Story, Letter to 3 Wives, etc.
CinemaScope Four: M-G-M MOVIES Light Up the Screen
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,170. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
This book examines 110 wide-screen CinemaScope titles including Bad Day at Black Rock, Bells Are Ringing, Brigadoon, Designing Woman, Far From the Madding Crowd, Gigi, Guys and Dolls, King of Kings, Les Girls, Lust for Life, Moonfleet, The Reluctant Debutante, Rose Marie, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Silk Stockings, The Swan, Viva Las Vegas; as well as Ben-Hur, High Society and 2001: A Space Odyssey.
The Adventures Of A Free Lunch Junkie
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,320. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Earl Bronsteen is a financially well-off senior citizen and a straight-laced Yale grad. But in 2010, he turned to a life of “crime” all because of an innocent enough piece of mail: an invitation to a free lunch seminar sponsored by a company promoting reverse mortgages to senior citizens. In his satiric memoir, the author recounts his visits to 50 free lunch seminars.
How to WIN the PICK 6: Horse Racing's Big $$$ Payout
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,700. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: 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
The Secret Lives of Litterbugs
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 56,770. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Pacific Place Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Farrant tackles the absurdities of family life from both sides of the generational divide: as a young girl growing up in a dysfunctional, cobbled-together family in the 1960s, and as a mother herself to three willful teenagers. The pieces are funny and sharp, completely original while describing an utterly familiar world.
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.
Movies International: America's Best, Britain's Finest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,770. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011. Category: 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."