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Between River and Rock: How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments by Norman Ball
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 108,430. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Social Science » Media studies
Drenched in gallows humor, Between River and Rock (How I Resolved Television in Six Easy Payments) is Norman Ball’s scathing report of TV’s—and the Internet’s—insidious impact on the American psyche. Yes, our endless gazing at telescreens has been mocked, scorned and rebuked before but never with such soul-force and literary panache. Before reading Norman Ball, please extinguish all devices.
Tidy Up on Your Way Out - The hilarious true account of a single man’s search for love by Dave Gammon
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 55,800. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating(5.00 from 1 review)
Finding myself single at the age of forty was not in my life plan. I had never been very confident or particularly good at dating when I had youth and looks on my side. How the hell was I supposed to get back into meeting women now I was older, heavier, wrinklier and weighed down with emotional baggage?
Tough Thursday Trivia; The Most Challenging Trivia You've Ever Read by Jake Vigliotti
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,910. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Quite simply the most challenging trivia you’ve ever tried. Pop culture, history, music, politics, sports all presented in 52 rounds to test your knowledge! 1325 questions that will present to you the greatest trivia hurdle you've attempted. It's a history lesson in every question!
A Guide to Essential Popular Music-Volume One by Brian Westland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Reference(5.00 from 6 reviews)
This book is the first volume of a two-volume guide to the best popular music ever recorded and the artists who created and recorded it. The book covers a number of genres that comprise popular music including pop, rock, blues, jazz, country, reggae, hip hop, ragtime, folk, and others.
How To Be A Working Comic: An Insider's Business Guide To A Career In Stand-Up Comedy - Revisited, Revised & Revamped by Dave Schwensen
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 75,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Entertainment, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
The classic business book on stand-up comedy is back - revisited, revised and revamped. Considered "The Guidebook" by many aspiring and working comics, Dave Schwensen shares more insider advice than any other manual. Adding to the author's behind the scenes expertise are insightful and advice filled interviews with proven comedy talents and industry insiders.
Horror Movies - The Good, The Bad & The So Bad They're Good by Kevin Lindenmuth
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 542,210. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2013 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
Collected here are over 2000 reviews of horror, fantasy and sci-fi TV shows and movies from the 1950s to the present. From the popular to the obscure, this extensive collection of reviews from Kevin Lindenmuth offers a great insight into a wide variety of titles. The reviews include titles of interest to Kevin, were sent to him for review, or where the filmmaker was a friend.
Incorrect Entertainment or Trash from the Past by Anthony Slide
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013 by BearManor Media. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Entertainment
A history of political incorrectness and bad taste in 20th Century American pop culture
A Pat on his Back by Tom Kane
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,490. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Like a lot of people I had a dream. To live in the sun and take life one small step at a time. Kick back, sit back, lie back, be an ex-pat on my back and watch the world go by. With our two trusty dogs, Harvey and Holly, the 'H' Team, my wife and I wanted to move from wet and cold Britain to Cyprus, land of the sun and a place where living would be easier... or so we thought.
A Brief History of Time Travel by John Rasor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,890. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A Brief History of Time Travel – while indeed relatively brief – is quite a comprehensive compilation of fictional time travel. It is chock-full of detailed recaps and interesting facts about time travel stories from books, films, and television. If you aren’t a time travel enthusiast yet, you will be after reading this – because, as Mr. Spock might have said, “Time travel is fascinating.”
Why Does the Cheese Always Fall? (A Guide to Faking Adulthood) by Aprill Brandon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile(5.00 from 1 review)
As a humor columnist for over a decade, Aprill Brandon has been documenting her transition to adulthood, from college to the Dirty 30 and beyond, in newspapers and media websites around the country. This book, based on her award-winning columns, has everything young people, the young at heart and fans of horrible stick-figure art will ever need to know about putting on a convincing grown-up act.
Old Wives Tales: Living Our Lives - Becoming Ourselves Twenty-Five Women's Stories by Peg Elliott Mayo
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 109,110. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Aging, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
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.
Beyond the Spotlight: On the Road With Phyllis Diller by Robin Skone-Palmer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013 by Wigeon Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
As Robin Skone-Palmer approached the mansion on Rockingham Avenue, she didn’t know what to expect. “Ask for Phyllis Diller,” the employment agent had said. Curious as much as nervous, she studied the beautiful house. Three-and-a-half hours later, she walked away wondering if she’d just stepped into Alice’s Wonderland. Join Robin as she recalls her days as personal secretary for the comedienne.
Storie di scacchi ovvero gli scacchi nella letteratura italiana – I grandi autori italiani che hanno raccontato gli scacchi e la vita quotidiana dal medioevo al novecento by Duilio Chiarle
Series: La grande letteratura italiana, Book 4. Price: $3.38 USD. Words: 76,510. Language: Italian. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Il nobile gioco degli scacchi è stato uno dei passatempi più in voga dal medioevo ai tempi moderni. Questo libro è fruibile da tutti quelli che amano la letteratura e la poesia italiane e se questi sono anche giocatori di scacchi, beh, allora il piacere della scoperta è rafforzato dall’esperienza personale.
Bardot - Two Lives by Jeffrey Robinson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 125,960. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
BARDOT AT 80 Difficult to believe, but the "sex kitten" who scandalized the 1950s and the 1960s with her unbelievable beauty, her wonderful childlike screen persona and her lack of clothes, is now an octogenarian.
One Liner's You Will Use by Wolfgang Riebe
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,530. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Short one line jokes, alphabetically categorized for speeches, speakers, entertainers & comedians.
Just When I Thought I'd Heard Everything! by Charles Grodin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,400. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Homina Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Humorous observations on life in America from the actor, author, director, playwright, radio & tv talk show host Charles Grodin. "A first rate storyteller" New York Times "A Natural Born Raconteur" Newsweek - A perfect Father's Day gift!
Moms are from Mars: a savory blend of memories, opinions, advice and ridiculousness by Janene Murphy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From non-Pulitzer Prize winning author/blogger, Janene Murphy, come true life tales highlighting her struggle to figure life out. Laugh along as she chronicles her stumbles through dating, money, high school, travel, fashion, and motherhood. Be warned, though. She has learned from her mistakes. You'll find plenty of opinions and advice, as well.
Winning the Game of Thrones: The Host of Characters and their Agendas by Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,030. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
This book explores characters’ agendas, from Sansa’s secret schemes to Arya’s ultimate goal. What is Cersei’s true fear? What do trout or golden roses symbolize? Is the show a feminist success or a male playground? This book answers all these and more, revealing the enigmas and surprises hidden deep within the series.
Kernels to Storytelling Mastery by Bill Johnson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,390. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Screenplays » Action Adventure, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Bill Johnson reviews popular movies like Groundhog Day, Lethal Weapon, and Die Hard to set out principles of storytelling.
Angel of Death by D.W. Smith
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,180. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Rachel's life is filled with violence and tragedy. Although acquitted of all charges,she is still branded a pariah in the murder of her abusive, police officer husband. She suddenly finds herself in the crosshairs of the Angel of Death. Rachel finds an ally in Cody Houston, a rugged ex-cop who makes it his mission to protect Rachel from the vigilante, no matter the cost.