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999 Bees in My Bonnet: A Collection of Irritating Irritants
By Bill Linden
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 17 reviews)
Bill Linden's been a pirate, a poet, a pawn and a king (not to mention gag writer for major comic strips and Chicago Sun Times art director!). His many adventures have taught him a lot—about what drives him nuts! Whether it's the double-crossing staff at Traitor Joe’s, reptile dysfunction, "Northern" fried chicken, or seven-year jock itch, Bill's got a gripe to crack you up.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
By Dimension Four
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Have you ever devoted sixteen hours to watching a Korean drama and been left wondering, "Why do dramas do that?" The creators of popular television blog Dramabeans.com deconstruct Korean drama tropes and explain cultural nuances that regularly get lost in translation. An essential guide for longtime drama-lovers and new fans alike.
Not Your Mother's Book...On Dogs
By Dahlynn McKowen
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,860. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Publishing Syndicate. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Watch out! The dogs are loose and in rare form in this very funny and endearing anthology about our canine friends. Inside are 60 short stories written by dog lovers like yourself. The include puppy-dog antics and silly-canine adventures, with a surprise or two thrown in, all of which will make you very happy the dogs are running free on the pages of this wonderful book.
Designing Modern Strategy Games
By George Phillies
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 172,380. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
"Designing Modern Strategy Games" is the definitive textbook on game design. It offers rules descriptions, a synoptic analysis of design elements, recommendations of great game designers, more than 100 design projects, and an inspiring essay by Greg Costikyan. This, the second edition of Phillies and Vasel's 2006 text, includes three course plans from Phillies' college-level game design course.
Lottery Icon
By Eze Ugbor
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,040. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Author Encoe. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Forecasting
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The best lottery book. The best lottery books. Strategies to winning the lottery.
TARDIS Eruditorum - An Unofficial Critical History of Doctor Who Volume 1: William Hartnell (Second Edition)
By Philip Sandifer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 150,560. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This all-new, revised, and expanded first volume of essays from the acclaimed blog TARDIS Eruditorum traces the evolving critical history of the hit television show Doctor Who. This volume covers the first three years of the program, with William Hartnell in the starring role. Features extensive revisions and eleven new essays exclusive to this book.
The Secrets of Filming Swallows & Amazons
By Sophie Neville
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,930. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The true-life memoir of a child star. In 1973, Sophie Neville was cast as Titty alongside Suzanna Hamilton and Virginia McKenna in the EMI/Theatre Projects movie of 'Swallows & Amazons'. Made before the advent of CGI or digital technology, the young actors lived out Arthur Ransome's epic adventure, with all of its camaraderie and thrills, on location in the British Lake District.
How To Sell A Gazillion eBooks In No Time
By Russell Blake
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,100. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
How To Sell A Gazillion eBooks In No Time (Even if Drunk, High or Incarcerated) is a parody of all things related to writing, self-publishing and self-promotion. Featuring 59 Writer’s Tips running the gamut from selecting a blockbuster title to creating compelling narrative and dialog, Russell’s relentlessly evil humor mocks everything sacred to the writing profession.
Life’s Abyss Then You Dive
By Joe Woo, Jr
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 113,760. 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
Doctor Who - The What, Where, and How: A Fannish Guide to the TARDIS-Sized Pop Culture Jam
By Valerie Estelle Frankel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,750. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
All the clever references to pop culture and science fiction canon in the new Doctor Who--a big treat for fans the world over.
Priority Thinking - A Guide To Quick And Accurate Decision-Making At The Backgammon Board
By Clyde Wolpe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
In the modern world of backgammon, where bots rule and anyone can access the best move at the click of a button, it's refreshing and meaningful to learn how to make critical decisions correctly and quickly, by yourself. Master the principles in this book and you'll confidently be able to find the solution even in the most complex of positions.
Risk Tolerance for Poker Players
By Gary Carson
Price: $1.98 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
An essay on the incorporation of attitudes towards risk into a utility function and it's relationship to expert play in poker theory. What they've said about my other books: "Gary Carson offers ways to change your thinking about the game", says Curmudgeon, an Amazon reviewer. "Carson deals with the game on a much broader scale than most books", says Stuart Venable, an Amazon reviwer.
Modern Perspectives on Game Design
By George Phillies
Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 2. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 167,870. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Second Edition! The Second Edition of Phillies and Vasel's Contemporary Perspectives in Game Design, now with more material, more discussion problems, and a complete course syllabus from Phillies' university-level game design course.
Proven Sic Bo System.Remember :The smarter you play, the luckier you'll be.
By Art Serob
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
It is an e-book that contains all major legitimate and proven systems to beat Sic Bo,I'll show you a Sic Bo system that is very profitable. Sic Bo is an easy game to learn and is one of the games where you, the player, can create your own advantage over the casino and hold your winning destiny right in your own hands. My Sic Bo system is not only unique, but founded on solid mathematics.
Dungeons & Dreamers: A Story of how Computer Games Created a Global Community
By Brad King & John Borland
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.
How You Can Win Big on Slot Machines Like I Do!
By Edith Jensen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 5,860. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
Follow me as I win a multitude of large jackpots, including a $50,000 and a $32,000 jackpot. Along the way, I will give you some tips on how I win these and other smaller jackpots. Included in this book are photos, W2G’s and casino printouts to prove that these are actual winnings. I hope you enjoy my book as much as I enjoyed putting it together. It brought back fond memories of some great times.
Mali to Mexico and Points in Between
By Darlene Jones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,580. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
I have to tell you a story. Excerpts from a life well lived including stories of my travels, my friends, my family, and my career as a teacher. .
Fifty Shades of African Grey: Pickles The Parrot Dominates Life
By Georgi Abbott
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,560. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In Fifty Shades of Grey Pickles the Parrot does indeed dominate life. Owning parrots can be challenging and frustrating but Ms Abbott has a way of finding humor in her parrot’s behavior and giving us pause to think differently about our own feathered pets. This is her fourth book about Pickles and just like the others, you are guaranteed to laugh out loud at this parrot’s antics and personality.
20 Basic Rules for Professional Screenwriting
By Richard Finney
Series: Professional Screenwriting, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,310. Language: American English. Published: January 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Those who can’t do… teach. This old adage has ended up being true with books about screenwriting. The authors have no real industry experience as working screenwriters. “20 Basic Rules for Professional Screenwriting” is a primer written by a working screenwriting professional who knows how to craft a well written script that people in the movie industry will notice.
Most Treasured Quotes Of 2013 A Quote for Every Day Reader Rated!
By Ingrid Renner
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 12,240. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Have you ever had a burning desire to send a deeply meaningful message to someone special, but couldn’t come up with the right words? Many of us run into that dilemma and important sentiments go unshared. In this book you will find a compilation of 365 of our readers’ most loved and favorite quotes of the past year. This special edition is also lavished with lovely color pictures to inspire you.