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The Last War in Albion Chapter 10: The Bojeffries Saga
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,210. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
The Last War in Albion is a blog providing an ongoing critical epic history of British comic books focusing on the rivalry between Alan Moore and Grant Morrison. This volume collects the tenth chapter of the saga, focusing on Alan Moore and Steve Parkhouse's The Bojeffries Saga.
The Very Soil: An Unauthorized Critical Study of Puella Magi Madoka Magica
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 40,180. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
A critical study of the hit 2011 anime Puella Magi Madoka Magica, covering the original television series, three spinoff manga, and the film Rebellion. From Buddhist belief and paper theater to Walpurgisnacht and the commedia dell'arte, this is a must-read for fans and scholars alike!
Torn: The Story of an Undeserving Wallaby Drowning in a Septic Tank.
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 91,480. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The funniest, most heartfelt book ever written, one that every one will love to read. At some time in my life I was young, carefree and reckless with my whole life ahead of me. Then one day I woke up and realized that everything had changed. All the things that I loved dearly about my life have been torn from me and I was challenged with putting the pieces back together one laugh at a time.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
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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.
Modern Perspectives on Game Design
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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.
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.
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.
Right Hand to the Champ:13 Lessons that Changed My Life
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 45,160. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
Right Hand to the Champ is the highly anticipated memoir chronicling twelve years Tasha Robinson-White spent working for the iconic boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. As she became the CEO of Mayweather Music and the President of the Floyd Mayweather Jr. Foundation, her life and career were forever changed by the complicated working environment she was a part of.
Don't Ever Punch a Rockstar: A Collection of Hate Mail And Other Crazy Rumors
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,500. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Documenting Danny Marianino's days as a metalhead from childhood into adulthood, Don't Ever Punch a Rockstar somehow rationalizes playing in a few hardcore/punk bands, touring, fighting, drinking, internet bullying, celebrity encounters, satanic curses, house fires, harassment and collecting an immeasurable amount of hate mail from some of the most illiterate human beings the world has to offer.
The Classic-Gaming Bookcast
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 53,070. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Computer gaming
From the author: The Classic-Gaming Bookcast is an entertaining book about old video games. If you enjoy what's commonly known as retrogaming, you'll have a lot of fun reading these forty game-specific chapters. The prose is lively, provocative and often humorous. The book even contains strategies, insights and philosophies. I didn't want it to be like any other game-related book out there.
Grammar Without Tears
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(4.57 from 7 reviews)
Learn while you laugh, laugh while you learn, with this short guide to the most egregious errors commonly made in English.
Horses in the City -Tales and Reflections of a Memphis Carriage Driver
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 33,440. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Ever wonder what it's really like inside the commercial horse-and-carriage industry? Let me, a long-time carriage driver, take you on a journey through the ins and outs of life on the carriage. This book is a meaningful study of my relationship with my carriage horse working in an urban environment (Memphis, TN) and why it is so good for working horses to work. Come take a ride!
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season One
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: American English. Published: August 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This first volume of essays adapted from the blog My Little Po-Mo combines a critical study of the first season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its adult fans to explore questions about their motivations and experiences, along with the show that inspired them.
My Little Po-Mo: Unauthorized Critical Essays on My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic Season Two
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,900. Language: American English. Published: October 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
This second volume of essays in the My Little Po-Mo series combines critical analysis of the second season of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic with ethnographic examination of its fandom, with a focus on what might be called the "dark side" of the latter. Sex, death, and chaos, handled as only a children's cartoon can!
The Coolest People in Comedy: 250 Anecdotes
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 26,530. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Starting out as a stand-up comedian can be tough. Dallas comedian Sherry Belle remembers getting laughs her first time on stage; unfortunately, the audience was laughing at all the wrong places. For example, she finished a joke, but the audience didn’t laugh, so she said, “That was the punch line.” That made the audience laugh.
The Lonely Hearts of Yesterday: Love & Mischief in 19th Century Personal Ads
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Personal advertisements have been around as long as newspapers themselves. If you're curious about what a "matrimonial ad" from the 1800s looked like, this is your book. 19th and early 20th century matrimonial advertisements--along with newspaper stories about romantic advertising adventures gone awry--will lighten your mood and reveal the unchanging optimism of men and women searching for love.
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
Baccarat - a Complete Baccarat System- using C.O.N.T.R.O.L.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,980. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2012 by Mega Media Depot. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
This book will give you, the gambler, a complete system and methodology for betting Baccarat. This book will cover how to play on the three bets in Baccarat. This system works for regular, mini and online Baccarat tables. Baccarat if by far the most over-rated and least understood game in the casino.
It Seemed Like A Good Idea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
With more than a decade in the media and 5+ years in ESL education, Harry Hodge's career has taken some twists and turns in locations around the world. From teaching English to S. Korean elementary students to pulling rickshaws in Canada to playing a Spanish colonel on Vietnamese TV, the term "I'll try anything once" has never been more appropriate.
Stalingrad for Beginners - How to Play
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Series: Studies in Game Design, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,860. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
Stalingrad, the 1963 game from Avalon Hill, is the most intensely analyzed board wargame in the history of the board wargaming hobby. Here acknowledged grand master of Stalingrad George Phillies gives the complete novice a copiously illustrated introduction to playing the game. Stalingrad for Beginners includes a thorough description of the rules and a complete sample game.