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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.
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.
Goat Lips
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A thought-provoking romp through a lapsed Englishman’s life, who—after a quarter century of living in the United States—realized he’d neglected to renew his subscription to England. Matthew’s relentless wit and insight is front and center as we bounce between England and the United States, experiencing one hilarious, and sometimes poignant, tale after another.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Fantasy Baseball for Smart People: How to Profit Big During MLB Season
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Fantasy Baseball for Smart People: How to Profit Big During MLB Season is a Moneyball-esque guide to profiting big bucks from your love of fantasy sports. With analysis from top-ranked daily fantasy player CSURAM88, the book examines the advanced strategies used by daily fantasy sports professionals and provides you with data on which strategies have actually won in the past.
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.
Quotations: Wisdom, Wit, and Movies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 22,200. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Here are 397 quotations, collected over 40 years, that express wisdom or wit about humanity and the human condition. Also included are quotes from or about movies, our era's premier art form. Spoken or written by our contemporaries or those from ages past, authors include Camus, Darrow, Milos Forman, Gleason, Buster Keaton, Dick Lane, McCartney, Santayana, Vin Scully, Neil Young, and many more.
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.
Eagles In The Flesh
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Based on a true story about men who experience the adventure of a life time. Men who become birds at will, and soar with wings over Mountains and Jungles, who dance among Mother Natures up drafts. Feel what it is like to fly free as a bird flying over exotic lands and strange cultures while soaring like Eagles and Partying like Vultures. Soar in the days sun and party wild in the stars.
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.
Designing Modern Strategy Games
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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.
Ad Man: True Stories from the Golden Age of Advertising
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
With martini glass in hand, Ad Man rips the top off the Wheaties box and plucks the tail fins off the Caddy to tell the true story of what really went on in those offices high above Madison Avenue during the 1960s, the storied age of advertising.