Books tagged: 1950s nostalgic

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Murgatroyd's Christmas Club
Price: $7.97 USD. Words: 116,330. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Fishcake Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Mill worker, Willie Arkenthwaite, suddenly, and by his own doing, becomes treasurer of the Murgatroyd's Mill Christmas club. Being rude, crude & terribly rude, how will this docile and inarticulate man accomplish this? With his friends, workmates and many comical mishaps along the way, that's how.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.
All Hallows Eve Vs. Fantomas Book II: The Woman In White
Series: All Hallows Eve, Book 5 · All Hallows Eve Vs. Fantomas Trilogy, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 17,560. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Comics & Graphic Novels / Superheroes, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
Readers 9 and up. The Halloween Heroine stands up to substance abuse! In this thrilling adventure, Eve finally comes face to face with the Lord of Terror,... but at a very high price. 100+ years of Fantomas' history are paid homage to, questions from previous "All Hallows Eve" stories are finally answered, and our beloved heroine learns the importance of saying "no" to drugs.
All Hallows Eve: Face The Music
Series: All Hallows Eve, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 12,260. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Comics & Graphic Novels / Superheroes, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
Eve, the superhero with the powers of Jack O'Lantern, is back! When the snobbiest kid in her school gets kidnapped, our beloved heroine must travel to another dimension and face a villain who can use music as a powerful weapon. Also, Eve shares some handy tips to help kids stay safe this Halloween. Readers 9 and up.
Growing Up Mabel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Growing up is the last thing on Mabel’s mind. It’s summer-time and once daily chores are out of the way, Mabel cares only about what trouble she can get into next... Join 12-year-old Mabel through the summer that takes her from being a mischievous little girl, to a young lady as she learns about life’s responsibilities and what it means to grow up.
All Hallows Eve
Series: All Hallows Eve, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 44,920. Language: Canadian English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Comics & Graphic Novels / Superheroes, Fiction » Holiday » Halloween
Ages 9 and up. Learn the fantastic origin of our beloved Halloween Heroine. When 13-year-old Eve Halloran dresses as a famous superhero for a costume party, she finds herself imbued with amazing, supernatural powers. But as an evil from World War 2 resurfaces on this shadowy night, she learns that it takes more than empowerment to truly be a hero.
Hollywood Gold: Famous Films of the Forties & Fifties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,870. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This book's real meat lies in its extensive cast and camera credits plus background information and reviews on all 160 titles from Adventures of Mark Twain through to You Were Never Lovelier. Most enjoyable of many extras are the inside comments on Ghost of Frankenstein, Humoresque, The Killers, Letter from an Unknown Woman, Nightmare Alley, Niagara, The Thin Man, We're Not Married, Malaya, etc.