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The Fault in Our Stars: A Reader's Guide to the John Green Novel
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides -- Book Notes, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
With this new guide to The Fault in Our Stars you will have an even greater understanding of the book. Included in this guide: a biography of author John Green, a look at the book's context, its literary elements, detailed chapter summaries, analysis, and suggestions for essays. This is the definitive guide to The Fault in Our Stars, concise, and easy to understand.
Hollywood Mysteries
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 77,070. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013 by Haldolen. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
A book that reveals some of the most starkly startling stories beyond the headlines about the mysterious deaths of Hollywood stars during the early development of the film industry. Read about: Fatty Arbuckle, William Desmond Taylor, Jean Harlow, Thelma Todd, Lana Turner, Marilyn Monroe
FearMaker: Family Matters
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Twelve-year-old Adam Castle lives in a mansion in Beverly Hills. But for him, life is just like any other ordinary twelve-year-old. That is, until he mistakenly overhears the unsavory truth about his father. Dear old Dad is a homicidal maniac and lovely Mom is his beautiful accomplice. Together with his best friend Julian, the two boys know they have but one choice. They must stop the murder.
Hollywood Classics Title Index to All Movies Reviewed in Books 1 - 24
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 94,000. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Another essential book for a film buff's library, this one is packed with information and reviews. Some of the entries are quite extensive. JHR provides all the information you need, including complete cast and production staff. I find JHR's information invaluable. I like to read not only who acted in a movie, but who made it, both top-billed and lesser mortals. -- Ross Adams in DRESS CIRCLE mag.
MOVIE WESTERNS Hollywood Films the Wild, Wild West
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,450. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A feast of entertainment for western fans, this mammoth book details not only typical Ranch Night films like Riders of Destiny, In Old Monterey and Duel at Silver Creek, but the big "A" entries: The Searchers, The Spoilers, San Antonio, Big Country, etc. In all, 174 films are examined and reviewed. They include all the top box-office stars: Autry, Rogers, Wayne, Scott, Boyd, Holt, Maynard, Dix.
Music, Thrills, Mystery, Comedy & Suspense on Video & DVD
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,680. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Directories, Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
Wonderful movies for every taste are now on DVD. This book examines a rich selection from As Good As It Gets through You'll Never Get Rich. Musicals include Dolly Sisters and Wonder Bar, noir thrills come Out of the Past with T-Men, mysteries include Crossfire and Song of the Thin Man, comedies explore Another Fine Mess and Fun on a Weekend, suspense takes a Special Agent on Pursuit to Algiers.
Holly Wooda
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » Musical, Screenplays » Comedy
"Holly Wooda Cooda Shooda" by Chandra Jayne Copyright 2010 is a spoof on the Hollywood movie machine. Young and innocent, four starlets led by the fiery shero Holly, are led to slaughter by a villainous director in a really bad movie. Only Holly can tap the secret formula for success! She openly shares her secret for success but her friends just don't get it! Will you?
Success in the Cinema: The Money-Making Movies, The Critics' Choices & the Audience Favorites
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,130. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
"Success in the Cinema" is a valuable addition to Reid's series of film books. It should be in every movie enthusiast's library. JHR reviews 110 successful movies with extensive cast, behind-the-camera and release credits plus other essential background information. There's Billy the Kid, A Place in the Sun, Sunset Boulevard, From Here to Eternity, Jane Eyre, Jolson Story, Letter to 3 Wives, etc.
CinemaScope Four: M-G-M MOVIES Light Up the Screen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,170. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
This book examines 110 wide-screen CinemaScope titles including Bad Day at Black Rock, Bells Are Ringing, Brigadoon, Designing Woman, Far From the Madding Crowd, Gigi, Guys and Dolls, King of Kings, Les Girls, Lust for Life, Moonfleet, The Reluctant Debutante, Rose Marie, 7 Brides for 7 Brothers, Silk Stockings, The Swan, Viva Las Vegas; as well as Ben-Hur, High Society and 2001: A Space Odyssey.
Memorable Films of the Forties
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
This book not only captures headliners like Laura, Casablanca, Easter Parade, Meet Me in St Louis, Yankee Doodle Dandy, All About Eve, Tree Grows in Brooklyn, 3 Musketeers, Picture of Dorian Gray and The Paleface, but also focuses on popular pix like Abbott & Costello Meet Frankenstein, Egg and I, Ali Baba and 40 Thieves, Cobra Woman, Cat and the Canary, Ghost Breakers, Caught, Glass Key, Dallas.