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Saving Marlilyn
Price: Free! Words: 28,190. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
If you could travel back in time to save someone’s life, would you do it? Whose life would you save? These were questions Claire Callahan asked herself. "Yes," was her first answer, and "Marilyn Monroe" was the second. But she forgot one tiny question, “What about the repercussions?”
Midnight Movies: A YA Holiday Story
Price: Free! Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Romance, Fiction » Holiday » Christmas
In Midnight Movies, a Christmas Eve shift at the Snowflake Cinemas turns into a real blockbuster for one lonely movie theater usher. This 4,170-word short story is 29 pages long.
99 Films and Cartoons Your Children MUST See Before Growing Up: OR THEY'LL TURN OUT TO BE AXE MURDERERS!!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,860. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
A list of old-time movies meant to work as a guide for parents to help make TV time for their kids an enjoyable experience that also respects the innocence of childhood. This isn't a list of just classic films; it also includes lesser-known B-movies that also tell good stories.
Long Memory
Series: The Harry Logan Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,050. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Harry Logan is a small-time Hollywood movie producer with a sense of humor, a slightly schizophrenic assistant usually named Lilith, and a still-loving and loved ex-wife, Judy, a sharp, gutsy lady. Harry must find his way through old Balkan hatreds to solve the murder of a young Serbian film maker.
From The Grave: The Prayer
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,710. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Horror
As the Gypsies gather in the ancient village of Les-Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer for the annual celebration honoring their patron saint, a mystical convergence of events brings four adolescents together at a house haunted by William Castle and sets them on a perilous quest to locate a centuries-old manuscript that holds the power to release the devastating force of the Ancient Ones upon the Earth.
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.
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.
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.
Megan's Way
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
When single mother Megan Taylor receives the news that her cancer has returned, she's faced with her most difficult decision. Megan’s illness reawakens the torment of her best friend, whose long-held secrets and years of betrayal come back to haunt her. Meanwhile, fourteen-year-old Olivia’s internal struggles turn to dangerous behavior--her life will hang in the balance.