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  • Sentient Chili and Stranger Filk

    by Chris Weber

    "Filk" is the term applied to the fan music of science fiction and fantasy. Readers and viewers of the genre will find familiar faces and tales. These lyrics cover topics from movies and television to books and original stories. Much of the collection leans towards humor, while touching other emotional chords as well. The stanzas have the feel of '80s nostalgia but are not exclusively from that era.

    The collection is like the proverbial box of chocolates, bite-sized a... more

  • Moments In Time

    by Tom Locke
    Moments In Time is all about music. This book will put a smile on your face as the author, Tom Locke, takes you back in time to the music of the 50s, 60s, and 70s with entertaining, informative stories about known and forgotten artists and songs. To top it off, Tom has made this book interactive by creating access to the songs featured in each of these stories with the use of QR codes. One click and you’ll be listening, singing, and dancing. These stories will provide you with answers to ques... more
  • Comedy Techniques for Variety Artists

    by Bruce A Johnson

    This comprehensive comedy course will aid you in entertaining family audiences by increasing the humor in your variety act.

    It provides:

    • The fundamentals of comedy
    • History of comedy
    • Specific techniques that have been identified as tending to generate laughter
    • Examples of how those techniques have been used
    • Thought-provoking questions to help you decide how you might use those techniques
    • Methods enabling you to connect more fully wi... more
  • 23 Reasons to Fall in Love with Hangzhou

    by Natasa Vujicic
    23 Reasons to Fall in Love with Hangzhou is a travel book that highlights the wonders and beauty of Hangzhou, China. From carefully hidden secret spots known to locals only, to some of the China's no 1 attractions, this book covers it all. To first time travelers and residents alike the book offers a view of the city through a fresh pair of eyes: exciting, often unpolished and definitely one of a kind. As an European, the author offers first-hand advices on how to manage the cultural shock, h... more
  • Higher Connections: Humor and Inspiration from a Certified Public Pothead

    by Eric and Alexandrea Right

    Most people go through life worrying about silly things like careers, mortgages, family strife, how big their biceps are, how many Instagram followers they have, and fantasy football. What if there was a way to get more out of life through meaningful and deeper connections with those that you care most about. Some people turn to religion or meditation; I turned to my one true friend: marijuana.

    This book summarizes my experiences with marijuana, the connections I have made, the benefits... more

  • What the Pluck? Hermes's Joke: The Image of the Harp in the Cinema

    by F. Marion Redd
    What the Pluck? is a study of the harp as a powerful visual cue in the cinema. From Walt Disney to the Marx Brothers, Gone with the Wind, to the Wedding March and Small Time Crooks, this ancient instrument has acted as a symbol of immortality,transcendence, love, high culture, sexuality, comedy and fantasy since earliest eras of film making. The examination of the harp as a story telling device, this study draws on archival research, examining film theory,psychological theory, history and philo... more
  • The Smart Travelista's Guide: How to protect your travel health & safety

    by Linda King
    Want to improve the enjoyment of your next overseas trip? Then this book is for you. Amazon author Linda King in her fourth book in The Smart Travelista series shares her tips for healthy and safe travelling. In the Smart Travelista’s Guide: How to protect your travel health & safety, you will discover strategies for a healthy and safe trip. These tips will save you stress, inconvenience and money. Staying healthy and safe so you can enjoy your holiday. This easy-to-follow, valuable gui... more
  • The Smart Travelista's Guide: Finding the best travel bargains & managing your budget

    by Linda King
    Amazon author Linda King in her first book in The Smart Travelista series shares her tips for travelling cheaply. In The Smart Travelista's Guide: Finding the best travel bargains & managing your budget, you'll discover the strategies to save money before and during your trip. Other important travel topics are also covered. There are guaranteed tips inside which will save you a lot of money. It's simple when you know how. What's featured in the book: booking online staying healthy ai... more
  • The Smart Travelista's Guide: The best overseas bargain shopping

    by Linda King
    Want to save money shopping on your next overseas trip? Then this book is for you. Amazon author Linda King in her second book in The Smart Travelista series shares her tips for overseas bargain shopping. How to shop without breaking your budget. In The Smart Travelista's Guide: The best overseas bargain shopping, you will discover insider tips to shop and save money. Also included is an overseas destination section with popular shopping places where you can bag endless bargains. Learn how... more
  • The Smart Travelista's Guide: How to increase your airline loyalty points & fly for free

    by Linda King
    Want to learn how to build airline loyalty points and fly for free? Then this book is for you. Amazon author Linda King in her third book in The Smart Travelista series shares tips for increasing your airline loyalty points. In The Smart Travelista's Guide: How to increase your airline loyalty points & fly for free, you will discover the strategies to increasing loyalty points. You can earn loyalty points without flying. Take advantage of everything available to earn points. There are g... more
  • Hardball Architects - Volume 2 (National League Teams)

    by Derek Bain
    Hardball Architects examines the trades, free agent acquisitions, draft picks and other transactions for the 30 Major League Baseball franchises, divided into a 2-volume set (American League and National League). All key moves are scrutinized for every team and Sabermetric principles are applied to the roster construction throughout the lifetime of the organization to encapsulate the hits and misses by front office executives. Team performances are analyzed based on transaction type with graphs... more
  • Hardball Architects - Volume 1 (American League Teams)

    by Derek Bain
    Hardball Architects examines the trades, free agent acquisitions, draft picks and other transactions for the 30 Major League Baseball franchises, divided into a 2-volume set (American League and National League). All key moves are scrutinized for every team and Sabermetric principles are applied to the roster construction throughout the lifetime of the organization to encapsulate the hits and misses by front office executives. Team performances are analyzed based on transaction type with graphs... more
  • Fans Have More Friends

    by Ben Valenta & David Sikorjak

    What if we told you that fans have more friends?

    Not only that, but they engage with those friends more often, and they value those friendships more. What if we told you fans exhibit stronger measures of well-being, happiness, confidence, and optimism? What if we told you fans tend to be more trusting of others and more confident in institutions? Or that fandom helps mitigate the loneliness and polarization that plague our culture today? What if we told you that fandom ... more

  • The U.K. Progression: Our Whirlwind of Love From London to Edinburgh

    by Michael Boyajian

    Mike and Jeri are the perennial Jimmy Stewart character from Its A Wonderful Life where Stewart just can’t get off the ground for a Grand Tour of Europe for his entire life.  Lucky for Mike and Jeri good fortune falls their way and they are able to travel twice a year for many years including four trips to London and one to Edinburgh. There is some sort of progression from trip to trip but it’s not certain if it’s a good thing or bad.

     

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  • New York Groove: An Inside Look at the Stars, Shows, and Songs That Make NYC Rock

    by Frank Mastropolo
    Where did Elvis record "Hound Dog" and Bill Haley record "Rock Around the Clock"? Where did Dylan play his first major gig? Or the Beatles make their US debut? Where was Hendrix discovered? New York City, where rock history has been made on the street corners of Harlem, the coffee houses of Greenwich Village, and the city's clubs, theaters, studios, and arenas. New York Groove: An Inside Look at the Stars, Shows, and Songs That Make NYC Rock tells more than 200 of the inside stories of the artis... more
  • The All-Time Greatest NBA Book: Counting Down the 50 Greatest Teams, the 50 Greatest Playoff Runs by a Player, the 50 Greatest P

    by Christian Meyers
    This book gives a broad view of what makes a certain player or team great. It uses a combination of a variety of statistics, countless references from well-respected sports journalists, opinions from a variety of NBA players and coaches, and a refreshing point of view from a die-hard and dedicated NBA fan to reach the most unbiased and the most educated rankings. The book discusses the 50 greatest teams of all time. Then there is a fun discussion about a six-team playoff bracket that would deter... more

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