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Book: Come on Home, Children (Children in Hiding Book 2) by Victoria Randall
In the future, when an unlicensed pregnancy is a felony, Willa's daughter Katy has been abducted by the ruthless Bureau of Population Management. Unless Willa can rescue her she faces a life of stigma, toil, and despair. With the help of some unlikely allies, Willa devises an audacious scheme to free Katy, but it will only work if she finds the courage to reinvent herself. When no one is what [...]
 
Book: Lifetime Movies... for Men by Mr. Satanism
Infamous film critic Mr. Satanism takes a break from the horror beat to deconstruct the critically-neglected but perennially popular sub-sub-genre known as the "Lifetime Original Movie". Why? Because with their paranoid plots, self-loathing misogyny, and heavily-stylized violence, many of these movies are as twisted as any horror flick, and Mr. Satanism calls them out on every cinematic misstep, [...]
 
Book: Adventures in Movies - A Chronicle of 25 Years in Movies from Roger Rabbit to Harry Potter by Paul Bernard
A chronicle through the last 25 years of my career in the film industry from Who Framed Roger Rabbit to Harry Potter. Working on behind the scenes documentaries I have collated this recollection of what really goes on during the production of some major Hollywood movies, and it's not all autographs and sunglasses. The prolific Hollywood Producer Robert Evans who headed up Paramount Studios in a [...]
 
Book: The Forced Redundancy Film Club by Brian Finnegan
A rich and well-paced novel about hope, redemption, and friendship in the face of uncertain times When Qwertec Solutions falls victim to downsizing and layoffs, a group of former work colleagues find themselves in a somber meeting at a local Dublin pub. Bonding over their recent job losses and their love of the silver screen, highly strung Katherine, odd Alice, stressed-out Lisa, dishonest Jamie, [...]
 
Book: The Ant Man by Neil Davies
Horror/Science Fiction Short Story. Digman Marley works for Antman Exterminators. He used to work at the old chemical factory on the hill, before it went out of business. His life is hard, dull and predictable. But something is happening up at the old factory, and the ants he's called to exterminate are acting strangely, and, although he doesn't know it, this week things are going to change [...]
 
Book: HOW TO CHOOSE A SWEETHEART by Nigel Bird
Awarded the CROWNED HEART OF EXCELLENCE by InD'tale magazine (February 2014) Single mother Cath is the ray of sunshine Max has been looking for to brighten up his life. When she pins up an advert in his bookstore seeking a piano teacher for her daughter, Alice, Max sees the opportunity he's been waiting for. Within a short space of time he secures the position as Alice's piano teacher and can [...]
 
Book: We're Not Like the Others by Leonard Stegmann
In this collection of his popular humor essays, Leonard Stegmann confronts his fear as he comes face-to-face with a hideous Louisiana night creature, explains why as a child he felt the need to shoot a bottle rocket out of his bedroom window, how he came to the conclusion that he much prefers going to funerals than weddings, and why, even though he would have preferred his house to be cleaned by [...]
 
Book: Sleight of Hand by Mitch Sebourn
Norman Eliot is a struggling actor who's tired of the Hollywood racket, until he learns that Trey Landry, one of the world's most influential directors, wants to meet with him in Las Vegas. But while in Las Vegas, Norman finds the body of a young woman who's just plunged to her death. He's met her before. He knows about her troubled past. What he doesn't know is how intertwined with her past he's [...]
 
Book: Simple Pleasures by Annette Evans
Simple Pleasures is the story of 3 generations of women in Hollywood. The story spans over 70 years and begins with Gwen, a Hollywood starlet who is trying to overcome a horrific childhood and find love in a town that is known for disastrous relationships. Her daughter, Vicky, grows up in her mother's shadow and comes of age in the free love era of the 1960's. Vicky's daughter, Jenna, must come [...]
 
Book: The Opinionists by Richard French
A Team of Film-makers: A 17th Century Controversy and the Woman at the Center of it - This novel takes place in two time periods - the mid-20th century and almost 300 years before in a fictional English colony in the new world called Sagadac. The veteran director Vincent Adair hopes to reinvigorate his career by making a movie about a theological controversy that spread through Sagadac in the [...]
 
Book: Lone Shark by Tin Larrick
"Yeah, I know Eastbourne," Hatch said, adjusting himself. "Great place for hiding bodies..." London, 2017. The Western world is verging on bankruptcy. Half of all commercial buildings lie empty, petrol is virtually a black market commodity, and bad debtors go to prison, often via hospital. The prohibitive costs of prosecution and litigation mean that violence and corruption are rife, and crime is [...]
 
Book: The Vitamin Queen of Ojai - A novel on aging for every woman (and man) who wants to be 18 again by Joseph T. Buff
When a newspaper reporter splashes before-and-after photos in her Sunday edition of a wrinkling, graying, overweight 52 year-old math and computer science teacher who now looks like a thin, spooky-beautiful teenager, national TV and press crews scurry to Ojai, California, three hours northwest of Los Angeles, to christen a new international celebrity. The reporter concludes that Kelly Smith [...]
 
Book: Heywood Jablomi - The Internet Essays 1848 - 1853 by Leonard Stegmann
Leonard Stegmann's first book of humor, nostalgia and quizzes. Topics include cruises, a Monkees quiz, antiquing with Michael Jackson, cocaine, lucid dreaming, a Seinfeld quiz, the Beatles, updated Christmas carols, an African trilogy and if a person can really laugh himself to death. Well, Chum, here's your chance to find out..
 
Book: Lights! Camera! Gallop! The story of the horse in film by Lesley Lodge
All the film and TV horses you've loved - and more! From Roy Rogers' Trigger to War Horse Joey - You'll find all the genres of film featuring horses here: Westerns (with exciting chases), wild horse movies (survival against great odds) and comedies (talking horses, a horse on a piano). You'll find out how some of the most awesome scenes with horses were filmed - and how to spot some of the tricks [...]
 
Book: My Secret Love Affair with Doris Day by Michael J DeVita
Over 60 years ago, the author got his first glimpse of Hollywood Icon, Doris Day, while she was appearing as vocalist with the Les Brown Band in the 1940's. That first meeting had such an impact that they are still in touch all these years later. A former teacher of English and Theatre, Mike had never written a book (only taught them). Friends and former students convinced him to write a book, [...]
 
Book: Summoned The Novel by Stan Griffin
In the future, a government plan goes awry, only the evil will suffer. Genetic Research Scientist Dr. Michael Stein is summoned by the U.S. Department of Defense and the military, to help build the most advanced Reconnaissance Aerial Vehicle this world has ever known. This part biological and part machine, this unique flying apparatus, will put the U.S. military years ahead in advanced war fare. [...]
 
Book: Leonard's Pantload of Quizzes Strikes Again! by Leonard Stegmann
What, back so soon? Well, here's another pantload for you. This time Leonard presents dozens of quizzes on such varied topics as Pet Rocks, Seinfeld, Your Filthy Body, The Andy Griffith Show, Howard Stern, Clowns and The Black Plague. What could be more fun than that? Oh, and of course Cats, because Leonard has bills to pay, too.
 
Book: Professor's Daughter by R. Igor Gamow
Professor's Daughter is an illustrated, fictional memoir about an eccentric professor who's been a non-conformist his entire career. He's a former ballet dancer, an expert horseman and an inventor. He's lead research expeditions to Nepal and explored the depths of the ocean. After his wife's death, he tries to re-establish his relationship with his estranged daughter, Athena. She wants to know [...]
 
Book: How to Find Work in the Movies - Zen and the Art of Creating a Career in Film by Vince Onken
This 2nd edition guide ("How to Find Work in the Movies" gold cover with film slate) is available in both kindle and paperback and contains valuable insider information for people seeking a career in film and/or video production, in any professional capacity, including producing, directing, acting, writing, cinematography, special F/X and any set technician or office job. Using real life examples [...]
 
Book: Chainsaw Honeymoon by Steven Ramirez
"In the form of Ruby, Ramirez imparts to readers all the confusion brought about by puberty; the emotional neediness camouflaged by sarcasm; the obsession and continuing frustration with boys; and the bonds female teenagers forge with one another." - IndieReader "Whether your favorite form is surreal, tongue-in-cheek, word play or hysterical, you'll find ample portions of each to keep you [...]
 
Book: Hollywood or Bust - Movie Stars Dish on Following their Dreams, Making it Big, and Surviving in Tinseltown by Susan Marg
Here is a unique perspective of what it is like to live and work where stars are born and movies are. In over five hundred quips, quotes, and off-the-cuff remarks, actors, directors, writers, and others involved in the business talk about themselves, their lives, their fame, their careers, each other, and the town itself. Their observations, on one hand, are caustic, critical, and cynical, but [...]
 
Book: What Foreigners Need To Know About America From A To Z by Lance Johnson
This unique book paints a revealing picture of America and its people for those foreigners who will benefit from a better understanding of America. It will also inform Americans who want to learn more about the U.S. and how it compares to other countries around the world. World traveler and teacher Lance Johnson studies cultural differences and the difficulties foreigners have understanding crazy [...]
 
Book: The Thirteenth Hour by Joshua Blum
An impossible quest to the ends of the world. An unlikely hero. And ... a little magic. If an optimist sees opportunity even in disaster, then Logan, the sole surviving member of an ill-fated military expedition to the ends of the world, is most definitely an optimist. You'd have to be to continue on without supplies, ship, or crew. But to someone who's daydreamed of seeing the world since [...]
 
Book: C. B. DeMille - The Man Who Invented Hollywood by Robert Hammond
C.B. DEMILLE: The Man Who Invented Hollywood is the epic adventure of visionary filmmaker, Cecil B. DeMille who established Hollywood as the film capital of the world. DeMille was the creative force behind Paramount Pictures with seventy feature films to his credit, including such epics as The Ten Commandments, Cleopatra, and the Greatest Show on Earth. C.B. DeMille reveals his struggle to make [...]
 
Book: Jean Claude Van Damme - A Career in Kicking Ass by Nathan Shepka
JEAN CLAUDE VAN DAMME: A CAREER IN KICKING ASS - The #1 Movie Guides and Reviews Book! "...an entertaining read and a very admirable effort," Mike Leeder (Impact Magazine) "...a witty review style that is energetic and engaging," Jonathan Urban (MovieHole) Jean Claude Van Damme: actor, martial artist and to a legion of loyal fans, an icon. The man who brought his on screen high kicking antics to [...]
 
Book: Ready When You Are - Cecil B. DeMille's Ten Commandments for Success by Robert Hammond
Imagine if the legendary director who invented Hollywood and the Biblical epic offered you his personal secrets to unlimited wealth and power. Ready When You Are: Cecil B. DeMille's Ten Commandments for Success reveals the hidden keys for winning the race, decodes the secret strategies for resolving conflicts and turning enemies into allies, and uncovers the dynamic principles to becoming a [...]
 
Book: The Garden on Sunset (Hollywood's Garden of Allah novels Book 1) by Martin Turnbull
Have you ever wanted to climb into a time machine and visit Hollywood during its heyday? Right before talking pictures slug Tinsel Town in the jaw, a luminous silent screen star converts her private estate into the Garden of Allah Hotel. The lush grounds soon become a haven for Hollywood hopefuls to meet, drink, and revel through the night. George Cukor is in the pool, Tallulah Bankhead is at the [...]
 
Book: TALES OF THREE STORIES - BETTER BE FUNNY by Eugene Williams
Three of my favorite stories all in one place. Enjoy the award winning short story The Lunatic of Trenton, the never-ending tales from an old man in lunatic asylum who in his mind was responsible for the Russian Revolution, and starting World War One, all in the name of changing the world for the better. From there we join Samuel Clemens reading a newspaper article to a young boy sharing a log [...]
 
Book: It's My Turn to Be the Hero - The Escapades of Three Tropical Baby-Boomers by BA, LMSW, Mr. Etienne A. Gibbs
Sitting here in my home on the island of St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands with plenty of retirement time on my hands, my mind keeps wandering back to my early teaching days at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic School here on St. Thomas. But, I especially can't help thinking about Tom, Dick, and Larry, those rambunctious three musketeers-students of my third-, fourth-, and fifth-grade [...]
 
Book: Zen and the Art of Home Theater Seating - 8 Easy Steps to Choose a Home Theater Chair (Home Theater 101) by Bryan Tarafa
What is home theater seating? If you've ever been to a reclining chair movie theater, you've sat on a theater chair. But this one is for your home. It's a La-Z-Boy with cupholders. A home theater chair is one of the most comfortable, advanced and luxurious parts of your home theater, but ... It's not easy to choose one. The many combinations of leather, USB ports, ambient lighting, sizes, [...]
 
Book: Creative Writing Career - Becoming a Writer of Movies, Video Games, and Books (Creative Mentor Book 1) by Justin Sloan
Want to be a writer of video games? A screenwriter? A novelist? Take your writing from hobby to a professional writing career. Based on a lifetime of struggling to make it as a creative writer, "Creative Writing Career: Becoming a Writer of Movies, Video Games, and Books" is a guide for aspiring creative writers to help them position themselves in an extremely competitive field. The book includes [...]
 


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