Great Reads – Books for All
“Read a great book just the other day — “The History of Glue” ——– I couldn’t put it down! ”
To pull together this book list, we scoured a year’s worth of reviews and best-of lists, polled our staff, and reached out to voracious readers and writers for their top picks. Spanning a variety of genres, from fiction to nonfiction to short stories and essays, these books look at life through a kaleidoscope of experience.
The Pleasure of a Sadist Kyoto Boy 🇯🇵 Kindle Edition
Ayane, a college student in love with Kyoto “one day” finds an unusual item in front of an antique shop. “What…is this?”, from inside appears a handsome shop keeper asking her about its use. Ayane –pretending she knows- answers that it’s her favorite thing and she always uses it…What could it be…!?
Persona 4 Volume 1 👧🏻 Illustrated Paperback
Great read for new persona fans or diehard old ones. Has a lot of scenes that were not in the game or anime. Highly recommended!
The Invaders 👾 The Series Hardcover
This book is the first to list every episode in the series, along with story synopses, cast listings, original air dates, directorial credits, and numerous photographs.
Back to The Big Valley - Kindle Edition 🤠
Revisiting the Barkleys Out West. Tribute to a Classic TV Western: In the early 1960s, the TV western ruled the TV airwaves, and while most centered on a male dominated cast of cowboys, one series stood out ... The Big Valley.
The Manga Artist's Workbook 💥 Lessons for Creating Your Own Characters
You'll learn the fundamental proportions of the manga face and figure, how to draw those large sparkling eyes, and how to create hairstyles and costumes that make each character unique. A sketchbook and art tutorial rolled into one portable journal, this workbook contains tracing paper, blank practice pages, and exercise to help you become a true manga artist.
YouTube Channels For Dummies 🖱️
YouTube Channels For Dummies shows you how to create content, build an audience, and successfully monetize video content online.
Machinima: The Art and Practice of Virtual Filmmaking
Unlike traditional animation techniques that use specialized 3D animation software, machinima--a term derived from the words "machine" and "cinema"--records the action in real-time interactive 3D environments, such as those found in video games, to create a cinematic production.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Book 🌐 The Behind-the-Scenes Story of a Television Classic Paperback
Drawing on extensive interviews with the cast and crew of The Man from U.N.C.L.E., Jon Heitland has assembled an incredibly comprehensive, fully illustrated account of the show's history.
Machinima For Dummies 🎬
Use this book to learn how you can, at little or no expense, make virtually any movie using Machinima.
National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of North America 🦉
With more than 2.75 million copies in print, this perennial bestseller is the most frequently updated of all North American bird field guides.
Art of Machinima 🎥 Game-Based Filmmaking
This book contains a wealth of tips, tricks, and solid techniques to creating your own Machinima films from some of the best creative minds in the industry.
What It's Like to Be a Bird: From Flying to Nesting, Eating to Singing
The bird book for birders and non-birders providing a new and deeper understanding of what common, mostly backyard, birds are doing --and why.
The Night Of The Hunter (Vintage Movie Classic) Paperback
"60 years after its original publication, Davis Grubb's Night of the Hunter remains the gold standard of Southern Noir. Grubb's unforgettably charismatic and psychopathic villain, Harry Powell, still has the power to flood your 21st century dreams with terror." --Richard Price
The Manga Cookbook 👩🍳 Japanese Bento Boxes, Main Dishes and More!
From the kitchens of the Manga University Culinary Institute comes the critically acclaimed "The Manga Cookbook," a fully illustrated step-by-step guide to making the same sorts of foods you see in your favorite manga and anime series — including popular bento (boxed lunch) recipes!
Feng Shui that Makes Sense - Kindle Edition
Easy Ways to Create a Home that FEELS as Good as it Looks. You don’t need to be a professional designer or a feng shui expert in order to have a beautiful, comfortable home.
Where Eagles Dare; H. M. S. Ulysses; Ice Station Zebra...
... When Eight Bells Toll; Guns Of Navarone Hardcover. Alistair Maclean's works include The Guns of Navarone, Ice Station Zebra and Where Eagles Dare – all three were made into popular films. He also wrote two novels under the pseudonym Ian Stuart.
PHYLLIS DILLER Still Strutting Like a Peacock 📖 Kindle Edition
Rumor has it that Diller is the mother of a well known American actress, is it true?
The Master Guide to Drawing Anime ✍️
An extensive array of 'menus' of head and body types, outfits, and accessories, as well as detailed, accessible, step-by-step demonstrations and drawing exercises.
Collecting & Buying Vintage Video Games 🕹️ Kindle Edition
This guide will give you helpful tips on buying some of those "old" video games like we used to play on the Atari, among others.
Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies 🐟
Freshwater Aquariums For Dummies makes it easier than ever to set up and take care of a freshwater aquarium―and the fish within it.
Dealing with China 🇨🇳 Kindle Edition
DEALING WITH CHINA takes the reader behind closed doors to witness the creation and evolution and future of China's state-controlled capitalism.
A Quick & Easy Guide to Asexuality 📚
This book is for anyone who wants to learn about asexuality, and for Ace people themselves, to validate their experiences. Asexuality is a real identity.
Shakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary
More than 50,000 exact quotations. Each is precisely located, so that you can easily refer back to the plays or poems themselves, if you wish context.
Wise Words from Influential Women
This stunning book celebrates strong female leadership throughout history and empowers current and future generations to find their voices.
The Star Machine ⭐ Kindle Edition
From one of our most distinguished film scholars, comes a rich, penetrating, amusing book about the golden age of movies and how the studios worked to manufacture stars.
Chuck Connors 🤠 The Man Behind the Rifle
To mention just a few of the highlights of his life, Chuck played baseball with and was a teammate of the great pioneer Jackie Robinson.
Lucky: How Joe Biden Barely Won the Presidency
Biden nearly imploded before his run for the presidency after a relentless string of misfires left him freefalling in polls and nearly broke.
Phyllis Diller's Housekeeping Hints Hardcover – 1966 🏡
Phyllis Diller was a Golden Globe-nominated American comedienne considered to be one of the pioneers of female stand-up comedy.
Starstruck: Vintage Movie Posters from Classic Hollywood Hardcover
For four decades film historian Ira M. Resnick has been amassing a superb collection of 2,000 vintage movie posters and 1,500 stills, which has never before been published.
John Gilbert 📽️ Last of the Silent Film Stars (Screen Classics)
Charming and classically handsome, John Gilbert (1897--1936) was among the world's most recognizable actors during the silent era.
The Machinima Reader 🎦
A must-read for any theorist of machinima. Brilliant essays by leading scholars in this brand new field.
Words to Live By
An inspiring collection of quotes that offer wisdom, courage, and hope. Written with wit and warmth, this book is the ideal companion to tuck beside your bed.
Excalibur Omnibus 💥 Hardcover
Chris Claremont and Alan Davis' 1980s classic EXCALIBUR gets the Omnibus treatment!
Cool TV 2: More Cult TV From the 1960s 📺
Featuring all the episodes of six cult TV shows from the ‘60s covered in complete nit-picking, fact-checking, family-annoying, partner-irritating detail: The Outer Limits, The Invaders, The Green Hornet, Jonny Quest, and more.
The Complete Wedding Planner & Organizer 🔔
If you are getting married or know someone that is, this Wedding Planner is the 'must have' bridal gift this wedding season.
Scottish Witchcraft 🧙 A Complete Guide
Discover the secrets to divination, scrying, faerie magic, and communicating with ancestors. Explore Scottish Witchcraft & magic rituals.
Femme Fatales Collection [DVD]
Here is a good mix of beautiful women acting well. An instant draw for the older viewer. We used to go to the cinema to see these films and they still have the same appeal.
Mother Goddam ⭐⭐ Career of Bette Davis 📚
A sympathetic biography of the 10-time Academy Award nominated Hollywood legend, written by Stine with "running commentary" by Davis inserted throughout the text in red ink.
Rich Dad Poor Dad 💰 What Rich Kids Learn
Rich Dad Poor Dad - Robert Kiyosaki believes we have the power to makes changes in our lives, and live the rich life we deserve.
The Video Editing Handbook 🎦 Kindle Edition
The Video Editing Handbook is ideal for ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS and will teach you the basics of easy, clean video editing
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