Merv Griffin: A Life in the Closet by Darwin Porter
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 3.2 MB
Overview: This biography tells the story of one of America’s most successful media moguls. Merv Griffin has interviewed some of the greatest characters in American history, including Martin Luther King, Jr. and Joan Crawford, as well as developing the game shows ‘Jeopardy!’ and ‘Wheel of Fortune’.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs
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The Hero’s Closet: Sewing for Cosplay and Costuming by Gillian Conahan
Requirements: .ePUB reader, 13,7 MB
Overview: This essential handbook offers detailed, step-by-step instructions that cover the basics of sewing costumes (which often require skills not found in standard sewing guides) to help even the most novice sewists create the costumes of their dreams. A skilled crafter and avid cosplayer, Gillian Conahan walks readers through finding inspiration online and through their fandom; shares insight into translating character art into real-world garments; and offers advice on pattern selection, alterations, fabrics, and embellishment techniques. The book also features 11 original step-by-step basic patterns-such as jumpsuits, jackets, and pants. It then suggests ideas for mixing and matching these basics to create costumes of all styles, including superheroes, pirates, elves, school girls, and adventurers. The Hero’s Closet is the first how-to handbook on the art of sewing for cosplay. A must-have guide for Comic Con and Halloween, it’s essential for all ambitious fans with a DIY spirit who love the idea of cosplay, but need the inspiration and technical tips to make an awesome costume.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General
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The Last Closet: The Dark Side of Avalon by Moira Greyland
Requirements: .M4A/.M4B reader, 376 MB
Overview: Marion Zimmer Bradley was a best-selling science fiction author, a feminist icon, and was awarded the World Fantasy Award for lifetime achievement. She was best known for the Arthurian fiction novel The Mists of Avalon and for her very popular Darkover series.
She was also a monster.
The Last Closet: The Dark Side of Avalon is a brutal tale of a harrowing childhood. It is the true story of predatory adults preying on the innocence of children without shame, guilt, or remorse. It is an eyewitness account of how high-minded utopian intellectuals, unchecked by law, tradition, religion, or morality, can create a literal Hell on Earth.
The Last Closet is also an inspiring story of survival. It is a powerful testimony to courage, to hope, and to faith. It is the story of Moira Greyland, the only daughter of Marion Zimmer Bradley and convicted child molester Walter Breen, told in her own words.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction
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