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Fangoria's 101 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen

by Adam Lukeman

A FEAST OF FRIGHTFUL FLICKS WAITING TO BE REDISCOVEREDAs the leading name in the world of horror, Fangoria magazine has been the source of information for fans of fright flicks for more than twenty years--covering feature films, video games, comic books, collectibles, and all aspects of horror entertainment. Working closely with Fangoria's experts, including Editor in Chief Anthony Timpone, Adam Lukeman has compiled a must-have guide for casual horror fans and hardcore horror junkies with Fangoria's 101 Best Horror Films You've Never Seen. With a brief synopsis for each of the included films, lists of cast and crew, "Terror Trivia," and little-known facts about these lesser-known but must-see gems, Fangoria's 101 Best Horror Films You've Never Seen offers a feast of gruesome information. Featured here are flicks that were dumped by their distributors or were initially flops, like Cherry Falls, Manhunter, and Pumpkinhead, foreign winners such as Cronos, The Vanishing, and Funny Games, and straight-to-video sleepers waiting to be discovered, including Shadowbuilder, Jack Be Nimble, and Nomads. There are even surprise entries directed by industry giants--movies like George A. Romero's Day of the Dead, Brian De Palma's Sisters, or Dario Argento's Opera--that are frequently overshadowed by the filmmakers' other, better-known works but are worthy of further examination. Entertaining and informative, Fangoria's 101 Best Horror Movies You've Never Seen offers more than a hundred reasons to look beyond the often ho-hum Hollywood hype fests . . . when you're really in the mood to feel your flesh crawl.From the Trade Paperback edition.

Fangs For The Memories

by Kathy Love

"Oh, Brother! I'm watching my brother swagger through our New York City apartment. . .smiling. Rhys, the detached, surly man who turned brooding into an art form. But he's not brooding now. No, he's practically threatening to pistol whip me for shaking hands with the beautiful, half-dressed creature named Jane who just tried to sneak out of his bedroom. Weird. Brother Grim has a sex drive? That's not all that has me freaked out. Something terrible happened last night, something that made Rhys break his own rule and save the life of a mortal. Trouble is he doesn't remember anything from the past two hundred years. Like that he's a vampire, not a Regency viscount with an English accent. All I know is this mortal woman has managed to touch my brother's frozen heart, and I, Sebastian Young, will do whatever it takes to help him keep her. . ."

Fangs for the Memories (Half-Moon Hollow Series #12)

by Molly Harper

"Molly Harper writes characters you can't help but fall in love with" (RT Book Reviews), but how did Andrea and Dick Cheney fall in love? Join Half-Moon Hollow's favorite couple for a trip down memory lane--to a time when Mr. Wainwright was newly dead, Jane Jameson was a newbie vampire, and a budding paranormal romance was not yet uncorked...Half-Moon Hollow's supernatural social event of the season--Zeb's Titanic-themed werewolf wedding--is coming up, and Dick Cheney (not that Dick Cheney!) needs a date. But Andrea's had enough of clever, handsome, and rakish to last a lifetime, and Dick Cheney is certainly not the sort of man you bring home to mom (not that Andrea's deadist parents are speaking to her ever since she dropped out of college and became a blood surrogate.) Shameless, relentless, roguish, with a Stetson-worthy swagger, a naughty sparkle in his eyes, and a constant smirk--oh, and fangs--no, Dick is the last person (er...vampire) Andrea wants to date. But the infuriatingly irresistible man who lives quietly on the edge of a criminal underworld knows exactly what he wants, and once he surprises Andrea with a thrilling hot and dirty kiss behind the paranormal bookshop, she knows what she wants too: Dick. All it takes to ignite their unconventional courtship is a near-undeath experience that confronts Dick with a choice between turning Andrea, losing her forever, or tapping into his countless shady resources in this hilarious and heartwarming enovella that revisits the early days of Molly Harper's Nice Girls series--one that "makes me laugh and laugh" (USA TODAY).

Fannie Barrier Williams: Crossing the Borders of Region and Race

by Wanda A. Hendricks

Born shortly before the Civil War, activist and reformer Fannie Barrier Williams (1855-1944) became one of the most prominent educated African American women of her generation. Hendricks shows how Williams became "raced" for the first time in early adulthood, when she became a teacher in Missouri and Washington, D.C., and faced the injustices of racism and the stark contrast between the lives of freed slaves and her own privileged upbringing in a western New York village. She carried this new awareness to Chicago, where she joined forces with black and predominantly white women's clubs, the Unitarian church, and various other interracial social justice organizations to become a prominent spokesperson for Progressive economic, racial, and gender reforms during the transformative period of industrialization. By highlighting how Williams experienced a set of freedoms in the North that were not imaginable in the South, this clearly-written, widely accessible biography expands how we understand intellectual possibilities, economic success, and social mobility in post-Reconstruction America.

Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler: The Life and Times of a Piano Virtuoso

by Beth Abelson Macleod

One of the foremost piano virtuosi of her time, Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler reliably filled Carnegie Hall. As a "new woman," she simultaneously embraced family life and forged an independent career built around a repertoire of the German music she tirelessly championed. Yet after her death she faded into obscurity. In this new biography, Beth Abelson Macleod reintroduces a figure long, and unjustly, overlooked by music history. Trained in Vienna, Bloomfield-Zeisler significantly advanced the development of classical music in the United States. Her powerful and sensitive performances, both in recital and with major orchestras, won her followers across the United States and Europe and often provided her American audiences with their first exposure to the pieces she played. The European-style salon in her Chicago home welcomed musicians, scientists, authors, artists, and politicians, while her marriage to attorney Sigmund Zeisler placed her at the center of a historical moment when Sigmund defended the anarchists in the 1886 Haymarket trial. In its re-creation of a musical and social milieu, Fannie Bloomfield-Zeisler paints a vivid portrait of a dynamic artistic life.

Fannie Flagg's Original Whistle Stop Cafe Cookbook

by Fannie Flagg

After the tremendous success of her novel, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, and the beloved movie that followed, author Fannie Flagg received thousands of requests from all over the world asking for recipes from the little cafe of her Alabama childhood that was the model for the cafe in her novel. Now, she joyfully shares those recipes, in what may well be the first cookbook ever written by a satisfied customer rather than a cook! Inside you'll find wonderful recipes for:* Skinless Fried Chicken * Pork Chops with Apples and Sweet Potatoes * Baked Ham and Pineapple Rings * Baked Turkey with Traditional Cornbread Dressing * Black-eyed Peas * Fried Okra * Creamed Onions * Broccoli Casserole * Southern Cream Gravy * Fried Catfish * Scalloped Oysters * Down Home Crab Cakes * Beaten Biscuits * Corn Pones * Lemon Ice Box Pie * Kentucky Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie * And much more!The recipes in Fannie Flagg's Original Whistle Stop Cafe Cookbook are all for delicious hearty happy food that comes with all sorts of things, from gravies to hot sauces (very often the secret's in the sauce). But most of all this food, and this book, comes with love."If you liked her novel, Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe, and if you liked the movie they made from that novel, you'll like this cookbook....It's funny, just like Flagg."--Richmond Times-Dispatch"Recommended...All the traditional dishes are here, along with the author's irreverent, irresistible commentary on Southern cooking and culture."--Library JournalNote: This edition does not include photos.

Fannie Lou Hamer: Fighting for the Right to Vote

by Laura Baskes Litwin

A biography of the civil rights activist who devoted her life to helping blacks register to vote and gain a national political voice.

Fanning The Fantasy: An X Libris Novel About One Woman's Sexual Discovery, XXX Awakening and Empowerment

by Zara Devereux

Recently widowed, Heather Logan is concerned about her sex-life. Even in marriage it was unsatisfactory. She visits a therapy centre for sexual inhibition, and after the preliminary session, in which she's brought to a thunderous climax - her first - she is more than willing to complete the course . . .Discover Piatkus Entice: temptation at your fingertips -

Fanning the Flames

by Victoria Dahl

Burning for youSome men are off-limits. Close friends of your ex-husband, for instance. Or firefighters who work in the same building as you. Yet despite her best judgment, librarian Lauren Foster can't help noticing fire captain Jake Davis whenever he jogs by...shirtless. They've always been friends, but all it takes is one not-so-chance meeting at a local bar and one not-quite-innocent walk home to ignite a fierce, uncontrollable desire between them.Widower Jake Davis has tried to ignore the spark he feels whenever Lauren's around, but once he sees her curves in a little black dress, there's no turning back. No matter how often she says she's all wrong for him, the sexy, outspoken divorcée is driving him wild in the best possible way. Maybe she's just blowing off steam. Or maybe he can convince her to fan these flames into something deeper, hotter and truer than they ever expected....

Fannin's Flame (Cowboys by the Dozen, Book #5)

by Tina Leonard

[From the back cover] From A Burning Night Of Passion To... Parenthood? Fannin Jefferson only wants a date-- albeit the perfect date. Petite, blond and cheerful. But what he got is what he least expected and more than he could have imagined: tall, fiery, red-haired Kelly Stone. Now the vivacious Kelly is heating his blood and tempting him like no other woman ever has. She may be ready to call their night of passion a fling, but when she turns up pregnant--with twins--Fannin knows she's the perfect flame for his hearth and home. COWBOYS BY THE DOZEN!

Fanny and the Servant Problem: A Quite Possible Play In Four Acts (Classics To Go)

by Jerome K. Jerome

Fanny is a stage artist, with music and performance to her credit, and fame and name to boot, who happens to see someone she likes and he is in love with her for herself. Nevertheless he makes discreet enquiries regarding her family connections. (Goodreads)

Fanny Crosby: The Hymn Writer

by Bernard Ruffin

This is a biography of Fanny Crosby, a blind prolific hymn writer in the 1800's. Many of her hymns are still sung today. This book is in the Heroes of the Faith Series

Fanny Flower-Girl, or, Honesty Rewarded: Revised Edition Of Original Version (Classics To Go)

by Selina Bunbury

Selina Bunbury (1802-1882) was an Anglo-Irish novelist and traveller. Born at Kilsaran, County Louth, Bunbury was a prolific author, writing nearly 100 volumes between 1821 and 1869. She lived for a while at Beaulieu. She died at Cheltenham. This is collection of five short-stories

Fanny Herself

by Edna Ferber

Fanny Hill: or, Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure

by John Cleland

First published in 1749, Fanny Hill has remained one of the most enduringly famous erotic novels in English literature. The story follows Fanny Hill as she climbs the social ladder and lives as a prostitute, but finally rises to respectability.

Fanny Hill

by John Cleland

One of the most banned books in history: John Cleland's tale of a woman's racy adventures Shortly after she turns fifteen, Fanny Hill loses both her parents. She moves to London hoping to find work as a maid, but soon finds herself working for a madam who intends to sell off Fanny's virginity. Though she is at first fearful of contact with men, Fanny soon learns the ways of extracting enjoyment and pleasure from sex. Written in the form of a confession, the novel follows Fanny as she works her way up in society while witnessing all manner of sexual encounter. First published in 1749, Fanny Hill was banned for obscenity and became nearly impossible to find for centuries. As delightfully ribald now as it was when it was first released, Fanny Hill continues to delight readers with its naughty charm. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices. John Cleland (1709-1789) was an English novelist who gained notoriety primarily through the publication of Fanny Hill, a classic of erotic literature. After working with the British East India Company as a young man, Cleland was thrown into debtor's prison in 1748, and it was from a jail cell that he penned Fanny Hill. He and his publisher were soon arrested again for the publication of the book on grounds of obscenity. Later in life, Cleland continued to write novels and plays, though never achieving the fame earned from his debut novel.

Fanny in France: Travel Adventures of a Chef's Daughter, with Recipes

by Alice Waters Ann Arnold

From famed chef Alice Waters, a treat for anyone who loves France, food, adventure--or all three!Fanny is a girl who knows a lot about food and cooking since she's grown up in and around the famous restaurant Chez Panisse in Berkeley, California. When Fanny's mother, Alice Waters, the chef and owner of Chez Panisse, starts to watch her favorite old French movies, Fanny knows soon they'll be packing their bags and traveling to France for a visit. In this sparkling book of whimsical stories, Fanny recounts some of her most fun-filled adventures with French friends and food. Join Fanny as she helps cook a huge bouillabaisse in Provence; learns how to make fresh cheese from a shepherd high up in the Pyrenees mountains; hunts for wild oysters off the coast of Bordeaux, and discovers how one chicken can feed nine people, if served a certain way. Fanny in France is also a beginner's cookbook with forty simple, French-inspired recipes that encourage children and adults anywhere to cook and share delicious snacks and meals with family and friends using basic methods and the most sustainable ingredients.

Fanny von Arnstein: Daughter of the Enlightenment

by Hilde Spiel Michael Z. Wise Christine Shuttleworth

Berlin-born Fanny von Arnstein married a financier to the Austro-Hungarian imperial court, and in 1798 her husband became the first unconverted Jew in Austria to be granted the title of baron. Soon Fanny hosted an ever more splendid salon which attracted the leading figures of her day, including Madame de Staël and Arthur Schopenhauer. Hilde Spiel's biography provides a vivid portrait of a brave and passionate woman, illuminating a central era in European cultural and social history."Von Arnstein represents one of the most fascinating and paradoxical eras in modern Jewish history ... For an American Jewish reader, Fanny von Arnstein is fascinating above all as a cautionary tale - and a reminder of our luck at having avoided the excruciating choices that Fanny, and so many Jews like her, had to face."- Adam Kirsch, Tablet Magazine"This book is indispensable for those interested in the history of culture, the role of women, and the transition of the Jewish community out of the ghetto toward the center of European life."- Leon Botstein, President of Bard College, author of Judentum und Modernität and co-editor of Vienna: Jews and the City of Music"In capturing the fascination of Fanny von Arnstein and her times, Hilde Spiel provides both a finely drawn portrait of a defining figure of her era, but also of the times themselves."- John Kornblum, former U.S. Ambassador to Germany

Fanocracy: Turning Fans into Customers and Customers into Fans

by David Meerman Scott Reiko Scott

From the bestselling author of New Rules of Marketing & PR, a bold guide to converting customer passion into marketing power. How do some brands attract word-of-mouth buzz and radical devotion around products as everyday as car insurance, surfboards, and underwear? They embody the most powerful marketing force in the world: die-hard fans. In this essential book, leading business growth strategist David Meerman Scott and fandom expert Reiko Scott interview young entrepreneurs, veteran business owners, startup founders, nonprofits, and companies big and small to pinpoint which practices separate organizations that flourish from those stuck in stagnation. They lay out a road map for converting customers&’ ardor into buying power, pulling one-of-a-kind examples from a wide range of organizations, including: · MeUndies, the subscription company that&’s revolutionizing underwear · HeadCount, the nonprofit that registers voters at music concerts · Grain Surfboards, the board-building studio that willingly reveals its trade secrets with customers · Hagerty, the classic-car insurance provider with over 600,000 premier club members · HubSpot, the software company that draws 25,000 attendees to its annual conference For anyone who seeks to harness the force of fandom to revolutionize his or her business, Fanocracy shows the way.

A Fan's Guide to Baseball Analytics: Why WAR, WHIP, wOBA, and Other Advanced Sabermetrics Are Essential to Understanding Modern Baseball

by Anthony Castrovince

Broken up into sections (pitching, fielding, hitting), this authoritative yet fun and easy guide will help readers young and old fully understand and comprehend the statistics that are the present and future of our national pastime. We all know what a .300 hitter looks like. The same with a 20-game winner. Those numbers are ingrained in our brains. But do they mean as much as we think? Do we feel the same way when we hear a batter has a .390 wOBA? How about a pitcher with a 1.2 WHIP? These statistics are the future of modern baseball, and no fan should be in the dark about how these metrics apply to the game.In the last twenty years, an avalanche of analytics has taken over the way the game is played, managed, and assessed, but the statistics that drive the sport (metrics like wRC+, FIP, and WAR, just to name a few) read like alphabet soup to a large number of fans who still think batting average, RBIs, and wins are the best barometers for baseball players.In A Fan&’s Guide to Baseball Analytics, reporter and columnist Anthony Castrovince has taken on the role as explainer to help such fans understand why the old stats don&’t always add up. Readers will also learn where these modern stats came from, what they convey, and how to use them to evaluate players of the present, past, and future. For instance, what if we told you that when Joe DiMaggio had his famous 56-game hitting streak in 1941, helping him win the AL MVP, that there was, perhaps, someone more deserving? In fact, the great Ted Williams actually had a higher fWAR, bWAR, wRC+, OPS, OPS+, ISO, RC . . . well, you get the picture. So, streak or no streak, Williams should have been league MVP.An introductory course on sabermetrics, A Fan&’s Guide to Baseball Analytics is an easily digestible resource that readers can keep turning back to when they see a modern metric referenced in today&’s baseball coverage.

A Fan's Notes

by Frederick Exley

This fictional memoir, the first of an autobiographical trilogy, traces a self professed failure's nightmarish decent into the underside of American life and his resurrection to the wisdom that emerges from despair. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Fantasies from Opera for Violin and Piano: Carmen, Faust, The Magic Flute and Otello

by Pablo De Sarasate Henryk Wieniawski Max Ernst Jeno Hubay

This single-volume compilation features four popular opera fantasies arranged for violin with piano accompaniment. Each of these frequently performed pieces was arranged by a world-class artist and offers the convenience of a separate violin part: Carmen Fantasy from the Opera by Georges Bizet,Op. 25, transcribed by Jenö HubayFantasia on Themes from Gounod's Faust,Op. 20, transcribed by Henri WieniawskiFantasie from Mozart's The Magic Flute,Op. 54, transcribed by Pablo SarasateFantasie Brillante on the March and the Romance from Rossini's Otello, Op. 11, by Heinrich Wilhelm ErnstThis collection is ideal for practice, performance, teaching, and independent study by students, professional performers, and amateur ensembles.

Fantasies of Identification: Disability, Gender, Race

by Ellen Samuels

In the mid-nineteenth-century United States, as it became increasingly difficult to distinguish between bodies understood as black, white, or Indian; able-bodied or disabled; and male or female, intense efforts emerged to define these identities as biologically distinct and scientifically verifiable in a literally marked body. Combining literary analysis, legal history, and visual culture, Ellen Samuels traces the evolution of the "fantasy of identification"--the powerful belief that embodied social identities are fixed, verifiable, and visible through modern science. From birthmarks and fingerprints to blood quantum and DNA, she examines how this fantasy has circulated between cultural representations, law, science, and policy to become one of the most powerfully institutionalized ideologies of modern society. Yet, as Samuels demonstrates, in every case, the fantasy distorts its claimed scientific basis, substituting subjective language for claimed objective fact. From its early emergence in discourses about disability fakery and fugitive slaves in the nineteenth century to its most recent manifestation in the question of sex testing at the 2012 Olympic Games, Fantasies of Identification explores the roots of modern understandings of bodily identity.

Fantasies of Robert A. Heinlein

by Robert A. Heinlein

Robert A. Heinlein, the dean of American SF writers, also wrote fantasy fiction throughout his long career, but especially in the early 1940s. The Golden Age of SF was also a time of revolution in fantasy fiction, and Heinlein was at the forefront. His fantasies were convincingly set in the real world, particularly those published in the famous magazine Unknown Worlds, including such stories as "Magic, Inc.," "'They--,'" and "The Unpleasant Profession of Jonathan Hoag." Now all of Heinlein's best fantasy short stories, most of them long novellas, have been collected in one big volume for the first time.

Fantasies of Time and Death: Dunsany, Eddison, Tolkien

by Anna Vaninskaya

This book reveals the unique contribution made by the three founding fathers of British fantasy—Lord Dunsany, E. R. Eddison and J. R. R. Tolkien—to our culture’s perennial reassessment of the meanings of time, death and eternity. It traces the poetic, philosophical and theological roots of the striking preoccupation with mortality and temporality that defines the imagined worlds of early fantasy fiction, and gives both the form of such fiction and its ideas the attention they deserve. Dunsany, Eddison and Tolkien raise some of the oldest questions in existence: about the limits of nature, human and divine; cosmic creation and destruction; the immortality conferred by art and memory; and the paradoxes and uncertainties generated by the universal experience of transience, the fear of annihilation and the desire for transcendence. But they respond to those questions by means of thought experiments that have no precedent in modern literary history.

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