Every four years Americans go to the polls to elect a leader, someone serious, distinguished, respectable, with perfect sobriety and moral standing who will serve as a paragon for the rest of us.
But presidents and their families are people too—with quirks and character flaws like everyone else . . . and they have plenty of skeletons rattling around in their closets. Oval Office Oddities is a grand compendium of fascinating, sometimes embarrassing presidential facts, gaffes, and oddball behaviors—available in plenty of time for Election Day!
Mary Todd Lincoln had an endearing little clothing fetish . . . and once purchased 300 pairs of gloves in a single month!
No Commander-in-Chief bothered to visit neglected California until Rutherford B. Hayes did in 1880.
Crazy Jack: Many prominent leaders were absolutely convinced that John Adams was stark raving bonkers!
Jam-packed with amusing anecdotes and offbeat information presented in a way that makes our nation’s history accessible, relevant, and entertaining.
Sometimes you go to the movies. And sometimes, the movies—and their monsters—come to you. At any moment, without notice, monsters once relegated to the screen become a reality. Aliens and demons, dragons and ghosts, werewolves, vampires, zombies, and seemingly ordinary people who are just plain evil.
Join award-winning authors Jonathan Maberry, Fran Wilde, David Gerrold, Rick Wilber and others for 23 all-new tales of haunted theaters, video gods, formidable demons, alien pizza, and delirious actors. Each story takes you to the silver screen with monstrous results.
Funny or grim, unsettling or cozy . . . You’ll laugh! You’ll sigh! You’ll scream!
Grab popcorn—and good running shoes—and enjoy the show.
When a Hoo-Lii invasion fleet unexpectedly arrives and attacks, they cripple Earth’s space defenses. The Space Force retreats to an asteroid-based fortress. The human space fleet suffers terrible damage and on the brink of defeat, dissident aliens and exiled humans arrive to join the battle as the Hoo-Lii drop a small asteroid on Earth. Will the new allies arrive in time?