Sample chapters of the greatest fannish guides by Valerie Estelle Frankel: Every Canon Reference You May Have Missed in BBC’s Sherlock, Series 1-3. Guides to all the pop culture in Doctor Who along with background on the characters and top fan questions. There's a similar, incredibly popular guide to Game of Thrones, detailing the host of characters and their myriad of devilish agendas . Another guide examines the Game of Thrones symbols, from animals and colors to seasons, food, and much more. There's a guide to Outlander with symbols, history, and culture as well. For movie-watching teens, there's an analysis of names in The Hunger Games and one of symbols and themes in The Divergent Trilogy. Finally, there are the books on Joss Whedon's projects: Buffy, Angel, Firefly, Dollhouse, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Cabin in the Woods, The Avengers, Doctor Horrible, comics, and more. One examines names in the series, while the other catalogues pop culture references for a massive 740 page volume. Delight your fannish impulses with guides to all your favorite shows and discover the building blocks of their popularity. And best of all, it's all free! Download now.
Valerie Estelle Frankel is the author of many books on popculture, including Doctor Who – The What, Where, and How, Sherlock: Every Canon Reference You May Have Missed in BBC's Series 1-3, History, Homages and the Highlands: An Outlander Guide, and How Game of Thrones Will End. Many of her books focus on women’s roles in fiction, from her heroine’s journey guides From Girl to Goddess and Buffy and the Heroine’s Journey to books like Women in Game of Thrones and The Many Faces of Katniss Everdeen. Once a lecturer at San Jose State University, she’s a frequent speaker at conferences. Come explore her research at www.vefrankel.com.