WorldCat Identities

Gresh, Lois H.

Overview
Works: 61 works in 174 publications in 5 languages and 8,257 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Juvenile works  History  Miscellanea  Fiction  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PN6714, 813.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Lois H Gresh
The Twilight companion : the unauthorized guide to the series by Lois H Gresh( Book )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the main characters, themes, mythology, imaginary creatures, and lore depicted in the vampire series "Twilight" written by Stephenie Meyer
The science of Stephen King : from Carrie to Cell, the terrifying truth behind the horror master's fiction by Lois H Gresh( Book )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and French and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction: Where Science and Fiction Intersect -- From Proms to Cells: The Psychic World of Stephen King -- Carrie -- Firestarter -- The Dead Zone -- Hearts in Atlantis Cell -- The Green Mile -- On the Highway with Stephen King -- "Trucks"--They Came From Outer Space -- Dreamcatcher -- The Tommyknockers -- The Fourth Horseman -- The Stand -- Up the Dimensions with Stephen King -- The Dark Tower I: The Gunslinger -- Insomnia -- Traveling in Time with Stephen King - The Langoliers -- Parallel Worlds -- "The Mists" -- From a Buick 8 -- The Dark Tower -- The Tailisman -- Longevity an Genetic Research - The Golden Years -- Evil, Obsession, and Fear -- The Tommyknockers -- Carrie -- The Talisman -- It -- The Stand -- Danse Macabre -- The Shining -- Misery -- "Night Surf."
The science of James Bond : from bullets to bowler hats to boat jumps, the real technology behind 007's fabulous films by Lois H Gresh( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the true science that underlies James Bond's fantastic gadgets and feats, including the car the turns into a submarine, the buzz-saw Rolex, and the rocket-firing cigarette, covering hundreds of Q Division's inventions and analyzing Bond's battles in the air, under the sea, in outerspace, and beneath the earth
The Hunger Games companion : the unauthorized guide to the series by Lois H Gresh( Book )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For all those who adore Katniss and Peeta, and can't get enough, this companion guide to the wildly popular Hunger Games series is a must-read and a terrific gift--especially with the film version hitting theaters in March 2012. Written by the New York Times bestselling author of The Twilight Companion, the book takes fans deeper into the post-apocalyptic world created by Suzanne Collins--an alternative future where boys and girls are chosen from twelve districts to compete in "The Hunger Games," a televised fight-to-the-death. When sixteen-year-old Katniss learns that her little sister has been chosen, Kat steps up to fight in her place--and the games begin. This unathorized guide takes the reader behind the stage. The Hunger Games Companion includes fascinating background facts about the action in all three books, a revealing biography of the author, and amazing insights into the series' major themes and features--from the nature of evil, to weaponry and rebellions, to surviving the end of the world. It's everything fans have been hungering for since the very first book! This book is not authorized by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic Press or anyone involved in the Hunger Games movie"--
The science of superheroes by Lois H Gresh( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and French and held by 429 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the origins of comic book superheroes, including Superman, the Incredible Hulk, and the Green Lantern, discussing their powers and the science behind them
The truth behind A series of unfortunate events : eyeballs, leeches, hypnotism, and orphans-- exploring Lemony Snicket's world by Lois H Gresh( Book )

6 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and Czech and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

*Killer leeches, crabs, fungi and peppermint-all you need to know*The truth about hypnosis-and how to use it!*Real child inventors and their amazing inventions*Are you as smart as Violet & Klaus?-the ultimate quiz
The computers of Star trek by Lois H Gresh( Book )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The ultimate unauthorized Eragon guide : the hidden facts behind the world of Alagaësia by Lois H Gresh( Book )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at the magical people, places, and creatures of the Inheritance series, including an explanation of the folk references, myths, and legends that form the basis of the books
The termination node by Lois H Gresh( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Spanish and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A computer thriller in which millions of dollars are stolen from a bank via the internet. Security specialist Judy Carmody of California is hired to stop the cyber thieves before more banks are hit
The science of supervillains by Lois H Gresh( Book )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The authors of The Science of Superheroes now reveal the real genius of the most evil geniuses Ever wonder why comic book villains, such as Spiderman's bionic archenemy Dr. Octopus or the X-Men's eternal rival Magneto, are so scary and so much fun? It's not just their diabolical talent for confounding our heroes, it's their unrivalled techno-proficiency at creating global mayhem that keeps comic book fans captivated. But is any of the science actually true? In The Science of Supervillains, authors Lois Gresh and Bob Weinberg present a highly entertaining and informative look at the mind-boggling wizardry behind the comic book world's legendary baddies. Whether it's artificial intelligence, weapons systems, anti-matter, robotics, or magnetic flux theory, this fun, fact-filled book is a fascinating excursion into the real-world science animating the genius in the comic book world's pantheon of evil geniuses
The Divergent companion : the unauthorized guide to the series by Lois H Gresh( Book )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The first companion guide to the blockbuster bestselling Divergent trilogy--soon to be a major motion picture Written by the New York Times bestselling author of The Twilight Companion and The Hunger Games Companion, the book takes fans deeper into the post-apocalyptic world created by Veronica Roth--a dystopian Chicago in which humanity has organized itself into five factions, each with its own core value to uphold. At the age of sixteen, Beatrice Prior must choose to which one she will devote her life. The Divergent Companion includes fascinating background facts about the action in all three books--the third book, Allegiant, publishes in October 2013--a revealing biography of the author, and amazing insights into the trilogy's major themes and features. It's everything fans have been hungering for since the very first book! This book is not authorized by Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, or anyone involved in the Divergent movie. The Divergent Companion is a must-read and a terrific gift for the millions of fans both young and old--especially with the Summit Entertainment film version of Divergent, the first book in the trilogy, hitting theaters in March 2014"--
Why did it have to be snakes? : from science to the supernatural, the many mysteries of Indiana Jones by Lois H Gresh( Book )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the scientific, historical, and cultural facts behind the Indiana Jones movies, discussing real-life archeologists and their adventures, the uses of bullwhips, and the connection between Nazis and the occult
Searchers after horror : new tales of the weird and fantastic( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of weird and fantastic fiction edited by S.T. Joshi
The fan's guide to the Spiderwick chronicle : unauthorized fun with fairies, ogres, brownies, boggarts, and more! by Lois H Gresh( Book )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For fans of The Spiderwick Chronicles comes the ultimate unauthorized guide to the facts behind Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black's world. This new book by Lois Gresh takes young readers beyond the creepy and captivating fairy world of The Spiderwick Chronicles and answers the burning questions kids have been aching to know. With illustrations, quizzes, facts, and mytholog., The Fan's Guide to The Spiderwick Chronicles will provide hours of fun. Digging deep into history, legend, and lore, this magical guide helps fans enjoy their favorite series as they never have before. This is the perfect gift for that young reader who can't get enough of the series or wants to find out what the excitement is all about
The Mortal Instruments companion : City of Bones, Shadowhunters, and The Sight: the unauthorized guide by Lois H Gresh( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unofficial companion to Cassandra Clare's best-selling "Mortal Instruments" series profiles the Shadowhunters urban fantasy world, its major themes, and its characters, in a fan's reference that also includes an author biography
Exploring Philip Pullman's His dark materials : an unauthorized adventure through The golden compass, the subtle knife, and the amber spyglass by Lois H Gresh( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and German and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the elements of religion, science, and fantasy in Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials trilogy, and includes a glossary and bibliography
The science of Anime : mecha-noids and AI-super-bots by Lois H Gresh( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dragon ball Z : an unauthorized guide by Lois H Gresh( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses Dragon Ball Z toys, trading cards, and action figures; outlines television show and movie plots; describes the characters; and includes jokes, quizzes, and interviews with fans
Chuck Farris and the tower of darkness : an action story about PlayStation 2 by Lois H Gresh( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen-year-old Chuck Farris, video game hotshot, turns into various video game super-heroes!
Blood and ice by Lois H Gresh( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As alien vampires that have slept for centuries in Antarctica begin awakening and moving to the Mediterranean, Chloe Desmarais finds that living with her abusive family is worse than the cold embrace of these new icy-fanged lovers. On the cusp of either running away from the city in which she grew up or staying to help herself and her few remaining friends, Chloe meets a vampire who is not like the rest
 
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Alternative Names
Gresh, Lois

グレシュ, L

グレシュ, ロイス H

グレッシュ, ロイズ

Languages
English (93)

French (4)

Spanish (2)

German (1)

Czech (1)

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The science of Stephen King : from Carrie to Cell, the terrifying truth behind the horror master's fictionThe science of James Bond : from bullets to bowler hats to boat jumps, the real technology behind 007's fabulous filmsThe Hunger Games companion : the unauthorized guide to the seriesThe science of superheroesThe truth behind A series of unfortunate events : eyeballs, leeches, hypnotism, and orphans-- exploring Lemony Snicket's worldThe computers of Star trekThe ultimate unauthorized Eragon guide : the hidden facts behind the world of AlagaësiaThe termination node