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The Unlikely Bibles: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
On a drunken whim, Terrance makes a bet he lives to regret. To find the most bizarre theatrical act possible. And make money out of them. But when he stumbles across The Unlikely Bibles, it seems he’s struck gold. Or opened up a whole new world of problems . . . A story haunted by the past, and yet driven by an overwhelming urge to move forward. The Unlikely Bibles: A Short Story.
Nothing Perpetual: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,390. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Have Zach’s passive aggressive tendencies really led him to this? In the middle of the night. Down on his knees. A pair of scissors in his hand. Cutting a hole in his teenage daughter’s beanbag. . . . Perhaps he should get professional help after all. An off-centre, life-affirming story. Nothing Perpetual: A Short Story.
Love Should Never Wait: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Lisa finds herself, like so many others, going to extreme lengths to find love: Speed dating. It worked for others, so why not for her? But will she be able to find those rebellious types she’s so keen on? A story of love, reality and friendship. Love Should Never Wait: A Short Story.
Gotta Have Clean Teeth: A Short Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Karlson Davis has a decision to make. Keep exploiting the bass player of his band. Or come clean. Call the whole thing off. Decisions, decisions . . . A story which explores farce, and when it’s time to call it quits. Gotta Have Clean Teeth: A Short Story.
Letters to Another: A Short Story Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A father and daughter come together; then fall apart. Bizarre artistic endeavours. Madness, extremes. And some home truths. Includes five short stories: Operation, The Unlikely Bibles, Gotta Have Clean Teeth, Love Should Never Wait, Nothing Perpetual. Letters to Another: A Short Story Collection.
The Mind’s Aspiration: A Short Story Collection
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,750. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015 by DIB Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The best summer job ever. An oddball struggle. Even more oddball musicians. The hardest job in fashion. And a time for rebirth, amid life’s rubble. Includes five short stories: Mediterranean Arms, Blankety White, The Hamfists, Boring People, Spectacular Clothes, A Silent Company. The Mind’s Aspiration: A Short Story Collection.
The Provocateur
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A woman with ill intentions boards a train. She’s got something hidden up her skirt - and soon, the whole train is going to hear about it. Sexy, sassy, and a little absurd, The Provocateur is the unsettling story of a wife’s revenge.
Salvation of Sam
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,240. Language: British English. Published: February 23, 2015. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The recently bereaved Jonas heads back to his forest playground to grieve. However, he stumbles across the unlikeliest of beings in his path, an abandoned dolphin. The discovery sets him off on a mission of redemption and salvation, but all that he finds along the path are obstacles which require him to dig as deep as possible as he tries to deal with the loss of Jolene.
Looking for a Job in the Age of Ageism: A Survivor's Guide to Long-term Unemployment After 50
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
This survival guide about long term unemployment after 50 years of age is a funny frolic into a serious societal problem. Having survived several years of unemployment, the author shares her experiences. She explores topics of job-hunting, creating a meaningful life, structuring your day, keeping your mood elevated, dealing with vices and addictions, starting a business, and getting retrained.
THE EGG
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Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
What is the egg. This story explores the secret question that only a few of us know about. A question greater than life itself. A question about the egg!
Invocations et autres élucubrations
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Price: $3.41 USD. Words: 14,920. Language: French. Published: February 15, 2015. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Invocations et autres élucubrations est un recueil de nouvelles et micronouvelles fantastiques, comiques et/ou absurdes illustrées par Thomas Balard.
Meander
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Price: Free! Words: 13,920. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Meander has his hands full, preparing the assassination of a local crime lord. He likes to do his jobs neatly and tidy, with no strings attached. His new neighbor Senta should be nothing more than a one-night fling, but she quickly becomes the biggest hurdle Meander has to face in getting the job done.
Steel Wagons
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,850. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015 by Triple V Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
When a university prank to steal a railway wagon almost goes terribly wrong, David doesn't know if his friendship with Ryan will survive. The pair have always been competitive. Sports, art, girls, craziness. But this time David wonders if they've gone too far. When Ryan wins the contest on his own--with a full-sized railway engine--David knows they're never going to stop.
The Underwater Man: A short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
A boy yearns for recognition from his father, but then soon realizes that he is nothing like the kind of man he wants himself to be.
Brighton Beach Memory: A short love story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,160. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Category: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay
A chance encounter while swimming off the beach at Brighton, England results in frustration for Oliver as he longs for love
Evil Penguins 2: Armageddon
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 330. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
They're back... and even badder than before. A funny cartoon book about penguins behaving badly. Reviews for Evil Penguins: "A fun and breezy read. Anie channels The Far Side with great success and maintains an acidic, devious tone throughout the entire book." - Ain't It Cool News; “Very funny and witty, with a dark nod, wink and a smile throughout.” - The Penguin Post
Die etwas besseren Cartoons von Oliver Gaspirtz
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Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: German. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Die Auswahl der Zeichnungen in "Die etwas besseren Cartoons von Oliver Gaspirtz" basiert lose auf dem amerikanischen Buch "Sick and Twisted Cartoons by Gaspirtz."
Edward Teller Dreams of Barbecuing People
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 57,780. Language: American English. Published: February 9, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
In the backdrop of a suburban world of swimming pools, crushy love, and genuine loss, Ronald Reagan has declared the Soviet Union the Evil Empire and calls for an end to nuclear arms. Gene's scientist father leads the team to end the Cold War by creating the Strategic Defense Initiative, "a shield not a sword." And so skeptical seventeen year-old Gene sets out to wage his own personal war...
In Which Our Heroine and Her Laser Cannon End a Relationship
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Price: Free! Words: 1,850. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2015. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A jilted lover decides to try to take revenge, and winds up learning a valuable lesson in this short fictional comedy.
Lifting the Lid
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,110. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2015 by S & H Publishing, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Lifting the Lid is a comic thriller with more twists and turns than an Escher-designed bobsleigh run. Trevor and his incorrigible dog, Milly, show how a single, split-second decision can change someone's life forever--from tedious and unfulfilling to mind-bogglingly terrifying.