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Punchafish
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Price: Free! Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In the tradition of "Moby Dick," "The Old Man and the Sea" and the great Ali-Foreman bout of 1974 comes a man vs fish story for the 21st century. It's survival of the fittest for George Miller, a down-and-out working stiff who has to beat the odds (and a really big fish) to reclaim his dignity. Short story, humor, around 2000 words.
On the Back Lot of Life
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Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Eyes and Ears. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
From the author of the Orange Prize-nominated comic novel, "A Visit From Voltaire," a heartwarming and funny short story about the scorching August morning her mother died in L.A. A woman who loved living among the various "types" who might have walked out of a Central Casting directory or a soap-opera audition call, the departed mother bequeaths her bereaved daughter the legacy of laughter.
One for Sorrow
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Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Another day of wonder dawned with questions immediately apparent. “Five magpies in my garden! Why my garden? And why on earth are they so damn noisy? That isn’t a chirp, more like tambourines being thrashed! And, seriously, how can a group of 5 possibly influence the Karmic rules in bringing me some silver”
Andy the Barbarian
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,470. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012 by Steven Hill. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A young boy's fascination with Conan the Barbarian leads to hilarious results on the playground and in the classroom... This light-hearted short story offers a glimpse into the mind of a child and the ways he tries to emulate his fantastic and pulpy heroes.
A New Father's Guide To Raising Daughters: How To Keep Her Off The Pole
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,540. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The time has come for a book that speaks in the language of the common man—a parenting book for today's generation of guys who are trying to raise daughters. However, until that book comes along, try reading this book by W. T. Dupree (also known as "Dub T" or simply "Dub"). Author Chris DiMarco partners with family man Dub T to tell the story of the Dupree Family—Dub and his four daughters.
The Indian Girl's Definitive Guide to Staying Single
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,150. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
"IT professional seeks Hindi-speaking homely girl with US citizenship who can cook and make chai. Please send biodata and photo." This indispensable guide may offer answers to those questions plaguing single Indian women everywhere: - Does this sari make my marriage photo look fat? - If I drink chai, but no Indian sees me, do I become more marriageable? - How can I avoid marrying that guy?
The Acharnians In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 50. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,430. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When it comes to absurd humor Aristophanes was the master! Aristophanes?! Yes! "The Acharnians" is one of the earliest plays of Aristophanes and also one of his funniest. BookCaps puts a fresh spin on Aristophanes' classic work witht his modern retelling. The original text is also presented in the book, along with a comparable version of both text.
A Helluva Deal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Short story. Summoning the Devil never seems to work... and now you will know why. Travel with our hero, Harold, as he struggles to do the Devil's work, and still come out ahead. A humorous adventure through the world of bad publicity, publishing, and how the Dark Lord has to cope with it all.
To The Point
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Short Story. A fearsome knight meets his most powerful ally ever... though it may not be all that he expected. Sometimes, a woman is a woman, no matter her form. And it can be all about how a man would handle her... and if he listens when she tells him just how use her. An amusing, short romp through the stereotypes of fantasy.
I Didn't Mean to Kill My Best Friend
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Price: Free! Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(1.00 from 1 review)
A comedic, entertaining look at the difficulties associated with disposing the body of a friend.
All's Well That Ends Well In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 49. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,020. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
It's a comedy! It's a tragedy! It's...confusing! Shakespeare doesn't have to be confusing and hard to read. Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling. If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of All's Well That Ends Well.
What a Week That Was!
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Price: Free! Words: 1,620. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
What a Week That Was! by Brian Parker takes us back to the heady days of the 1980s advertising executive - long lunches, gossip, back-stabbing and ... a little bit of work here and there. Step back in time as Parker the Storyteller entertains us with a week in the life of someone who will remind those of a certain age and profession how working life USED to be!
Loser
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,650. Language: Simple English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Rocket Science Productions LLC. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is a story about some of the dumb things that have happened to me and how I have managed to keep a stiff upper lip (if for no other reason than the lower lip got hit by a wayward baseball) and find some success in life.
Cat Patrol Delta, Episode #6: A Purrfect Plan
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012 by Grey Cat Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
After the evil space dogs steal its crashed spaceship, Cat Patrol Delta goes on the prowl to track it down. Without a ship, they can't get home, but the Reaper has plans for the ship that don't involve simply handing it back... plans for destroying Katlantis and dealing with the cats, once and for all.
Welcome To Colorful Colorado
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Short Story Press Presents Welcome To Colorful Colorado by Ken Green “Welcome to Colorful Colorado” is the sometimes-humorous tale of one man’s decision to begin an adventure on the other side of the “world”, when that world is 1,000 miles away.
Sheer Purgatory
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(4.00 from 1 review)
An hilarious romp through the Afterlife in a Douglas Adams meets Terry Pratchett kind of way. If Monty Python had shot another movie, this would probably have been the one they shot dead. Dan arrives in Purgatory with Victor 3157, his well-meaning but incompetent guardian angel, where he finds he has to wash away his sins, outsmart angelic security and figure out how to get his life back.
Interstate Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,800. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Dreamer came back to Austin, Texas from a bad banana war with a souvenir slug in his head. No big deal, just a minor side effect: Now, every safe, every lock, every fancy alarm takes a nap when he's around. Dreamer's not tempted. He's straight arrow and doesn't need the dough. He's happy selling guppies, hanging out at Mama Lucy's Vishnu and esus Barbecue. It's never that simple with Neal Barrett.
Linda's School Project
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,390. Language: American English. Published: June 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is the third story in the "Becoming a Hero" series from author Mark Moore. In this story, Linda gets paired with a student named Richard Malcolm as a "married" couple for a school project. Can they get along? "Becoming a Hero" is a quiet, low-key series that explores the making of a hero. There are no big battles, no angst, and no teen melodrama. 1,348 words; suitable for high-schoolers
101 Fun Things to Do that Younger People (Probably) Aren't Up To Yet
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Price: Free! Words: 10,710. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
101 Fun Things is about older folks who are excited about life. It's not a novel but a sequence of humorous or sentimental vignettes (not exactly 101) that show people having outrageous fun. It's an over-the-top gas designed to put a smile on your face if not laughter or love in your heart.
Year of the Chick: Beginnings (a prequel short story)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,440. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Two things happen when you graduate university: 1: You realize you'll be working for the next 40 years...which requires alcohol 2. You wonder when you're supposed to fall in love You'll also find: office friends, dimwits, an HR manager that's out to get you...and an attractive guy from an office transfer (that's when things get complicated). This short story is a prequel to "Year of the Chick"