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Were You Born Stupid? Tales of an Hispanic-American Family
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 94,670. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Were you born stupid?” is a phrase I often heard my father ask me as the eldest of his seven children. This memoir is of what now seems an enchanted childhood, written through a boy’s eyes, set in the 1950’s through 70’s, growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. It relates the trials and triumphs of a large Hispanic family, a life abundantly joyful, at times brutal.
Never Say Die - New Adventures from the Country Vet
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,660. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Dr. Dave Perrin, Country Vet meets some of the most improbable clients and frustrating cases of his career. His small animal practice thrives as snakes with indigestion, traumatized rabbits, and alcoholic dogs are deposited on his exam table. His large animal patients include horses with mysterious ailments, hogs that beep, heifers from hell, and goats that definitely have his number.
A Crash Course in American Law
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,320. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Hot coffee, flying body parts, and how a jury once found that workplace harassment caused an armed robbery. These are hilarious true stories that are supported by actual court records, along with legal analysis explaining in plain English how each court reached its particular result. The #1 Bestseller on Amazon for legal humor, this is entertainment that will make you smarter.
Short Stories - Collection
Price: Free! Words: 77,110. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Short story enthusiasts, this book is for you. It is a collection of my favourite short stories written over a span of approximately 25 years. During this interval I was privileged to work in various jurisdictions on 6 continents of the world. At each locale I chose to live as closely as possible with the populous therein, thus maximizing my chance to collect intriguing material for this treatise.
Strangers Have the Best Candy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
What kind of real-life person would not only take candy from strangers, but would turn it into a life-long passion? Meet Meps, a curious, open-hearted traveler who has turned talking to strangers into a way of life. In her award-winning book, she shares hilarious and provocative tales of conversations and adventures with strangers in North America and beyond.
China Teaching Behind the Great Firewall & Other Inadvisable Things in a Country Shaped Like a Chicken
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,700. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
An irreverent and often satirical armchair adventure about teaching English in mainland China by a woefully overeducated former lawyer and part-time university music lecturer and teacher.
Everything You Need to Know to Survive English Class
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,090. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
A wild look at the logical gaps, confusing bits and just plain goofy moments in the greatest works of literature ever written, and also in Emerson's Walden.
The Olio Folio
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 108,140. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2015 by The Educational Publisher/Biblio Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » American / General, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Some pieces of Olio Folio are fiction; others a combination of fiction and fact; some are actual fact. Some of the fiction is more believable than my factual stories. Some of the factual stories sound like fiction. Not my fault! I’ll let you try to figure it out. As they say: “Any resemblance of these characters to actual people, living or dead, is purely coincidental.” Or is it?
Torn: The Story of an Undeserving Wallaby Drowning in a Septic Tank.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 91,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Only a bloody Australian would be crazy enough to write a laugh out loud book about their child’s abduction to Brazil but when the most important thing in your life is taken from you, you had better get busy laughing or there will be nothing left of you if the moment comes to see your child again.
Rumble Yell: Discovering America's Biggest Bike Ride
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,640. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
ForeWord's Humor Book of the Year! RUMBLE YELL is the hilarious new book about RAGBRAI®. Finally enthusiasts, armchair cyclists, and adventure widows can live the full experience. No sweat. No lube. Just laughs.
Goat Lips: Tales of a Lapsed Englishman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
A thought-provoking romp through a lapsed Englishman’s life, who—after a quarter century of living in the United States—realized he’d neglected to renew his subscription to England. Matthew’s relentless wit and insight is front and center as we bounce between England and the United States, experiencing one hilarious, and sometimes poignant, tale after another.
The Old Man and Me Book 2: Things I Didn't Get to Tell You the First Time
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,980. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014 by Black Rose Writing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The Old Man and Me - Stories I Didn't Get to Tell You the First Time continues the story of the author's early life through the 1960s. It overlaps the first book, filling gaps among his original adventures. Ride along on a humpback bridge "jump" in a hot rod and take a Senior Class Trip to Washington, D.C.
Shakespeare for Slackers: Hamlet
Series: Shakespeare for Slackers. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,800. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2014 by Five Rivers Publishing info@5rivers.org. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Plays » Shakespeare
This is Shakespeare translated, retold, vandalized, brutalized, and outright demolished to suit the language of the times.
Plum Jam and Pot Mess: Coping with Chaos as a Schoolboy and Sailorboy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,410. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Norman Dabell has been a successful journalist, broadcaster and author for nearly 40 years but this is the story of his life before a pen and ink. Plum Jam and Pot Mess were two of Norman's favourite delicacies and they aptly sum him up. As a youngster he was often in a jam; when he served in the Royal Navy, he was nearly always in a mess.
I Sold My Gold Tooth for Gas Money: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 52,580. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Traveling is not for the timid of heart. What can go wrong often does, as twenty-six road warriors relate in this book. Whether it's driving across Canada at Christmastime or journeying to remote corners of the planet, you'll alternately laugh, cringe, giggle and feel inspired by these writers, and the often bizarre and extraordinary circumstances they find themselves in.
A Bear Stole My Fishing Boat: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,610. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
What happens when your trip goes awry? When your sandal-clad foot steps in the cow dung? Perhaps you too have watched with disbelief as your travel plans fell apart, and have been tempted to look up at the cosmos and cry, “Why me?” Join our posse of twenty-five traveling scribes as they endure some of the weirdest, wackiest, and most comic moments of misadventure you are ever likely to read about.
Never Trust a Smiling Bear: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 50,990. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The fifth volume in Summit Studios bestselling travel and outdoor humor series. Join thirty-one intrepid travel writers who will take you on a journey from Alaska to the Amazon to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. It’s another helping of zany, absurd and downright preposterous tales of misadventure, some of which are hardly believable.
A Beaver is Eating My Canoe: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,860. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Have you ever felt like the Universe is laughing at you? Like you’re the butt of some great cosmic joke? Fear not! You are not alone. In this long-awaited sequel to Mugged by a Moose, we hope you’ll find a feeling of kinship with our twenty-five free-spirited wanderers as they relate some of their craziest, wackiest, funniest and most inspiring tales of travel from the far side of beyond.
Mugged by a Moose: True Tales to Make you Laugh, Chortle, Snicker and Feel Inspired
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 51,830. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Is a bad day spent outside really better than a good day at the office? This collection of twenty-three short stories, written by twenty semi-intrepid adventurers, aims to answer that question. Alternately laugh, cringe, giggle and feel inspired by our writers as they tell some of the most outrageous tales from the Great Outdoors you've ever heard.