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1492 and All That: A Fool's History of the USA
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 21 reviews)
The "fool" of the title is the inept narrator, who takes us on a warm but clueless tour of US history. He stops briefly to visit American culture, the American mind and various problems he claims to solve but fails even to illuminate. Presidents get harpooned along with both parties. Yet the view is ever rosy, including a glimpse of endless prosperity that "only Yankee Doodle dares dream of."
American Business and Daytime Dramas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 99,220. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Essay » Business
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
On Thursday, April 14, 2011, ABC/Disney Television unleashed a nationwide firestorm in concurrently announcing that it was cancelling two of Daytime television’s longstanding prized soap operas created by the legendary writer, Agnes Nixon, “One Life to Live” and “All My Children.” Nationwide, fans immediately began protesting against these cancellations.
Pickles The Parrot: A Humorous Look At Life With An African Grey
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 6 reviews)
Everyday life with an African Grey Parrot seen through the humorous and often twisted mind of his owner, Georgi. Her interesting perspectives on animal intellect and unique insights into nature take the reader on a thought provoking, entertaining and often hilarious ride. The star of the book, Pickles, takes his adventures in stride with wit and charm.
cortos
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: Spanish. Published: September 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
"Cortos relatos del mundo de las ideas escritos desde mi BlackBerry @ 30 mil pies de altura." Este libro pertenece a un nuevo mundo, el de la globalización digital, sin fronteras geográficas y con historias que vuelan sin límites por todo el planeta. Tuvo como objetivo ser escrito en su totalidad desde mi BlackBerry y así se cumplió.
Humor Me! Short Amusing Takes on George Clooney, Fruit Fly Sex, the NSA, Halle Berry, Compassionate Rats and other Wacky Topics
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,060. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
What would you get if you crossed Jon Stewart and Erma Bombeck? Humor Me! It is a compilation of reader favorites from Rosie Sorenson's humor column, including political observations such as Dear Mr. NSA and TSA Reject; bemused domestic rants such as iHusband and I Do Not Have Closet Phobia' and, thirty-one other whimsical offerings, Blowing Bubbles In North Korea and This Little Piggy.
Nude Nuns and Other Peculiar People
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
It has been my good fortune to know and associate with a goodly number of goofballs. Enjoy a few laugh out loud moments by following the adventures of an ordinary man's encounters with some very unordinary people. The scene changes from New Orleans to Harvard to Ft. Polk to China and throughout America's heartland, but the theme remains constant, the pervasive ubiquity of peculiar people.
Pizzles in Paradise
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Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,010. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: March 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks is an English trained vet. In a quirky yet literate style this memoir describes his education, courtship and subsequent emigration to New Zealand with Viv, his young wife. His numerous anecdotes are lively and good-humoured, occasionally poignant and often hilarious. It will be enjoyed by all those who love animals, have owned a pet, worked on a farm or read James Herriot.
A Wander in Vetland
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Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,470. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
Gingers and Wry
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,270. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Twins, Triplets & More
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
"TWINS. It's the kind of word that only ever happens to somebody else." This is the kind of dry humour that characterizes Gingers & Wry, an autobiographical account of a stay@home Dad of tenacious toddler twin boys. Join the author as he finds the humour in situations that would make the Dalai Lama scream out in anger. You'll never see the world the same once you've seen it through Dwayne's eyes.
BBQ Pizza A Flaming Expose on Macho Cooking
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,450. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Methods / Barbecue & Grilling
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
The most hilarious cookbook ever! With 47 simple, tasty recipes, (Had to be odd, so the Pina Coladas count!) and easy to find ingredients. This book will get you started making delicious pizzas quickly! This book is a “what NOT to do” book. Save yourself from fire department visits by learning from our mistakes. Happy Grilling! "Erma Bombeck meets Ina Garten! Fabulicious!” ~~ G. M. DePriest
Pickles The Parrot Speaks: On Life, The Universe, And Sesame Seed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,550. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Pickles The Parrot on the internet, what a riot! Each day, Pickles posts his witty and humorous thoughts on life from his parrot perspective. The day doesn't start for his fans until they've checked in for their morning chuckle- and it's best not to read with a mouth full of coffee! This uproariously funny book is a gem of a collection featuring the wisdom and humor of Pickles at his best.
Eagles In The Flesh
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,280. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Based on a true story about men who experience the adventure of a life time. Men who become birds at will, and soar with wings over Mountains and Jungles, who dance among Mother Natures up drafts. Feel what it is like to fly free as a bird flying over exotic lands and strange cultures while soaring like Eagles and Partying like Vultures. Soar in the days sun and party wild in the stars.
My Mother-in-law Misadventures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,350. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
In his usual tongue-in-cheek style Vince writes about the years of living with his Mother-in-law. Some are poignant, some are outlandish and all of them will make you smile. His last chapter gives details of when his mother-in-law was a young woman, fleeing the Nazis in WWII.
Why Do Dramas Do That? Part 1
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,560. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Have you ever devoted sixteen hours to watching a Korean drama and been left wondering, "Why do dramas do that?" The creators of popular television blog Dramabeans.com deconstruct Korean drama tropes and explain cultural nuances that regularly get lost in translation. An essential guide for longtime drama-lovers and new fans alike.
Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase: Hilarious Stories of Air Travel by the World's Favorite Flight Attendant
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,070. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Flight attendant Betty started a wildly popular podcast about airline travel, sharing funny stories from the air, now listened to by half a million Betty fans worldwide. By popular demand, here’s the best of Betty in what may be the world’s first podcast-turned-book, or “pook”. It's a wonderful way to be entertained in the airport, on a plane, at home, and anywhere you want a good laugh!
Emergency Laughter
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,870. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Emergency Laughter: It Wasn't Funny When It Happened, But It Is Now! A collection of hilarious real-life medical stories written by a 20-year veteran of emergency medicine & surgery. Laughter helps the mind, heals the body and is a critical survival tool for all who deal with death, dying and disaster up close. Author Mike Cyra shows that it's ok to laugh at yourself and the world around you.
Pickles The Parrot Returns: My Continued Adventures with a Bird Brain
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,190. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Georgi Abbott has nailed it once again! Similar to her first book "Pickles The Parrot", but a more indepth look at the care and commitment parrots require. You'll laugh out loud at the situations that arise with Pickles and his human companions. In this book, the writer has also given Pickles a voice to muse about the world. Pickles is charming playing the role of philosopher and comedian.
Master and The Green-Eyed Hope
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 127,940. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Johanna Kern - filmmaker/multiple award winning author, tells her story of an unusual encounter with the Master whom she met while spontaneously falling into trance one day. Filled with fun “scenes” from the Ancient Temple and stories from the filmmaker’s life, this book entertains while exploring the Master’s unique approach to psychology, self-development, quantum physics, philosophy & religion.
101 Things To Do Before The Apocalypse
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,970. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
101 Things To Do Before The Apocalypse is the ultimate tongue in cheek guide on how you could spend the time our planet has left, but it's not your ordinary bucket list. It’s time to do all the things you’ve only dreamed about doing. Each item is written in the same fun, humorous and quirky style featured throughout the book. I guess you could think of it as a bucket list… for society!
Dutch Tilt, Aussie Auteur: The Films of Rolf de Heer (2nd Edition)
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Price: Free! Words: 45,150. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Artists, architects, & photographers
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Rolf de Heer is Australia’s most successful and unpredictable film-maker, with 13 feature films of widely varying style and genre to his name. This auteur analysis of his oeuvre, however, suggests that there is a signature world view to be detected in most of his work, and that he (quite possibly unconsciously) promotes unlikely protagonists who are non-hyper masculine, child-like and nurturing.