Books tagged: boredom

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Air People
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 730. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Essay » Literature
Recorded for NPR by Janice Daugharty I was at first shocked by the sheer mass of scurrying humanity at Hartsfield International Airport, in Atlanta, Georgia. All alone under one roof, yet not a foot apart from each other. Nobody spoke to me. Then I wondered what would happen if I actually tried to strike up a conversation with somebody...
Mondayne Morning
Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Not another Monday morning.
Henry Fuckit Kills Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,940. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
When Henry blunders into the job of storeman in the Simonstown naval dockyard, he has no intention of doing any work. But he finds no one expects him to lift a finger. To alleviate the boredom of a futile existence Henry and his indolent colleagues while away the hours by drinking Vrotters, engaging in pseudophilosophical discussion and quasi scientific research using misappropriated naval stores.
Boredom Busters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
If you’re tired of hearing your children say, “I’m bored,” then check out Boredom Busters! Organized by categories that include Indoor, Outdoor, Game, Solitaire and Silly, these ideas will spur your elementary-school children to entertain themselves with minimal adult assistance.
Numb
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 26,890. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
We all fight numbness & its long-term effect. Unless our daily reality is greater than our inner fantasy, we’ll wander from one reality-replacement to another. When we forget what we know—we forfeit who we are.
Boring Front Cover
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
After a monotonous commute to work and a hellish day at the office on the moon, Maureen finds a peculiar book called Boring Front Cover...
Skipping School (30+ Great Things You May Not Know About Home Schooling)
Price: $12.95 USD. Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Home schooling
Considering home schooling? Tackle concerns and gain confidence as this homeschool facilitator, mother, and former teacher arms you with facts about socialization, post-secondary opportunity, public school myths and more. Buy this jam-packed, motivating, and powerful book and make your home a place where your child can thrive in freedom & learn in joy with the natural radiance children deserve!
Disillusioned
Series: Dissed, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 119,930. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Adventure » Action
Sometimes marriage sucks. Sometimes husbands are hypocritical jerks. Sometimes life with them is too bound up in history to have any hope for a future. What happens when an opportunity arises to leave it all behind? And what if the chance comes with the benefit of a handsome companion? To decide, Tessa Wilson must choose between two men: one a scoundrel, one a hero. But which is which?
Grandma's Motorcycle
Price: Free! Words: 1,100. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
My Motorcycle describes a grandmother's humorous and unsuccessful attempts to ride a motorcycle. Even after professional lessons and assistance from motorcycle cops, the skill to stay upright eludes her. After a thousand miles of falls, road rash, and burns, the grandmother reflects on her failure.
Anatomy of Surprise
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,790. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Godly omniscience has one drawback, and it’s a major one: it’s boring. There are absolutely no surprises. None. At all. So, God, also known as Alphonse at that time, set about to cure his godly boredom.