Books tagged: comic novel

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The Brightest Moon of the Century
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 109,390. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Edward, a young Minnesotan, is blessed with an abundance of "experience"--first when his mother dies and next when his father shoehorns Edward into a private boys school where he's tortured and groomed. In this comic novel, Edward needs a place in the universe, but he wants an understanding of women. The reader experiences Edward's life from ages 14 to 45.
A Huckster's Paradise
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 142,770. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
All Jack Schlitz wants is a second chance at success. When he finds it, as a purveyor of “natural products” with his partners in MacNatural Organics, it proves a velvet prison he half-heartedly longs to escape. Along the way to his epiphany, and beyond, the novel presents a comic view of one microcosm of our marketing-driven consumer culture, where all that really matters is a sale.
The Revised Kama Sutra: A Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
A Confederacy of Dunces meets Catcher in the Rye in this comic novel about a boy growing up Catholic in India, freeing himself from brainwashing by priests and nuns, and hitching himself to an American Dream. The Dream is interrupted by a grueling campaign against his virginity; the novel was described as Kurt Vonnegut as "very funny," and was published in ten countries and seven languages.
The Stories of Haven: Divine Intervention
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011 by Brick Cave Books. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Comics
No one knows how deities come into being, unless you are in the city of Haven. Join author J.A. Giunta on this great twist on a fantasy tale. From the author of the Guardians, Keppers of the Magic Series. While the stories are not serial, you can pick up any in the series, this is officially Story #12
Foreign Matter: In Trouble with My Fantasies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,190. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Toby travels with a woman who pays. He's got it made, except that her nine-year-old daughter is smarter than he is. Part of the Toby series. Original hardcover published by Atheneum/Macmillan, New York. “A very, very funny book"—The West Coast Review of Books. “Enormously enjoyable”—Kirkus Reviews. “Fresh and spirited”— Publishers Weekly.
Viewmaster
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Price: Free! Words: 91,570. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
1 human day = 7 dog days = 14 tourist days. This is the philosophy that undergirds the comic novel 'Viewmaster'. Roy, recovering alcoholic & proprietor of Golden Rules B & B in San Francisco, is shaken & stirred by a mix of tourists, dogs & even a human being or two that will break your balls & your heart. If life were a cocktail his would be the love child of Molotov & Shirley Temple.
The Cad
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,940. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Lovable slacker Toby Tucker, an incompetent tour guide and guardian angel to a group of travelers in Greece, has a love affair that threatens to make a solid citizen of him. Part of the Toby series. From the reviews of Foreign Matter: “A very, very funny book"—The West Coast Review of Books. “Enormously enjoyable”—Kirkus Reviews. “Fresh and spirited”— Publishers Weekly.
A Question of Alignment
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Series: The Tom Fletcher Stories. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,160. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Tom Fletcher is an unlikely man to save the universe. In fact he is an unlikely man to do anything requiring action, but when the family cat talks to him, then walks through the sitting room wall, even he is intrigued. Someone from a parallel universe is altering the laws of probability by swapping Lottery balls. Soon, Tom is littering adjacent universes with stuff that just shouldn’t be there.
Monsters 101, Chapter Two: "Of Tooth and Claw"
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel
Captured by three, terrifying, child-devouring monsters, the school bully Willy Pugg knows fear for the first time. But will their proposal give the Pugg more power than he can possibly imagine, or will it drive him insane?
Monsters 101, Chapter Five: "Holdin' Out For a Hero"
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Graphic novel
Cliff, the hall monitor and darling of the Tanglewood Middle School faculty is fed up with Willy Pugg terrorizing the halls of his beloved school. But can the golden-haired hero finally stop the rampages of the world's most dangerous bully when the Pugg has made the decision that he no longer wants to be human?