Books tagged: humor and life

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Scenes From A Hundred Morning Drives
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Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 121,810. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Edward Hotspur thinks of things on the way to work. But really, he's thinking about humor, sarcasm, philosophy, love and life. This is a collection of essays that somehow combine topics as divergent as work, rain, deadlines, fairy tales, evolution and sunsets so that they work together - often within the same essay. He makes you laugh, he makes you wonder, but most of all, he makes you think.
The Three to One Rule
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,920. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Twenty-eight year old Zoe is in a rut. After three years of university and a failed relationship she finds herself single and doing telephone surveys for a living. That is until one day her coworker, Simon, comes up with an outlandish scheme to make money. With an unpredictable roommate, a man with one arm and the Three to One Rule, how could things go wrong?
The Pithesaurus
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Price: $2.49 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
In the tradition of the fortune cookie and Bartlett's Quotations comes an original collection of over 700 supposedly pithy, sage, humorous morsels of deep thought. It is the perfect pre-packaged ingredient list for a better life, mind, and spirit in today's hectic self absorbed age. Enlightenment was never more portable. Scroll, read, and enjoy a migraine.
Trucker
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,990. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
This is the true story of trucking in the United States. It's not like in the funny papers or on TV. It's a way of life that will surprise most people. Follow a year with Merlin and Jo as they drive their semi across the country.
Through My Looking Glass: A View from the Beach
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 48,250. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of 68 humorous personal experience stories, gleaned from Jan's 11-time Washington Newspaper Association award-winning column.
One Dieter's Diary as Told to Laila Kujala by Oink
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Did you ever wonder why it is so easy to gain weight, but so hard to lose it? In One Dieter's Diary as Told to Laila Kujala by Oink, Oink is struggling with this question in a humorous way. The book is full of funny illustrations. Anybody who has ever tried to lose weight can relate to this story.
Randomisms
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From the Author of "The Book of Sunlight" and "The Art of Mark Wilson", imagine owning a collection of original and useful slogans, proverbs, jokes, funny definitions, inspiration, anecdotes and more that reminds you of the importance of being your funny self. A great book to give yourself or someone as a gift to laugh when you need it.
The Unfeeling Wannabe Surgeon: A Med School Memoir
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012 by Olo Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
The hours are inhumane. The people are insane. But you literally hold someone's life in your hands. And the one thing that nobody told me before I plunged hands-first into my surgical rotation, the thing I had to discover for myself, was that, compared to anything else in medicine, every blood-spattered second of surgery is so much fun.
The Flaming Marshmallow - Part 1
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had many adventures when I was young. Running from the police, wild women, egging houses, breaking windows, getting away, getting caught, winning fights, losing fights, making out with girls, skipping school, sneaking out at night, summer camp,leeches, outhouses, falling in love, falling out of love, first striptease show , wild women, wilder women and then I turned thirteen.
Hello Dolly
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I had begun to notice little things, strange little things. I was in the grocery store couple of days ago, just walking around with the damn song going through my head. I remember I was looking at the cans of sweet baby peas, when an older guy with a white beard strolled by pushing his cart. As he passed I could hear him humming “Hello Dolly” to himself. It freaked me out.