Books tagged: humorous

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Stunt Road
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,670. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Gold Medal Winner in the 2010 Independent Publisher Book Awards. Pete McFadden refuses to question his success when his online spoof of astrology unintentionally turns him into a trendy self-help guru. But when his creation becomes the plaything of a manipulative cult leader and a ruthless multinational corporation, Pete learns that the pleasures of wishful thinking come at a high price.
Dispatches from a Public Librarian
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Price: Free! Words: 26,500. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Contains 34 dispatches of "Dispatches from a Public Librarian" from McSweeney's contributer, Scott Douglas. Also includes several other library themed essays.
Murder Passes the Buck
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Series: Gertie Johnson Murder Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 61,580. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
After her neighbor is shot and killed in his hunting blind, 66-year-old Gertie Johnson will do whatever it takes to solve the case in book 1 of this award-winning mystery series. “Laugh-out-loud funny” Crimespree Magazine-“Fans of Janet Evanovich, imagine Grandma Mazur with a shotgun.” Green Bay Press Gazette-“One of the most memorable heroes in crime fiction." Lansing State Journal
Solar Girl and Lunar Boy
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Solar Girl and Lunar Boy is a delightful collection of children stories that taps into their personal inner light to vanquish fear of the unknown (Solar Girl); humorously transforms a common experience from sadness to joy (No Smiling On Wednesdays); breaks stereotypes and teaches earthquake safety in Quake, Shake and Roll; and explores the world of ants and the environment, in As Precious As Gold.
Honest, the Martian Ate Your Dog
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,720. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
A man on the run from his wife's wrath after selling her dog. A dozen crash-landed bounty hunter clones. An alien on the tracks of the man who scammed him. An intergalactic detective looking for a mysterious artefact. Above all, a world which is familiar but yet is slightly off - legalized bribery, cities run by gangsters, mysterious sects which believe in the power of jokes.
Unlucky Alice: The Lottery Ticket
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Alice has won the lottery, All she has to do is reach the claim office to collect her winnings. However, being the most unlucky person in history means this task will be anything but easy. Join her on her journey, and laugh, as she goes through over 80 unlucky events.
Buccaneers and Bathing Huts... Tales of Pirates, Tourists, Wrecks & Recipes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,030. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2010 by FishesEye Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A humorous, gastronomic voyage down the European Atlantic coast, in search of the legacy of “day raiders”, in the widest sense of the term, through the ages: Vikings, English monarchs, pirates and corsairs, bohemians, tourists…. Then-and-now sketches of the major pirate ports, and humorous insights into present-day relations between the English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.
The Meaning of Larf
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
125 luscious pages of amusement for anyone who likes a laugh and some thoughtfulness. Gathered from hundreds of unsolicited emails over eons of monitor-staring pleasure, these tid-bits of nonsense, sense and otherwise gritty, pithy and rather silly jottings of so many scribes, most called Anony Mouse, cannot go unheralded.
The Royal Bank of Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Short stories that would be true had the world been more sane (or insane). These stories tell of our past and future with a bit of humour and fantasy thrown in. They are guaranteed to touch your emotionally somehow - you'll laugh, cry (maybe), chuckle, sigh, yell 'Eureka!' and you may even realise just how amazing you are, which is the whole point of the stories. Oh, yes, you may even enjoy them!
Cottage Farm Blue Fever
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,990. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
Cottage Farm is an unforgettable moral based children's series about a group of rescued animals and their hilarious adventures. Blue Fever, now to understand what the mysterious blue fever is you have to go back to it's source, a bored and mischievous Trixie (a rabbit) and a rather gullible Mink (a hedgehog) and an abandoned pot of face paint.