Books tagged: humorous book

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Cockroach Suckers
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 21,840. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2010 by Crossroad Press. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
When Bobby Lee shows up at Jasper's fruit stand with something big and covered in a tarp in the back of his truck, things start getting a little weird. From giant statues pulled out of the Great Dismal Swamp, to roadside attractions and ancient Lovecraftian-style gods, the two friends find themselves in way over their heads. Includes the novella DEEP BLUE
Counterproductive Man
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,330. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
He works for the U.S. Government to ensure the slower pace of progress. He believes in doing things the hard way, even the wrong way, but especially the inefficient way. To him, waste is just another way to utilize resources, and incompetence is a prized attribute. He is… Counterproductive Man! He has accepted the role of hero, and he can bring swift retribution against those that oppose him.
Pun-ishing Tales: The Stuff That Groans Are Made On
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
No, it's not about BDSM, S&M, or anything kinky. It's a book of groaners, humorous short stories (some *very* short) that are sometimes peppered with puns throughout but which *always* end with them. If you enjoy word play, or just enjoy something to groan about, you'll have fun with this collection. "All in the Holster" ends with what is the author's "mother of all groaners" to date.
Movies in Haiku
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
You've seen the two hour movie...now get the full movie experience in seventeen syllables! Almost 400 movies done in Japanese haiku! Several genres are covered including comedy, western, sci-fi, classic, and even the worst movies ever made! You'll laugh...you'll cry...you'll wonder where this book has been all your life!
A Packet of Dreams
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,650. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
27 short prose pieces, 2 novelettes and a one-act play provide a feast for all who love mysteries, romance, fantasy, humor and suspense. The novelettes are thrillers, set in Egypt. 2 essays won awards for Best Humor, while another 2 are drawn from the author's own encounters as an apprentice writing contest judge. The author himself is now Chief Judge for 3 of America's leading literary events.
Knut (the lone vigilante)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
If you like old fashioned,heart-warming, slapstick comedy, join the fun! Knut had always wanted to be a Policeman or Fireman, but he was three inches too short for regulations. Now he has decided to form his own one-man law enforcement agency.This is small-town chuckles at its best. For sheer light hearted entertainment, “Knut” is hard to beat!
The Squirrel and the Golf Ball
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Based on J.H. Soeder's award winning book, "True Tails", "The Squirrel and the Golf Ball" is a hilarious, funny but true short story about an encounter with a squirrel while playing golf - and what the squirrel thought about golf! You will chuckle as you look at the game of golf from a squirrel's point of view, as he watches the "two legs" play a game that makes no sense to him!
The Frogs and the Paper Wasps
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A hilarious, but true short story, based on J.H. Soeder's award winning book "True Tails", recounting another animal adventure while in Venezuela. It's the fascinating story of a group of small frogs and paper wasps who live in a little pond next to the front door of a well-known university college professor of zoology and his surprise when he discovered that these creatures could talk!
Close Encounters of the Creature Kind
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
In this delighting true short story written by J.H. Soeder, he and his dog, Shakita, encounter a very curious squirrel one one of their daily walks. It's the first time that Shakita has an up close encounter with a frisky squirrel and the conversation that goes on between them!
Aardvarks in the Clouds and Other Flights of Fancy: 55 Humorous Poems
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,450. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
All the poems in this anthology are new. Reid believes that humorous verse should have a cheeky look about it that adds to the fun. He just loves to play around with words, but he knows when to restrain himself and just pen a rollicking but straightforward narrative. He has even re-worked a few traditional nursery rhymes and given them new faces. A delightful mixture of both long and short poems!