Books tagged: humorous essays

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True Gritz
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 13,710. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
J. Daniel Reaves is a new Southern author who speaks in True Gritz with tongue firmly planted in cheek. This collection of flash fiction and short stories reflects his peculiar view of life growing up in the Southern U.S., with his weird sense of humor, a dose of serious reflection along with some interesting insights into our current culture. Bon Apetit!
The Pensacola Cracker Barrel
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 530. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010 by Murder Creek Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Have you ever turned off an Interstate highway to find a restaurant you've seen advertised on a billboard, just to find "you can't get there from here"? This is a poetic saga of such an adventure.
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.
Open Mic Volume Three
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,930. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011 by Trestle Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Pressure? Did anyone say Pressure? “Big Daddy” Abel wears his heart on his sleeve, and has his “real” heart in the right place. He lays himself emotionally naked for us to read, ponder and absorb. This, is real, at times all too real. Be prepared; guard yourself, as “Big Daddy” takes you for a “real” ride into his real mind, real heart and real soul.
What to Say: 4 Short Pieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this short volume of humour stories the author explores the limits of conversation, collaboration in the field of Children's Literature, apprenticeship to a private chef and the vanities of Spring.
The Lost Art, If You Will: 3 Short Pieces
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
3 short essays on the delicate balance of ego - at least as it balances on a flimsy braid of rope, the sanity of slouching and not getting where you mean to.
Dr. Pharte the 'e' is silent. Confessions of a Hopeless Prankster
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 55,810. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A hysterically funny comedic memoir. Clearly, one of the great practical jokers of all time who practiced his talent among a number of hollywood celebrities, that stretched from hollywood to the rest of the world
Fall Off the Couch Laughing
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Series: Get Off the Couch, Book 2. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays
Ten humorous essays, most of which were previously published as newspaper columns. Themes have to do with outdoor recreation and are illustrated with photos by the author. (txt version not recommended, as the photos are a big part of the experience)
Canada Died?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
I was one of the people who used those Canadian slugs as currency for years before I realized one day that they weren't American nickels. They look and feel like American nickels, but then I read the inscription on one of them: "Canada, 1867-2008". I was shocked and deeply saddened.
First Kiss and Other Cautionary Tales
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Author profile
In First Kiss and Other Cautionary Tales, you will: ***Learn about: spring-loaded toilet seats in the Pisa Airport (a creation of the Devil). ***Find out why Googling “How to Pick Up a Chick” is not the best strategy for determining the best way to scoop up live poultry. ***Hear the lurid details about a poor soul who inadvertently became locked in the loo at the Louvre. *** Learn the ancient sec