Books tagged: humorous short stories

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The Lost Art, If You Will: 3 Short Pieces
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: 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.
Lunch Reads Volume 3
Price: Free! Words: 14,990. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2011 by Istoria Books. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Istoria Books Presents: Lunch Reads Volume 3 A short-short and a long-short--two great mystery stories by writers at the top of their craft! In this third volume of Istoria Books's Lunch Reads series, readers will encounter a grumpy senior citizen doing her grocery shopping and a small town abuzz about the murder of their local newspaper's editor.
Tales with a Twist
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,990. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
A delightful collection of eight short stories, all with a Dahlesque twist in the tail. Tales of psychic ability, murder, revenge and suburban racism makes this a gripping collection of stories.
The Squirrel and the Golf Ball
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,020. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,100. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: 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!
Plum Loco
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Plum Loco is a humorous, heartwarming story about a single woman’s quest to replace her favorite red plum tree after firefighters are forced to cut it down in an attempt to save her home during the San Diego Witch Creek Fire of 2007. Lost without it, the author goes on a quest to find a replacement. The resulting story is her journey to bring the red plum home.
The Wheels On My Skateboard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,870. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Poetry
Be inspired to enjoy the simple pleasures of life and nature through these poetic short stories for people of all ages.
Just Joshin': A Year in the Life of a Not-so-ordinary 4th Grade Kid
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of 63 humorous elementary classroom anecdotes, following Josh through his fourth grade year. Written by his teacher.
Max Wiley: Adventures of a Defective DICK!
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 17,140. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
You've heard of "Hard Boiled Detectives?" Well here's one who's half-baked! In this case, literally... This is the casebook of most unqualified guy ever to put on a pair of gumshoes. A man whose only real talents are being a wise-ass and getting into trouble, with cases right out of Rod Serling's slush pile! He's a stand-up guy without a microphone and each case requires a two drink minimum.