Books tagged: humorous short story

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Jesus Bus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Dot Knight, Sunday school teacher supreme, sets out one summer evening with her class to invite a select group of Mexican migrants to revival. The object is to fill her class's pew, and in her crooked thinking the Mexicans should be easy pickings (vulnerable as they are). Really, Dot's object is to nab the admiration of the preacher at this, her third church where she got "saved" last time.
Frog Kiss
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010 by WordFire Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A humorous fantasy tale. An evil wizard has turned the entire royal family into frogs and set them loose in the marshes, and only a kiss can restore them to their natural forms . . . but there are so many frogs, and so much swamp, who is willing to kiss them all?
The Sagas of Surgard the Traveler
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,750. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
Gather ‘round, one and all, and thrill to the rediscovery of the sagas of Surgard the Northerner as he collected tales from across the known lands of man. Stand alongside the heroic and witty Surgard as he faces down foolish giants, singing dwarves, duplicitous wizards, suspicious savages, and worst of all, a monster with an attorney!
If the Shoe Fits
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2011 by Soul's Road Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Is Prince Charming really interested in Cinderella…or was it her shoes that captured his attention? A “funny (and rather ingenious)” short story (Errant Dreams Reviews). Find out why USA Today Bestselling Author Dean Wesley Smith calls Dermatis “one of the best writers working today.” Includes BONUS story “Famous Last Words.”
Famous Last Words
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2011 by Soul's Road Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
You think you’re panicking about the e-book revolution? How do you think the print books feel? A funny short story about the end of the publishing world as we know it…. Includes BONUS story “If the Shoe Fits.”
Which Way to the Dragon
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2011 by Banty Hen Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Welcome to Schnitzengruben, Bavaria. It’s 635 A.D., on a sunny Tuesday. Schnitzengruben’s a lovely place. It’s got a pretty lake, prettier forest, charming houses, and clean streets. It also has a dragon problem. Lucky for everyone, Rothgar the Dragon Slayer has shown up, ready to help them, for a modest fee. So...why isn't everyone happy to see him?
Jung Mr B
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,420. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Once again Mr Bunsponge (Mr B) brings his own virtual reality into a situation. Attending the annual Rambler’s Association meeting seems simple enough, but when he walks into the wrong meeting where he is mistaken for a psychiatrist, confusion abounds. That is confusion for everyone except Mr ‘B’, who sails through in his usual unflappable manner and wonders what all the fuss is about.
The Thinking Man, Paralysis by Analysis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The thinking man is a compilation and funny representation of rules in a man's head.
Working for Heat
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You set the price! Words: 7,070. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A collection of short-stories centered around the working world. Surreal aspects of everyday workplaces and exaggerated characters, that we can all, unfortunately, relate to. Working for heat is a direct translation of the Portuguese idiomatic expression - “trabalhar para aquecer” - which, very roughly, translates into working to no avail. A humorous satire about the working world.
Dinner For Two With Drama
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Series: Douglas T. Vale's Short Stories, Book 6. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Don prefers not to go out for dinner because he tends to provoke strange reactions in people, but his date Elizabeth insists. Soon one thing goes wrong after another, and Don fights to keep the date from becoming a disaster. A humorous short story.