Books tagged: humorous stories

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Plastic Ozone Daydream: The Corvette Chronicles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,550. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Plastic Ozone Daydream combines fact and fantasy on a wild ride through the birth, growth, and maturity of the sports car in America during the turbulent half-century, 1950-2000. Plastic Ozone Daydream is intended to be both fun to read and challenging to the intellect, taking the reader on a journey he never knew existed— through the crossroads of his own mind. Look deeply into the reflection.
Seadogs, Clowns, and Gypsies
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Seadogs,Clowns,& Gypsies is more than just a book about the remarkable lifestyle of various Caribbean sailors. It is a Celebration of a Way of Life. The people who inhabit these salt-stained pages(“We’re all here, because we’re not all there!”) have a true Lust for Living. They kiss life full on the lips, embrace each new day, welcome every fresh sensation.
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.
Relationships and Other Stuff (True Stories About Relationships)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,510. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Based on various commentaries, non-fiction stories and poems about relationships, as it relates to romance, and other related life lessons. A very honest and sometimes humorous look at relationships Introspective views of relationships and all the "stuff" that we have to deal with in the process.
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.
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!
The Parrot Reckonings
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Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 20,570. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A humorous look at real life with parrots. If you've ever lived with a parrot, you'll find yourself in these pages.
No Doorway Wide Enough
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 92,320. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This is the story of Bill Schmalfeldt’s “Parkinson’s Decade” from being diagnosed in 2000, to having brain surgery in 2007, through today. The story is told in a humorous, satirical, almost jovial first-person, conversational style. It’s a book that should be on the reading list of anyone who has (or loves someone who has) Parkinson’s disease. All author proceeds go to PD Research.
Jason Jerviss at Your Service
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Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 26,500. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Jason opens a pet-sitting service as a way to earn spending money over the summer, and he's determined to prove to big brother Greg that he's not a failure! With a "Think positive!" motto and the help of best buddy Tom, Jason takes on some very strange clients and meets up with disaster along the way. Will he succeed in business AND in proving himself to Greg?
Two Tone Jimmy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,290. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2010 by Murder Creek Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
I hate high pressure sales routines! My wife knows I hate high pressure sales routines, but sometimes she judges the potential rewards sufficient to justify a violation of my sensitivities. That’s what happened the day we met Two Tone Jimmy.