Books tagged: quirky

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Stories for Airports
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You set the price! Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2009. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Going somewhere? Stuck where you are? This book is for you. Stories for Airports is not about airports. It is an album of brief encounters with people who intrigue and appall you, people in the midst of discovering that entire worlds exist within the most inconsequential moments.
Alone in the Company of Others: A Novel
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 124,700. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2009 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
With a cast of eccentrics that rivals "The Royal Tenenbaums", ALONE IN THE COMPANY OF OTHERS is about people and their treasured possessions, and the distinctive role that each of us plays as part of a group dynamic. The book questions where each of us essentially exists — within the singular, the plural, or both.
Macabre Tales
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,760. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2009. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A collection of quirky tales to chill and delight you. Including: Brain Wave – Time for a medical tale. Death on the Fly – A case of mutual hacking. Farmer's End – An early American ghost story. In Range – Another medical tale, but very different.
Shadow Reads: A Collection of Strange Little Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 173,830. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An intriguing and eclectic collection of mystery and suspense, many with a quirky dark theme you might find wandering into the Twilight Zone without a clue or a compass. Tales include a shady past, a mysterious disappearance, memories of love lost and people doing bad—and thinking they got away with it. Add a few ghosts and maybe some earthbound angels, plus some updates on American folklore.
What I Dreamt Last Night
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,630. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Enter the dream world of a woman whose boyfriend is too good to be true.
This Will Not Look Good on My Resume
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Price: Free! Words: 69,970. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2010 by Magenta. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“Ya made me snort root beer out my nose!” Moriah Jovan, The Proviso. “Sharp and pointy.” Peg Tittle, What If... Everyone gets fired at least once in their life. And if not, well, they’re just not trying very hard. And we all think of brilliant and immature 'shoulda saids' and 'shoulda dones' for weeks after. (Okay, years.) A quirky bit of fun that slaps you upside the head.
Crime in the Community
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Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 64,680. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Christopher's illusion of having his life under control is shattered when the mysterious Amaryllis appears in his small town in Fife, bringing new ideas, confusion and ultimately chaos in her wake.
Eccentric Explorers
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 132,990. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
Eccentric Explorers was Winner of the Biography category at the 2009 Indie Excellence Book Awards, California, USA. In this extensively researched book, the rich culture and history of Tibet are viewed through a rather special lens--through the eyes of ten wild and wacky adventurers, each bent on unlocking the strange riddles and secrets of Tibet.
Terrastina and Mazolli: a Novel in 99-word Episodes
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,110. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Green Snake Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Follow the everyday adventures of coffee shop owners Terrastina and Mazolli and their precocious twin daughters. Laugh and cry alongside them as they manage their business and cope with the eccentric members of their small town community. A sweet story filled with love, humor, and penguins. You’ll never look at a cup of joe the same way again. Bonus features include an interview with the author.
Blue Haired Alien Girlfriend
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Price: Free! Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Blue Haired Alien Girlfriend is a stand alone short story. Joshua is a manager at FishBurgers who walks home alone every evening. One night, he comes across an unusual blue-haired woman sitting on a bench. He's thrown for a loop when she tells him where she's from, but he doesn't mind. Sometimes love can be a little quirky, sometimes it can be a lot quirky.