Books tagged: quirky

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The Ungettable Joke
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 81,690. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
A disheartened math teacher and a NASA engineer are dragged by mysterious forces into a hilarious hunt for a profound and powerful ultimate joke. Mysterious encounters with phantom elements of an ancient tribal culture are the main snares used by an intelligence that needs two young professionals to accept a bizarre new job.
For Whom The Curtain Calls
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 87,840. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Mercurial amateur sleuth Denton Rourke embarks on his first major case and quickly finds himself neck-deep in a surreal world inhabited by inept mobsters, eccentric musicians, large, cranky birds, and a moron with a dream in this comedic mystery.
Necropsy In E Minor
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,730. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011 by Open Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Necropsy in E Minor is the tale of a young college professor who sits down to write what he calls a “memoir,” but which really only records the past six months of his life (with numerous digressions), and ends, with the last line, after a richly devastating encounter, at the moment of writing.
Life Seemed Good, But....A Collection of Short Quirky Stories
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 60,330. Language: American English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Life Seemed Good, but then I am reincarnated as a grilled cheese sandwich, a hand-puppet takes over my life, I am cursed by a potato, aliens give me a fortune and take it away, my pet dinosaur dies from reptile dysfunction, I have to eat brains to stay happy. Cows eat rabbits and turkeys eat people for Thanksgiving. And more!
Cooley's Panther
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Series: Felidae, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 7,980. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011 by Meankitty Publishing. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Cooley likes her life the way it is: quiet, suburban and without surprises of the "zoo animals in the back yard" kind. Too bad a particularly pesky panther has other ideas. When she finally manages to snap a photo of the big guy and prove to the police she hasn't been lying, she's not prepared for what their--and her--investigations uncover. Book One of the Felidae Series
If You Go Into The Woods
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,020. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
If You Go Into The Woods is a collection of two unsettling short stories. In the title story, Jiri Beranek is drawn to a nearby forest, but each time he enters, his desire to see the mysterious birds is checked by his fear of the dark. When he finally forces himself to go farther, he find a new reason to be afraid. Plus bonus story: The Reset Button. Total length 4000 words.
Matching Wits With Venus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,050. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011 by Astraea Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
With the fate of the natural and under worlds at stake, Cupid must decide whether to reveal his true identity and risk losing the chance to live happily ever after with Amelia.
I Never Arkansas It Coming
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,230. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Relocated to Arkansas through the Witness Protection Program, amateur sleuth Brett Sargent is on the hunt for a missing Mafia informant. But when the informant turns up dead, Brett knows she’s next. To stay alive and outwit the killer, Brett and her faithful guard dog, Dude, tangle with a thief, a liar, a truck driver, a flesh-eating Mafia lawyer, a gun-toting racist, and a one-eyed repairman.
Wiffle Ball Summer: The Ride of the Elmoron
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Price: $9.96 USD. Words: 76,150. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
After a sun-drenched daydream in London, a 20-something nomad journeys through a "vast Buckeye nowhere" in search of his childhood. Along the way he meets bearded drunkards, delightfully dorky Boy Scouts, and baby-pitchforking spirits while finding that home might not be exactly as he remembers. But the true test of his voyage is around the corner and the wandering Elmoron never sees it coming.
Reunited in Death
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Series: Pitkirtly Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,280. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
When Jemima Stevenson helps to organise a Pitkirtly Homecoming day she has no idea that she has invited some of her long-lost cousins into danger. Reunited in Death is a cautionary tale for family historians and an entertaining read for others. Don't forget, there are some family occasions you won't want to put in your scrapbook!