Books tagged: short and funny stories

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A Calendar of Northern Fables
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,510. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Calendar of Northern Fables is a nostalgic collection of short stories about Jewish immigrants who settled in North America after the War. It’s also about their children and grandchildren. Based in Toronto, Canada the stories follow many of the Jewish Holidays and poke gentle fun at the lifestyle, rituals and mythologies brought over from the old country.
The Dream Lover: A jogging romance short story
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT OR A CASE OF MISTAKEN INTENTIONS? That's the question that must be answered by a young man out for an evening run when he encounters a beautiful stranger jogging in the opposite direction around his local park. Is it merely a case of camaraderie between athletes or the moment when two people who are meant to be together recognise each other for the very first time?
Dear Gods: Open Letters to the Divine
Price: Free! Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Religious
Dear God, it has come to my attention that non-believers are highly advised to read your book. First, let me congratulate you on being an author. I am an author too. Which is why I think you will understand that if you want me to read your book, I damn will expect you to read mine. Respectfully, A.A. Jordan
The Party Line, a Myrtle Crumb Mystery Prequel
Series: Myrtle Crumb Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
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The Party Line, a Myrtle Crumb Mystery prequel, shows readers where Myrtle's sleuthing all began--with her telephone's party line! Ada, Tansie Miller's daughter, has moved back home. Word on the party line is that her husband has shown an interest in another woman. When the other woman is found dead, Myrtle is on the case!
The Putting In Place Of Spaceman Sam
Price: Free! Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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A new world is needed, one has been found and there's a man who can get us there. His name: Spaceman Sam. The only problem is, he flies solo, he always uses the same broken down capsule and looks more like a surfer than an astronaut. So, even though he's the man for the job, it's feared he doesn't have the political correctness to negotiate with the natives already there.
Short Stories - Collection
Price: Free! Words: 77,110. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Short story enthusiasts, this book is for you. It is a collection of my favourite short stories written over a span of approximately 25 years. During this interval I was privileged to work in various jurisdictions on 6 continents of the world. At each locale I chose to live as closely as possible with the populous therein, thus maximizing my chance to collect intriguing material for this treatise.
Ogres at Alcatraz Isle
Series: Cathy Pembroke. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015 by Diamond Print Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Ogres have taken over the popular tourist attraction at Alcatraz Isle, and worse, they've taken hostages. Cathy and her team must find a way to rescue the humans and the landmark. It's their greatest challenge yet.
The Eyebrow Hair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Here’s another Quick Flash offering from our growing collection. The first A feature is about the worth of an eyebrow hair. Sounds stupid? Well, isn’t that good? The second A feature is about a situation that has been experienced by an awful lot of people (or a lot of awful people?). T
Taxman
Price: Free! Words: 6,570. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Watch out for Taxman a serial auditor and anti-hero. He may have you in his sights.
Short Shorts
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
"Snapshots" is the wrong word. It suggests pictures taken in a hurry and without much attention to details, YOU know, where the devil lives. But life does give us vignettes: brief flashes of what it's all about, SHORT SHORTS. What makes us tick, what makes us stick, what we fear and memories dear.