Books tagged: slapstick

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Cracking Wise - A Screwball Comedy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2010. Category: Screenplays » Romance
30sh virgin recluse Leon will inherit billions if he can just get out of his house, date a girl, and get a job. Problem is, he's allergic to the sun and almost everything else. His late father's attorney hires marine biologist Grace to reluctantly become his life coach, but she can't protect him from a gold-digger on the prowl. Screwball comedy is reborn in this homage to Hollywood's golden age.
Carnival Baseball
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Price: Free! Words: 71,130. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
As head coach of the 1933 Wilmington Whispers, Sarge holds a grocery list of troubles. His catcher is a double amputee. The robot outfielders are held together with chicken wire and his star player is an ego-driven hunk of chewing tobacco. Witch doctors. Vampires with tommy guns. Carnival Baseball turns our national pastime on its head and tells the tale of a born loser who refuses to fail.
What's So Funny? How To Sharpen Your Sense Of Humor
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 13,900. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
Readers of all ages and abilities will quickly learn how to generate laughter, spread good feelings, and perhaps even make a fool of themselves! Written in easy to understand language, the author clearly explains the principles behind such comic tools as: exaggeration, understatement, punch lines, sight gags, logical delusions, creating surprises, the use of funny words, and many others.
Knut (the lone vigilante)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,690. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
If you like old fashioned,heart-warming, slapstick comedy, join the fun! Knut had always wanted to be a Policeman or Fireman, but he was three inches too short for regulations. Now he has decided to form his own one-man law enforcement agency.This is small-town chuckles at its best. For sheer light hearted entertainment, “Knut” is hard to beat!
Hollywood's Classic Comedies: 200 Fun-Filled Films Rated & Reviewed
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Consumer guides
200 classic movie comedies are discussed and reviewed (with full cast and credit details) in this must-have book that will delight every vintage film fan. If you've never heard of Abbott & Costello, The 3 Stooges, or Laurel & Hardy, this is not the book for you. On the other hand, for fans of classic Hollywood comedies, this book will evoke lively memories and guide them to buy more comedy DVDs.
The Case of the Flashing Fashion Queen - A Dix Dodd Mystery
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Series: Dix Dodd Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 73,610. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2011 by Norah Wilson. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Dix Dodd, PI has hung out her own shingle, specializing in busting cheaters. The guys back at Jones & Assoc. are laying bets about how soon she’ll fail. Things are looking up when Dix gets hired by Jennifer Weatherby to trail her husband 24-7 for a week, for $10K. But Dix's big payday earns her prime suspect status in a murder investigation by her nemesis, Det. Richard Head (aka Dickhead).
Grin & Barrett
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,390. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2011 by Turquoise Morning Press. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Remmie Grin is a self-sufficient dentist who has her life right where she wants it. That is, until handsome, flirty Dr. Victor Barrett moves in next door. He constantly bugs her about selling her practice to him—but she's not budging. How can she convince him to leave her alone when all she really wants him to do is kiss her again?
Rascals Sing at The Opera House
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,570. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
When Polly gets banned from the choir for singing out of tune, Gertie refuses to go to the festival without her best friend. Hoping to become famous, Polly comes up with a brilliant idea. She promises to mime at the Opera House. Their teacher is horrified. She suspects Polly will break her promise and do something naughty. After all, she stunk out the classroom and who knows what she'll do next.
The Comedy of Errors In Plain and Simple English (A Modern Translation and the Original Version)
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Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,640. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
Mistaken identity. Seduction. Theft. Demonic Possession. It all sounds like the plot of a crazy TV soap opera! But it Shakespeare...maybe not the Shakespeare you remember from High School, but it's all in this play...if you can understand it! If you have struggled in the past reading Shakespeare, then BookCaps can help you out. This book is a modern translation of The Comedy of Errors.
Cows!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,900. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012 by Fishcake Publications. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Cows are trying to take over the world! But how would these normally docile creatures do such a thing? Only Jimmy Tatley from Golthwaite and sheepdog companion Flossy can find out to stop them in time and save everyone from becoming bovine slaves. Of course, they get a little help on the way from some unusual characters, the Avians and those mysterious agents ‘The Masters’.