Books tagged: stereotypes

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Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,540. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
Joi Lansing died an untimely death in 1972. She was a multi-talented performer signed by MGM in the 1940s. Her curvy figure and facial beauty proved to be hindrances. They restricted her to playing "dumb blondes". Despite the stereotypes she was in steady demand as a singer, nightclub performer, as well as a stage, TV, and movie actress. My E-book focuses on her immense versatility and creativity.
Tire Rims & Hailstones
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Christian » Contemporary
A short fiction looks at the lighter side of religion and X’s & O’s. Basically a tic-tac-toe of chemistry, agendas, revivals & hubcaps…
Farting With All His Might: The Endangered Status Of The Hetero Male
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships  » Men's sexuality
He who makes of himself a sight/By farting with all of his might/Awakens to a new created plight/That all the women have taken flight. Can men catch up, grow up, stand upright and drop the clubs once and for all? Why is it, ominously, that for so many, the image of the ideal male derives from 19th century theories of cavemen? Can't a man be a real, authentic human being? In free society- yes!
The Underground League - Year One
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Horror » Undead
In Cambridge, Mass. young people are dying from freak accidents at alarming rates. Those that survive don't always come back the way they were supposed to. Angie Marche is one of the ones who survives, but can she come to grips with the supernatural changes she has undergone, find out how to live without hurting others, and find her place in a world of secret societies and an age-old curse?
The Story of Awkward
Price: Free! Words: 48,630. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Perri is an artist w/an odd sketchbook full of awkward childhood sketches--a spectacled princess, a candy loving troll, & a graceless fairy--for there's no better way to hide from bullying than to create a world of your own. At 19, Peregrine leaves her home & her sketches behind. But what happens when something goes wrong in Awkward, leaving her trapped w/the bully she thought to leave behind?
Fine English
You set the price! Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Screenplays » Drama
Partially based on a true story. A politically incorrect comedy about outsourcing jobs back to the good ol’ USA.
Murdoch of the Jungle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Murdoch – the stereotypical hero of all good B-Grade stories – is an idiot. Join our hero as he takes Professor Mortimer and his lovely daughter, Eleanor, through the jungle in search of the fabled lost city of Abracadabra. Will he find the lost city of Abracadabra? And will he win the lovely Eleanor's heart? This satirical story is written in the tradition of B-Grade stories - flaws and all.
The Big House
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
‘It all involved a dame, of course.’ Murdoch finds himself in The Big House, framed for murder. He is offended by just about everything. After telling the warden he has been violated in the shower, Murdoch finds himself on the wrong end of Lucky Marvin. His plotted death becomes the distraction for a prison escape. Will the escape plan be foiled? And will Murdoch survive for another episode?
Farewell my Big Sleeping Little Sister
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
‘Don’t worry, sweetcakes, if anyone can find your sister, I can.’ Murdoch, private dick, is on the job. Sweet All-American Girl, Mavis Tralalalalah has gone missing. She has been running with the wrong crowd and her sister fears she may be in trouble with the law. As Murdoch mixes with shady characters and the seedy nightclub world, he comes to realise that the case is not what it seems.
In The Wars
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,830. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
‘Krauts!’ someone screams and the men are running every which way. ‘Good . . . I mean, damn!’ Murdoch says. As all are in confusion, Murdoch runs straight ahead. He needs to instruct this company in the correct application of the hand grenade. As he runs, he extracts the pin of one with his teeth. Sure enough, up ahead a tank rumbles straight towards him. From the turret, the gun swivels . . .'