Books tagged: stereotypes

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Joi Lansing Singer, TV Actress And B-Movie Icon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,370. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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
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Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,160. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
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
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,630. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues
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
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You set the price! Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Category: Screenplays » Comedy
Partially based on a true story. A politically incorrect comedy about outsourcing jobs back to the good ol’ USA.
Shooter
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Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
In this story, the ancient, irrational, yet still compelling rite by which a community atones for its sins by punishing a scapegoat, continues to be invoked in the most off-handed, and even innocent ways. From a goat banished to a wilderness to Christ crucified on a cross, the same cruel process continues to be a sinister, almost invisible, and yet very much accepted part of civilized life.
Murdoch of the Jungle
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Price: Free! Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,160. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
‘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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,010. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2014. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
‘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.