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Teacher Misery: Helicopter Parents, Special Snowflakes and Other Bullshit by Jane Morris
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,550. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Teacher Misery perfectly encapsulates the comical misery that has become the teaching profession. Morris’ strange, funny, and sometimes unbelievable teaching experiences are told through a collection of short stories, essays and artifacts including real emails from parents, students and administrators.
Flying Starfish of Death: A Beach Slapped Humor Collection (2008) by Barton Grover Howe
Series: Beach Slapped Humor Columns, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,830. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
One flying starfish and life’s never been the same, as amazon.com best-selling author Barton Grover Howe recounts life in the Pacific Northwest. His wife’s offensive defensive driving habits, tips for using hams to get through airport screening, and sanctimonious environmentalists who refuse to use llamas — it’s all there to leave you “Beach Slapped.”
Toddler TV: a Befuddled Father's Guide to What the Kids are Watching by Michael Curry
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
One of the problems of becoming a father in my late forties that I DIDN'T expect was watching television with my pre-schooler: “Daddy, can we watch Barney?” “Sure! The Andy Griffith Show is on in a few minutes!” “No Daddy, the purple dinosaur.” “Dino? I LOVE The Flintstones...” Reviews and commentary on over 100 shows aimed at ages 0-5 from the 1960s to now! Just what ARE our kids watching?
Short Stories - Collection by Jon Van Loon
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.
Phu Pee Massage - Real Stories for my Friend by Lindsey Coen Fernandez
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 78,230. Language: American English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Prepare to laugh, and maybe shed a tear, reading Phu Pee! Coen-Fernandez has combined her love of storytelling and massage into an entertaining and lighthearted collection. Through excerpts of letters and emails, she turns the loss of a friend into an uplifting, hopeful read. Inspired by stories of people behind the massages, it would be impossible not to experience your next massage differently.
Infinite Crab Meats by Byron Crawford
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 78,060. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
An all you can eat buffet of probing, insightful hip-hop journalism, with thoughts on Rick Ross, Kreayshawn, Das Racist, Odd future, El-P, Killer Mike, Chief Keef, Rap Genius and music publications Pitchfork, SPIN and XXL.
“You Have Lipstick on Your Teeth” and Other Things You'll Only Hear from Your Friends In The Powder Room by Leslie Marinelli
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,100. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013 by Leslie Marinelli. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Thank God for girlfriends and shared visits to powder rooms! That’s always been the concept behind our website InThePowderRoom.com where we’ve entertained women with our humor and bold, brave honesty since 2009. This anthology contains 39 short stories from the funniest women writers we know—stories they would only tell their closest friends, most likely from within the haven of a ladies' room.
Why Does the Cheese Always Fall? (A Guide to Faking Adulthood) by Aprill Brandon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile(5.00 from 1 review)
As a humor columnist for over a decade, Aprill Brandon has been documenting her transition to adulthood, from college to the Dirty 30 and beyond, in newspapers and media websites around the country. This book, based on her award-winning columns, has everything young people, the young at heart and fans of horrible stick-figure art will ever need to know about putting on a convincing grown-up act.
A Just God Would Punish That! A Hilarious look at Teenagers by Jack Bessie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,420. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Jack Bessie and his wife raised five bio kids, and then adopted six more. This book is a collection of two page humorous essays on every possible aspect of herding teens. Grouped by subject; school, sex and dating, self esteem issues, chores, and more. The titles of each piece are things the teens actually said, snide, stupid or absurd. A funny, and deeply personal look at life with teens.
No stranger to the P45 - Volume One by Dan W.Griffin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 105,530. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Hailed by one reader as "The funniest (they) have ever read" while Andy McNab, author of the acclaimed war memoir 'Bravo Two Zero' wrote simply, "Buy this book (or else!)" Visit the author's website for a chance to win Volume Two, or download the 'London 2012 Olympic Jubilee Special Edition' to your device now! If you enjoyed this, please leave a comment. If you didn't... then please do not!
Allting Suger by Stefan Woldekidan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,180. Language: Swedish. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Det finns rätt så mycket saker som stör mig. Människor, idioti, lagar, ComHem AB, väder och gaser i magen. Och alla människor som säger “bort med den negativa energin” och annat båg som jag faktiskt hög aktningsfullt skiter i. Ilska är också en skön känsla! Varför inte bejaka den? För övrigt hatar jag koncensusivern och den fegt knutna näven i fickan. Allting Suger!
Random Acts of Travel: Featuring Trepidation, Hammocks and Spitting by Dean Johnston
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 121,850. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Travelling through our diverse and fascinating world can be invigorating, uplifting and life changing. Of course, it can also be baffling, disgusting, aggravating and ridiculous. This hilarious tribute to world travel is full of humorous stories and shocking advice that will inspire you, make you laugh out loud and slowly but surely convince you to stock up on hand sanitizer.
Postcards From Across the Pond by Michael Harling
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,170. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 1 review)
Dispatches from an accidental expat--a humorous commentary on British life by a bewildered American who, through no fault of his own, found himself living in England.
Scenes From A Hundred Morning Drives by Edward Hotspur
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 121,810. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Edward Hotspur thinks of things on the way to work. But really, he's thinking about humor, sarcasm, philosophy, love and life. This is a collection of essays that somehow combine topics as divergent as work, rain, deadlines, fairy tales, evolution and sunsets so that they work together - often within the same essay. He makes you laugh, he makes you wonder, but most of all, he makes you think.
Welcome to Dissertation Hell: A (hilarious) Handbook for Doctoral Students by Carol B.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Adult & continuing education
"Welcome to Dissertation Hell" is a compilation of selected posts from the Hellish Handbasket Blog, written and illustrated by Carol B. (AKA The Chronic Malcontent). Each post marks a memorable moment on her two-year journey from A.B.D. doctoral candidate to Ph.D. scholar. Humorous pen-and-ink drawings illustrate many of the posts. Frustrated grad students will find a kindred spirit here.
Extremely Dark Chocolates: Bitterly Amusing Thoughts on Aging, Insanity, Death, Extinction & Other Inconveniences (Bayan's Tirades, Volume 1) by Rick Bayan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Join the author of "The Cynic's Dictionary" on a morbidly amusing tour of life's dark underside. Gathered from the vintage "tirades" on his Cynic's Sanctuary website, these eloquently witty essays help you chuckle sympathetically at the ghastly fates that the gods inflict on innocent organisms. (It beats screaming in terror, doesn't it?) Curiously intoxicating despite the bleak subject matter.
Am I the Only One That Signals? The Journey Continues by Bob E Sherman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,950. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A collection of tongue-in-cheek essays on everything from Alpha to Zulu. The book covers current and historical events mixed in with real life anecdotes. The author’s opinions are as unique as his habit for using turn signals. The book includes workable solutions to many of the world's problems, all of which are politically incorrect. Foreword by Sherman the Shark.
More Bull by Bob E Sherman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 65,890. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire(5.00 from 1 review)
More Bull is an anthology of letters and articles written by Bob E. Sherman, author of Am I the Only One That Signals? Many of the articles appeared in the Waterfront Times. Other articles appeared on various blogs, and social networks. The book also contains rarely acknowledged letters to newspapers, magazines, politicians, and government representatives. Foreword by Sherman the Shark.
Kickin' Out the Jams ~ The Purple Haze of My Crazy Daze in Radio by Sean Conrad
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,420. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013 by Black Opal Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A record spinner’s memoirs…The true story of the day-to-day, play-by-play adventures of a young, insecure, teenage wallflower, from a small Midwestern factory town, who dives head first in to the rabbit hole of psychedelia, flaxen, waxen, sex, drugs, and rock and roll.
China Teaching Behind the Great Firewall & Other Inadvisable Things in a Country Shaped Like a Chicken by Barton Jones
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 134,700. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
An irreverent and often satirical armchair adventure about teaching English in mainland China by a woefully overeducated former lawyer and part-time university music lecturer and teacher.
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