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This Funny Earth of Mine
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,270. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"A ruthlessly inward-looking and intentionally antisocial celebration of solitude...if there's such a thing as cheerful abrasiveness, you'll find it here...it reads like a sort of Walden for the city dweller." (I.Q. Magazine) The author's last two humor books, Read This Instead and the Wacky Adventures of God, have been included after the new material.
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.
Toddler TV: a Befuddled Father's Guide to What the Kids are Watching
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?
Extremely Dark Chocolates: Bitterly Amusing Thoughts on Aging, Insanity, Death, Extinction & Other Inconveniences (Bayan's Tirades, Volume 1)
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.
Hot Chocolate For The Mind: Funny Stories from Comedian Dwayne Perkins
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,280. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Hot Chocolate For The Mind, is a collection of funny essays from Stand-Up Comedian Dwayne Perkins. He has traveled the world. Luckily his sense of humor, keen observational skills and laptop were with him along the way. This is the book David Sedaris would've written if he was a straight Black man from Brooklyn doing stand-up comedy in Dubai.
50 Days Turning 50 One Man's Sobering Realization it's NOT the New 40s!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,010. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
Male menopause? You betcha! Turning 50, compels me to want to do physical harm to anyone who says crap like, “Fifty is the new forty.” And yet, I might make out with them if they tell me I don’t look my age. I had no idea I would be such a dude-bitch about turning fifty.
Fake Plastic Souks - The Fear Returns
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 61,490. Language: British English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Alexander McNabb's Dubai based blog, Fake Plastic Souks, has charted an erratic little course over the years. Like a little pea green boat, it has bobbed on the waves of opulence and the stormy seas of the global financial crisis, throwing inane commentary and half-thoughts out to the benefit of a tiny audience. This irrelevant collection contains the second two years of Fake Plastic Souks...
A Just God Would Punish That! A Hilarious look at Teenagers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 138,780. 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.
Hitchhikers and Scary Bikers
Series: Disappearing Things, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 51,540. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Martians, Dogs called Rover, Rebel Teachers, Unrepentant Politicians, Ugly String Quartets, One Screen Cinemas, Desperate Dan... Hitchhikers and Scary Bikers provides another helping of the many things that have either disappeared down the plughole or are swilling around with the final remnants of life’s dirty bathwater, into which you are invited to take the plunge… just for a laugh of course.
Moms are from Mars: a savory blend of memories, opinions, advice and ridiculousness
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,190. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
From non-Pulitzer Prize winning author/blogger, Janene Murphy, come true life tales highlighting her struggle to figure life out. Laugh along as she chronicles her stumbles through dating, money, high school, travel, fashion, and motherhood. Be warned, though. She has learned from her mistakes. You'll find plenty of opinions and advice, as well.
Fake Plastic Souks - The Glory Years
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Alexander McNabb's Dubai based blog, Fake Plastic Souks, has charted an erratic little course over the years. Like a little pea green boat, it has bobbed on the waves of opulence and the stormy seas of the global financial crisis, throwing inane commentary and half-thoughts out to the benefit of a tiny audience. This wholly irrelevant collection contains the first two years of Fake Plastic Souks!
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,250. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: February 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
Kiwi born and bred, happily married for 36 years, leaving the country of their birth, their friends and family for a new country, new lifestyle, and the chance to watch their grandchildren on their journey through life. Over the Hill and Across the Ditch is a humorous view on the Australian way of life by Mike & Vicki Lynn
Dog-Ma, The Zen Of Slobber
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,510. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(4.80 from 5 reviews)
Barbara's vivid and dramatic stories, told with a wicked sense of humor, will make you laugh out loud. She definitely gets what living with rescued dogs (nine of them!) is all about. This book will inspire you with the couple's unstinting love, devotion, and respect for dogs as family members. You'll be glad to include it in your treasured collection of great dog books.
Am I the Only One That Signals? The Journey Continues
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.
No stranger to the P45 - Volume One
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!
More Bull
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.
Scenes From A Hundred Morning Drives
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.
More Scenes From A Morning Drive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,770. 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 talking about humor, sarcasm, philosophy, love and life. This is a collection of essays that somehow combine topics as divergent as technology, 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.
Postcards From Across the Pond
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,190. 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.