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England Is For Loners: A Misanthrope's Travelogue
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 29,810. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Not everyone loves to travel with family and friends. There's a certain freedom that comes with being on your own in a new place, far from all that you know. The only annoying travelers you may encounter on your journey into a strange new land? Everyone else. Join Alexander Zwick on his solo expedition through England, as he gives his humorous yet honest take on the realities of modern travel.
Starfish On Thursday
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,880. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Starfish On Thursday contains 23 essays about American culture, many of which are set against the backdrop of a childhood in the '70s and teen years in the '80s. Ranging from serious to thoughtful to hilarious, Amie Ryan examines a wide range of topics: from child beauty pageants to the NRA, school shootings to garage bands. If you read this book tonight, you'll be quoting it tomorrow.
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.
Strangers Have the Best Candy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,780. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
What kind of real-life person would not only take candy from strangers, but would turn it into a life-long passion? Meet Meps, a curious, open-hearted traveler who has turned talking to strangers into a way of life. In her award-winning book, she shares hilarious and provocative tales of conversations and adventures with strangers in North America and beyond.
Act As If: Stumbling Through Hollywood with Headshot in Hand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,650. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Being a non-famous working actor in Hollywood isn't easy, but it can be hilarious if you bring your attitude. Based on the popular column in Nowcasting.com's ActorsInk, the essays in Act As If take a (mostly) humorous look at the life of a journeyman actor in Hollywood. "Journeyman," as in "not a star." With humor and honesty, Petrea Burchard tells what it takes to be a working actor in Hollywood.
China Teaching Behind the Great Firewall & Other Inadvisable Things in a Country Shaped Like a Chicken
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.
If I Had Small Boobs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,780. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by BlackBelle. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
If I Had Small Boobs is a short collection of previously published essays about life, love, and bra sizes. This ebook is the perfect companion for short bursts of procrastination or long lines at the DMV. It will get you through a boring flight, a couple of lunch breaks, or an entire Thanksgiving dinner locked in the bathroom at the home of that aunt you never liked anyway.
Meetos
Price: Free! Words: 1,860. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
I share with you my greatest passion: orange snack foods. From the beginning of my life at 10 years old, I have had one persistent passion: Cheetos. And I've got the body to prove it.
Wanderlust in Suburbia and Other Reflections on Motherhood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,690. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Motherhood, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
New York Times & USA Today bestselling author Marilyn Brant offers something unique and personal to the fans of her fiction & new readers alike — a collection of 21 essays and 5 poems on the subject of motherhood, filled with the warmth, humor & astute observations that are a trademark of her novels. A “tribute to our mothers and our grandmothers. To our women friends. And to all of us as well."
My Kidney Transplant: A Sometimes Serious, Sometimes Not, Collection of Essays
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This is a collection of essays I wrote before and after my transplant. I published it to educate readers about organ donation, bust myths about transplants, offer some inspiration for those going through the same things I did and to show how a good sense of humor can be the best medicine.
The Unsure Male
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
(4.00 from 1 review)
Look at males of any species. It is not difficult to see that the areas they monopolize are, invariably, careless attitude, unprofessional approach or aggressive behavior. Most of us readily attribute this to evolution. How? Why? The answer to these questions surprisingly is the answer to all that is happening in the world, especially the violent nature of many of our societies.
Dubious Knowledge: Doubtful Facts, Twisted History and Other Humorosities (Book One)
Series: Dubious Knowledge. Price: Free! Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
If you like learning with a lively dose of laughter, you'll love this hilarious book full of fishy facts, twisted history, and general “Dubious Knowledge” from award-winning humor columnist Dan Van Oss. It's laugh out loud learning with 25 funny features in all!
When Netflix Finds Out You're Black
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,010. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2015 by BlackBelle. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
When Netflix Finds Out You’re Black is a short collection of previously published essays about love, life, and movie preferences. This ebook is a bite-sized bit of the cult humor blog, PJ Says. It’s the perfect crutch for short bursts of procrastination or long stays in the bathroom. It will get you through a boring flight or a couple of long lunch breaks.
Analysis of Footprints
Price: Free! Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A study has been conducted whereby Footprints in the Sand, one of modern Christianity's most prolific poems, can be discussed and considered via various analytic techniques and through a range of perspectives and observational gazes.
Cursing At My Fourth Toe
Price: Free! Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
What do you call your fourth toe? Is there even a common name for it? There are over one million words in the English language, so why is it so hard to think of what that little piggy is called? It probably doesn't matter in the grand scheme of things. What's important are the words that are readily available that society won't let us use or hear. The curse words.
Peach Power: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(4.00 from 1 review)
Color of white race is set straight. It is peach. Racism discussed and critiqued. Peach Power proclaimed as road to world peace. The format is satirical which is supposed to be humorous. This is debatable.
It Seemed Like A Good Idea
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
With more than a decade in the media and 5+ years in ESL education, Harry Hodge's career has taken some twists and turns in locations around the world. From teaching English to S. Korean elementary students to pulling rickshaws in Canada to playing a Spanish colonel on Vietnamese TV, the term "I'll try anything once" has never been more appropriate.
Dads Army Short Stories
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,500. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Life in the Seaside resort of Walmington-on-Sea on the South Coast of England in the 1940’s during the Second World War as seen through the exploits of a band of men who got together to form the Walmington-on-Sea Home Guard in response to a plea from Secretary of State for War Anthony Eden.
My Past Humor Columns
Price: Free! Words: 23,130. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A collection of past humor columns I wrote some years back for the local paper.
Quaff the Kool Aid
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
I argue for Wine Tasting standards to be applied to Kool Aid.