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Were You Born Stupid? Tales of an Hispanic-American Family
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,000. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
“Were you born stupid?” is a phrase I often heard my father ask me as the eldest of his seven children. This memoir is of what now seems an enchanted childhood, written through a boy’s eyes, set in the 1950’s through 70’s, growing up in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. It relates the trials and triumphs of a large Hispanic family, a life abundantly joyful, at times brutal.
Goat Lips: Tales of a Lapsed Englishman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,570. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Essay » Author profile
A thought-provoking romp through a lapsed Englishman’s life, who—after a quarter century of living in the United States—realized he’d neglected to renew his subscription to England. Matthew’s relentless wit and insight is front and center as we bounce between England and the United States, experiencing one hilarious, and sometimes poignant, tale after another.
A Clown in the Trunk: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,960. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The family that once took to the skies and soared on butterfly hang gliders, now rollicks across the landscape in other conveyances-from a broken-down van to the QE2, from a media-hyped "Love Train" to the Orient Express. Older now, but probably no wiser, Maralys Wills and her troupe find adventure lurking where no one else would think to look.
Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind, Volume 2: School
Series: Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,370. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A nationally acclaimed teacher and coach, Benjamin Tomes provides a captivating backstory to an unlikely success story. Tomes provides a unique perspective on growing up in the public educational system with ADHD, before anyone knew what ADHD was . Filled with biting sarcasm and wicked humor, the gory details of his school experience deliver blunt force drama with brutal honesty.
A Circus Without Elephants: A Memoir
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,530. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Maralys Wills unwittingly becomes the ringmaster of an eight-sport family—a troupe of five boys and a girl that discovers joy and laughter in offbeat creations like double decker bicycles and primitive hang gliders. Thanks to the kids, she soars to 2,000 feet on a tandem hang glider, plays tennis with Dinah Shore, and appears on Family Feud. When tragedy strikes she must find the courage to go on.
Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind, Volume 1: Home
Series: Confessions of the Unmedicated Mind, Volume 1: Home. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,560. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A nationally acclaimed teacher and coach, Benjamin Tomes provides a captivating backstory to an unlikely success story. Growing up in an era still unfamiliar with ADHD, Tomes provides a unique perspective in a birth-21 account of an erratic childhood. Filled with biting sarcasm and wicked humor, the gory details of a personal war on boredom are expressed with blunt force drama and brutal honesty.
Französisch mit Spickzettel: Zwei Engländer, zu viele Tiere, und ein Kriminalfall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,480. Language: German. Published: April 2, 2013 by Book View Cafe. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
New York Times Bestseller Tiere, die sich unmöglich benehmen, die Mißgeschicke anderer Leute und der bizarrste Kriminalfall, den es je gegeben hat. Der internationale Bestseller Französisch mit Spickzettel ist die—unglaubliche, aber wahre—Geschichte der ersten acht Monate, die Chris in Frankreich verbracht hat. Er wurde als 'ein Jahr in der Provence mit Miss Marple und Gerald Durrel' bezeichnet.
How Tom Holland Eclipsed his Dad
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,360. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
Story of how a kid dances his way from London's West End all the way to Hollywood and eclipses his 'celebrity' dad along the way. Written with great affection by a dad as proud as he is bemused and unsurprisingly so, since all of this happened by complete fluke. No planning. No drama lessons let alone drama-school. And all against a dad's best efforts at becoming famous himself. Now that is funny.
The Longest Honeymoon
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,590. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
2 years, 5 homes and 20 countries - a true story (with some omissions to avoid getting into any more trouble), this is more than travel anecdotes and self-mockery.
My Dad Is A Freak
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 55,890. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Over the years, Tom Bell has ignored his nephews,cursed crying infants, and never touched someone else's poo. Now, at age 50, with two toddlers and an infant, he wracks his brain daily for any useless skills accumulated from a half-century of single-life. "MY DAD IS A FREAK” is the conclusion that each of his children will inevitably arrive at,in their own good time, despite his best efforts.