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A Wander in Vetland
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 74,040. Language: British English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
John Hicks has spent much of his working life as a vet in New Zealand. A Wander in Vetland is an insider's look at his changing profession. These lively tales draw the reader into the more curious aspects of medical and veterinary history - ideal reading for those curious about borborygmi, the use eunuchs made of goose quills, or the potion favoured by Italian women to seduce their lovers...
Pizzles in Paradise
Series: An English Vet's Life in New Zealand, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,060. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
John Hicks is an English trained vet. In a quirky yet literate style this memoir describes his education, courtship and subsequent emigration to New Zealand with Viv, his young wife. His numerous anecdotes are lively and good-humoured, occasionally poignant and often hilarious. It will be enjoyed by all those who love animals, have owned a pet, worked on a farm or read James Herriot.
1492 and All That: A Fool's History of the USA
Price: Free! Words: 21,990. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(4.95 from 20 reviews)
The "fool" of the title is the inept narrator, who takes us on a warm but clueless tour of US history. He stops briefly to visit American culture, the American mind and various problems he claims to solve but fails even to illuminate. Presidents get harpooned along with both parties. Yet the view is ever rosy, including a glimpse of endless prosperity that "only Yankee Doodle dares dream of."
Betty in the Sky with a Suitcase: Hilarious Stories of Air Travel by the World's Favorite Flight Attendant
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,160. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2010 by Riverbend Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Flight attendant Betty started a wildly popular podcast about airline travel, sharing funny stories from the air, now listened to by half a million Betty fans worldwide. By popular demand, here’s the best of Betty in what may be the world’s first podcast-turned-book, or “pook”. It's a wonderful way to be entertained in the airport, on a plane, at home, and anywhere you want a good laugh!
Nine Lives: A Convoluted Story of Passage
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,430. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
A humorous account of the life's experiences of a true Renaissance man from the perspective of his Mojo. This perspective results in a harsh evaluation in what idiotic things an otherwise smart man can participate. Experiences from ocean sailing to racing cars, and flying airplanes leave the reader belly laughing at the way the Mojo's subject makes decisions and acts upon his sage advice.
What Ever Happened to Jimmy McGinnis or What It Was Like To Be A Kid In My Neighborhood In The 50's & 60's, Take Your Pick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,890. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 1 review)
My book chronicles the adventures of me and my pals as we went from Davy Crockett lunch boxes, to the Senior Prom to the jungles of Vietnam. It is trip back in time, when things were simpler, a time when a twenty five cents would buy a kid a Coke, a Spaulding, a Milky Way and he'd still have money left over for a pack of baseball cards.
LEXX Unauthorized - Backstage at the Dark Zone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,190. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 1 review)
LEXX, a subversive, surrealist space opera that billed itself as Star Trek's Evil Twin, from 1997 to 2002 and earned a fanatical cult following. This book tells the story of LEXX both onscreen and offstage, and of the unique personalities and bizarre chains of circumstances that brought it to life.
A Little Mad Sometimes: Film Psychopaths from Jekyll and Hyde to Hannibal Lecter
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,260. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2015 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Television
(5.00 from 1 review)
With the idea for the book coming to him in a dream, John McCarty's review of self-dubbed "psychofilms" covers movies released between 1915 and 1992. From Trilby to Basic Instinct, A LITTLE MAD SOMETIMES discusses various implementations of the screen psycho throughout the years. Among the screen psychos featured here are Mr. Hyde, Norman Bates, and Michael Myers, as well as real-life psychos.
Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 135,780. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
(5.00 from 1 review)
Creeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeekkk! Welcome… to Horrors! Cults, Crimes, & Creepers— The tomb door swings open, and grizzled tomb-tender Stephen Bissette offers you a grisly guided tour to the millennial horror, crime, and cult feature films released on video and DVD from 1999-2001. Open the coffins—er, pages—and they’re all here.
Cinemanager… Confessions from the Movie Theatre
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,680. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00 from 1 review)
Popcorn, Soda and Showbiz... Meet man in charge in the week running up to the biggest film release of the year as he tells all about the thieving staff, customers who love to queue, vomiting children and badly behaved parents. Missing films, burnt popcorn and a projection booth explosion all have to be handled… The show will go on, but how many more things can go wrong before release day?
Bar Tales: Stories From A Southern Rural Law Practice
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 36,920. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
Zany, crazy, juvenile, true and almost always humorous short stories from one rural southern county's bar association over a period of 35 years. This book will show you what really goes on behind the scenes in rural areas of the south. You'll meet Judge Silly (spelled Cilley), The Queen of the Universe, and a District Attorney called a "folksy mountain lawyer" by The Charlotte Observer.
The Warm and Witty Side of Attila the Hun
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,160. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2011 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » World, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Warm and Witty Side of Attila the Hun is a collection of historical anecdotes, odd, humorous facts, and things you will never forget, once you know them. They are the product of a life devoted to history.
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 & 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
Power was my mentor. How America's favorite TV dad showed me the big picture!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 42,050. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
(5.00 from 1 review)
A true story of how Art, an unknown comedian/aspiring writer was uniquely plucked from obscurity and mentored by the legendary entertainer Bill Cosby. Hired as the audience warm up comedian and fired by producers perturbed that he was given an opportunity by Cosby to watch "their" show in-process as an insider. Facing adversity, he challenges his will and pride against their authority and hatred.
Nevada's Golden Age of Gambling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,380. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling
(5.00 from 1 review)
Before "Bugsy" Siegel" opened the Flamingo casino and created the Las Vegas Strip, the Mob was hard at work stealing Downtown casinos like the Las Vegas Club and the El Cortez from their original owners. Reno casino owners resorted to arson and murder to keep their money flowing, and they had Lake Tahoe casinos in their pocket too!
Ad Man: True Stories from the Golden Age of Advertising
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
With martini glass in hand, Ad Man rips the top off the Wheaties box and plucks the tail fins off the Caddy to tell the true story of what really went on in those offices high above Madison Avenue during the 1960s, the storied age of advertising.
Scenes From A Morning Drive
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,490. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
Edward Hotspur talks to himself. But really, he's talking to you about humor, sarcasm, philosophy, love and life. This is a collection of 51 essays that somehow combine topics as divergent as technology, trees, 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.
The Gachi
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 72,110. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2010 by Ken Kuhlken, Publisher Hickey & McGee. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
(5.00 from 1 review)
She wasn’t the only angry woman at U.C. Berkeley. Edgy but unaware of the reasons, she only knew she had to flee, that she couldn’t save the world until she had first saved herself. A passion for music delivered her to Spain, to Seville, a provincial city fertile with the cry of guitar. There, coveting gypsy power, driven to dance with wild audacity, she staked her life on Flamenco.
The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds: Volume 1
Series: The Kindest People Who Do Good Deeds, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,900. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Biography
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book contains 250 stories of good deeds, including this one: Actor/writer/director Paul Bern often gave money to the poor. One day, an impoverished woman waited in his office to see him. Because he was busy, he sent her some money and a note of apology for being unable to see her. He also told a friend about the money: “It’s mine no more than hers.”
Maybe it's just ME. A book of dualities by Giovanni Phillip Freeman
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 29,990. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
Duality-the state or quality of being two or in two parts; dichotomy This book is for those like me who have had some tough times. It is filled with daily thoughts and introspection that got me through the situations in my life. Much of this introspection pertained to everyday life for all of us. During my own hardships, I wanted to feel good about LIFE...I wanted to see what I was missing..