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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 4 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
(4.96 from 23 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: 36,070. 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!
999 Bees in My Bonnet: A Collection of Irritating Irritants
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,680. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 17 reviews)
Bill Linden's been a pirate, a poet, a pawn and a king (not to mention gag writer for major comic strips and Chicago Sun Times art director!). His many adventures have taught him a lot—about what drives him nuts! Whether it's the double-crossing staff at Traitor Joe’s, reptile dysfunction, "Northern" fried chicken, or seven-year jock itch, Bill's got a gripe to crack you up.
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.
Manpot's Tales of the Tropics
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 16,630. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
Drift on Caribbean tradewinds through white sand beaches and ramshackle bars where we meet a gang of colourful characters that thrive in those little latittudes. From Hollywood superstars Michael Jackson and Marlon Brando to local legends Big Red the Gangster, Johnnie One Nut, Bomba and Quito Rymer get carried away by stories too strange and funny to be fiction. You just can't make this stuff up.
cortos
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 32,080. Language: Spanish. Published: September 21, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
"Cortos relatos del mundo de las ideas escritos desde mi BlackBerry @ 30 mil pies de altura." Este libro pertenece a un nuevo mundo, el de la globalización digital, sin fronteras geográficas y con historias que vuelan sin límites por todo el planeta. Tuvo como objetivo ser escrito en su totalidad desde mi BlackBerry y así se cumplió.
The Illusive Craft of Acting: An Actor's Preparation Process
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 11,280. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Illusive Craft of Acting: An Actor’s Preparation Process is written by award-winning SAG/AFTRA actress, stuntwoman, scriptwriter, director, Marneen L. Fields. Since 1976 Marneen has appeared in 150 films and TV shows with A-List stars. She's considered a specialist in both Konstantin Stanislavsky and Anton Chekhov methods acting. She's the CEO/EP of Heavenly Waterfall Productions.
Punny Jokes 101
Series: Papoose’s Punny Jokes. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: American English. Published: December 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Humor / Jokes & Riddles
(5.00 from 1 review)
Mind Bending double entendres & punny jokes by P!apoose of Papoose Doorbelle Publishing presented by Smashwords, a Chen Dushek publication. Double meaning riddles get more complex the deeper into the book you go. Ages 13+
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.
Delightful Bridge
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 14,480. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles, & brain twisters
(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is aimed at improving the skill level of intermediate and advanced players to the next higher level in the ladder. The forty-odd deals that follow explain how the experts solved the problems as they arose at the author's table.
What the F****?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,660. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012 by JK Publishing LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
There is no redeeming value to this book other than to laugh. I will not apologize or change anything that is written in this book because all of it is true. For my fans, buy it so I can get a glass of wine, for family, we are totally going out to dinner with this money, and for friends, party at you know who's house!
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
My Life with Wayne
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,470. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Marriage
(5.00 from 1 review)
Friends have been telling me that I should write a book about my life with Wayne, so I decided to do so. My life with Wayne is a comedy of short stories which will leave you laughing. There is never a dull moment which leads to unexpected events. One thing for sure, I never know what to expect with him.