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A Wander in Vetland by John Hicks
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 by John Hicks
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.
Nine Lives: A Convoluted Story of Passage by Walter Atkinson
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.
LEXX Unauthorized - Backstage at the Dark Zone by D.G. Valdron
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 by John McCarty
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 by Stephen R. Bissette
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 by Jeremiah Jackson
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?
Over the Hill and Across the Ditch by Mike Lynn
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
Nevada's Golden Age of Gambling by Al W Moe
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 by Robert C. Foster III
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 by Edward Hotspur
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 by Susan Salguero
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.
Thunder in the Tummy! The Hilarious Flying Adventures of a Private Pilot by Joel Elman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,130. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire(5.00 from 1 review)
Do you look up at small airplanes as they fly overhead? Have you ever wondered what goes on in the cockpit? On the ground at a general aviation airport? In the minds of private pilots? THUNDER IN THE TUMMY! is a collection of the best of the best of Joel Elman's short stories which were published in Pacific Flyer, Atlantic Flyer, American Aviator, and Southern Aviator.
A Bertram. The Aegean and Two Virgins by Jon Burrows
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire(5.00 from 1 review)
How often have you sat in a sterile workplace and dreamed of sun, blue sea and bright sunny islands? Does your dream involve a boat or the enchanted Aegean? Are you ready for the reality?
Phone Losers of America by Brad Carter
You set the price! Words: 91,100. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire(4.50 from 2 reviews)
Phone Losers of America is a collection of short stories which take you on a twenty year journey of high-tech humor, culture jamming, and criminal mischief. From remotely controlling the overhead paging system of a large supermarket, to confusing the phone company with various call forwarding stunts, this bizarre collection of pranks will have you laughing until the end.
Nude Nuns and Other Peculiar People by Charles Wells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 83,750. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 4 reviews)
It has been my good fortune to know and associate with a goodly number of goofballs. Enjoy a few laugh out loud moments by following the adventures of an ordinary man's encounters with some very unordinary people. The scene changes from New Orleans to Harvard to Ft. Polk to China and throughout America's heartland, but the theme remains constant, the pervasive ubiquity of peculiar people.
A Guide to Essential Popular Music-Volume One by Brian Westland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 100,380. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music, Nonfiction » Music » Reference(5.00 from 6 reviews)
This book is the first volume of a two-volume guide to the best popular music ever recorded and the artists who created and recorded it. The book covers a number of genres that comprise popular music including pop, rock, blues, jazz, country, reggae, hip hop, ragtime, folk, and others.
Tidy Up on Your Way Out - The hilarious true account of a single man’s search for love by Dave Gammon
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 55,800. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Dating(5.00 from 1 review)
Finding myself single at the age of forty was not in my life plan. I had never been very confident or particularly good at dating when I had youth and looks on my side. How the hell was I supposed to get back into meeting women now I was older, heavier, wrinklier and weighed down with emotional baggage?
Why Does the Cheese Always Fall? (A Guide to Faking Adulthood) by Aprill Brandon
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,270. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Essay » Author profile(5.00 from 1 review)
As a humor columnist for over a decade, Aprill Brandon has been documenting her transition to adulthood, from college to the Dirty 30 and beyond, in newspapers and media websites around the country. This book, based on her award-winning columns, has everything young people, the young at heart and fans of horrible stick-figure art will ever need to know about putting on a convincing grown-up act.
No Plan B: The Adventures of a Carbon Unit in Silicon Valley by D. Scott Apel
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 224,690. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2020. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir(5.00 from 1 review)
Ever wonder what it was like to be part of the hi-tech revolution? To work at a struggling startup, or at a major company like Apple? This worklife memoir is the story of a few startups that tried but tanked, as witnessed by a cubicle dweller who went down with those ships, often without a life preserver—and then made a million dollars. All the insanity of Silicon Valley encapsulated in one book.