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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."
Fifty Shades of African Grey: Pickles The Parrot Dominates Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 48,560. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In Fifty Shades of Grey Pickles the Parrot does indeed dominate life. Owning parrots can be challenging and frustrating but Ms Abbott has a way of finding humor in her parrot’s behavior and giving us pause to think differently about our own feathered pets. This is her fourth book about Pickles and just like the others, you are guaranteed to laugh out loud at this parrot’s antics and personality.
Pickles The Parrot Returns: My Continued Adventures with a Bird Brain
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,180. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home & Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Georgi Abbott has nailed it once again! Similar to her first book "Pickles The Parrot", but a more indepth look at the care and commitment parrots require. You'll laugh out loud at the situations that arise with Pickles and his human companions. In this book, the writer has also given Pickles a voice to muse about the world. Pickles is charming playing the role of philosopher and comedian.
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!
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.
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.
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!
Trouble Lives at the Back of the Bus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
(5.00 from 1 review)
"A shy, toothless first grader on my bus stopped at my elbow yesterday. Instead of having me look at new shoelaces or hear about her cool babysitter, she confided in me that she has a crush! 'I think it's my first one ...' " In "Trouble Lives at the Back of the Bus", a rookie schoolbus driver chronicles her bus adventures, showing the humor, pathos & irony found on either end of a schoolday.
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.