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General | Satire | Black comedy | Parody
Planet Bonkers by AD Moreton
Price: Free! Words: 20,610. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Political
A book with some stuff in it. Not for the faint hearted, this is my individual take on a wide range of situations and circumstances that have either amused or irritated me over a period of some 45 years or so, of a varied but ‘normal’ life (whatever ‘normal’ is). Some of the observations relate to big political, cultural, National or International issues; some are flippant minor irritants.
True Stories - We Made Up by Michael Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,550. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Once in a lifetime a book comes along that will change the course of your life and shoot you soaring into the atmosphere with your dreams. This is not that book. “True Stories – We Made Up” is a collection of slightly embellished, mostly true short stories that will tickle your soul and remind you of simpler times. Join us on the journey through childhood, and rediscover your own along the way.
Welcome to Hell by Demelza Carlton
Series: Mel Goes to Hell, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Good morning. Welcome to HELL." Mel hates job interviews – and this one's shaping up to be the interview from Hell. From the grumpy receptionist to the disturbingly demonic interview panel and the sleazy CEO, it seems landing her first job is the least of Mel's worries. Can she make it out of the office alive without selling her soul?
William Shakespeare’s "As You Like It": A Retelling in Prose by David Bruce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,110. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This is an easy-to-read retelling of William Shakespeare's romantic comedy play titled "As You Like It." In it, Rosalind and Orlando fall instantly in love. Both need to escape separately to the Forest of Arden. There, Rosalind, in disguise as a young man named Ganymede, teaches Orlando about romantic love and how to be a proper husband for her. The romantic comedy ends with four weddings.
Bunyip vs the CWA by Naomi Kramer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,170. Language: Australian English. Published: February 21, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(5.00 from 1 review)
A monster hunter travels to the outskirts of a small country town, tracking a rogue bunyip. Much to his surprise, the local CWA ladies are already out in force. This is a short story, suitable for both children and adults.
On Heroes: A Foible by Susan Skylark
Series: The Foibles. Price: Free! Words: 27,590. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This story should be used with caution, not taken internally, and avoided by those who have a congenital lack of humor, who take themselves and the world too seriously, and those looking for something serious to read. This little saga pokes fun at bureaucracy, paperwork, heroes, and the latest fad in looming environmental crises. Find out how to save the world in six easy lessons, or not.
Slave Job by Stephanie Flynn
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody(5.00 from 1 review)
A man in a society of socialized careers decides he cannot live another day with his demeaning, dead-end job. His co-workers are baffled and his wife tells him he speaks heresy. Sterk sets his own destiny no matter the consequences.
Funny Story by Ashley Parker Owens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,440. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Writing fiction can be slippery—what is funny to one person may not be amusing to another. As Erma Bombeck said, “there is a thin line that separates laughter and pain, comedy and tragedy, humor and hurt.” Funny Story offers insightful tales that might make you laugh out loud, or just leave a smile on your face. This collection of powerful writing includes some of the best writers in the South.
Other People's Shit by C.V. Hunt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Fantasy » General
There’s a pandemic. People are turning into clowns. Society isn’t interested in finding a cure or treating the infected as humans. But when unconventional couriers begin to harass the contaminated, and clowns start disappearing, a band of transformed coworkers set out to find answers.
Hand In Glove by Paddy Bostock
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 95,790. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Wings ePress, Inc.. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
PI Dr Jake Flintlock and his sidekick Dr Bum Park are inveigled by American theater director Chuck Cinzano into the investigation of a severed hand in a baseball glove on Primrose Hill, London. The assignment morphs into a murder case as Chuck is “stabbed to death” in Jake’s home. Having flown to Sausalito, CA, Jake and Bum begin to suspect they are being used as actors in a play.
Purgatory: A Good Way to Die (Butterworth) by Dave Malone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,890. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
College adjunct instructor Charles D. Butterworth lives a pleasant, though not terribly exciting, life in the rural Ozarks. A cuddly, bookish man, Butterworth seeks meaning through the Eastern philosophers and Mother Nature. Feeling his life has peaked, Mr. Butterworth plans his suicide. Bad weather and an unexpected infatuation slow his demise.
Little Blue Fuzzy by David H. Hendrickson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2014 by Pentucket Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Mickey DeMarco clicks his PC's mouse on spam that promises to "Unleash the Monster in your pants," he hardly expects an actual monster to appear. Inside his boxers. Hilarity ensues when the two-inch, fuzzy blue monster learns the facts of life and tries desperately to help Mickey get laid. "I love this story." - USA Today bestselling author Kristine Kathryn Rusch BONUS STORY: "Beloved"
The Path To Destruction (Alex Kaidan S01E03) by Darren Hoyland
Series: Alex Kaidan, S01E03. Price: Free! Words: 18,950. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The crew witness the formation of the path that will soon lead to The Village and destroy every hope they ever had for what remains of Humanity. Alex must rally his crew to not only come up with a plan to stop the Pathfinders, ideally not involving single-handed combat with a race of space giants, but also to stop the mother of all hangovers he's currently enduring...
Tendre La Joue Gagnante by Jean-Yves Crozier
Series: Le Funambule Acoustique, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,360. Language: French. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Inspirational
Bien au delà des étoiles. le funambule acoustique se joue du temps et de l'espace en profitant d'un paysage infini, qui déroule ses possibilités, suivant la mélodie élémentaire. Dans ce treizième épisode, le fil-de-fériste s'aperçoit que si les valeurs des uns font souvent le malheur des autres, les remèdes d'inefficacité chronique se prennent toujours à forte dose.
Weapon of Choice by S.E. Batt
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,020. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Fantasy » General
Dennis thrived as a grubby, good-for-nothing farmboy in a typical Fantasy world, which made him the prime material for being selected by the gods to go on an epic quest. When chosen, he discovered he is left with nothing but a feather to defend himself with. Will Dennis complete his quest and get back home with his sanity intact? A Fantasy parody work totalling approx. 13500 words.
Peddlers Three by Edward Groves
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 82,160. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
In the late 1960s, a newly hired salesman discovers that getting ahead means getting in the line of fire—and dodging the bullets of corporate politics . . .
Suicide Notes From A Wedding by Joaquin Emiliano
Price: Free! Words: 30,420. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(5.00 from 1 review)
Some six months before killing himself, Lucky Saurelius is honor bound to serve as a groomsman at his best friend's wedding. Armed with a rented tux, carton of cigarettes and a bottle of Grey Goose, he strikes out for Pennsylvania. With one last chance to settle his affairs, and no chance of turning things around, Lucky inadvertently resolves to compose the suicide note to end all suicide notes.
Dani's Shorts 2 by Dani J Caile
Series: Dani J Caile's Universe. Price: Free! Words: 26,520. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Yes, it's Volume 2 of TIW shorts! Yet another collection of totally pointless exactly 500 and exactly 200 word nonsense to entertain you while doing whatever you do when reading.
Vampire Owner's Manual by Tim Forder
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,800. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
As a skirt chasing gambler from the old west, I met a beautiful older woman who made wild passionate love with me and then in the heat of passion turned me into a Vampire! l wrote this Vampire Owner's Manual for those who have just became one of the honored or is thinking of becoming one of the honored or just want to know more about Vampires.
Hell and Paradise by Federico Muñoz Santerbas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,680. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A sadistic colonel tries to get information from their prisoner, a woman with the rank of lieutenant.