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General | Satire | Black comedy | Parody
Someone Could Lose an Eye by Sandy Kovack
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,300. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Someone Could Lose an Eye is a collection of lightly satirical short stories set in a New York advertising agency. The stories revolve around Marc Templeton, a British expat working as creative director at the agency where he gets his fill of weird accounts, taxing clients, out-of-control creatives and nagging suits. Think of it as Mad Men with less booze and cigarettes and a lot more laughs.
Atlas Sulks by Wm. W. Munk
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,570. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
ATLAS SULKS addresses the issue of the privatization of the Commons, in this case the Airwaves which belong to the American People. With a satirical look at right wing Talk Radio and Ayn Randian philosophy, the story shows how self entitled individuals can take the nation’s resources as their own possessions. If they aren’t deterred, they’ll reap unaccountable wealth, and amass even more power.
Murgatroyd's Christmas Club by Stephen Bailey
Price: $8.49 USD. Words: 115,750. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2013 by Fishcake Publications. Categories: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General(4.00 from 1 review)
Mill worker, Willie Arkenthwaite, suddenly, and by his own doing, becomes treasurer of the Murgatroyd's Mill Christmas club. Being rude, crude & terribly rude, how will this docile and inarticulate man accomplish this? With his friends, workmates and many comical mishaps along the way, that's how.
Dating A Cougar II (Book 6 of the Never Too Late Series) by Donna McDonald
Series: Never Too Late, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,920. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Firefighter and eco entrepreneur Walter Graham II is tired of unhappily dating. He wants to date Jane Fox who can turn on his body and keep up with his brain. Unfortunately, the sexy older woman is using logic to prove any relationship is a bad idea. But once he gets his reluctant ‘cougar’ into bed, Walter intends to give Jane’s mind something more important to focus on than their age difference.
The Lost Ballet by Richard Dorrance
Series: Gwenny and Roger June, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 100,600. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Another in the series of caper novels staring Gwenny and Roger June, who live in America's most beautiful town, Charleston, SC. In a secret compartment of an antique desk they find a musical score by Igor Stravinsky, and decide to produce the world premier of this lost ballet. Also staring Pete Townshend of THE WHO, Catherine Deneuve, and Mikhail Baryshnikov. And of course Stirg, their enemy.
Way to Go by Robert Gumpertz
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 570. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General
When the author was diagnosed with cancer in 1995, he panicked--then made himself laugh by picturing silly ways "to end it all". This cartoon book is full of idiotic, foolish and funny ways to do just that. The author got help, and, more than a decade later, is still laughing.
Damien Loose, Episode 8 - Dance by Robert Strasser
Series: Damien Loose. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,060. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Episode 8 of 10. Damien and Kinch commit the heist of the century, but it yields no smoking gun. Damien needs a smoking gun because his boss is about to fire him and Edmund's body just grows colder in the morgue. The only think to do in a situation like this is dance, so Damien takes his wife to a gala where they meet a killer.
Burnt Not Broken by Michael Davis
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 45,750. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Twice published author Michael Davis has lifted the blanket on an area of human survival not contemplated by most people until it strikes them personally. At the age of seventy-seven Michael Davis managed to become part of a horrific accident. A combination of circumstances that resulted in a major fire, leaving him with thirty-seven percent degree burns. Here is his remarkable survival story.
A Hint of Magic by Claire Chilton
Series: The Demon Diaries. Price: Free! Words: 32,320. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Dora Carridine is fed up with her life as a preacher’s daughter and sets out to explore the darker side of life instead. If she can find some magic in the world, then maybe she will find a place she belongs.
How To Live On 4/5ths Of 2/3rds Of Stuff All by Bert Rowe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,100. Language: Australian English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Budgeting
Beats me why people need someone else to tell them how to live. But they say there's big bucks in telling people "how to do... whatever". Dr. Spock told 50 million people how to raise their kids. Apparently, he got it wrong, but he still made heaps. So, need someone to tell you how to live cheaply? C’mon, don’t think you can work it out for yourself do you?? Crazy, off the wall humor you'll love!
The Rings of Uranus by Stewart Bruce
Series: The Uranus Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,280. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The hilarious sequel to Beyond Uranus. After discovering that there may be a possibility that his father is still alive Roy sets out to discover the truth. Is he still alive? What happened to Doctor D'Eath? Who is the worst rock band in the Galaxy? Find out the answers to all these questions and more in The Rings of Uranus.
A Week And A Day In The Lives Of Two Angry Young Men by Jonathan Antony Strickland
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy(3.86 from 14 reviews)
Story about two young friends/rivals who haven't seen eachother for some time, meet up again to reminisce about the past and to take part in a local cooking competion. Unknown to one though, hatred and madness has grown within the other. If you read this story, then why not review it. Any review you give it (be it good or bad) is most welcome.
The Second Innings of a Software Engineer by Vipin Madathil
Price: Free! Words: 12,570. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Written against the backdrop of Software Industry, this is the story of a Software Engineer expressing his views on diversified features of software industry.In the form of discussion, flavoured with humour and anger,the Software Engineer tries to express his agony and ecstasy;some of the points during the discussion serve as eye-opener for him. He decides that he would change for a better future
Gagfest UK by Scott Pixello
Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 104,270. Language: British English. Published: September 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Transgressional fiction
UK. The present. Five life-long friends meet up once a year to play stupid pranks on people who have annoyed them in the previous 12 months. This time, however, the joke is on one of them. Patrice Harding, struggling stand-up comedian, is faced with the ultimate heckler. Can’t she take a joke? Apparently she can. It’s childish. It’s fun. It’s payback.
Умер-шмумер, лишь бы был здоров by Irina Moroz
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 40,330. Language: Russian. Published: September 20, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Отвратительное чувство! Тяжёлые веки, словно два слепленных вареника. Мышцы глаз вяло подёргиваются. Они похожи на свернувшихся червей, потерявших надежду выбраться наружу из высохшего яблока. В его больном воображении вдруг появились мясистые, ехидно посмеивающиеся губы. Покуривая трубку и время от времени шевеля щёткой усов, губы плюются короткими словами с грузинским акцентом…
The Village Idiot Reviews (A Laugh Out Loud Comedy) by Pete Sortwell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,560. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Every village has an idiot, we know that, but what if there was a village full of them? It wouldn't be the best place to take a windy walk, would it? Furthermore, what if all those idiots suddenly found the joys of online shopping and started reviewing everything they brought? Well, ‘What if’ no more. Here is The Village Idiot Reviews.
A Lay-by at Cottonwood by J. Cameron McClain
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
When Samuel Clemens headed out West on a stagecoach in 1861, he expected adventure. He didn't expect to be fighting for his life against a Cthulhu cult! This short story comes from my new collection, entitled Toccatas & Fugues: Stories So Far.
The Big Huge Fat Vampire Bat by Norm Cowie
Price: Free! Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
When teen vampire Erin's bat mysteriously gains weight, her friends Trug and Nevin investigate. Clues lead them to a graveyard and pizzeria. Then a zombie shows up and the guano hits the fan. A comedy short story by award-winning humorist Norm Cowie
My Little Zombie by Liz Carey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 770. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Monsters, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
What happens when Lily finds a zombie in the park? She takes it home to make it her pet, of course!
Snap Slice by Jim Sutherland
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 62,380. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Sports
The smart, funny, sexy novel about golf and golfers—and art and architecture, and business and economics, and science and psychology, and men and women, and skirts and skorts. Part sports novel, part romantic comedy, part crazy romp, Snap Slice is a hugely funny, richly populated and surprisingly insightful page-turner in the tradition of writers like Carl Hiassen, Nick Hornby and Dan Jenkins