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The Roller Coaster - A Rite of Passage by Steve Odenthal
Series: Chimney Fishing. Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: American English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Ride along with an innocent young man as he takes his maiden voyage on "Old Rickety" - the claim to fame of this particular family amusement park. Accompanied by only his father, a generally well-balanced individual, this father and son set out to conquer all fear and embrace the challenge of the "Roller Coaster". What could go wrong? Not much -- or so you say!
A Miracle at Las Cruces by Henri Bauhaus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
This humorous traveler's tale takes place in the highlands of Guatemala, where two American travelers, Jack Straw and Ellen Middendorf have just met in a nearby bus terminal and have decided to travel together to a remote Indian village, named Las Cruces. There adventure together turns out quite comical, as the two turn out to be very different from each other.
Overnight Success by Mark Porter
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,310. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Mark Porter sets off on a great adventure of post-college life, where he lives in an abandoned house owned by the Mafia, hangs with homeless people, gets beat up by bouncers, becomes romantically entangled with crazy aspiring actresses, drinks bum wine, is ordered to buy condoms for Hollywood screenwriters, becomes a professional cardboard box folder—and somewhere along the line finds true love.
ISIS Is Coming! ISIS Is Coming! ISIS is Coming! by John M. Busher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,220. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Donny the Drone, a non-sentient blogging United States military unmanned fix winged aerial vehicle, interviews the phrase “The War on Terror” about ISIS, The Cheney Administration, Neoconmen, Muslim No Go Zones and the 2016 United States Presidential Election Campaign.
Shopping at Tesco by Jaq Hazell
Price: Free! Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Urban
In this dark humorous short story a snooty yummy mummy takes decisive action when faced with panic and danger at the supermarket.
Four Little Tales of Murder and Insanity by CD Moulton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,610. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
Four novellas, from comedy, to weird to insanity to murder. One based on mixing of characters "met" on Facebook. I wonder which one that was?
Three Speeches by Jeff Bakkensen
Price: Free! Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias(5.00 from 1 review)
A high school graduation speech goes terribly awry. This short story first appeared in First Stop Fiction, February, 2014.
The Indian Bus Stop by Henri Bauhaus
Price: Free! Words: 2,330. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Travel, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jack Straw is leaving Guatemala, while his girlfriend is staying in behind in Central America. Jack is crossing the border into the sometimes violent state of Chiapas and then traveling north to the good ole USA that is if he can make it through Mexico.
The Shakespeare Murders by A.G Macdonell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,000. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Matthew Lynn. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
When gentleman-adventured Peter Kerrigan retrieves a stolen wallet from a pickpocket, he discovers a small note inside that sparks his curiosity - "Dear Harry, This is written in great haste. A wonderful thing has happened to me, and before long I shall be worth at least a million pounds..." On a hunt for a mysterious treasure Kerrigan becomes entangled in a murder investigation.
The Teacher's Hand-Pook by Peter Pook
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 62,900. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015 by Emissary Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Besides being another hilarious yarn in the series, The Teacher’s Hand-Pook voices a plea from many teachers who are worried by the sometimes unhelpful programmes, methods and theories imposed upon them from above by folks not directly in the firing line of modern education. Much of this concern is summed up by that outspoken representative of the Old Guard, Mr Mould, in his Teacher’s Prayer:
The Soul Train by Alex Mahon
Price: $1.80 USD. Words: 27,960. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
The Afterlife is filled with the kind of people you would cross the street to avoid. Most people stick it out until the angels come to collect them. Problem is, that can take forever. The impatient find the drudgery of everyday life just too much to bear and give up their souls....to me. Read the collection of stories and learn what life is really like when you die.
Driving Dainty by Steve Odenthal
Series: Chimney Fishing. Price: Free! Words: 3,960. Language: American English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A family trip to Grandma's house goes terribly awry. Terribly might be the wrong word - humorously might be more apt. This long-suffering family's journey is placed in the hands of their father, a man who is about to take a driving lesson he never signed up for. Learn with him the art and philosophy of "Driving Dainty". You too might soon take a "gentler, kinder grip on the wheel"
Vlad and Me by J.M Bingham
Price: Free! Words: 17,430. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When Vlad the Terrible, a powerful vampire from Blahlacchia, comes to New York searching for his long lost daughter, he doesn't expect to become friends with 10 year old Blair Johnson, a normal fifth grade girl with a powerful necklace that could potentially help Vlad find his daughter , and regain his kingdom.
Hobson's Choice by Alex Mahon
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,080. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
How would you poison your spouse? That's the dilemma Andrew faces when he decides to do away with his wife and collect the life insurance money. When his wife gets wind of the plan she also gets in on the act. Finally, their son decides he's had enough of the game and demands they go to a marriage guidance councillor. On the way there tragedy strikes.
Conversations with Wonka - Part five by Madeleine Masterson
Series: The Wonka Stories. Price: Free! Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
Hurrah! It is time for more Wonka, and the way of the Life Plan; even better now that Owner has found some new bedtime reading with a finger on the pulse of the universe - between this and Jung who is still hanging round the kitchen, can Wonka’s firm advice (dinner lady? You!) hold sway? Well do read the very latest to find out, stick the kettle on, feet up and enjoy. With our love of course.x
Libro de las carcomas by Palacio Rojo
Price: Free! Words: 29,150. Language: Spanish. Published: May 25, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
La única buena razón que tengo para imprimir unas páginas bajo mi firma es la de buscar trabajo. Como todos aquellos despistados que aún caminan por la calle con sus currículos bajo el brazo, yo también creo en el poder de las cuartillas frente a las palabras electrónicas. A pesar de todo, lo más seguro es que este libro sea carcoma de polilla gracias al tiempo, como tantos otros.
Things To Do While Waiting For A Woman - A Guide For Impatient Men by Bill Decker
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This is a funny, silly look at how men can occupy themselves while waiting for the women in their lives to get ready. It's a humorous guide and won first place in the largest humor book contest.
How to Become a Bodyguard for Celine Dion's Larynx by Kathleen Gerard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,330. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2015 by Untreed Reads. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Ever wonder how contemporary singing divas protect their voice boxes? Well, wonder no more! In the satirical short story, an over-achieving nine-year-old unknowingly embarks on an unlikely career path en route to working for Celine Dion, the popular singing sensation. You'll laugh and you'll cry as the narrator of the story, a gifted child with a MENSA I.Q., navigates through her journey .