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On Princesses: A Foible
Series: The Foibles. Price: Free! Words: 32,740. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Yes, the world needs another fairytale, just like your grandmother needs a Dwarf Grunge Band. Of course this is not just another fairy tale, it is a completely irreverent celebration of geeks, fairy goth-mothers, small annoying dogs, and yes, princesses. This is a foible, not a fable, thus it has no redeeming value whatsoever. Enjoy!
Artemisia - a Regency Novel in the Tradition of Jane Austen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 105,610. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency, Fiction » Historical » Regency
(5.00)
Austenesque Reviews -"I highly recommend this novel and author to readers who love Jane Austen, Georgette Heyer and traditional Regency romances!" Richmond Magazine (UK) - "Artemisia...is a great success; a protagonist of whom Jane Austen would have approved, majoring in wit and intelligence...It makes for fun reading as you curl up by a roaring fire"
Meringue
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,740. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author
Whipped egg whites, huh? That seems innocuous enough but then things aren't always what they seem. This collection of short stories using 'Meringue' as its theme has something for everyone. All the authors' proceeds will go to Sea Shepherd in France.
The Cheesehead Shuffle (A Quirky Midwestern Mystery)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,550. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
When a young and energetic graduate student quits school to help her boyfriend save a small Wisconsin dairy farm, she finds herself drawn into a vortex of absurdity as she attempts to uncover his involvement in the murder of a local man. Anyone who can appreciate the unique sensibilities people from the Upper Midwest will probably enjoy this playful and twisted romp through rural Wisconsin.
Minor Miracles
Price: Free! Words: 5,090. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
If you’re a financially successful single mother but don’t know the name of your daughter’s teacher or that you have a cat; if you’re 40 and own a pith helmet and an Indiana Jones hat instead of stocks and bonds; if you can build a dollhouse but have trouble reading a bus schedule; if you talk to statues . . . maybe you need a minor miracle.
Henry Moon. The Useless Magician.
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,200. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Entertainment
Henry Moon is an old magician getting near to retirement. Unfortunately for Henry, Mrs Moon has no desire for him to retire and keeps encouraging him to do what she thinks he does best but, before he finally hangs up his cloak and hat, Henry wants to find the one elusive 'best trick' ever. When he finds what he's been looking for that's when things go terribly wrong.
Your Guide to the Coolest Neighborhoods in North America
Price: Free! Words: 36,890. Language: English. Published: July 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
If Charles Dicken's Pickwick vacationed with the writers of "Portlandia" they might pen this hilarious exploration of North America's undiscovered gentrifying 'hoods. From a magical stew in DC to Atlanta's artisanal cola, from San Francisco's weird starchitecture to NY's off-putting pop-up and New Orleans' gator-friendly hostelry, escape and laugh with intrepid gay travel writer Nate Molino
The Misadventures of the Krafts
Price: Free! Words: 5,770. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Everyone has an off-day once in a while. The same is true for the Kraft family, Rex and Dolly, their daughter Sheryl and their son Chase. The Misadventures of the Krafts takes a humorous look at how an average family reacts to a day with some very unusual events.
Amusing Words
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 140. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » General
Amusing Words purpose is to make words entertaining, creative or funny. The words in this book are displayed in a way that inspires creativity. Letters have been reshaped, cut, moved or partially erased. By the end, you can also transform a word into something more amusing. Over 85 words are transformed in this book.
Brief Encounters with Real Life
Price: Free! Words: 71,160. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Like most 0.9 billion citizens in developed countries I felt I was living the “Real Life”. A variety of instances detailed herein proved that this was not so. As an environmental scientist at the University of Toronto and a consultant living and working worldwide it became evident that the “Real Life” belongs to our 6 billion co-inhabitants elsewhere. Here are brief amusing and emotive glimpses.