Books tagged: anecdotes

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44 Days Backpacking in China : The Middle Kingdom in the 21st Century, with the United States, Europe and the Fate of the World in Its Looking Glass
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 186,330. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Summary: “An intimate social, cultural and political look into historical and modern China, while comparing these observations to the history and current trends of the United States and Europe.”-Provided by publisher.
Ging Gang Goo
Series: A Bended Family, #11. Price: Free! Words: 19,830. Language: British English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Social Issues, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit
It’s the Year 9 Self-Es-Team Building residential, and Harley’s not sure why she signed up. Charlie’s as neurotic as ever, and Devon’s cooing has reached a frequency that only dogs can hear. When Rachel’s nasty side comes out to play, Harley hopes for anything at all to take the spotlight away from her feuding bezzies, but what she’ll discover isn’t going to be easy to handle.
Childhood Memories of Gorebridge
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,260. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Biography » Cultural heritage
Gorebridge, just ten miles south of Edinburgh, Scotland, is a typical village. "Childhood Memories" is a look back at the author's early memories, growing up in the 1960's and 1970's. Family, friends, school, leisure, and local tradition play their part in shaping a youngster. Each chapter is a personal accounts of adventures, interactions and memories of childhood life 'back in the day'.
No Good Deed Goes Unpunished
Price: Free! Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From time to time it’s entertaining to watch others squirm in hot water. The mean streak in us loves stories of woe – especially when it involves someone else. Sometimes, we are the blundering idiots with a tale of despair for others to be pleased about. Either way, the good deeds that don’t go unpunished make such juicy stories!
Laddered Tightropes
Series: A Bended Family, #12. Price: Free! Words: 20,800. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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“We’re all going on a… bummer holiday.” A week’s getaway with a best friend each is just what the Hartley kids need – if only that was manageable. The twins have been forced to assume that this maze of tangled kin was sown with good intentions, but they aren’t the only ones for whom the island harbours difficult truths.
A Pocketful of Problems
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A Pocketful of Problems gives a funny, sad, thought-provoking, slightly quirky but mostly true peek into the wonderful world of DIY problem solving, where some solutions are as defective as the thinking that spawned them. Sixteen anecdotes include Uncle Cedric’s Girl Repellent, Granny Versus Firing Squad, Father’s Lost Christmas, Behind Open Doors and A Sunday Night Secret.
Divine Echoes of Eternity
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 37,030. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
God is always waiting to guide our paths and He does so as we listen to Him and obey His directions. Unique tales of His guidance will bring laughter, joy and a sense of awe as you read this Christian devotional featuring short, inspiring stories and anecdotes told by Noel Campbell.
Book of Diverse Writings - Volume I
Price: $1.59 USD. Words: 42,780. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
As the title implies, this book contains diverse writings separated by categories: short stories, essays, anecdotes and trivia that can be read in three minutes each or less. Hidden, the featured crime mystery can be read in about thirty minutes. Plots center on abductions, astronauts, drones, hole punch clouds, magical, mystical; pirates, tall tales, etc. Themes abound for unique readers' tastes.
Great Short Stories and Poems to Enjoy
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,760. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry
If you are looking for entertainment, humour and wit, then this is the book for you. The anecdotes are scintillating, funny and diverse: about chocolates, Bollywood heroes, the recent 2012 Olympic Games, the Urdu Virus and many more. The poems cover a range of subjects (love, war, mobiles, Harry Potter, etc.) and styles.
One Hundred Jokes In Simplified English Spelling
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,240. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
A short compilation of jokes (100) in English. They are written, however, in a simplifed spelling of English which is basically the International Phonetic Alphabet with more familiar symbols replacing the symbols which are not found in the twenty-six letter Latin alphabet. The spelling is easier to read than the IPA notation (though, of course, not as precise).