Books tagged: anecdotes

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While Shepherds Washed My Socks
Series: A Bended Family, #4. Price: Free! Words: 25,410. Language: British English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
A combination of unseasonable sunshine, cross country and a cross twin is more than enough to keep Harley from relaxing as Christmas nears up. At a school that’s dedicated to equal-opportunity bullying, she could do with a visit from Joyous Noel right around now – whoever he is…
The Hun's Plumbers (A Military School Experience)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,620. Language: American English. Published: June 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
If you enjoyed the classic novel, THE CATCHER IN THE RYE, you should also like THE HUN'S PLUMBERS. These are mostly true stories from the heyday of military schools when parents of means thought they were doing everyone a favor by sending their adolescent sons to be raised by a military institution during those difficult teenage years. The perspective is from one of those cadets.
Palace in the Fields (Growing up on a Farm)
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 39,270. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
PALACE IN THE FIELDS Growing up on a Farm is the firsthand recollections of the youngest member of a family of six, in an organized anecdotal style, who moved from suburbia to a tobacco farm in southern Maryland during a ten-year period in the 1940's and 1950's. The farmhouse turned out to be "Dent's Palace", a former colonial plantation manor that the parents restored to an elegant showplace.
One Liner's You Will use
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,530. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Short one line jokes, alphabetically categorized for speeches, speakers, entertainers & comedians.
Just When I Thought I'd Heard Everything!
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 62,400. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2013 by Homina Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Humorous observations on life in America from the actor, author, director, playwright, radio & tv talk show host Charles Grodin. "A first rate storyteller" New York Times "A Natural Born Raconteur" Newsweek - A perfect Father's Day gift!
250 Anecdotes About Opera
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,270. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Opera, Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes about opera, including this one: Theater director Tyrone Guthrie was a fan of opera — and especially of Verdi’s Requiem. Often, he would sing along with his recording and shout, “Yes! Yes!” His wife, Judy, occasionally asked him, “Tony, can we just listen to it?” Mr. Guthrie always replied by shouting, “No — get involved.”
A Bended Family
Series: A Bended Family, #3. Price: Free! Words: 23,940. Language: British English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Harley feels responsible for everything at home. Her twin brother gets away with murder, and her bitchy new stepsister's accustomed chore is dusting the TV! Her mum's getting remarried, and with shockingly little preparation. A thirteen-year-old girl can't organise a wedding - she can barely make toast, let alone *a* toast. Thing is, in a blended family, communication is key...
One Hundred Scintillating Jokes
Series: Jokes by the Hundred, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,240. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A short compilation of jokes (100) in English for the price of $0.99. They appear in random order and are not grouped according to theme. Each one has been given a title and a number. A couple of the jokes might be funny, although we are not sure which ones they are.
One Hundred Second-hand Jokes
Series: Jokes by the Hundred, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,890. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A short compilation of jokes (100) in English for the price of $0.99. They appear in random order and are not grouped according to theme. Each one has been given a title and a number. A couple of the jokes have caused laughter.
Double Dates & Single Raisins
Series: A Bended Family, #2. Price: Free! Words: 22,090. Language: British English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
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After a few false leads over the last month, Harley finally knows for sure what's going on with her mum - and she's not happy about it. Nobody is. (Well, except for maybe two and a half people.) Her mates have stars in their eyes over the school talent show, and there have been developments on the pet front making the house feel fit to burst. It's about enough to make a girl iron her head...