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Create, Then Take a Break: 250 Miscellaneous Anecdotes and Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
This book contains 250 anecdotes about various creative activities. A sample: Corey Ford’s writings were widely plagiarized—especially his short humorous piece “How to Guess Your Age.” Whenever this happened, Mr. Ford would sue, winning every case. He once said about his lawsuits, “I find this a much easier way to make a living than by writing.”
The Felicity File
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 38,730. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
When a sedate bachelor received a young kitten he had little idea of the delightful chaos that came with her. The fluffy mouse graveyard, moustache grooming, existential angst and drains, the terror of Edith Piaf, and a new slant on Edgar Allan Poe: All part of the Felicity Files.
Horrible Stories I Told My Children
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2012 by Wyrd Goat Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The real life Ellis family would have fit in living next door to the Addams Family. In parenting, there is usually a right approach and a wrong approach to a given situation. Ron Ellis usually chooses the third way. You know, the one that’s funny. Shocking, crazy, hilarious stories and situations for parents that follow the third way, and the people who love them.
Lost Among The Marigolds: A Diary of India
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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In this engaging memoir, a homeless American artist flees New York to backpack across India. Armed with a wry sense of humor and boundless curiosity, he crisscrosses a dazzling, fragile, complicated country. Alternately joyous and wistful, "Lost Among The Marigolds" describes an unforgettable journey, an amazing land, and the wondrous complexities of the human condition.
Reality is Fabulous: 250 Anecdotes and Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,590. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
This book contains 250 anecdotes, including this one: Marion Davies once invited teetotaler Calvin Coolidge to one of her parties and deliberately served him sweet wine, telling him that it was fruit juice. Mr. Coolidge liked the beverage so much that he had three servings and told his hostess, “I don’t know when I’ve had anything as refreshing.”
10 Ways to Get the Most from Your Child's Teacher
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,470. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary
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Enjoy a book full of empathy, joy and humor that has been written by a teacher with forty years of experience in education. This book of short anecdotes is chock-full of invaluable information for parents of school-aged children. Learn how to be an appropriate partner to your child's teacher, and be involved in your child's journey through school.
Looking Back with a Smile
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,170. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / general
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There's a chuckle on every page in this collection of brief, humorous anecdotes that take us on a merry romp through growing up during the 1930s and 1940s, the transitions from grade school to high school to college to the military, work, and finally, to marriage, kids and grandkids. On the way we also laugh about pets, secretaries, bugs in the BOQ, and many more stories told with wit and warmth.
Gabby's Gold: Anecdotes of Classic Country Music Artists, Writers and Musicians
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,490. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Country
For over forty years Gabby has been in the radio business playing classic country music – that era of country music from the birth of the Nashville Sound in the late nineteen fifties, to the eighties. This book is an exhilarating collection of stories and anecdotes of many of Gabby’s personal experiences while working with the biggest-named Nashville stars and other people in the business.
The Peculiar Observationist: Observations and Anecdotes
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: May 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
This ebook is a collection of stories on real people I have seen and met. From the streets to the subway, the strangers around us impact our lives. This is for all people, from those who are young and are still in the "scared of strangers" stage, to the college age where opinions have turned into a way of life, to adults who have their own stories to tell. This is appreciation for the stranger.
Burned Balls and Other Good Times
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 48,500. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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Burned Balls and Other Good Times is an account of twenty-five years of the life of a Toronto firefighter. The stories are written much like a diary. It's unedited,opinionated and raw. But the stories are true. Some are funny. Some are disturbing as hell,but all are the things the author has lived through,by the grace of God some just barely, and how he's paid in both physical and mental pain.