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Up Sigiriya With KitKat
Price: $9.49 USD. Words: 31,900. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Following It’s the Escalator I Can’t Manage, this is the second in the series of witty, funny and eminently readable sketches which were first published as a weekly column in The Daily News of Sri Lanka some years ago. The tales from Up Sigiriya With KitKat range from the author’s school and university days to stories of her ebullient granddaughter, KitKat.
Letters From Grandpa
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,240. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » History » Family history
Every letter in this collection can change your life - reinforcing an old perspective or revealing flaws in human habit with one of a kind observations. Together these letters stand as the wisdom of a century, a great philosophical work arising from a nation's commitment to freedom and liberty; And a passionate love of language and correspondence between a loving grandpa and his grandchildren.
Oops! Did I Forget I Don't Know You?
Series: A Bended Family, #1. Price: Free! Words: 19,120. Language: British English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
When her favourite cousin Shelley is whisked away to Australia, Harley is not in the mood for a new girl. What's more, her mum's job interviews have started coming at weirder and weirder times of ... night, and she's worried there might be a man on the scene. Can she plan an ace birthday party for a desperate-to-be-trendy seven year old sis, while keeping close tabs on her mum and brothers?
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
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...
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.
You Must Be Joking
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,550. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
If laughter is the best medicine here is just what the doctor ordered. Treatment consists of dipping into this display of quirks, vagaries and misuse of the English language found in numerous advertisements and famous quotes. You Must Be Joking is an essential buy for all readers; one that will not only ensure entertainment, but will be revisited time and time again. A daily dose is recommended.
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.
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...
250 Anecdotes About Opera
Price: $1.00 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.”
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!