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Quick Quirk Quiz - Words & Phrases
By Janet Spencer - Trivia Queen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,820. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Words are worth their weight in wonder, and the dictionary is full of discoveries. Can you guess these 28 common words and phrases after hearing their history? A “quirk” is defined as “an unexpected twist.” What could be more interesting than a twist in the plot of a story? Quick Quirks first tell a short story- a true tale- and then ask a question. The answer to the question is the quirk!
A Friend Made Me Remember
By Paul Bennett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2010. Category: Fiction
Poems from the heart, mind and soul of Paul Bennett that will climb into your heart and grip your being. His words will lyrically touch each of your senses and passionately stroke your soul. He reveals strong feelings for family, children, his pride as a black man, respect for black women and compassion for people. He expresses unique racial empathy and political insight, not politically correct.
Wise Things (that other people have said)
By Mark Finnemore
Price: Free! Words: 10,570. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Because even the rockiest road can lead to a happy ending. . . .
According to [[You]] We’re {Definable}
By Amy Tuso
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,980. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2012. Category: Fiction
Zoe is surrounded by pom-pom waiving friends and guys who value bodies more than brains. Rather than being the one that makes sense, she feels like the crazy one. Zoe finds herself with an irrational crush while trying to help a friend. Her calm demeanor is shaken as her emotions are brutalized, and her take charge personality must be reigned in to save a friend from herself. Some scars change us.
Tunnel Vision
By Barnaby Wilde
Series: Quirky Verse. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,510. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2012. Category: Fiction
Another collection of quirky verse featuring some longer verses on subjects as diverse as flying saucers, fear of flying and dining room tables. Pausing along the way to ask, what if whales could fly? and do you need more than two pairs of shoes? Featuring 'The Ballad of Wayne and Bill' and 'Flying Over the Atlantic'. Puns and jokes as usual.
Murder, She Wanted To Write
By Dmytro Shynkarenko
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Fiction
When bestseller mystery book writer Melissa Simpson has a writer's block, she visits her publisher who gives her many ideas for the new novel. The story is a parody of mystery fiction cliches and tropes.
The Final Girl: How to Survive a Slasher
By Andre Farant
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,720. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Category: Fiction
From goalie-mask-wearing mama’s boys to one-liner-spewing burn victims, Slashers have stalked our woods and haunted our dreams for over thirty years. Now, perennial “Final Girl” Oleander Flimus (actually, she prefers the term “Survivor Girl”) tells you how to survive a Slasher.
Dunsel
By William Haloupek
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Fiction
This is a dystopian short story about a future in which machines do all the work.
The Deeper the Lust, the Sweeter the Flesh: a small motley collection
By Devon Winterson
Price: Free! Words: 7,960. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction
A mishmash of four unrelated short tales where one man's lust becomes his fatal undoing, four squirrels tempt fate and death, a forest hike destroys an expensive camera, and the author deliberately abuses a host of cliche phrases.
The Little Book of Clichés
By Alison Westwood
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,740. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013 by Canary Press eBooks Limited. Category: Nonfiction
From everyday idioms to Shakespearian sayings Many of the phrases we use everyday are so woven into our vocabulary that we never think to question their origin or meaning. How often we comfort the broken-hearted with the reassurance that there are ‘plenty more fish in the sea’, or ruin a surprise by ‘letting the cat out of the bag’.