Books tagged: comedy short story

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Fausterella and other stories
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,950. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales, Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
Creepy, comic and unsettling, this collection of nine stories features new, retold and mashed-up fairy tales as well as ghosts, puppets and a pet zombie.
Looping With Quinia: A Time Travel Comedy
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,400. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
When eccentric barista-cum-inventor Quinia Schmul casually tampers with time while babysitting, she discovers some disturbing truths about time looping and, as it were, spaghetti. This substantial, yet tongue-in-cheek short story features a plateful of adventure, a dollop of romance, and not a few grateful bows to some of the greatest Golden Age masters of the genre.
Mother Nature Faerie Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,840. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
In a groundbreaking retelling of traditional stories Mother Nature brings the faerie tale genre into the modern world. Thrill to 10 tales of horror and greed as Jack defeats the Beanstalk Corporation and Red Ridding Hood takes on the medical establishment. You cannot read a story like Snow White and the Junkyard Dwarfs and ever litter again. For adults who want to indulge their inner child.
Crosscut
Price: Free! Words: 4,130. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A Sci Fi short story, tragi-comedy 4000 words
Laughter in Court - Percy French v West Clare Railway
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,430. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Travelling entertainer, Percy French, sued the West Clare Railway, when, due to his delayed arrival in Kikee, the audience for his entertainment had left the Concert Hall. This dramatisation was performed to hysterical acclaim by the Corofin Dramatic Society in Ennis Courthouse. It is dedicated to the memories of producer, Haulie Lafiffe and Paddy Browne, who played the Judge.
Diary of a Bitchy Chick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Chick Lit, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Written in a chatty, humorous, blog-style, this is the diary of Callie - a twenty-three year old journalist whose disastrous love-life and strange job gives her plenty to write about. If you have ever dated a string of losers or wondered what to do with your life, this is the book for you. If you enjoy down-to-Earth chicklit, you should enjoy Callie's sarcastic, and often bitchy, remarks
Larry The Alien Book Two
Series: Funny Shorts. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,560. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Book Two of the wacky adventures of Larry The Alien, who came to Earth to conquer it but ended up tending bar for a guy named Murphy. Larry gets anxiety attacks and changes into things like a six foot tall pink rabbit, a walrus, and a chimpanzee. He lives with a dysfunctional family and has many funny adventures with them.
Welcome To Colorful Colorado
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,740. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Short Story Press Presents Welcome To Colorful Colorado by Ken Green “Welcome to Colorful Colorado” is the sometimes-humorous tale of one man’s decision to begin an adventure on the other side of the “world”, when that world is 1,000 miles away.
Tea for Three
Price: Free! Words: 3,280. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
What does a redneck private investigator from small town Alabama have in common with a retired British academic and her young event planner? The answer is -- absolutely nothing -- not even their use of the English language.
The Birth of Barley-boy
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
A (black) comedy short story of rustic life, death and birth written far too soon after reading Stella Gibbons' Cold Comfort Farm.