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The Metaphysics of Cutting Grass and Other Essays
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 42,920. Language: American English. Published: March 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
The Metaphysics of Cutting Grass and Other Essays is a collection that displays a love of language, and a love of life in all its humorous, earnest, elusive, baffling, luminous, and revelatory variety.
High School Dance (How to Raise a Good Kid Book 2)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,630. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / child rearing, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Life stages / school age
Few times in life are more memorable than our school years. Humiliation, heartbreak and failure are abundant, and that’s on a good day. No matter who you are, coming of age is exciting, confusing and sometimes downright dangerous, and High School Dance, the sequel to How to Raise a Good Kid, captures both the agony and ecstasy of what it's like to be young, wild and free. Get ready to laugh!
Don't Worry...It'll Grow Back
Price: Free! Words: 46,920. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Ethics & morals
Essays and stories inspired by years behind a barber's chair. Anecdotal and opinionated memoir.
I'll Try to Explain: Volume One - Freedom of (this part has been deleted)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 71,470. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
-a selection of humour columns which originally appeared in the Cranbrook (BC) Daily Townsman between 2005 and 2012.
Along the Way: "Families Are for Love & Stuff" and Other Stories from an Ordinary Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 74,780. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2016. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Personal reflections, essays, editorials, short stories, even excerpts from three mystery novels make this eclectic collection a roller coaster of emotions from the author's "ordinary life" as a writer, journalist and university professor. The collection is in five parts and includes 83 pieces: sad, funny, angry . . . all told with an addictive passion that will make it a favorite.
It's Okay If You Don't Read Everything
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 25,850. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay and Lesbian » Essays, Essay » Literature
A collection of personal essays that helps you laugh at the ridiculousness of everyday life.
Life Between Naps - Stories From A Full-time Unemployed, Stay-At-Home Dad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,380. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
life between naps is a humorous collection of stories and essays about a man and his ridiculous understanding of what it means to be a parent and husband.
There's a Hamster in the Dashboard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2015 by Dream of Things. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A book of essays by David W. Berner is the next best thing to storytelling around a bonfire. In “There’s a Hamster in the Dashboard,” Berner shares stories of “a life in pets.” Along the way, Berner shows that pets not only connect us with the animal world, but also with each other and with ourselves. The result is a collection of essays that is insightful and humorous, entertaining and touching.
Memos from Midlife: 24 Parables of Adult Adjustment
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
“... It’s the most entertaining book I’ve read this year.” — Steve Chapman, Columnist and Editorial Writer, The Chicago Tribune There are no pretentious arguments about policy or social science in these pages, rather humorous essays — because it is a report from what Frank Zimring calls "my second career, and everybody else’s second career, the hard work of becoming an adult in the modern world."
Petite Confessions - A Humorous Memoirette
Price: Free! Words: 16,390. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
From champagne bottles to baby bottles, this memoirette offers a humorous look at an American mom's decade in Paris. Party Girl Vicki moved to Paris hoping to drink her fill of wine and fall in love. She accomplished her goal, but encountered many bumps along the way: romantic encounters gone awry, absurd French bureaucracy threatening her sanity, and two adorable but impossibly energetic kids.