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Pirate - The barking Kookaburra
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,990. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Pirate is a lost baby kookaburra. He befriends a colourful bunch of dogs and a cat. His sense of fun turns their life upside down. But at the same time, the dogs' survival skills and the cat's wisdom take Pirate on a journey that changes his life forever. Pirate grows up. He learns to stand up for himself, to overcome fear and to care for his loved ones.
We Flushed it Down the Potty
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Series: Smartboys Club, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,710. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2010 by Wonder Realms Books. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
In the second Smartboys Club book, the Smartboys face off with a bully that flushes Vinny's heirloom ring down the toilet, but the Smartboys' creative solution to stop the bully lands them in big trouble.
High Heeled Distraction and other short stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,350. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2010 by Viking Horde Media. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
A collection of five science fiction short stories that cover topics ranging from spies, space pirates, and the creation of the solar system by committee.
Caution! Pupaphobia
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2010. Category: Fiction » Horror » General
A frightening encounter with a toy vacuum.
Blessed are the Introverts
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Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
Introverts and extroverts often just don't comprehend each other. Assuming everyone functions with the same psychological engine, however, causes misunderstandings. Diesel engines don't run on gasoline, and introverts operate differently than extroverts. This humorous article examines some of the differences between the two personality types.
Temperature: Dead and Rising
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Series: Temperature Trilogy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,660. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Santo provides excellent descriptions of magic ... He also brings sexy humor to a genre that sometimes takes itself too seriously ... The author delivers compelling atmosphere; during the opening scene, flickering lights are described in a way reminiscent of the 1979 film Alien. A fast-paced, if occasionally awkward, fantasy loaded with magical action. - Kirkus Review
Stolen Kidneys, Dead Hookers & Other Nursery Crimes
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,840. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2010. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Stolen Kidneys, Dead Hookers & Other Nursery Crimes is a funny short story collection by author j.a. kazimer featuring tales published in a wide variety of magazines and journals. Some tales are the retelling of urban legends, while others focus on twisting nursery rhymes for the reader’s perverse pleasure.
Dr. Jargonlove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Technobabble
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Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Why would somebody write "the biota exhibited a 100 percent mortality response" when he really meant all the fish died? Sometimes people use jargon to be taken seriously, sometimes to be clear and precise, sometimes to not work so hard, and sometimes to deliberately evade and confuse. This essay humorously examines the various motivations for using jargon in both good and bad communication.
Funny Man Down
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,370. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Funny Man Down is a collection of Adam McCune's National Award Winning columns from "McCune's Manchester", published weekly in the New Hampshire Union Leader. These columns chronicle funny stories, people, and places in and around Manchester, NH, as well as Adam's struggles during unemployment.
Teaching Tania - The case of the cat crimewave
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Price: Free! Words: 22,460. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
When the headstrong eleven year old Tania gets an idea, NOTHING can divert her from her goal. And nothing gets her going more than the discovery of some injustice in the world. Nor does the 'help' she gets from her somewhat cynical English tutor serve to temper the mayhem. Righting wrongs with Tania comes with considerable collateral damage.