Books tagged: funny essays

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Planes, Trains and Chuck & Eddie
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,560. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2015 by Hot Chocolate Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
In Planes, Trains and Chuck & Eddie, Kerrie Flanagan’s lighthearted essays remind us that time spent with family is always an adventure! From growing up in the shadows of her younger twin brothers, to a three-decade cross-country quest for the perfect pizza to learning the unwritten rules of marrying into a “game” family, Flanagan shares entertaining snapshots of her life through the lens of famil
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.
Just Me: Humorous, Helpful & Odd
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,120. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
This is collection of amusing stories, essays, bloggings, and thoughts from Kevin’s life. Many magazines, ezines, and newsletters have published his stories. His humor and style of writing sets him apart from the norm. Some publications have honored him with awards, as well.
A Real Mother: Stumbling Through Motherhood
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,340. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Columnist, Denise Malloy, is A Real Mother. It took her three months to figure out she was pregnant and not suffering from chronic food poisoning. She’s been parentally challenged ever since. Denise Malloy inhabits a world that most will recognize, but few have described quite so honestly, or hilariously.
Dr. Jargonlove: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Technobabble
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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.
Blessed are the Introverts
Price: Free! Words: 1,140. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
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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.