Books tagged: humor short fiction

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Little Stinkers
Price: Free! Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Abbie Joules' brother, Bendigo, tries to evade a local female "hustler" named Cat, who is determined to add Ben as a notch on her garter belt. A resulting fiasco at the country club embarrasses Ben's girlfriend, Sarah. Ben's revenge, orchestrated at the county fair, is rewarded with the not so sweet smell of success. Come along for a hilarious story of country style eye-for-an-eye retaliation
Sure Things & Last Chances
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,290. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Literary collections » American / General
In Sure Things & Last Chances, Lou Gaglia's characters tip love rivals into lakes, try private eye work, and go to war with ants. They are dangled over decks and kicked by horses. They revisit their younger selves and ponder love and death and beauty. In between, a straw man joins the fire department, a petulant editor rejects classics, and a man is lost in the woods, despite his great height.
A meeting with the president
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: Simple English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
This narrative collection is varied, it includes a lot of charming short stories, it discusses a lot of issues, in so many aspects it depends on fancy. Speaking about trains which seem to be easy and realistic, talking about frogs which want to rule the world, it’s a fancy too but it surly has a point, where the frogs going up high building and tried to control the world.
The Search For Bobby McGee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2014 by Canterbury House Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this humorous short story, Virgil and Winnie Crenshaw, Silicon Valley retirees, leave a whale-watching tour bus in Salinas to search for the elusive Bobby McGee from Janis Joplin’s hit song Me and Bobby McGee. Winnie romanticizes them, wondering why he “slipped away.” What they discover will surprise you, as will the “out-of-the-box” ending.
Born Trouble
Series: The Life and Times of Bindigo and Abbie Joules, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 4,320. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
The 3d in a series of 14 short stories by Abbie Joules as she recounts the exploits of her and her brother, Bendigo, growing up on a farm in east Texas in the early 50's. The story sees Abbie seeking status in her father's eyes, and a pet in the form of a baby raccoon. A cow goes missing, leading to a wild cry in a tree, and Abbie finds herself in deep trouble. See what it takes to get her out!
The Pragmatic Hitchhiker
Series: Acoustic Funambulist, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,490. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
(4.00)
The acrobat's odyssey carries on as he discovers throughout his encounters and his own feedback, a sound progression to mind. Speed-spacing on the on the Stellar Expressway, the Acoustic Funambulist finds himself in the midst of psychedelic delusions from a self-boarded Freaknik in this fifth episode of the series.
Eight Days before Christmas
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Stories in Verse
Santa cancels Christmas. Mrs Claus saves it, or does she? A boil on his rear causes Santa to cancel Christmas after the elves try many strange cures from a book. The results after each treatment make Santa’s workshop a mess. Mrs Clause saves the day by training the elves to gather other toys but this comes at a cost to all those involved. Possibly the longest, funniest and rudest Christmas poem.
A Professional's Four Quarters
Price: Free! Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.86)
Her lies, lies, then his surprise.
Penyon's Useful Guide to Daemons in the Wild
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Art - how to, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A 300-year-old castaway on an alien planet attempts to write lifesaving tips for the new colonists' Boy Scout troop.
Why Waste English Setters on Dog Shows?
Price: Free! Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.50)
On the fine art of sowing chaos in public places, with the assistance of undisciplined dogs.