Books tagged: humor stories

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A Brief Conversation with My Hair
By Russell Bradury-Carlin
Price: Free! Words: 25,630. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2009. Category: Fiction
A collection of forty short literary humor pieces that have been featured on McSweeney's, Opium, and other websites. Titles include "The Calls of Cthulu", "Diary of a Grocery Cart", and "Dionysus: Party Clown". If you ever wondered if Allen Ginsburg could have put his talent to writing pay-per-click ads or how Calvin and Hobbes may have responded to reading Hemingway, you will find the answers.
Not Exactly your King James Version
By Robert Hruzek
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 18,520. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Thirteen stories that prove life itself remains the greatest Bible teacher of all time. Each demonstrates practical lessons learned, and connects them to fundamental principles found in the pages of the Bible: principles of faith, conviction, purpose, and especially, God’s love. Told in the author’s down-to-earth style, you’ll laugh, and you may cry – but you surely learn a thing or two!
Seadogs, Clowns, and Gypsies
By Cap'n Fatty Goodlander
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 19,290. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Seadogs,Clowns,& Gypsies is more than just a book about the remarkable lifestyle of various Caribbean sailors. It is a Celebration of a Way of Life. The people who inhabit these salt-stained pages(“We’re all here, because we’re not all there!”) have a true Lust for Living. They kiss life full on the lips, embrace each new day, welcome every fresh sensation.
Dispatches from a Public Librarian
By Scott Douglas
Price: Free! Words: 26,500. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Contains 34 dispatches of "Dispatches from a Public Librarian" from McSweeney's contributer, Scott Douglas. Also includes several other library themed essays.
Solar Girl and Lunar Boy
By Gabriel Constans
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2009. Category: Fiction
Solar Girl and Lunar Boy is a delightful collection of children stories that taps into their personal inner light to vanquish fear of the unknown (Solar Girl); humorously transforms a common experience from sadness to joy (No Smiling On Wednesdays); breaks stereotypes and teaches earthquake safety in Quake, Shake and Roll; and explores the world of ants and the environment, in As Precious As Gold.
The Meaning of Larf
By P J Bradbury
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
125 luscious pages of amusement for anyone who likes a laugh and some thoughtfulness. Gathered from hundreds of unsolicited emails over eons of monitor-staring pleasure, these tid-bits of nonsense, sense and otherwise gritty, pithy and rather silly jottings of so many scribes, most called Anony Mouse, cannot go unheralded.
The Royal Bank of Stories
By P J Bradbury
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,620. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2010. Category: Fiction
Short stories that would be true had the world been more sane (or insane). These stories tell of our past and future with a bit of humour and fantasy thrown in. They are guaranteed to touch your emotionally somehow - you'll laugh, cry (maybe), chuckle, sigh, yell 'Eureka!' and you may even realise just how amazing you are, which is the whole point of the stories. Oh, yes, you may even enjoy them!
Unsolicited Advice for Newly Hired High School Educators
By Pete Nicely
You set the price! Words: 2,770. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2010. Category: Fiction
Absolute power corrupts absolutely--a teacher's power isn't nearly that cool. In a rapid-fire, no-holds-barred journey through one teacher's first year, you'll see what makes teaching such an impossible yet rewarding profession. Along the way you'll get plenty of unsolicited advice. Perfect for the new teacher in your life or anyone who likes quirky comedy topped with some healthy sentimentality.
A Nexus Xmas
By Viola Grace
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,940. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2010 by eXtasy Books. Category: Fiction
Rampaging snowmen, a giant snow beast designed for world domination, Holiday Yeti and the crew of Oak Point way. Merry Xmas.
The Case of the Three Dollar Doughnuts and BCBD, Inc.
By Robert Adair Wilson
Series: Tales of The BCBD, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,640. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2010. Category: Fiction
A story of youthful alliances, humor, justice, retribution and restoration.