Books tagged: humorous

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Text Me, A Tale of Love and Technology
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,310. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
-NOMINATED-2011 GLOBAL EBOOK AWARDS- Small-town girl Penelope McAdams has one huge problem-she's clueless about technology-and when she moves to the all-wired-up and wireless world of NYC, where she mistakenly buys her first BlackBerry minus the text messaging service, she's in for trouble ... Get ready for this fresh, romantic comedy about new technology, old-fashioned movies, and love.
A FANTASTIC DAY
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Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 2,140. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
A humorous story of a school boy who dreams of his birthday and numerous gifts, but is woken up by the reality of school. He has not told his mother that she was called to school out of fear, and tries to fool her so that she allows him to stay back. Does he succeed?Read to find out........
Rudy Can't Fail
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 133,940. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Discovering the quiet and simple life he's living is traitorous to America's economic survival, Rudy J. Swingle transforms his lifestyle and sets off on a rollicking tour of the United States. A satire of patriotic American consumerism in the 21st Century, Rudy Can't Fail is a romp across the geographical and ideological landscape of America.
Drawing and Dreaming
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 170. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Poetry
Drawing and Dreaming is a classic declaration of independence from the tyranny of rote performance. Children and adults will appreciate the call to creatively explore their imaginations with this whimsical and colorful book. Gain confidence with each turning page. Exercise your inherent right to create, to reason individually, and to make goofy pictures of everyone you know.
Naughty: Nine Tales of Christmas Crime
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,690. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2010. Category: Fiction » Holiday » Humorous
In this collection of hilarious short stories, you'll see what thieves, killers and psychos get up to come the holidays...and it's not baking cookies. Originally published in Ellery Queen and Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazines, these nine tales from short story master Steve Hockensmith (Dawn of the Dreadfuls, Holmes on the Range) are sure to have you ho-ho-hoing from the first page to the last.
Beautiful Dead Bella - A Lana Cloud Murder Mystery
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Series: Beautiful Dead Bella A Lana Cloud Murder Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 64,880. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Lana makes it her job to solve the murder of beautiful Bella Reinig, the neighborhood herbalist. The first book in the Lana Cloud murder mystery series, this humorous story set in Chicago finds sixteen-year-old Lana determined to catch the killer. Lana couldn't know that catching a killer could involve unforeseen elements, like many more murders! Anything can happen in this upbeat story and does!
Stompin' on Stetsons
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,470. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Stompin' on Stetsons - book two in The Bootscootin' Series - is a romantic comedy that will heat up your heart and your kitchen. Think Hell's Kitchen mixed with Meet The Fockers. It's cupcakes and bbq! A Manhattan-raised, culinary-schooled pastry chef needs a Nashville TN Meat n' Three Diner King's help to pull-off the wedding of the year, especially since both their exes are stirring the pots.
Pickles The Parrot: A Humorous Look At Life With An African Grey
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 42,040. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Everyday life with an African Grey Parrot seen through the humorous and often twisted mind of his owner, Georgi. Her interesting perspectives on animal intellect and unique insights into nature take the reader on a thought provoking, entertaining and often hilarious ride. The star of the book, Pickles, takes his adventures in stride with wit and charm.
The Porridge King: Book Two
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 170,440. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The hysterical adventure continues in the strange land known as the Mea Culpa Valley. Magic, mystery, mayhem and intrigue abound as a powerful warlord’s plot to take over the entire region is slowly uncovered, also revealing the ancient secrets of a powerful stone that may or may not actually be a piece of petrified dragon excrement. Full of laughs, adventure, intrigue, romance and hedgehogs!
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.