Books tagged: humorous essays

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The Chandelier Incident and Other Family Nonsense
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2016. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Anyone who has been part of a family since birth or who has been in charge of those under 18 years will find themselves in at least one of these essays detailing hilarious family situations - and their consequences - we all recognize. Whether that story is still in your closet or you have trumpeted it to the world, you must now laugh! It make that bitter pill of embarrassment easier to swallow.
Idiots & Children
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,410. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Award-winning humorist Diana Estill delivers twisted tales of past and present. Having grown up with an absent-minded father and a mother who refused to wear—but nevertheless tried to sell—beauty products, Estill drolly recalls her childhood angst and confusion. The author’s keen observations about life and family consistently hitting the comedic bull's eye.
Extremely Dark Chocolates: Bitterly Amusing Thoughts on Aging, Insanity, Death, Extinction & Other Inconveniences (Bayan's Tirades, Volume 1)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,570. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Join the author of "The Cynic's Dictionary" on a morbidly amusing tour of life's dark underside. Gathered from the vintage "tirades" on his Cynic's Sanctuary website, these eloquently witty essays help you chuckle sympathetically at the ghastly fates that the gods inflict on innocent organisms. (It beats screaming in terror, doesn't it?) Curiously intoxicating despite the bleak subject matter.
Bernie the One-Eyed Puggle & Other Observations: The View From My Very Quirky, Very Ordinary Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,470. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile
And Then the Dog's Eyeball Fell Out is a funny, thoughtful collection of essays on being an artist, living with children and animals and her constant delight in her beloved home state of Michigan.The book also includes original illustrations by Jeanne Van Wieren.
Earth is Upside Down (and 12 Other Things You Would Know About This Planet If You Didn't Live On It)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014 by J. Timothy Bagwell. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
An alien diplomat reveals thirteen astonishing facts about Earth and its place in the greater human community, including why Earth is upside down, why time doesn't exist, why you can travel faster than light but probably shouldn't, how men and women came to be a single species, what will happen if Earth does not clean up its act, and answers to other things you never suspected were questions.
Price: Free! Words: 55,580. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In this collection of 21 essays, Michael Jenkins takes a humorous approach to the stresses of every day life. Whether he is questioning how a one-thumbed co-worker might turn a doorknob or is being followed by his creepy future self in a pornographic video store, Michael's essays are funny, honest, and philosophical as an immature man searching for identity in the adult world
Random Musings From the Funny Girl Or How to Make the Most of Multiple Personality Disorder
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,010. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Author profile
What do space exploration, dog farts, and Cupid have in common? They're all part of the wonderful world of wacked out humor that comes from the mind of Gini Koch.
First Kiss and Other Cautionary Tales
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,340. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
In First Kiss and Other Cautionary Tales, you will: ***Learn about: spring-loaded toilet seats in the Pisa Airport (a creation of the Devil). ***Find out why Googling “How to Pick Up a Chick” is not the best strategy for determining the best way to scoop up live poultry. ***Hear the lurid details about a poor soul who inadvertently became locked in the loo at the Louvre. *** Learn the ancient sec
Canada Died?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Historical » Canada
I was one of the people who used those Canadian slugs as currency for years before I realized one day that they weren't American nickels. They look and feel like American nickels, but then I read the inscription on one of them: "Canada, 1867-2008". I was shocked and deeply saddened.
Fall Off the Couch Laughing
Series: Get Off the Couch, Book 2. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 6,410. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Essays, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Ten humorous essays, most of which were previously published as newspaper columns. Themes have to do with outdoor recreation and are illustrated with photos by the author. (txt version not recommended, as the photos are a big part of the experience)