Books tagged: parody

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Sherlock Holmes Edwardian Parodies and Pastiches I: 1900-1904
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 121,970. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
“Sherlock Holmes Edwardian Parodies and Pastiches: 1900-1904” collects more than 55 pieces — short stories, poems, newspaper clippings, and cartoons — published during the opening years of Conan Doyle’s literary career. Included are works by Mark Twain, P.G. Wodehouse, and Bret Harte. Also included are many of the original illustrations and more than 200 footnotes.
The Dessert Games: A Hunger Games Parody
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 52,890. Language: American English. Published: August 11, 2015 by Hypo To Helio Books. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
Karen Ebergrimm and twenty-three other kids throw pies at each other’s faces in an “arena,” in order to determine who will win Dessert Privilege in the Panem school system. Karen has volunteered for the Dessert Games for her sister Primmy. Karen doesn’t know what to think about Poofa Meadowlark, who’s also in the Dessert Games and also from School Zone Twelve, who tells Karen that he loves her.
Funny Stories for Kids: Lily White and the Horrible Dwarves
Price: Free! Words: 16,600. Language: American English. Published: July 28, 2015 by Dweezel and Pallie. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
What would the story of "Snow White" be like if the princess was an idiot, the evil queen was completely incompetent, and the dwarves, instead of being happy and silly, were instead super gross and mean? The answer: "Lily White and the Horrible Dwarves," a comedy short story that is so awesome you'll have to read it to believe it. (Brought to you by the famed Dweezel and Pallie.)
The Faulty Television Receiver
Series: Alfred and Bertha's Marvellous Twenty-First Century Life, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Bertha and Alfred, married for twenty years, enjoy all a truly science fictional life in the twenty-first century. But in spite of all the technological marvels surrounding them, a faulty television receiver can still lead to argument and cause them to examine their marriage. This parody piece is a mundane short story of 4100 words, written in the style of science fiction's "golden age".
A Day at the Park
Price: Free! Words: 540. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2015 by OverDog Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
“A Day at the Park” is a picture book for grown-up kids. Your local park will never seem quite the same after reading this twisted little debut by Lucas Di Quinzio. “If you liked ‘Go the F**k to Sleep’, you will love ‘A Day at the Park’.” – Euan Mitchell. “Leaves you feeling oddly proud of your ability to keep your pants on in public.” – Tim Richards.
The Misadventures of Shylock Hapless
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
(from Shylock Hapless and the Case of the Missing Piglets) My dear Hapless, I am obliged to write to you by an unfortunate, indeed I may say painful, occurrence. The piglets are disappearing. As you will recall, my piglets are free to roam during the day, under the supervision of my trusty swineherd who is alerted by their grunting should a wrongdoer hove into view.
Alex in Hunterland
Price: Free! Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
In this alternate Alice in Wonderland, a boy named Alex escapes his drunken Step-Father by entering the ridiculous, nonsensical land of Hunterland, filled with snowshoe hares, Indians, barbed wire and dirt roads.
A Different Shade of Career Day
You set the price! Words: 2,530. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
A visitor to a small town high school's career day awakens the freshmen from their slumber and tells students that Hollywood is exciting: there's a big world outside of a small Virginia town and a plumber's butt crack!
Public Television Heroes!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 127,610. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015 by Dingbat Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
What's more fun than a Rob Marsh book? How about three of them? They're smart and funny enough for adults, bad enough for kids, and great reading for the entire family. This set includes Unemployed Public Television Vampire Hunters, Mutated Mediocre Public Television Galactic Defenders Save the Universe!, and A Boy Named Ergo, all with illustrations by the very talented author!
Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2015
Series: Mad Scientist Journal. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,990. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by DefCon One Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - multi-author, Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Steampunk butlers, the execution of Earth, and binary fission in rabbits. These are but some of the strange tales to be found in this book. Mad Scientist Journal: Summer 2015 collects thirteen tales from the fictional worlds of mad science.Readers will also find other resources for the budding mad scientist, including an advice column, horoscopes, and other brief messages from mad scientists.