Books tagged: quirky

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The Day Mel Quit Dreaming and Other Stories
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
An eclectic group of short stories dealing with the disappointment of lost hopes and dreams. Some of the stories are edgy, but all are spirited and entertaining. Eight stories. Quirky characters.
Death Calls
Price: Free! Words: 21,040. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A free collection of short stories, poems and other goodies. Each piece in Death Calls touches on life’s journey, death or dying in Courtney Vail’s own freakish way. Some works are quirky, some funny, some gross, some resonating, but all pretty weird. Enjoy!
I Love You Jimmy Cheng
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,640. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The true crime parody continues in this second installment of the Jimmy Cheng adventure. Having solved the murder of Melissa Wyndon, Jimmy Cheng becomes a star in his community. But when another murder crops up, Jimmy feels more determined than ever to pursue the case. But does he do it for the right reasons, or does his ego blind him?
Jack Dervish, Super Spy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 69,180. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2011 by White Sun Press. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Four-year-old Jack Dervish's super spy parents disappeared without a trace. Now, at twelve, and after years of living in his parents’ super-spy lair, training in every manner of super-spy skills, Jack decides to attend school. After all, how will he foil the international crime syndicate and fight global evil if he can’t even pass as a normal, youngish Londoner?
Expiration Date & Other Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,730. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Social detachment and intrigue with the absurd are captured in Manipulating Irony, Expiration Date, The Cheesecake, Finding Cat Stevens, Name Games, Mr. Baxter, and Meccaroni. Wdowicki (v’dovitski) conveys her disparate experiences growing up in Wisconsin, and residing in Japan, Indonesia, and Dubai. Influences include Camus, Voltaire, Mishima, and O'Connor. Cover Painting by Beverly Shipko NY
A Repo Angel
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,420. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A new to this job Repo Angel uses the body of a dead woman to tell Stanley his soul is being repossessed. That leads to questions when her body is found and how she died is not clear to the police. Stan’s new lady friend takes it on herself to find out whether he is a liar, a murderer, or crazy.
Squirrel Bait and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 23,130. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
These eight light-hearted stories feature dreamers, schemers, minor league con men, and a variety of determined characters doing their thing, trying to do their thing, or wondering what the thing is that they should be doing.
It's All Good: Emails From A Dying Best Friend
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,030. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating
Described by some as a wistful mix between "Tuesdays With Morrie" and "Wayne's World," It's All Good: Emails From a Dying Best Friend is a quirky, witty and life-affirming chronicle of an extraordinary friendship, offering faith and courage to those who are losing or have ever lost a loved one.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,450. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A delightfully skewed series of disasters as an ear demon hops from head to head, leaving chaos and twisted lives in its wake.
A Little Bit Elephant
Series: Quirky Verse. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » U.K. Poetry, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Extra Quirky verses by Barnaby Wilde ... A collection of unrelated verse packed with puns and other strange stuff, including Carpets, Kitchen Appliances and Centaurs, with just a little bit of elephant