Books tagged: quirky

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The Teddy Bear
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
Edwina has had a fraught relationship with her mother ever since her father died. She grew apart from her and has made a life for herself as a public servant and as an avid teddy bear collector. Now Edwina’s mother is dying and here is a chance for each to reconcile before she dies, and Edwina can show her mother what she has become.
There's No Fool
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,000. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
There’s no fool like an old fool they say, and a silver haired adman is no exception. He reckons his attractive young assistant might see something in him, if he can get over his self loathing and go for it. While he's thinking over this dilemma she quits her work to go overseas with her boyfriend and the adman is merely left with the memories of his greatest campaign, toothpaste.
Chewing on a Legend
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,150. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
This little story tells of a little town called Little Grumble made famous for complaining. Tourists come far and wide to hear the complaints about water and sunshine and other normally trivial matters. However, on this day a dark secret emerges and the genesis of Little Grumble is revealed.
Monstrosities
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A weird boy becomes very twisted while growing up and conducts Frankensteinish experiments on those around him. Chills, suspense, obsession and dark humor await in this novelette by Lori R. Lopez. WARNING: Some content may be disturbing to sensitive readers.
The Saturnine
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,290. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Victoria has a troubled relationship with her father. It is so bad she denies she ever had a father, let alone a mother who left her when she was very young. She talks about Cause and she talks about the beginnings of her life, and how it had to be uncaused. It is a way for her to kick start her life by negating all that has troubled her.
Close
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013 by Sibling Rivalry Press. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian
Close is kinky, quirky, and queer. The seven poems of the collection emerge at that instant where language meets sex. With equal parts play and poignancy, humor and rigor, Close traverses the dual sense of graphic: the explicit and the physical stuff of words. A Sibling Rivalry Press digital single.
The Paranoia Helix
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,190. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
The guy’s idea of self comes from all the words spoken and written in the world. But lately they’ve got negative. And his old girlfriend’s photo of him has gone viral. He tries to engage with people by going online. But in the end he decides to write a book about his life using all the words said and written about him. Needless to say he still won’t be happy.
I Can Fly
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Price: Free! Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
Warren's pickup line gets him nowhere—until he meets Edith.
ThinkFish
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Alexandria Constance Shervington-Smythe has changed her name to Dolphin because she is becoming a fish. She doesn’t know what type of fish she’ll be, but she is learning fish behaviour and she is preparing herself to be a fish mum. The humour is black and the story is a reflection on living in this modern world.
The Wormters
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Price: Free! Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Jeff was always like a magnet to the people in society living on the fringe. After compiling a collection of acquaintances that not only seemed bizarre but dangerous as well he decided that a move out of town to the peaceful country was just the answer. But Pyle’s Trailer Court proved to be anything but peaceful. That'swhen things got really strange.