Books tagged: satire

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The Acorn Stories
By Duane Simolke
Series: Acorn, Texas, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,110. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2008. Category: Fiction
From romantic comedy to razor-sharp satire to moments of quiet reflection, Duane Simolke’s award-winning tales transform a fictional West Texas town into a tapestry of human experiences. “A lush tangle of small-town life branches out in this engrossing collection of short stories.” –Kirkus Discoveries. “If you liked WINESBURG, OHIO…rejoice.” –Watchword.
Dear Agatha, Bad Advice From Paradise
By Agatha Callie
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,740. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Absurd advice columnist Agatha Callie spent years on the Paradise Island of Bali where she wrote a popular satirical column. For over thirty years the island has been a magnet for expats foolishly seeking the ultimate earthly paradise. Being a recovering expat fool in Paradise herself, Agatha knows just the kind of advice these people need.
North of Sunset
By Henry Baum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,810. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2009. Category: Fiction
Michael Sennet - movie star - hates his life. The Vanity Plate Killer is enjoying his new life in Los Angeles, targeting people with vanity plates. When Michael Sennet is framed by a paparazzi photographer – license plate PAPRAZI – the movie star finds something he enjoys even more than making movies: killing people.
Treasure The Moment
By Richard von Fuchs
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 72,840. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2009. Category: Fiction
This is a story about alternatives and escaping the rat race.
The Testing Police
By Brian Horne
You set the price! Words: 3,950. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2009. Category: Fiction
Teaching is a difficult profession, with its own unique set of demands and challenges. A young man who thinks he has a handle on this fact finds out one day that he is wrong. Dead wrong. While administering the state examination he finds out how difficult, and how deadly, teaching can really be.
Genesis Corrected (by The Serpent)
By D. Patrick Miller
Price: Free! Words: 4,550. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
Stop blaming Eve! It wasn't her fault. After eons of silence, The Serpent steps forward to set the story straight about dinosaurs, asteroids, and what really went down when Eve let the banana leaf fall from her bosom. As the Serpent suggests, you'll find yourself wondering how it could have been different if Adam had learned to "just say no"...
Hero Wanted
By Dan McGirt
Series: Jason Cosmo, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,760. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2009 by Trove Books. Category: Fiction
A rollicking fantasy romp across the Eleven Kingdoms with reluctant hero Jason Cosmo and cynical wizard Mercury Boltblaster. Forced to flee his home in Lower Hicksnittle and pursued by bounty hunters, demons, and the sinister Dark Magic Society, Jason goes from the bright realm of The Gods to the depths of the Incredibly Dark Forest to learn the awful truth behind the price on his head.
The Wind in Westminster
By J. W. B. Richmond
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,960. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2009. Category: Fiction
A gentle satire and contemporary homage to The Wind in the Willows in which Toad is elected as the Member of Parliament for Riverbank. Love, action, intrigue and adventure take Toad and his friends, both old and new, through the corridors of power and out onto the streets of London as they unravel an international conspiracy aimed at the heart of British Democracy and Civilisation.
Besserwisser: A Novel (The Know-It-Alls)
By Steve Anderson
Price: Free! Words: 70,250. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2009. Category: Fiction
Munich, 1990: American expat slacker Gordy Ford poses as a top Hitler scholar, all to impress a girl. Stuck in his scam, Gordy soon thinks he's stumbled onto a shocking historical discovery that's made him the target of a wannabe Neo-Nazi and shady Russian mafia. There's dark and dry humor, a rowdy plot, and imposters exposed despite their best efforts.
The Literary Devil's Dictionary
By David Davis
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2009 by New Summerfield Press. Category: Fiction
The Literary Devil's Dictionary is everything you ever wanted to scream about the book business but were afraid to yell.This satirical dictionary of literary terms will have you laughing out loud. Also contains other infernal delights like a "Rejection Rejection" form. Written in the style of Ambrose Bierce. Humor for grown ups by David Davis writing as Tom Twain.