Books tagged: satire

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Life of Crime
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Life of Crime tells the story of a son who discovers his boring baby boomer parents have been living a secret life- a secret life that has recently gotten out of hand. (I have a strong feeling this story will eventually be expanded into a full novel- the characters- especially the parents, have been hanging around in the back of my imagination- they have much more to say)
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,670. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
It’s a bad day for The World. It suffers from an international crisis and the gardening gnome has just become popular. And the gnomes have other plans in mind than just decoration. Now, only a wizard with Arcane Deficit Casting Disorder and his two friends can find the legendary Ban-Hammer that can save all existence from utter demise. But talking hippos and old ladies will not make the job easy.
Peculiar Parables for a Dubious Millennium
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables, Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Volume I of Madfingers' Almanac, "Peculiar Parables for a Dubious Millennium" is a collection of curiously delightful fables aimed at sophisticated, slightly off-kilter kids and the proud parents who are raising them just outside the box, off the wall...and a little bit to the left of center.
Oliver Booth and the Evil Socialite
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Oliver Booth, the man readers love to hate, is back! In this hilarious sequel to the award-winning novel The Misadventures of Oliver Booth: Life in the Lap of Luxury, Oliver’s quest for fame and fortune leads him into the world of high-end real estate, where he becomes embroiled in a battle with a socialite who is not all that she appears to be. It’s a fast and funny satire you won’t want to miss.
Chet Finley vs. The Machines of Fate
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,050. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Chet Finley is having the worst day of his life. Dumped by his girlfriend and fired from his latest job, Chet’s day gets even worse when he uncovers a galactic conspiracy controlling all life on Earth. Banding together with a haywire robot and a shape-shifting assassin, Chet sets out into a universe unlike anything he could have imagined.
Heard It on the Grapevine
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,480. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Literary collections » African
This volume comprises two collections of short stories. The theme of the first is: love, jealousy, revenge and murder. The second set describes the world of big corporations. Some of the stories are humorous, some are satires and some are serious. While you might laugh at some of the humorous stories, you might find yourself laughing through gritted teeth.
Innocent in the Afterlife
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Pope Innocent XIV drops dead three days into the job. But the afterlife, much like his reign, proves a bit of a disappointment. First, his guide, winged hat aside, is practically naked and thinks everything's a bit of a joke. The Lord God calls him goy and tells him to bugger off; and come the day of Judgement his judges turn out to be human, and not even remotely saintly.
The Blog of Maisy Malone
Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
My name is Maisy Malone. I’m seventeen years old, live in a ratty council house with my 60 year old, near-alcoholic Dad and a dog with a leaky bum. This is my blog. You can either like it, or you can…well… blog off!! ;o)
Kittenstein and Frankenfur, the Gambling Cats
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Deeply depressed, near-suicidal when his retirement dream of hand-raising two pure-bred, grand champion Siamese kittens is unexpectedly shattered, Bruce's well-meaning wife tricks him into adopting two common tabbies, feline hoi poloi, from an animal shelter. Are Kittenstein and Frankenfur mini-monsters from kitten hell or Bruce Dalwhinney's last hope of salvation?
The Secret to Certainty: How to be right about everything in five easy steps
Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Sick of being proved wrong? Tired of being a doubting Thomas? Suffer no more! The secret is out and you too can learn to believe like a pro. In five simple steps you'll learn the tricks of the trade used by every committed champion of every cause. Believed to be recommended by religious leaders and politicians the world over, the Secret to Certainty will no doubt change your life.