Books tagged: satire

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The Mayor's Tale
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Price: Free! Words: 6,350. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
'There was nothing in the Market Hampden fire brigade manual about getting dentists out of trees... ' Funny, touching, surreal and entertaining, this is one of a series of lively tales exposing the surprising and sometimes outrageous private life of an English market town. Welcome to Market Hampden, the lily of the south-east Midlands!
The Charles Whitman Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A free 15,000 word collection of short stories ranging from the strange to the absurd, The Charles Whitman Sampler features five darkly comedic and satirical tales about blind dates gone wrong, mobsters extorting money for overdue library books, one man's doom, espionage of the far-flung future, and the occasional "charming" Christmas story.
Kafka's Metamorphosis -- The Early Drafts
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
This book humorously recreates -- in language, tone, and strangeness -- Kafka's grasp of the absurd.
Life of Crime
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Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 4,250. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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)
Pandegnomium
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 77,670. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: 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.
Stuck at Seven [While Awkwardly Aiming for Ten]
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,290. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
We all want to be a 10, but let’s face it - that’s just not going to happen. So, with wide eyes and sharp wit, the author spills his inner most insecurities, all the while providing jaw dropping shock and a smidgen of "oh-no-he-didn't-just-go-there" awe, in an attempt to accept his own stuck-ness. Unabashedly funny, yet intimately relatable, stuck.at.seven runs the gamut of awkward, life moments.
Peculiar Parables for a Dubious Millennium
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,690. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,490. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,050. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013 by Planet 99 Publishing. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
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.
Oceanus, Celebrities and the useful Role that is Forging his Happiness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,410. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Oceanus has got a job seating a celebrity couple at engagements using his oversized hands. It’s a job which gives him pleasure and pain, and over dinner he discusses this dilemma with his mum. She feeds him while he talks and challenges him on the question of who is really being used.