Books tagged: satire

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Heard It on the Grapevine
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,500. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
This collection of short stories ranges from light and humorous to serious. The eight stories about corporate culture are highly satirical. Pity Frank, the project manager, running around in circles trying to satisfy every boss and his dog. Learn the secrets of the Corporate Smile. Recognize the sociopath manager. Meet the team of demotivated subordinates.
Innocent in the Afterlife
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Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 15,480. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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
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Price: $3.10 USD. Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 5,870. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
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.
Honest John's Fine Used Spaceships
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
(Short Story) When a customer wanders in looking for a fine used spaceship, Honest John is soon confronted with a serious problem. He must live up to his reputation for honesty, but what the customer wants is clearly absurd. On the other hand, there's nothing absurd about the customer's money.
A Backwards View of Interracial Romance
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 290. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A picture is worth right many words. Just think of these paintings as a 15 chapter book. A book with a backwards view on interrracial romance.
The Chinese Panda Vase
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
(Novella: Thriller, Dark Satire) A valuable antique, a callous government, official corruption, a robbery victim determined to even up the odds, and a designer flamethrower collide with deadly consequences. Although there is plenty of humor, this is a dark and challenging story. It is not for everyone.
A Day For Dying
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,860. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Haldolen. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
"A Day For Dying" features a special kind of gladiatorial contest, one which we would not want to participate in!
The World That Womb Made
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013 by Haldolen. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
A story that came out of a question: "Is blindly conforming better than rebelling against authority?" And what was one man's nightmare was another's damnation. There was no sane escape from W O M B!