Books tagged: satire

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Infinite Regress
Series: Simple Journeys to Odd Destinations. You set the price! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
INFINITE REGRESS- A short piece of sci-fi about a girl who has an idea to build a computer inside a computer- and what happens. I originally had the idea for this story when I was thinking about a computer programming class I took way back in like 1983. Enjoy!
Fred's Evil Plan to Take Over the World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Fred the cat has come to take over the world ... or so he claims. In short blog entries, Fred divulges aspects of his plan as they manifest themselves in the daily life he shares with Man, Woman, two dogs and several other cat minions. Warning: contains some litter box humor and depictions of recreational catnip use.
Hettford Witch Hunt: Series One
Price: Free! Words: 42,270. Language: British English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
"With subtle humor and a charming regional voice, James Rhodes cleverly crafts a story of vengeance, mystery and witchcraft. Deftly weaving the ordinary and supernatural Rhodes leads readers along a path strewn with dreary workaday details offset by exciting glimpses of an otherworld that threatens to destroy the safety of the mundane." Kirsten Imani Kasai, Del Rey Books.
The Accidental Career of Hilary Darke
Price: Free! Words: 89,160. Language: British English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Hilary Darke. Struggling writer. Reluctant temp. Highly effective killer. She'll do whatever it takes to survive.
Third Eye Patch
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 197,300. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
The Third Eye Patch is a biomedical device that allows a person to reset his or her natural body rhythms with an algorithm based on a musical melody. It also unleashes telepathic-like powers, as Mike Chen and his friends discover along the way, fleeing from agents and assassins from the corporate pharmaceutical industry, the hi-tech world, and the U.S. Government.
Where Nobody Has Gone Before: Commentaries on Science, Technology, Society and the Future
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 26,030. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Some of the commentaries in this collection were written to be entertaining, while others are more serious. What is common to all of the essays is an emphasis upon radical social transformation. As each new day dawns in the information society, human civilization forges ahead into new territory where, as the title of this book suggests, nobody has gone before.
See You Next Tuesday
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,640. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of depressing short stories and poetry that will probably make you laugh. The content deals with everything from delusions of granduer to botched suicides to falling in love again.
The Accidental Terrorist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,080. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Judge Saxon is a 19-year-old disgruntled terrorist who can't escape from the violent cell his father enlisted him in. When the leader claims that God has chosen Judge to set off a nuke in a crowded city, Judge sees his chance for freedom. With the bomb in his backpack, Judge begins a life as a roadie for a rock band. When his past catches up to him, Judge learns how hard it is to escape his past.
Fat Vampire
Price: Free! Words: 46,300. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Undead, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
When overweight salesman Reginald Baskin meets a co-worker who doesn't make fun of him, it's just bad luck that Maurice turns out to be a two thousand-year-old vampire. And when Maurice turns Reginald to save his life, it's just more bad luck that he wakes up to find he's become the slowest, weakest, most out-of-shape vampire ever born, doomed to "heal" to his corpulent self for all of eternity.
Alcestis In Plain and Simple English (Translated)
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 88. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,560. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Middle Eastern
Alcestis is one of the greatest greek tragedies ever written. It's wit, even today, is lasting...if you can understand it. Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Euripides' classic work! If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, o