Books tagged: satire

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The Other Christmas Carol
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 25,710. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
The Other Christmas Carol, a Christmas tale of wonderment, where evil forces threaten the festive season and only Carol Christmas can save the day in a dark novella told in the style of a children's book that's not for children at all. A tonic for the Xmas spirit "You've woven all our fears about the commercial side of Xmas into a very compelling Twilight of the Gods drama. Beautiful."
Baby
Price: Free! Words: 2,190. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
A bloodthirsty dictator tries to change his behavior to please a small baby that has floated down from the sky and been declared an omen of the gods.
Sorrow
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
An office worker in Purgatory seeks consolation and hope by sending himself postcards and email messages from an imaginary holiday destination. When discovered, he is sent there.
EXOT #16. Zeitschrift für komische Literatur
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 23,590. Language: German. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Essay » Literature
Oh, du Feuchtfröhliche! In der Winterausgabe flocken aus EXOT wieder einmal 128 Seiten geistreicher Geschichten, genialer Gedichte und gnädiger Gemeinheiten, sorgsam gemästet mit vielerlei Grafiken, Gomix und Gartoons. Vom Himmel hoch kommt diesmal die Covermalerei, nämlich von der just preisgekrönten Nadia Budde (Hans-Meid-Preis 2013 für Buchgrafik und Buchillustration).
Ballades satiriques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,820. Language: French. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » French Poetry
L'auteur vous présente, au travers d'une cinquantaine de ballades écrites selon les formes du Moyen Âge et de la Renaissance, un certain nombre de personnages tels que vous avez pu les voir à la télévision, dans les journaux, des personnages curieux, drôles ou antipathiques, objets de haine, dégoût ou rire; il vous emmène avec lui dans un curieux périple; alors, bonne balade à travers les mots.
Confidencial: Entre La Vida Y La Muerte
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,420. Language: Spanish. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Hispanic & Latino
Con su humor negrísimo, Confidencial presenta una sátira de la medicina en Puerto Rico. Describe las experiencias de un cirujano durante su enfermedad, delirio y muerte. Dos espíritus neófitos son sus guías en el tiempo entre la vida y muerte hasta la antesala de su destino final. Los jocosos y divertidos comentarios del médico y sus guías efímeros enfocan los valores superficiales contemporáneos.
Labor Pains
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 99,850. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Labor Pains is the hysterical debut from C.A. Huggins. It tells the story of Kevin Taylor, a woefully mediocre man, who finds himself at a crossroads in his mid-30's. Everyday his alarm clock wakes him up for the cold realization that he has to go to a job that he downright loathes. His cubicle is his own private jail cell for 8 hours a day, 5 days a week.
Sports The Olympics Forgot
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 32,390. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Mirador Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
The world has many interesting sports such as Bog-snorkelling, Conkers, Egg-and-Spoon Racing, and Sack Racing. Sports the Olympics Forgot describes 40 more sports in a similar vein, all of which haven't started yet. All the stories are individual and distinct and can be read independently, a book for the busy individual who perhaps has five minutes to spare to understand the sports involved!
Überleben in der Glückseligkeit
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: German. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Im Namen der antiautoritären Literatur: Eine ungewöhnliche Reise, ein satirischer und gleichzeitig spirtitueller Gedichtband. Bissiger kann es nicht gehen. Ein überraschendes, ein provozierendes Buch. Unkonventionelle Fragen mit überraschende Antworten, oft kontrovers, selbstkritisch und voller Geheimnisse. Mit Witz und hintergründigem Humor in die Fragen unserer Zeit - überall.auf der Welt.
35 Again
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,110. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Doctor Horace Brooks has never met a patient he doesn’t like. He’s careful to go over all the issues with husband and wife before proceeding with gene-therapy and the modern fountain of youth. The only question is whether anyone is listening. Trendy country club members Ed and Michelle Newell being a good case in point.