Books tagged: satire

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It was funny on paper: Poems A.E.Miller wrote before the internet
Price: Free! Words: 11,980. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Poems and nonsense orginally published in previously published in ENVOI, IOTA, THE JOURNAL, KRAX, ORBIS and VIZ and ranted about the lower echelons of the London comedy circuit 1992-2005 by Anthony Edmund Miller
The Blackwater Journal
Price: $1.49 $1.19 USD. (20% off until Sep. 18!) Words: 40,680. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Dark, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological
Sixteen-year-old Alanda Streets is trapped in a room from which there is no escape. There are padlocks on the door, the windows have been boarded up, and Alanda’s only contact with humanity is her father, the man who imprisoned her and told her that she must die because of the terrible secret she discovered in his past. Is there any way out of her terrifying predicament. Or is she about to die?
The Lifeboat
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 145,990. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Contemporary Space Opera meets Crocodile Dundee and Barry Crump. In The Lifeboat an asteroid is on a collision course with earth. It soon transpires the asteroid has been sent on its way by the Skidian first people who have uploaded themselves to a celestial version of the cloud and now define themselves as Transcendents.
The Second Coming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 145,990. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Space opera
Space Opera meets Crocodile Dundee and Barry Crump on the planet Skid.The Second Coming is the sequel to the First Skidian Chronicle. The second novel deals with the aftermath of the breakdown in food supplies and the resulting famine which almost brings the most sophisticated and powerful civilization in the known universe to its knees
Johnny Plutonium and Other Survival Stories: Humanity as an Endangered Species
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 54,010. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2018 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
With dead aim and withering wit, Willson takes on plutonium, radioactive materials in the sewers, ozone depletion, overpopulation, and more personal follies, like fundamentalism, free will, rituals, even satire itself. In the novella "Vermin" rats, cockroaches and crows debate the use of scarce resources, while wondering what could have become of the humans: "They were heavily into extermination."
They Can't All Be Winners
Series: Secrets of Akkadia. Price: Free! Words: 5,370. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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Akkadia, Houston's Mystical Maid of Magic, is invited to join a superhero group after some of its key members leave to pursue other ventures. At the same time, Toro-Zorro plots her destruction using his golem-like Loda Bull. See what happens when this assemblage of super friends sets out to avenge her. "The author has a definite stranglehold on the subject." —— Theodora Nugent, the Amboy Duke
Magic Thingy Rom-Com Triple Feature
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody, Fiction » Romance » Short stories
Three movies too good to be actual movies. We got a traffic light falling in love with a human woman, a magic box of chocolates full of men (it makes sense in context), and an elevator taking on the patriarchy. Unpredictable, strange, and woke-ish, these pieces are totally unlike their rom-com source material. Except people still fall in love sometimes. Weird love.
Посміємось до упаду
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,210. Language: Ukrainian. Published: June 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
Збірка гумору й сатири про реалії українського життя. Автор влучно підмічає людей і ситуації, які можуть розсмішити читача, і дотепно розповідає про них.
Destroyed by Malice
Price: $1.49 $1.19 USD. (20% off until Sep. 12!) Words: 52,920. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In this dark and satirical novel, the world’s most famous novelist, Barker Drule, is gunned down by an unknown assailant. Some may find the mockery to be a little bit too intense and claim it is all an exaggeration. However, Barker Drule isn’t meant to represent any specific person; rather, he represents the whole conglomeration of ills and idiocies that have driven books of merit into oblivion.
The White-Hole Situation
Price: Free! Words: 25,180. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General
It's the year 2525 and the world is finally clean. It's the future Star Trek promised, where benevolent computer systems make all our stuff on demand and take us on adventures in outer space, but the universe is large, and there are things out there that even the most advanced AI is ill-equipped to handle, and humans are little help to it. After all, would you ask a cat to do your homework?