Books tagged: short and funny stories

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The Farm, A Short Story About A Story
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(2.00)
The Farm - a small story, about a story. It's a short story, so short it does not meet the Short Description format of one particular retailer's minimum length of 50 non-whitespace characters (which frankly sounds a little politically incorrect) to even list it. The author has demanded they contact him in regard to this matter and speak to him and several of his lawyers...
Census Seduction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories
Thomas’ life falls into the same pattern every day. He wakes up, deals with his dominating girlfriend, and immediately gets drunk. His routine is interrupted by a young woman who is conducting a census, who Thomas realizes could quite easily fall into his trap.
Marriage Vows
Price: Free! Words: 450. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(3.50)
On the greatest day of your life, is this wedding ceremony really what it seems? Or is there something darker on the horizon?
A Calendar of Northern Fables
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,980. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish, Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
A Calendar of Northern Fables is a nostalgic collection of short stories about Jewish immigrants who settled in North America after the War. It’s also about their children and grandchildren. Based in Toronto, Canada the stories follow many of the Jewish Holidays and poke gentle fun at the lifestyle, rituals and mythologies brought over from the old country.
The Dream Lover: A Running Romance Story
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
HE'S A SHY PLODDER. SHE'S A GRACEFUL ENIGMA. WILL LOVE BE THE WINNER? On a running track in a leafy park, a shy young jogger passes a beautiful stranger. He's thinks she's out of his league. She smiles at him mysteriously. As he runs towards her on the next lap, the young man dares to dream the impossible: that he has just met the love of his life.
The Party Line, a Myrtle Crumb Mystery Prequel
Series: Myrtle Crumb Mysteries. Price: Free! Words: 4,750. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
(2.00)
The Party Line, a Myrtle Crumb Mystery prequel, shows readers where Myrtle's sleuthing all began--with her telephone's party line! Ada, Tansie Miller's daughter, has moved back home. Word on the party line is that her husband has shown an interest in another woman. When the other woman is found dead, Myrtle is on the case!
The Putting In Place Of Spaceman Sam
Price: Free! Words: 15,320. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(3.00)
A new world is needed, one has been found and there's a man who can get us there. His name: Spaceman Sam. The only problem is, he flies solo, he always uses the same broken down capsule and looks more like a surfer than an astronaut. So, even though he's the man for the job, it's feared he doesn't have the political correctness to negotiate with the natives already there.
Short Stories - Collection
Price: Free! Words: 77,110. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Short story enthusiasts, this book is for you. It is a collection of my favourite short stories written over a span of approximately 25 years. During this interval I was privileged to work in various jurisdictions on 6 continents of the world. At each locale I chose to live as closely as possible with the populous therein, thus maximizing my chance to collect intriguing material for this treatise.
Ogres at Alcatraz Isle
Series: Cathy Pembroke. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,750. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015 by Diamond Print Press. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Ogres have taken over the popular tourist attraction at Alcatraz Isle, and worse, they've taken hostages. Cathy and her team must find a way to rescue the humans and the landmark. It's their greatest challenge yet.
The Eyebrow Hair
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,390. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
Here’s another Quick Flash offering from our growing collection. The first A feature is about the worth of an eyebrow hair. Sounds stupid? Well, isn’t that good? The second A feature is about a situation that has been experienced by an awful lot of people (or a lot of awful people?). T