Books tagged: social satire

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Maidenstone
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,730. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
Time: The summer of 1956 Place: The Hamptons Three teens, thrown together by circumstance, each different from the others, try to figure out their destinies. A scandal erupts, forcing them to choose between friendship and their ethics. A light satirical view of their social milieu adds humour to the mix. A coming of age novel about teens, this work is not necessarily for teens.
Therapy Buddha
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,210. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Find out why Endeavour, Nebula, and World Fantasy Award nominated Cat Rambo’s been called one of the strongest storytellers in a generation of speculative fiction writers. Her emotionally rich stories play out against worlds that are evocative, imaginative, and beautifully but economically realized.
Keeping Up
Series: Hollywood Hotties, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,630. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2014 by Evatopia Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
Since the time she was in elementary school, Katie has wanted to be like beautiful, blonde Amanda Exeter, a woman she views with equal amounts of disdain and admiration. After years of hoping and wishing, Katie believes she has finally arrived. She and her husband, Rich, move into he same gated community as Amanda, but “keeping up” is harder than they ever imagined.
Big, Big Love: The Amazing True Story of Bob Friendly, America's Most Beloved Motivational Figure
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,180. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Alternative history, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Bob Friendly’s rise from illiterate African immigrant to whiz-kid entrepreneur and top motivational figure to national political contender is an American rags-to-riches story. But behind the Friendly persona lurks a dark secret which could kill Bob’s political ambitions while upending many of America’s most cherished beliefs about itself. A black humorous tale reminiscent of Vonnegut and Saunders.
First Sign of the Badger
Price: Free! Words: 23,830. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author, Essay » Author profile
First Sign of the Badger is a wildly inconsistent collection of writings from my youth. Award winning short stories are mixed with poems from grade school and memoirs of early adulthood. The topics vary greatly. From a narrative process essay about washing your car, to stories about greed and love, a poem about having dry hands, and more... There's likely something here for everyone.
Bedtime Stories for Insomniacs
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013 by Tenth Street Press. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
First there was, or were, "Fractured Fairy Tales." Then "Politically Correct Fairy Tales." Then all those "Shrek" movies. Now, just when you thought you'd had about enough, here comes "Bedtime Stories for Insomniacs" to take you where "Once upon a time" never managed to take you before!
Hanging Lies
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 115,310. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Sports
Legacy Ridge is a gated Eden that is home to an assembly of newly minted millionaires and one the most magnificent golf courses ever built. However an unscrupulous real estate developer has erected the entire community upon a foundation of deceit. When a brilliant young golfer appears on the scene, the rich residents’ closely held secrets and long buried lies are suddenly thrust into the light.
Career Moves For Burnt Out Personifications
Price: Free! Words: 14,450. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Fantasy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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Santa, the Grim Reaper, and others scramble to find new careers and identities. Political and social satire. “A smorgasbord of paranoid ramblings.”
Bad Romance (Seven Deadly Sins): Walkthrough
Price: Free! Words: 7,060. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Educational, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Reference
The Bad Romance Anthology is a pop culture inspired short story collection, which links star-crossed lovers to each of the seven deadly sins. In this promotional eBook, Jess C Scott talks about the themes and inspirations behind her (unintentionally satirical) project. GENRE: Education (Reference / Commentary) * * * LENGTH: 5,400 Words * * * By author/artist/non-conformist, Jess C Scott
Manhattan Sharks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A satire of corporate culture, job-hunting, and America's obsession with status and career success. In the tradition of Bonfire of the Vanities, Clockwatchers, Dilbert, and The Office.