Books tagged: whimsy

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Mashulaackamooka
Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Poetry / Humorous
Fantastical thoughts are buzzing in his head: Shoes appear as crocodiles, he becomes smaller than an elf, he jumps rope with a dinosaur, flies the skies with aviators and more. Are the adventures real or has he eaten something that has invaded his sleep?
The First Fish
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,200. Language: British English. Published: October 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Psychological, Fiction » Adventure » Men’s adventure
Tales from an angler, by turns funny, moving and mysterious, but always fishy: "You don't have to know one end of a fishing rod from the other to enjoy these evocative, leanly written stories. Though the solitary pursuit of hidden rivers and the silvery fish that swim in them are vividly represented, the rituals of angling serve as a spyhole for observations of equally obscured human lives."
The Computer That Cared
Price: Free! Words: 2,040. Language: British English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Literature » Literary
(4.67)
An unemployed man has to make a mortgage payment at an Automated Teller Machine (ATM). On a whim he scribbles a message on the input card and soon receives a communication from the computer. The man and the ATM develop a ‘relationship’ which solves his financial worries, gives him important information about the bank, and leads to employment - with the bank. But can the relationship last?
Quiet on the Outside
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,900. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
Quiet on the Outside… is Kevin J. O'Conner's fourth collection of poetry. O'Conner still employs a straightforward approach to tone and language, but works with an expanded palette.
The Cockroach
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: Australian English. Published: February 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Horror » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
(4.00)
Has a bee ever fallen into your shirt? Or has a spider crawled up your trouser leg? And while you were jumping around wildly and tearing at your clothes to get rid of the intruder, were you mortified when you couldn’t find it anywhere, leaving you to obsess about where it might be? ‘The Cockroach’ is a short and mischievous story that takes that horror to a higher and more uncomfortable level.
Finding Tongues In Trees
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
Finding Tongues in Trees, celebrated Door County poet Barbara Larsen's sixth poetry collection, takes us on a journey that explores the natural world, her life experiences, works of great poets, and the transcendence of the commonplace. The poet joins her acute observation and insight with superb craftsmanship to bring us a set of poems that is resonant and thought-provoking.
Up Close And Personal
Price: Free! Words: 13,860. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Trivia
(5.00)
Novelist Stewart Bint writes a regular column in a fortnightly magazine, The Flyer. Ranging from the intensely personal, humorous and hard hitting controversy, to sheer whimsy, those columns are gathered here in one volume.
Play! Play! Play! And Play Some More!-A Children Story Collection
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 5,340. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Dedicated to my (specifically and all in general) children, who while not making the joy-ney worth taking, have made it a heck of a lot more fun. Hugs and Endless Joy. Peace. This is my current collection of children stories: for, to, and about them. I strongly feel, it is from this "type" of story that Humanities Real Heart sings.
The Not So Stories
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 29,310. Language: British English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Parody
A collection of over forty short humorous stories
The Great Celestial Machine of Saithan
Series: Majra, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 118,890. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Aris is a reluctant lawbringer, helping his people even when he'd rather be sitting around the fire spinning tales. Eyla wants to be a dread criminal mastermind, but settles for defending exuberant widows, demented storytellers and proud desert Sheyks. Now the soldiers of Majra are preparing one final push to conquer this land--and only Aris and Eyla stand in their way.