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Book: The Ultimate Survivalist's Guide to Suicide by Ryan Bohl
Sardonic, witty, and absurd, The Ultimate Survivalist's Guide to Suicide is about making peace with the bad places within all of us. A narrator kills himself and is faced with cosmic irony: he must now spend eternity stopping suicides. But saving a suicide bomber, a would-be school shooter, a high school drama queen, and many other down-on-their-luck folks is no easy task; good thing he's got a [...]
 
Book: The Gordonston Ladies Dog Walking Club by Duncan Whitehead
Little is what it seems to be in a leafy Savannah neighborhood as members of an afternoon cocktail and dog walking club mourn a neighbor's death. Jealousies surface when friends vie for the widower running for mayor. An old woman with an infamous uncle plots to avenge a wrong. Memories haunt a once successful children's writer. And a model has won the trip of a lifetime. But a killer lurks and [...]
 
Book: Seven Eleven Stories - Volume 1
This is the first anthology of a periodical of stories based around convenience store phenomena. Have you ever visited a store late at night and had the feeling you were stepping into another dimension? Have you personally worked at a convenience store, and experienced things your felt worth retelling, whether as a humorous anecdote, or a near-miss dangerous situation? This is the heart of our [...]
 
Book: Diary of a Demon by Caitlin Dale McCaul
Warning! This diary was written by an often drunk, very powerful and very temperamental demon... basically continue at your own risk. Olivier: Soldier of the Fourth Circle and Duke of Hell has been wandering this earth for a millennium. In that time he has fought battles, robbed banks, cleaned apartments and annoyed almost everyone he meets. This diary is but a glimpse into his deranged daily [...]
 
Book: Humor Me (Life Without a Field Guide Book 2) by Lill Hawkins
From " I Heart/Hate Maine " about Maine's seasons: "We have to crowd all the spring things into the first part of June, because if we didn't, they'd run into summer, which is so short in Maine, that we can't fit all the summer things into it without running smack dab into autumn. Since our first frost is usually sometime in August, this results in a good amount of overlap, as you can imagine. [...]
 
Book: The Barber's Conundrum and Other Stories - Observations on Life From the Cheap Seats by John Hartnett
The Barber's Conundrum and Other Stories is more than just a collection of thirty-seven short literary humor pieces that will make you laugh. It provides a treasure trove of tips and invaluable advice to help you navigate safely through marriage and relationships, raising kids and to finally understand the more peculiar aspects of day to day living that up until now, had been tossed into a big [...]
 
Book: Breakfast at Sid's by Ed Halliday
The minute Sidney Angel is rudely awoken by someone smashing his front door down, he knows he is going to have one hell of a day! He isn't wrong. Given little choice and only twenty four hours on the clock, he has to find a missing gangster, a large bag of cash, rescue a maiden or two in distress and manage to stay alive, and all before breakfast the next morning. Armed with nothing but a fierce [...]
 
Book: Funny You Should Ask (Life Without a Field Guide Book 1) by Lill Hawkins
From Chapter 2 of "Funny You Should Ask" "1. Q . Why aren't you in school? A . Why aren't you in therapy? A . Why would you ask? A . I'm still contagious. A . If I can't take my gun, I'm not gonna go. A . Head lice. A . My religion lets me marry at 9 and I'm on my honeymoon. A . Leprosy A . Psychiatrist appointment. A . I had to see my parole officer. A . Court date. A . My parents refuse to make [...]
 
Book: Uncommon Notions by Eugene Williams
America may not be the birthplace of humor I am told that distinction belongs to the people that invented the cuckoo clock, when they weren't taking everything else so serious however, America is filled with uncommon people and a lot of them are sharing their own uncommon notions. You wont have to venture far to hear a few of my Uncommon Notions like a man in Kansas that for some reason believes [...]
 
Book: The C Word by Susan Chappelle
From the outside looking in, life as the travel assistant to the CEO of a luxury cruise line might seem exciting. But when the boss and his mistress are embezzling, the owner is laundering and the company lawyer is working a Ponzi scheme to the tune of millions... things can be... complicated. Skye Campbell finds her loyalties stretched between protecting her hard working colleagues and keeping [...]
 
Book: Adytum by Guido
Adytum is the autobiography of a man born to deaf adults in an abusive home. Along with poverty, molestation, neglect, and abandonment, the anonymous author finds love, loyalty, and beauty in the experiences of his life. With a adult themes and a bit of dark humor, this inspirational memoir tells a story of life, of anger, of happiness, and of finding peace within.
 
Book: Run Straight Down by Steve Liskow
On Monday, principal Peter Galvin welcomes the committee that will evaluate Ribicoff High School for accreditation--just as someone guns down a student outside the main entrance. On Tuesday, homicide cop Abigail Teague tells him she fears that the shooting will incite a gang war. On Wednesday, student teacher Kim Dombrowik finds drugs in a student's locker, and there's a riot in the school [...]
 
Book: Dark Tidings by Ken Magee
What happens when ancient magic meets the internet? One thing is certain, modern life will never be the same again. A thousand years ago, a young thief, Tung, and a disgraced wizard, Madrick, are thrust together in an executioner's dungeon. In the darkness, Madrick reveals an incredible secret about a legendary spell. The great spell helps them escape their prison cell... and eventually their [...]
 
Book: Can you be...that stupid? - A Polite Guide to Stimulating Conversation by Geoffrey Robinson
How many times have you found yourself in conversation with a person who made a statement that confirmed for you that they had absolutely no idea what the hell they were talking about? Everything you'll find here was personally heard, read or viewed by me. Over an extended period of time I began writing these little cast in stone truths on post-it notes. Eventually I typed and organized them. [...]
 
Book: Spoiled Milk For The Soul - Volume 1 by Jim Osterman & Greg Marshall
If you're like most people today, you're used to the other kinds of stories. "Entertained" by a steady stream of reality TV, stunned endlessly by the 24-hour news cycle, and overdosed on everyone else's troubles, most of us are somewhat conditioned to expect far less than a life filled with positive vibes. There's a place for reinforcing, uplifting, and inspirational stories that rekindle the [...]
 
Book: The Magic Ingredient by Ed Halliday
In a world obsessed with diet, food, recipes, what to eat, what not to eat, fat, carbohydrate, being overweight, wouldn't it be great if there was a simple solution? Maybe some magic ingredient that could be added to food to make us all thin? Surely it would be wonderful if we could all eat whatever we wanted to and not worry about it? But maybe we should be careful what we wish for. Perhaps we [...]
 
Book: The Almost Perfect Plot by Ed Halliday
When Thomas Hardy, (who is anything but a famous author), finds himself being ejected from his home he makes a decision. Forced to change his lifestyle, he decides to stop writing manuals for flat pack furniture and try his hand at fiction. This darkly humorous tale with a hint of a thriller follows Tom as he stumbles through his new life, staggering from disaster to disaster, as he attempts to [...]
 
Book: The Lunatic of Trenton by Eugene Williams
The Lunatic of Trenton (turn of the century), is about an old man telling his two grandchildren how he wanted to change the world, from the battlefields of WWI, to the intellectual's halls of England with Bernard Shaw to chasing Heir Wilhelm, across the fields of France, as he puts it "bugging around Serbia for the devil in an Austrian Top hat". Seeking out the wisdom, and danger were ever he [...]
 
Book: The Grinning Dog by Ed Halliday
This dark humorous thriller with a romantic twist pivots around the well known fact that people love their pets, and no pet has captured the human heart more so than the humble and ever loyal dog. But is their undying desire to protect and serve their masters mutual? How far will a man go for his best friend? This darkly humorous tale explores this question to the very limit, as well as the [...]
 
Book: I Am That I Am by Heather Pioro
Who is God? Who am I? Why am I here? What is the meaning of it all? Fortunately, most of us are too busy living to be confronted by the truth of a possible answer. However, one simple story, I Am That I Am, proposes to provide an answer for everyone- and to do it without the prescribed morality of a specific religion. Margaret works in the necrology department of the United States Census Bureau. [...]
 
Book: Identity Thief by JP Bloch
"Once you step inside the door called "Crime," anything can happen to you." Out of work, down on your luck, desperate for cash. What if you could get rich with a few strokes of the keyboard? All you have to do is become someone else. But nothing's that simple in this fast-paced, psychological thriller. As the story dangerously snowballs downhill, the characters discover how losing themselves can [...]
 
Book: Who is Audrey Wickersham? by Sara Shrieves
Fifteen-year-old Audrey Wickersham loves books, horror movies and anything supernatural, and she's finally decided to try her first spell. She heads to her favorite hangout, The Magick Eye, to find the perfect one. She encounters Agnes, an old Gypsy who offers to create a custom spell for her. Audrey is thrilled until she encounters an ancient yet totally disgusting parasite that attacks and [...]
 
Book: Some People Deserve To Die by Colin Knight
Alan Davies, a naive and vulnerable teenager, is tricked into committing an immoral and abhorrent crime. Riven by guilt and remorse he runs, but he can't outrun his conscience. For twenty years, Alan tries to silence his conscience with alcohol and drugs as fate and chance propel him in to the dangerous world of smugglers, nationalists, guerrillas, and mercenaries. Battling alcohol and drug [...]
 
Book: Jack Shadow by Graeme Smith
Jack Shadow. He's heard them - every one of them. The jokes. They all start out the same. "See, this guy walks into a bar..." Well, that's not him. That guy who walked into a bar. He's the guy who walked out. It's not amnesia. Near as anyone knows, he just doesn't have a past. Near as anyone knows - or admits to. He doesn't walk round a corner, and some guy from a car shoots at him because of [...]
 
Book: The Diamond Tree by Michael Matson
Dall is eager to prove himself a worthy prince, but what do you do when your older brothers have already slain every dragon and rescued all the princesses? You heed the advice of an old woman and set off on a quest! When Dall starts finding diamonds along the way, he discovers his quest may have a more unique ending than he had planned. Ages 6-12 and great for parents to read with their children.
 
Book: The One Eyed Sheriff by Vince Onken
Is he real or is he folklore? Either way bad things happen when two teens start digging into the almost forgotten local legend of the One Eyed Sheriff. Ethan and Lauren are in search of the truth, and as far as they can tell the truth lies somewhere in the darkest recesses of Drury Woods. And since the One Eyed Sheriff allegedly shows up only once every twenty years, most of the townsfolk have [...]
 
Book: On The Forger's Path - The Return by Peter Kohari
Stealing minds, personalities. This is what our character, Murphy does for a living in the future. He has awaken five years ago in an alley, has no memories from before and mysteriously, he can read minds. Aside from that, all he knows is that his parents died in an explosion, five years ago. He's drinking, partying without a goal in life, but after a few sudden events he must start an [...]
 
Book: Road Like a River by Graeme Smith
Urban Fantasy - "Hey, Charlie. You like the truck better? Than the boat, I mean?" That's what she said as she walked away from the last ride she should ever have taken. And this one was smart. Kharon, even if he went by the name of Charlie these days, knew she'd be okay. But this one wasn't just smart. She was different. Because this one came back. Charlie's a trucker, an Independent. Meaner 'n [...]
 
Book: A Pig With Three legs by David Turri
This is a story full of bad jokes because those are the only ones Tommy Dugdale, a failed stand-up comic, knows. Alec Swipple, assistant-manager in Human Resources (although he possesses very few of them himself) at a London firm is Tommy's long-suffering best mate. The third player in this farce is tough-as-nails Gillian, Tommy's girlfriend. She likes Tommy because he makes her laugh. (Just [...]
 
Book: Burnt Toast and Bent Noses by Ed Halliday
Julian Renard desperately needs a new job, and hopefully one he will get paid for, with real money! When he suddenly finds himself being interviewed for a position he hasn't even applied for, he assumes his luck has changed. Or has it? This darkly humorous tale Follows our unfortunate job seeker as he finds himself with little choice but to accept a new career, working for some very dubious [...]
 
Book: Idiot's Tale - It's always darkest just before the end by Anthony Land
Your name is John Rainwater. You're an aging and penniless private investigator. You may have killed someone. You and your client are up to your necks in something terrifying. The female spy who is supposed to be keeping you alive may be insane. And tomorrow things could get really bad. It began when the rich and beautiful Morgana Trehane burst into your low-rent office near the New Orleans [...]
 
Book: The Perfect Culture by Brent Robins
He's seeking a place to belong. His only tool is philosophical satire... Thomas Gephardt loses no love for his rural Indiana home. Struck with raging wanderlust, the small-town college student heads for France armed with nothing but a thirst for stimulating conversation. So starts Thomas's ego-bruising first leg of his ill-fated quest for cultural perfection. Struggling to fit in at the catty [...]
 
Book: Hunting Cat Face by Chris Edmonds
A darkly humorous and mysterious tale of corporate corruption, personal courage, human folly and undying love. When Liam, a successful Wall Street banker, is wrongly identified as a murderous bank robber proving his obvious innocence turns out to be more of a challenge than it should have been. One thread of evidence in his favor after another gets strangely cut short before it can lead anywhere [...]
 
Book: Skip Trace by Vince Guzman
You won't find romance in these three short stories. A man on the run realizes that one decision might be his last; the human body can lead to disaster for a group of men on a mission; a solitary, discrepant, individual comes to the conclusion that his life is exactly what it seems. Characters find themselves in dire situations as the fabric of their reality begins to rip and unravel, exposing a [...]
 
Book: The Stroboscopic Life of Blake Winkler - And Other Stories by Stefanie Fife
Eight stories that range from the odd and darkly funny to sentimental. They include the tale of a pastor who accidentally hires the devil as church secretary; an accountant who logically tries to learn to feel emotion; three songwriters who plot to kill their publisher; and Blake Winkler, the aging rocker with an unfortunate tic who realizes he has wasted his life. There is also the man who [...]
 


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