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Book: The Illustrated Book of Funny Old Sayings - Everyday phrases and their origins by Sally Mooney
Have you ever wondered why we say, "It's raining cats and dogs" and other funny old sayings like, "Don't look a gift horse in the mouth"? Often we know what they mean, but do we know where they originated? Well in this book, you are about to find out! For example, when we want to wish someone a good nights sleep, people often say, "Night night, sleep tight." Who would have thought that this dates [...]
 
Book: ITCHIWAN by J.J. Cunis
This is a book to savor ... Stories such as this are too infrequently encountered. Treasure it. Grady Harp, Top 50 Reviewer Four wise-ass, foul mouth, but lovable thirteen year old boys ... with backgrounds of South Boston Irish, upper-class WASP, local townie Wampanoag Indian twins ... unending summers on Cape Cod... a mysterious, long buried portal through time ... a mesmerizing rumored [...]
 
Book: The Earl and the Merchant's Daughter by Margaret Bennett
Due to her father's investment acumen, Lucy Swinton finds herself a guest at a duke's country house party. Still, she knows her place, for the nobility frown on their titled sons marrying a merchant's daughter. The Earl of Camberley, a renowned rake, is expected to propose to a young lady of his mother's choosing. But Camberley can't bring himself up to scratch. Instead, he drinks himself into a [...]
 
Book: Foiling the Earl's Affair by Margaret Bennett
Lady Meghan Charlton, a bluestocking who can't see without her spectacles, takes up residence with Lady Farringdon for the Season and becomes embroiled in her matchmaking hostess's plan to keep the Earl of Daventry from proposing to a young debutante. Unfortunately, Lady Farringdon refuses to let Meg wear her spectacles, as she is convinced that is why Meg is still unwed. Julian, the Earl of [...]
 
Book: UNCOMMON RELATIONS - Who should be forgiven - Psychological suspense. Hidden identities, dark secrets and irreverent hjumour. by Rosalind Minett
A chance sighting of his double explodes Terry's stagnant life forever. Other people wake to find they've won the lottery or become famous. It's never young married Terry. He dreams of a life more vibrant than his tense and stagnant one with troubled wife, Gudrun, sex only seven times a month and a two-up, two-down home in Colliers Row. When he meets the twin he never knew about, a shinier [...]
 
Book: Welcome to Nowhereland (5 Stories) by Aaron Aaronson
They say that life is what you make of it, that it can be whatever you want it to be if guided by the right hand. They say that you make your own luck. They say that all dreams can come true if you just want them bad enough. They say you can do whatever you want to do if you just set your mind to it, that anything is possible. You know, sometimes they really don't know what they are talking about [...]
 
Book: Self-extermination. Sounds Like a Plan - Also Includes Give Me a Burger and Hold the Fries and Brain Circus and (3 Essays About Donald J. Trump) and ...
So you've decided to journey back through time and kill every single reincarnation of yourself that has ever been in an attempt to prevent yourself from ever having been born. What could possibly go wrong? Um, pretty much everything does. The book also includes "Give Me a Burger and Hold the Fries", a story where the main character is engaged in an epic battle, squaring off against an eight foot [...]
 
Book: The Day The World Sneezed - March 12, 2020 by Eddie Jones
March 12, 2020, I closed my laptop and walked across the Neuse River bridge to enjoy my evening walk on the greenway. Midway across the bridge the title for a story came to mind: The Day The World Sneezed. That Thursday, Raleigh and Wake County had begun to discuss imposing restrictions on business. There was talk schools might close the following week. When I got home from my walk I made a fake [...]
 
Book: CODE PRODIGAL - (Cast Your Cares) Faith Infused Fiction (Fighting for the Heart of Spencer Book 1) by K.D. Harp
BOONE JUST WANTED TO GET HOME... A Marine thinks a lot about home when serving back to back tours overseas. Home is supposed to be safe, full of love and laughter, but Lt. Col. Ballestra's care packages stopped coming months ago. His sister and niece sought shelter under his roof when her ex vowed revenge for her court testimony so, he expects a bit of drama, but not a near kidnapping before his [...]
 
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: 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: 40 SINGLE NYC - The Gold Notebook by K.D. Brighton
Love and the craziness of New York City collide in this magical, funny tale of second chances and self-discovery. She's been living in New York City for over 20 years, and is still single. After a strange encounter with a "gold notebook," her life is upended. She wants to fall in love again but realizes her past is a roadblock. Join her magical ride of personal transformation, as she re-ignites [...]
 
Book: Scarlet Dreams - A New Adult Billionaire Romance (Book 1 of the Scarlet Dreams Trilogy) by Sigrit Saga
I believed that fate doesn't exist. I knew that love can be brutal. And chemistry at first sight? Pure delusion. Until he came along... Determined and goal-driven, Scarlet knows exactly what she wants from life, and she isn't wasting any time on unproductive things like love. But when Christian White appears out of nowhere, her whole world is turned upside down. Hot, full of charisma and (you [...]
 
Book: 7 1/2 Habits To Help You Become More Humorous, Happier & Healthier by David Jacobson
"7 1/2 Habits To Help You Become More Humorous, Happier & Healthier" is an easy and fun book to read. The practical applications on how to improve your sense of humor make this a 'keeper.' This book reveals the mysteries to improving your sense of humor to be happier, healthier, have better relationships and make you a more humorous person. This funny, uplifting and endearing book will teach you [...]
 
Book: Liars Go To Paradise? (Paradise Series Book 1) by M. H. Woodscourt
An often-humorous, character-driven, coming-of-age fantasy! Pushed into a puddle, 18-year-old Jason "Key" Sterling wakes up to find himself the prophesied hero of a world on the brink of annihilation. But they've got the wrong guy. No way is he equipped to fight off warring clans or cure a terrible plague. He can barely manage to please his new master: a tyrant who's enslaved him to use as bait. [...]
 
Book: The Law Firm Dictionary by Kevin W. Bates
What does a bored, newly minted lawyer do sitting at his desk? Why, he writes a book of course. Well, more like a pamphlet, but still. It occurred to me early in my practice that attorneys, particularly attorneys in law firms, did not have a firm (see what I did there?) grasp of the vocabulary they tossed around everyday. They used words with an unspoken subtext that cried out for explication and [...]
 
Book: Death on the Danube - A New Year's Murder in Budapest (Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mystery Series Book 1) by Jennifer S. Alderson
Who knew a New Year's trip to Budapest could be so deadly? The tour must go on - even with a killer in their midst... Recent divorcee Lana Hansen needs a break. Her luck has run sour for going on a decade, ever since she got fired from her favorite job as an investigative reporter. When her fresh start in Seattle doesn't work out as planned, Lana ends up unemployed and penniless on Christmas Eve. [...]
 
Book: Death By Baguette - A Valentine's Day Murder in Paris (Travel Can Be Murder Cozy Mystery Series Book 2) by Jennifer S. Alderson
Paris the city of love, lights ... and murder? Join tour guide Lana Hansen as she escorts five couples on an unforgettable Valentine-themed vacation to France! Unfortunately it will be the last trip for one passenger... Lana Hansen's future is looking bright. She has money in her bank account, a babysitter for her cat, and even a boyfriend. Regrettably she won't get to celebrate Valentine's Day [...]
 
Book: Jim & Martha - A Novel on Eco Living by Joel Schueler
Jim & Martha is a tragicomedy about a couple entering a major lifestyle change, transitioning from a suburban London flat to an ecovillage. Racing along a two-lane road of humour and tragedy at one hundred miles per hour, how will the lovers fare with their new environment, their new cohabitants, their mental health and each other? As the ecovillage becomes a crossroads of instability, who can [...]
 
Book: Just Like Sunday on the Farm - Crawdaddy Remembers the Nam and After by William C. Crawford
Crawdaddy was a combat photojournalist in Vietnam. This volume overflows with his experiences from chilling combat to ribald battlefield humor. He offers up this account as his riveting personal echo from the Jungle War. He was mentored by some of the greatest war corespondents and combat photojournalists ever! Their tutelage changed his life forever! For over 45 years he only discussed the War [...]
 
Book: Forensic Foraging - Photography to Unlock the Unseen by William C. Crawford
Forensic Foraging is a shooting approach that can add some much-needed, creative options to modern digital photography. This volume suggests basic, minimalist techniques that help to unlock the unseen in our everyday, visual world. The throwback principles showcased here serve as signposts for the digital shooter who is trying to step back a bit from today's techno-driven, computer enhanced [...]
 
Book: White Oaks by Jill Hand
"An ingeniously dark comic thriller about greed, gluttony and murder that is destined for the big screen." - Best Thrillers Aimee Trapnell reluctantly leaves her apartment on Manhattan's Central Park West to return to her childhood home in Georgia for her father's ninetieth birthday. Also on hand are her two brothers, wily Marsh and ne'er-do-well Trainor. With a forty-billion-dollar inheritance [...]
 
Book: Riots Of Passage by Jason McGathey
"Whiskey, women, and duct tape - what else is there?" asks my latest handwritten message, tucked into the silverware roll. But this is only the latest outrage. "We've got a BOY playing with a table cloth!" the old man shouted earlier, before leaving. In this highly anticipated follow-up to his memoir "One Hundred Virgins," the author continues to document in riotous fashion life on a major [...]
 
Book: The Stories of J.Z. Pinder - Captivating Tales of Romance, Horror, Adventure and Fantasy - 7 long stories by J.Z. Pinder
SEVEN SPELLBINDING STORIES CRAMMED WITH READING ENTERTAINMENT This imaginative collection of lengthy stories by J.Z. Pinder contains something for every reader. Totaling 55,000 words, the seven story collection touches on the popular genres of romance, horror, crime, fantasy and adventure. Since most are close to or at 10,000 words, the author was able to work a fascinating plot into each story. [...]
 
Book: Unforgettable Women - Ronda and Richard-The novel and 4 Long stories by J.Z. Pinder
This imaginative collection of the novel "Ronda and Richard" and four lengthy tales by J.Z. Pinder contains something for every reader. The novel has a lot going on. Love at first sight, weddings, deaths, million dollar business deals, naughty pajama parties, and more. It's fast paced, the characters are exciting and fun, the love scenes are steamy, and the story line is captivating. Each of the [...]
 
Book: Wrestling with Intimacy - Large Print Edition - A Young Adult Romance by Anika Summers
Wrestling with Intimacy revolves around topics that today's young adults face. Increasing numbers of young adults find themselves contemplating questions that their parent's generation either didn't experience or swept under the mat. In vitro births, sexual identity and the balance of education, career and other adult goals generate challenges for today's teens. Wrestling with Intimacy is filled [...]
 
Book: Goodbye Dinosaur - Why Dinosaurs are Extinct by Kristi Nielsen
A fun story about Eons-ago when the world was flat and dinosaurs roamed the world. The domestic animals had arrived on earth but the only dinosaur left was an aggressive carnivore who threatened their existence. His attempt to eat each of the domestic animals is met with failure as the domestic animals go to great length to escape his huge jaws. The domestic animals survive by taking [...]
 
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: Bygone Buffoonery - The Real Fake History by Jeff Charlebois
Did you know that mankind was nearly doomed when treasonous animals - on Noah's Ark attempted a mutiny? Or that the entire Roman Empire - nearly unraveled when a crackpot Caesar swooned for--and married--his - horse? Were you aware that a flamboyant cowboy subdued bloodthirsty - gunslingers with a two-step? What about the vaudevillian hack juggler who - received his first standing ovation in a [...]
 
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: Life Is a Funny Thing by Jeff Charlebois
Author and comedian JEFF CHARLEBOIS has just released his second humor book. A clever and whimsical look at everyday topics told from the vantage point of an off-the-wall, borderline-sane comic. From the stage to the page, Jeff began writing humor articles for Ability Magazine in 1995 and has compiled some of his favorite pieces. The silly humorist covers it all as he pulls the sheets down to [...]
 
Book: Medical Secrets Revealed by Jeff Charlebois
Years ago, I foolishly broke my leg on a skydiving jump. Some complications set in, including a reaction to the anesthesia, food poisoning, another broken leg and a few other lovely things. My supposed three-day stay in the hospital turned into approximately two months, and yet, it didn't break my record of six months. Rather than wallow I used my time wisely and keenly observed all the on-goings [...]
 
Book: Jump Grenade by Michael D. Smith
Berserk at missing his five hundredth point in a row, psychopathic Junior Dropout Basketball League star Billy Bolamme kills a taunting radio announcer with hand grenades, then blows up an entire sports arena to erase all witnesses to his crime. But his fame and luck can only grow as he joins shamanic forces with Guenevere "Universe" Ryder, fellow high school dropout, art gallery receptionist, [...]
 
Book: They - A Biblical Tale of Secret Genders by Janet Mason
THEY is a groundbreaking work that will prove to be lifesaving for those in the LGBT community and enlightening and liberating to others. In this novel, we met Tamar from the Hebrew Bible. Tamar lives as a hermit in the desert, is content with her life and is happily barren. She is attached to her pet camel. Her aversion to goat sacrifices becomes so strong that it prompts her to become a [...]
 
Book: Down with the Dance (Middle School Mayhem) by C.T. Walsh
Middle School Mayhem: Down with the Dance is the first book in this action-packed, hilarious series. Meet Austin Davenport, whose fabulous luck landed him on this earth only eleven short months after his brother, Derek, putting them in the same grade. While Austin's brain power is unmatched, it appears as if his brother got all the athletic gifts and the family butt-chin, meaning their parents [...]
 
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