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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: The Chalk Circle - Intercultural Prizewinning Essays by Tara Lynn Masih
Winner of a Skipping Stones Honor Award, a Benjamin Franklin silver medal award, and a ForeWord Book of the Year Award Editor Tara L. Masih put out a call in 2007 for Intercultural Essays dealing with the subjects of "culture, race, and a sense of place." The prizewinners are gathered for the first time in a ground-breaking anthology that explores many facets of culture not previously found under [...]
 
Book: Heywood Jablomi - The Internet Essays 1848 - 1853 by Leonard Stegmann
Leonard Stegmann's first book of humor, nostalgia and quizzes. Topics include cruises, a Monkees quiz, antiquing with Michael Jackson, cocaine, lucid dreaming, a Seinfeld quiz, the Beatles, updated Christmas carols, an African trilogy and if a person can really laugh himself to death. Well, Chum, here's your chance to find out..
 
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: Moms are Nuts
Emmy winners, magazine editors, comedians, TV personalities, bestselling authors and social media superstars team up to bring you a laugh-out-loud book not about being a mom, but about having a mom, grandmom or mom-figure. And while it's not OK for someone else to make yo-momma jokes about your momma, it is perfectly healthy - even downright hilarious - to find the humor in your own upbringing. [...]
 
Book: Yesterday's Blossoms - A collection of some of Roger Bruner's previous writings by Roger E. Bruner
Although Roger E. Bruner is a novelist now, he's written a variety of other works--both fiction and non-fiction--over the years. This collection contains poetry, a dramatic monologue, several short plays, a short story, and a moving essay about the death of a baby. He is especially pleased to share with readers the short story that led to the novel, Found in Translation, and the play his novel [...]
 
Book: Motions and Moments - More Essays on Tokyo by Michael Pronko
"Pronko takes the sweeping size, bustle, and chaos of Tokyo and makes it small, introspective, and personal," Independent Publisher. Gold Award Readers' Favorite Non-Fiction Cultural (2016) Gold Award Global E-Book Awards Travel Writing (2016) Gold Award Non-Fiction Author's Association (2016) Gold Honoree Benjamin Franklin Digital IBPA (2016) Winner Best Indie Book Award Non-Fiction (2016) Indie [...]
 
Book: My Country - Essays and Stories from the Edge of Wilderness by Nowick Gray
Back-to-the-land memoir weaves essay, story, nature and magic realism, homesteading and wilderness survival. My Country expands the containers of essay and story, adventure and lyric, naturalism and fantasy, to overlap and mingle in this collection unified in its spirit of place, the forests and mountains of interior British Columbia.
 
Book: We're Not Like the Others by Leonard Stegmann
In this collection of his popular humor essays, Leonard Stegmann confronts his fear as he comes face-to-face with a hideous Louisiana night creature, explains why as a child he felt the need to shoot a bottle rocket out of his bedroom window, how he came to the conclusion that he much prefers going to funerals than weddings, and why, even though he would have preferred his house to be cleaned by [...]
 
Book: Treading Water and other misadventures by Noreen Braman
"Treading Water and other misadventures" is the second edition of Noreen Braman's slightly damp collection of humor columns and essays that have appeared online and in print, including the "Evil Pants" series and "the House of Rhyming Pests." Tales of domestic life include hilariously unsettling "Don't Worry, It's Just a Stage!" as well as adventures at both the nail salon and the hair salon. New [...]
 
Book: People and Things That Went Before by Leonard Stegmann
We are told we shouldn't live in the past, but surely there's no harm in the occasional visit? In this nostalgic collection, Leonard Stegmann remembers those delicious school lunches, his first cuss word, what he should have told those nuns and his grandma's incomprehensible inability to see the nearly-unlimited humor potential in a slice of rubber cheese. A warm, funny and sometimes sad look [...]
 
Book: Seven Essays of Interpretation of Peruvian Reality (Translated and Illustrated) by Marciano Guerrero
The Seven Essays given the marxist approach very little assimilated, by then seized the imagination of the Peruvian people, and later, of the entire world. With scholarly patience and the insight of a surgeon for a self-taught writer who never attended college or a university he touched the raw nervous centers of Peru. By examining symptoms, analyzing palliative cures often erroneous he made it [...]
 
Book: Pretty Words - from a tale-spinner's heart by Harlow Clark
A deep and thoughtful collection of poems and two essays written over the course of three years about life, love, and the random and sometimes poetic thoughts that float through my brain. I'm a storyteller at heart, and I don't consider what I've written any more than flinging together pretty words in hopes that I'd hit a few heart strings and touch someone's life for the better. These poems are [...]
 
Book: Welcome to the Idiot Box - Stories, Essays, Self-help Wisdom by Xavier Cockroachal Damon
"Hope", one must have it, for without hope what else is there? "Cockroachalisms, Life Lessons Learned On My Journey Through Life", allow the guru of wellness that is Xavier Cockroachal Damon to lead you down the path of happiness with life lessons only he could teach. "Motel Hell", the place where lost souls dwell. "Climb from Hell", Supustrus is trying to rescue himself and his wife by escaping [...]
 
Book: A Year on Planet Mercury by Leonard Stegmann
Leonard Stegmann's largest collection of humor essays, quizzes and nostalgia explores such topics such as what it's like to boo a wheelchair-bound sports legend, cooking fried liverwurst, discovering udder cream and why geese are truly nature's most hideous creation. This book is packed with pages and pages of Leonard's dubious wisdom and questionable insight, and certainly contains more of his [...]
 
Book: The Dumpsters of Time by Leonard Stegmann
He's back, and this time Leonard Stegmann explains that sitting naked in hot mud isn't as much fun as you'd think, why God invented television, the reason it's fun to throw away all of your pennies, why nipples are funny little things and why there is really nothing on Earth better than getting free socks. And he somehow manages to do all this, and so much more, in alphabetical order!
 
Book: The Last Clean Stream in America by Leonard Stegmann
In his second collection of humor, nostalgia and quizzes Leonard Stegmann asks whether Cro-Magnon and Neanderthal ever did the dirty deed, reveals the patron saints of salmon, herpes and television, visits a nudist camp and explains why the horse is just about the stupidest creature ever to exist on God's green earth..
 
Book: A Nice Guy in the Night Sky by Leonard Stegmann
Angry barbers, nudist retreats, belly dancers, Farrah Fawcett and Clearasil. In this collection of his hilarious and slightly popular essays Leonard Stegmann has something to say about each of them, and so much more besides. You'll laugh and you'll cry, although if you find yourself doing both at the same time you really should think about seeing that therapist.
 
Book: We're Not Write - Two Sibs Misusing Technology by Cass Alexander and C.C. Edwards
"It was the best of texts, it was the worst of texts ..." From accidentally propositioning a friend's mom for a ball massage to finding a booger in a cup of coffee, We're Not Write offers a variety of hilarious anecdotes between siblings, Cass and C.C. Bear witness to their digital correspondence, insults, and major life faux pas in this laugh-out-loud collection.
 
Book: Leonard's Pantload of Quizzes by Leonard Stegmann
Finally, forty of Leonard Stegmann's most popular quizzes have been jammed into one glorious book. "Leonard's Pantload of Quizzes" is more than just a mere collection, and more than just a compilation. Why, it's nothing short of a veritable pantload of fun! Each quiz is presented with one of Leonard's humorous introductions, making this a book of both essays and trivia. Quiz subjects include [...]
 
Book: An Eclectic Journal... Cambodia by Morgan McFinn
This journal consists of more meandering musing from the inimical Morgan McFinn...over 90 entries averaging 600 words each. A buffet of scrumptious literary hors d'oeuvre, so to speak. It was written during the period of a year when McFinn and his wife lived in a wooden, Khmer style bungalow beside the Kampot River in Southwest Cambodia. There are tributes to greatness...John Keats, Fred Astaire [...]
 
Book: Unshaken Wonder - Becoming Playful Elders Together by Lori Kane
I feared that I'd never get there. To Unapologetic Playfulness Land. Lori's own Promised Land. Maya Angelou got there. Gandhi got there. The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, and even writer Anne Lamott got there. My friends Bernie DeKoven, Bayo Akomolafe, and Natalie Kinsey the tree-haired wonder got there. Even Mom got there, thanks in large part to her Alzheimer's disease. But could I get there? Could [...]
 
Book: Not So Innocently Abroad - Official State Department Tour or Sinister Government Plot to Disappear Me? by Ken Richters
From award-winning actor and playwright Ken Richters comes this original, irreverent, and funny travel memoir of his month-long U.S. Department of State goodwill tour of Russia and Ukraine. Before Russian President Vladimir Putin's 2014 takeover of Ukraine's Crimea region, and after spending more than 30 years performing as Mark Twain (satirizing every government official and politician within [...]
 
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: Perhaps I've Said Too Much (A Great Big Book of Messing With People) by Rodney Lacroix
There's a prankster in all of us. Whether you're carving evil messages into your coworker's banana peel or telling your kids that, yes, raisins are actually dehydrated people, there's a certain, sinister-yet-fun draw to really messing with people. In Perhaps I've Said Too Much (the much anticipated follow-up to the heralded, award-winning Things Go Wrong For Me), Rodney Lacroix gives the reader [...]
 
Book: Out-Of-Mind Experiences - Thirteen Tales by Lori R. Lopez
Ever heard the expression don't judge a book by its cover? Well, here's one you can. The cover art (by the author) conveys a fine line between "mad" and "madness". This diverse collection merges an array of genres such as horror and humor, modern and mythic, historic and supernatural. Sometimes gripping, often quirky, these tales are always inventive and thought-inducing. Journey through a broad [...]
 
Book: Skinless - A collection of poems, verses and reflections by Thomas Hudson
A continued journey. A trek through life. Thomas C. Hudson has written and compiled his thoughts, ideas and reflections in poetic form. He has spoken profoundly of love, pain and joy. Employing prose and rhyme, a period of his life is described on these pages offering a vivid picture of the most trying times, destitute days and honourable hours. He has dared to be honest, not only with you but [...]
 
Book: The Billionaire's Obsession - The Complete Collection Boxed Set by J.S. Scott
Will the reclusive, stubborn, alpha billionaire be my rescuer, or the biggest mistake of my life? You could say I'm a nursing student who is definitely down on her luck. My entire life has been a struggle for me. But I'm almost through the hard times, nearly done with nursing school so I can build a better life than the one I was given. I'm so ready to move from full-time waitressing to a [...]
 
Book: Soulful Journey - A Collection of Poetry by Serenity Rose
Soulful Journey is a collection of works written through a lifetime of emotions, pain, happiness, and inquisitions with many different subjects in mind. It is for any who have questioned themselves and whether or not they were alone in what they feel. This book is a collection of heartfelt works that are not just pieces of writing but pieces of the poet's heart and soul written in the blood of [...]
 
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 Curves Collection Big Girls And Bad Boys - The Curve Ball, The Beast Loves Curves, Curves By Design by J.S. Scott
***Special Edition*** Contains Steamy Romance, Profanity, and Dirty Sex. Skip this title if you object to any of the above! This BBW Romance Collection includes: The Curve Ball - The Beast Loves Curves Curves by Design - A Dangerous Bargain (Previous titled Curves for the Billionaire Demon-expanded and revised to full length book.) The Curve Ball: When Maggie Jones lets her best friend talk her [...]
 
Book: Riding The Mainspring - A Collection Of Steampunk Short Stories by Andrew Knighton
A steam-powered cowboy with a taste for death. A daring art heist in a moving city. A zeppelin flight through the smoke-filled skies of a Europe torn apart by volcanoes. This collection brings together nine stories of mechanical endeavour and daring do from worlds where pistons and clockwork are king. Each short story explores a different steampunk world or alternate history, from the Wild West [...]
 
Book: Becca's Paranormal Collection by Rebecca J. Vickery
Becca's Paranormal Collection includes speculative fiction stories with a twist of romance, mayhem, or suspense ~ but not necessarily a happy ending. ~ A Haunting Love ~ (Paranormal Romance) - A witch and a police officer meet in a haunted house when she house-sits for Halloween. ~ Raising the Lost ~ (Speculative Fiction) - Can the inhabitants of Atlantis bring their island home back to its [...]
 
Book: If A Passive-Progressive Leads from Behind, he is A Double Oxymoron - A Collection of Satire by Don Storch
If A Passive-Progressive Leads From behind He is a Double Oxymoron, satirically describes how and why a leaderless and rudderless nation is floundering. One could call the messaging by the lead character duplicitous. He is delivering mixed messages that are in conflict with one another and confusing at best. It reflects upon the first six years of President Barack Obama's plethora of double [...]
 
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 [...]
 


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