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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: 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: Pirates of the Danube by David J. Schmidt
"Pirates of the Danube" comes riding into town on the sticky, dubiously-stained coattails of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" series, offering a prophetic, satirical look at how low our standards have sunk. This work of comic farce presents a satire of the entire romance - erotica genre, taking shots at supermarket dime novels, Fabio-emblazoned book covers, and "S & M for housewives" alike. Readers of [...]
 
Book: Misfits #1 by Brandon Rhiness
MISFITS is the story of a ragtag, disorganized superhero team trying to get its act together. This is proving to be difficult when they spend more time at the bar than they do fighting crime. Things get worse for the Misfits when their most powerful member, Demonman, leaves the team to pursue a regular life. Meanwhile, Demonman has troubles of his own. This whole "regular life" thing is more [...]
 
Book: Ron El's Comic Book Trivia (Volume 6) (Ron El's Trivia Series) by Ron Glick
Covering everything from the Golden Age's first masked superheroine to the modern era's New 52, this series continues to set forth the incredible and near infinite history of the comic book medium. As if over 500 questions in previous volumes were not enough, here are another 100+ questions to prove that there is still more you need to know if you seek to become the ultimate overlord of geekdom!
 
Book: Food Of Love by Anne R. Allen
Part thriller and part screwball romantic comedy, Food of Love tells the story of Regina, a former supermodel, now princess of a tiny European principality, who has lost her skeletal figure and finds herself threatened by an unknown assassin. Fearing her royal husband wants to kill her now that she's not model-thin, she seeks protection from her estranged African-American foster sister, [...]
 
Book: Comic Book Superhero Collectible Pin-Back Buttons and Badges of the 1940s-1960s by Jonathon Jones
Collectors of comic book superhero memorabilia as well as vintage pinback buttons are quite abundant in today's day and age. However, what both groups are often unaware of is the sheer abundance and variety of items that contain elements of both collectible types. This unique book dives headfirst into an often-unknown collection type that features pin-backs and badges that represent these iconic [...]
 
Book: Tragic Spawn by Joan Hall Hovey
(Previously Defective) Therapist Melanie Snow is driving to her office when her Honda is struck by a dark-colored van and sent spinning into a ditch, where it catches fire. The driver never stops. A passerby pulls Melanie from the car just seconds before it explodes. Waking from the coma nine days later, she is devastated to find she is blind. As Melanie struggles to cope with her new reality, [...]
 
Book: It's Not as Bad as it Sounds (my life with MS & Fibro) by Yvonne Decelis
This book is a series of essays I wrote while in College about my life with a focus on "invisible condtions" like Multiple Sclerosis and Fibromyalgia. In my book I go over what life has been like with these conditions by going over my upbringing and my life prior to, during and after diagnosis. I have also written this for people seeking information on how to interact with others who have [...]
 
Book: The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman by Robin Suzanne Gregory
A disabled orphan discovers he has miraculous abilities linked to the Light-Eaters, a primordial race that warns intolerant, early-1900s villagers of an upcoming natural disaster. Having won a number of awards, Robin Gregory's The Improbable Wonders of Moojie Littleman is being lauded as a classic. A haunting, visionary tale spun in the magical realist tradition of Gabriel Garcia Marquez's One [...]
 
Book: A Prize for All Saints (John Maletesta) by Don Santina
John Maletesta hit .437 in his senior year, pulling down fly balls like DiMaggio. That was before his left arm was hacked off in World War II. The embittered vet is now riding shotgun for an ambitious expedition of anthropologists navigating upriver through the Borneo jungle toward mountain caves. They are obsessed with finding "Borneo Man," the fossils of the earliest species of homo sapiens. [...]
 
Book: DEATH OF AN ARTIST by David Wilson
"Death Of An Artist" is a private detective novel written in a light hearted manner. It is about two characters who have retired from the army and find they are bored with very little adventure in their lives. Lord Bigsby suggests to Field Marshal James, his life long friend, that they start a private detective agency for the aristocracy. Lord Bigsby is a wine connoisseur while James enjoys all [...]
 
Book: Station Alpha (Soldiering On #1) by Aislinn Kearns
A single phone call shatters her life... Christine Ramirez's phone rings in the dead of night. A man's voice - unfamiliar and urgent - tells her to run. She flees, but deadly, unknown assailants pursue her through the night. Her only saviour is the gruff stranger on the other end of the line. Paul has a secret. He's been watching her - maybe a little more than the assignment strictly requires. He [...]
 
Book: Dispel the Mist by Marilyn Meredith
A Tulare County Supervisor, with both Native American and Mexican roots, dies under suspicious circumstances. Because of Deputy Tempe Crabtree's own ties to the Bear Creek Indian Reservation, she's asked to help with the investigation. To complicate matters, besides the supervisor's husband, several others had reason to want the woman dead. Tempe has unsettling dreams, dreams that may predict the [...]
 
Book: White Heaven Women - Inspired by a true story in Rheged by Jessie B Tyson
In the year 2000, Sally Witherspane returns home to White Heaven and is still haunted by persistent nightmares about evil spirits, a baby girl crushed to death at birth in 1899 and of her surviving twin sister cursed with a terrible affliction. And lastly, about Lady Constance, their fourteen-year-old mother who defies her family by keeping Beth, the surviving baby. What do Sallys bad dreams [...]
 
Book: Gloom by Stephen J. Semones
When former Marine and police officer, Brock Ellison, returns to Detroit, he doesn't recognize the city. Overrun with crime, corruption, and gangs; Detroit has become a cesspool of violence. Deciding to do something about it, Brock dons the identity of GLOOM and sets out to rid the city of crime and offer the citizens hope. As his mission gets underway, he soon finds himself waging a one-man war [...]
 
Book: The Uncuffed Suspect by Lupin Bleu
A crazed President plots revenge on his country's enemies by disguising a massive nuclear attack as an asteroid strike. As the World waits to find out where the hammer will fall, a sense of impending doom ushers in a weird new era of strange behaviour - and new ways of thinking - as the more preposterous elements of society exploit their last chance to explore the darker side of the human psyche. [...]
 
Book: Tales From the Dew Drop Inne by Kenneth Weene
Tales from the Dew Drop Inne" reads like a darkly humorous sitcom. The tone is both heartfelt and deliciously irreverent, showing that one does not need to hate humanity to appreciate the humor of life. Here are tales of drifters, alcoholics, religious renegades, veterans, and drag queens set in pub that is at once a confessional, a circus, and a psychiatric hospital. --Marina Julia Neary, author [...]
 
Book: I,Win (Hope and Life my journey as a woman with cerebral palsy living in a non- disabled world) by Win Kelly Charles
At age 24 I decided to tell my story. Writing this autobiography gave me the opportunity to pay tribute to my family members who are passionate about life and have instilled this passion in me. My parents' extraordinary support, encouragment, and pure love were my foundation as I navigated life, overcame obstacles, and achieved successes as a young woman with cerebral palsy. I have to pay full [...]
 
Book: Dark Harbor House by Tom DeMarco
Bring together a wonderfully varied mix of characters in a once-grand Maine island summer cottage, leave them to their own devices over the course of a long, idyllic summer in the late 1940s, and you have all the ingredients for a fine comedy of manners. Author Tom DeMarco starts with a simple little love story, weaves in tantalizing details of the old mansion's not totally respectable history, [...]
 
Book: Ten Million Reasons by Heather Gray
Money talks, and the way she spends hers tells him all he needs to know... Richard needs to find a woman he can trust, and he needs to find her fast. He doesn't have time to waste on getting to know people, which means dating and interviewing are out of the question. So how can he get past that initial mask of good behavior to learn what people are really like? Easy! Give them ten million dollars [...]
 
Book: Muses and Meanderings by May J. Panayi
Muses and Meanderings is a collection of essays, articles, comic sketches, and general ramblings. It is something to dip into when you fancy something a bit different, want to promote a discussion, or need a slightly different, possibly somewhat warped, take on life. I make no apologies for my political or religious leanings; if you don't like them, please feel free to use them as a jump off [...]
 
Book: Thank Sophia for Sam by R.D. Power
*** "I seldom get caught up in a manuscript that I'm editing. After all, I didn't read it to be entertained; I edited it to identify problems in need of correction. It's an entirely different mindset. Even still, I couldn't help but get attached to Dan and Sam, and I honestly didn't want the story to end; it was that good. You have something truly special here." Michael Garrett (Top-rated editor [...]
 
Book: 2020 by R.D. Power
*** The year is 2020, and the United States is in the midst of a depression. Tessa Sharp, the heroine, and her father have invented a battery that just might be the key to lifting the country out of the economic tailspin that has left chaos in its wake. She learns quickly that not everyone welcomes the invention, when her father is killed and the battery prototype is stolen. The police, [...]
 
Book: Hard Stop by Declan Davies
After two recently laid-off suburban dads decide to steal a vanload of counterfeit Viagra from a mob-connected businessman, their easy-money plan gets a whole lot harder. Hard Stop is a comic crime novel set amid a soft housing market and a flaccid economy, where desperate times lead to bad behavior - and the stiffest of penalties. Jim Metz was pharmaceutical salesman of the year, but now he's [...]
 
Book: The Ruth Valley Missing by Amber West
RONE AWARD FINALIST! Jameson Quinn is sick of trying to find herself in the big city. After a gallery opening ends in a trip to the ER and an argument with her self-involved boyfriend, she decides to take off for the peace and quiet of a small town - Ruth Valley. The small town has everything Brooklyn lacked: simple people, peaceful surroundings, and a feeling of safety. Jameson even finds the [...]
 
Book: Nimrod's Peril by LD Sledge
Nymphae, the debauched Queen of the Island Kingdom of Eros, has kept her irresistible beauty over hundreds of years by drawing life from men. She thinks the essence of the young Wanderer Nimrod Woodbine's spiritual purity will give her the immortality she craves. He must go to her of his free will. She kidnaps Musette, Nimrod's beautiful human-size mouse traveling companion, knowing Nimrod will [...]
 
Book: Hamster Island by Joan Heartwell
Heartwell chronicles her heroic (and often hilarious) determination to live an unremarkable life as a member of a poor, super-dysfunctional family that includes a mostly absent father, a religious fanatic mother, a kleptomaniac grandmother, and two special needs siblings, all residing more or less in the middle of a parking lot. The story moves from Heartwell's lively coming of age in the sixties [...]
 
Book: Skull - Drug Users by Brandon Rhiness
Skull, a deranged vigilante with a skull mask, has found a new way to wage the war on drugs: kill all drug users to eliminate the demand for the product. Writer Brandon Rhiness created Skull when he was 13. Years later, Brandon has attempted to keep that adolescent, teenage boy mentality, but still make it extremely violent. He has succeeded. Massachusetts artist Brian Bicknell did the amazing [...]
 
Book: DOPPELGÄNGER by Shawn Stern
WHAT WOULD YOU DO... IF A DUPLICATE STOLE YOUR LIFE? The day Shane Fisher is mistaken for one of the thieves of a bank robbery, his ordinary life is turned upside down. Propelled into a dark dangerous world, he must race to discover the truth about himself and a reality he never knew existed. With the help of a mysterious stranger, Shane discovers that he possesses powers and abilities far beyond [...]
 
Book: Princess Absolute - An Alternative History by Anaïs Grace
In the Kingdom of Pergamon, ever so long ago: The wacky story of a boy in a woman's world. Brendan is an object of desire (nice). But still an object (mrgh). Princess Rose thinks he's pretty cute. Brendan thinks . . . well, the sorts of things boys think. Princess Rose is the absolute ruler of Pergamon. She has power of life and death over every single one of her subjects. She could take any [...]
 
Book: Hyperforce II - Of Madmen and Megalomaniacs by Ralph L. Angelo Jr.
Enemies All Around Them! A Team in Turmoil! Hyperforce accomplished much in its first year together. But now, with one of their most powerful members gone, the team must try to unravel the machinations of their foe, 'Mind Master.' But Mind Master is not the only threat they must face. Because a new foe (or is he a friend?) has risen from the sea and is seeking out the team of superheroes. But [...]
 
Book: Caverns and Creatures - Volume I (Books 1 - 4) by Robert Bevan
Swords - Sorcery. Dick Jokes. Truly do the gods smile upon you, dear listener, for the first four books in the hilarious Caverns & Creatures series are now available in one audiobook set. Join Tim, Dave, Julian, and Cooper as they are thrown into a hostile fantasy world filled with magic and monsters, and ruled over by a cruel and sadistic Game Master who taunts and harasses them while he sits [...]
 
Book: The Misadventures of Cardinal Fratelli by Rachel Gohlman
Set in the 19th century, in picturesque Italy, this comic writing follows the daily life and blunders of one Cardinal Angelo Fratelli. He is devout, young, handsome and experiences many trials partly because of his excitability and because of his snobby Aunt Francine. Suddenly, Michele, a dear, childhood friend, comes around and doesn't get the hint he is unavailable. Fratelli must hatch a plan [...]
 
Book: A Touch of Pigskin by Dai Blatchford
Piers Prideaux's promising career at an Oxford College is brought to an abrupt end following the intervention of a new master, one Sebastian Slope. It is not quite as simple as that, matters in Oxford never are. In defending himself Prideaux is directly responsible for Slope being sacked, arrested and jailed for fraud. Years later Slope returns to Oxford and it becomes clear that he is bent on [...]
 


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