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Book: Waiting for the Real World to Catch Up by Brian S. Alexander
"Waiting for the Real World to Catch Up" is the story of Scottrick, a crazed inventor, who goes to extreme lengths to find success. In the book, he champions one spurious idea after another and becomes enraged when his million-dollar idea for a newfangled colostomy bag is snatched away by greedy and jealous co-workers. A spiteful boss fires him, but his patent lives on and is the subject of a [...]
 
Book: Flidderbugs by Jonathan Gould
As Kriffle the Flidderbug investigates why his fellow 'bugs find it impossible to agree on the pressing issue of how many points there are on the leaves of the tree on which they live, he finds that the truth is more complicated, and ultimately more terrifying, than he ever could have imagined. Flidderbugs is a political satire, a modern fable, or maybe just a funny little story about a bunch of [...]
 
Book: Scribbling (Adventures of Neville Lansdowne) by Jonathan Gould
The sequel to the Goodreads Choice semi-finalist Doodling. Neville Lansdowne pushed the world out of shape. He didn't mean to do it. He didn't even realise he had done it. If you had asked him, he would have said that, as far as he could tell, the world was the wrong shape to begin with. In a world that is totally the wrong shape, Neville meets a new bunch of eccentric characters, and embarks on [...]
 
Book: Where in the World is Xavier Cockroachal Damon? by Aaron Aaronson
"Where in the World is Xavier Cockroachal Damon?" is a novella about the search to determine the truth of whether the writer, Xavier Cockroachal Damon, who it was widely accepted had been dead for years, was actually, possibly still alive. I was the one who set out on the investigation to uncover the facts. The search did get pretty crazy and it was very bizarre and entirely absurd but it [...]
 
Book: Doodling (The adventures of Neville Lansdowne) by Jonathan Gould
A Goodreads Choice semi-finalist - humor category Neville Lansdowne fell off the world. Actually he did not so much fall off as let go. The world had been moving so quickly lately and Neville was finding it almost impossible to keep up. Doodling is an engaging comic fantasy which relates the events that befall Neville after he finds himself abandoned by the world and adrift in the middle of an [...]
 
Book: A Bucket Full Of Lies (Bob Roosevelt Mystery Series 1 Book 1) by Robert K. Swisher Jr.
Private Detective Bob Roosevelt is not your normal private eye. An old hippie, war vet, who is trying to find his center and the love of his life but everytime he turns around he falls smack dab in the center of a murder. To top it off he is saddled with a not so nice guardian angel that thinks Roosevelt is boring and in all truth wants to be the guardian angel for a rock star. A funny fast track [...]
 
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: 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: Postcards from the Wasteland by Aaron Aaronson
Nihil wanders through his days, going wherever it is his steps take him. Through his journeys he encounters characters and situations bizarre, confusing, confounding, somber, surreal, painful, pitiful, pathetic, inconceivable, astonishing and absurd. But still, in this short novel, Nihil continues walking his steps, and all that he sees, all of it just postcards from the wasteland, leading to [...]
 
Book: Scavenging the Landfill of the Unconscious by Appleton Schneider
Dreams may derive from profound (or absurd) psychiatric origins such that only a Freud or Jung could compose suitably profound or perverse theory. But in my dream-state experience (which exists often while I'm awake), I find that perhaps the most prolific source of dream imagery is . . . a landfill dumped-in by the conscious mind for later random (or worse) picking!!!
 
Book: Sustenance For Consideration - The First Digestion by Sean Beaumont
A boy. His imaginary dragon, and their heartwarming struggle to legalize their union... Has nothing to do with this book. Instead, what's contained within are over 800 randomly absurd musings that will make you say things like, "What the hell is wrong with this guy?", "I don't get this one", "Or this one", "This one's actually kind of funny", and "Well I never!" (But only if you're a snobby [...]
 
Book: The Iraql Debacle -- a Wrecktrospective by Appleton Schneider
From so soon after 9/11, the intent to invade Iraq seemed inane, if not insane. There was no evidence linking Saddam to the attack. That he supposedly had hordes of weapons of mass destruction poised to be instantly deployed, made the months'-long military buildup seem absurd. Worse, our significantly "overland" march of our troops into Iraq!! And so much else just didn't make sense. For example, [...]
 
Book: Trout Fishing For Bodies (Bob Roosevelt Mystery Series 1 Book 2) by Robert K. Swisher Jr.
Private Detective Bob Roosevelt is tired of crime, frustrated about not finding the love of his life, and sick of his snide guardian angel. He decides he will head to the mountains of Colorado and go fishing. His guardian angel tells Roosevlet he would be better off forgetting clean air, pine trees, and a beautiful stream and head to the seedy bars of Denver. Never one to take good advice [...]
 
Book: Xavier Cockroachal Damon's, Um, Entirely Fictitious Autobiography - Includes The Missing Years by Xavier Cockroachal Damon
The story of the life of Xavier Cockroachal Damon, a rather bizarre life that some might find impossible to be believed, The details of my youth were, let's just say somewhat calamitous, but still Xavier Cockroachal Damon continued on, trying to find that one good thing in his life that could rescue him from disappointment, disillusionment and despair. It's a life seemingly forever ambushed by [...]
 
Book: Surgical Risk - A Kurtz and Barent Mystery (Kurtz and Barent Mysteries Book 1) by Robert I. Katz
Do you love a hero who pulls no punches and never gives up? Richard Kurtz has a reputation as a tough guy, a reputation that he considers absurd, despite the 300 pound biker on a drug induced rampage who Kurtz recently knocked out in the ER. Kurtz is a surgeon, a good surgeon, if he does say so himself (which he does, despite the old joke about how if you ask a surgeon to name the three best [...]
 
Book: NO FEAR! by C. Michaels
International Headline! Headless bodies wash ashore outside - the grounds of Templetons de Mexico, a five star hotel located on the north beach - of Mazatlan, prompting an exodus of guests. *** A convention at the hotel is scheduled to attract guests who - are interested in regression, and their search to better understand their - souls. But there is a killer among them, a vicious and brutal [...]
 
Book: The Cat That Became a Footballer (Astralia Wisdom Works) by Piero A. La Franca
By using modern football as a source, "The Cat That Became a Footballer" looks at humanity through the impartial and independent mind of a cat. This book is a constructive social satire filled with witty remarks and pearls of wisdom, humorous anecdotes, philosophical thoughts, solid mysticism and sometimes even bits of poetry. It also suggests how football, a sport that from its humble origins [...]
 
Book: The Outcome of Sin by Margret A. Treiber
Becca knows she's a monster. No amount of philanthropy or repentance can change that fact. Now in her seventies, she's seen it all and is ready to die. Becca's survived the world's near extinction, and witnessed the planet transformed by cosmological catastrophe into an unfamiliar landscape and sky. She's seen it all, but nothing prepared her for what was to come next. As a result of an [...]
 
Book: Wildcard (Wildspace (cyberpunk) Book 1) by Kelly Mitchell
100,000 years alone How can one 18 year old empath save a world secretly run by AI's? With Wildcard, Faulkner-Wisdom finalist Kelly Mitchell codes out a complex masterpiece in the vein of Neal Stephenson's Baroque cycle with channels of Zelazny's Amber series and brush strokes of Neuromancer. When young Karl and his mother Martha are torn apart by hidden forces, they find themselves pawns in the [...]
 
Book: Selfish Motives - Ozark Destinies Series Book Two by Shanda Adams
Now in the hands of her progenitor at the Springfield enclave, Mari struggles with this new relationship and Christoph driving her to develop the gift of foreshadowing. Rare as the ability is, it seems an absurd expectation, even having learned that he'd specially bred her over four generations in order to use her visions as an advantage in battle. But it's in her own interest to try. Seeing into [...]
 
Book: If Cows Were Blue by Kristi Nielsen
If Cows Were Blue is a fanciful story, where creativity takes life. Children are fascinated by the idea that cows could be blue instead of black and white. They are even more intrigued by the idea of them flying. After all, didn't the cow jump over the moon. If Cows Were Blue gives new opportunities to airborne cows. It is an adventurous story that ignites a child's imagination.Are the answers to [...]
 
Book: The Man Who Built Boxes and other stories by Frank Tavares
"Each story is a minor masterpiece of the writer's craft." Midwest Book Review In these twelve stories, you'll meet a remarkable cast of complex, quirky characters tangled up in the limits they've put on their lives. Driven by love or loneliness, like the man in the title, they've boxed themselves in. Frank Tavares tells their stories with humor and compassion. And while the themes may be [...]
 
Book: The man-eating tiger of Yeleswaram - and other tales from my Indian childhood by Rajesh Valluri
Also from the Author Akhi's Bytes and NASA's Flights: Off to Mars - Now on sale on Amazon.com https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N6R6CB7/ When a man-eating tiger was on the prowl terrorising villagers in the area, the local landlord, or Zamindar as they are called in India, took it upon himself to get rid of the menace. Being an avid hunter with years of experience behind him, he was angry and [...]
 
Book: Think and Get Sober by Edward Murphy
Think and Get Sober An Easy to Read Guide on How to Control Your Drinking without A.A. Do you want to start drinking less? Are you ready to stop drinking and willing to get the support you need? How can your drinking problem be corrected? This guide will show you an alternative to A.A. and their doctrine that says drinking is a disease. The author claims that by changing your thinking, the [...]
 
Book: The Herring Barrel by Nicholas Sumner
Christmas of 1969. At a Ministry of Defence establishment a military aviation project is threatened by cancellation. A tempting proposal for relocation is made to the lead scientist engineer by a US airframe constructor interested in the project teams' successful research. War in Vietnam at a disadvantage, encouragement into the exodus of professional skills from the UK is under consideration. [...]
 


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