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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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: No Girl on this Train by Tottie Limejuice with Kate Pill
It's short, it's somewhat silly and the humour verges on lavatorial. Behind every successful author is a dedicated team of betareaders, those essential second eyes who pounce on any errors or inconsistencies. Lesley Tither writes under various pen-names for different genres - Tottie Limejuice, for the Sell the Pig travel memoirs series, L M Krier for the DI Ted Darling series of crime thrillers, [...]
 
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: Viewpoints on 2020 - Articles, Essays, Poems, Plays by several authors by Barbara Fox
A collection of articles, essays, poems and plays from different authors about how they are dealing/coping with the pandemic. Barbara Fox wrote several plays on the subject Including "The Visit" (a couple is reluctant to have company) "QuickMeeton Zoom" (a virtual dating service) and "Mothers, Daughters, Friends" (homeschooling) and she invited other authors and friends to contribute their plays, [...]
 
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: 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: 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: More of Yesterday's Blossoms by Roger E. Bruner
Roger E. Bruner has been writing seemingly almost since birth. And what a variety of things he's written during his sixty-nine years of life. Although he wants to be known and remembered primarily for his novels--three of them have been published so far--he believes his other writings, most of them written long before he became a novelist, are worthwhile, interesting, and entertaining, each one [...]
 
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: 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: 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: 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: Online Research Made Easy by James Musgrave
As a college composition teacher for over fifteen years now, I have taken time to make the teaching of online research the most painless, comfortable and usable experience possible. However, since people need a tool that they can use for their own purposes, not just to research a paper for a college grade, I wanted extend my techniques to the masses.
 
Book: For the Love of Licorice - Licorice Lovers Share Sweet Memories by Doug Erlandson
Licorice Lovers Rejoice! Licorice Lovers Share Sweet Memories Jerry Garcia once said: Grateful Dead Fans are like people who like licorice. Not everyone likes licorice, but the people who like licorice really like licorice. This book was written "by licorice lovers, for licorice lovers." It includes dozens of funny, heartwarming and fascinating stories, all centered on that sweet, sticky root [...]
 
Book: Swinging Bridge by Debra Shiveley Welch
Vin - I want to encompass all the knowledge I can in my brief span. Toby - What's span, Vin? Judy - It's a bridge. Mrs. Miniver 1942 William Wylar Director - Life reminds me of a swinging bridge. We begin on firm ground, and as our life progresses, we experience the sometimes thrilling, sometimes terrifying and sometimes tranquil passage to the other side - our future. As we traverse the fragile [...]
 
Book: Gratitude - The Art of Being Thankful by Vickie Phelps
We all have much to be thankful for, but sometimes we forget to express our gratitude. As the author, I wrote this book almost as a reminder to myself of what I had to be thankful for. I wrote prayers to express my thanks to God. I included quotes about gratitude that would serve as reminders of what gratitude means. I penned essays about events in my life that had caused me to be thankful for [...]
 
Book: Mindful Clarity For Solutions - Finding Effective Attitudes by G. Thomas Stewart
This book contains short informative essays about finding effective attitudes for more clear solutions . Finding ways to get a quick attitude change and simple clear reminders that can help you with clear resolutions to practical problems which tend to preoccupy our thinking. At the last part are some fictional stories about attitude change.The essays contain messages and reminders of how to keep [...]
 
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: The New ABC's of Life for Children and Adults - Short Stories, Essays, and Poems Promoting Christian Concepts by Pamela K Orgeron
The New ABC 's of Life for Children and Adults: Short Stories, Essays, and Poems Promoting Christian Concepts is a revised and expanded edition of the book The ABC 's of Life for Children and Adults: Short Stories, Essays, and Poems Promoting Christian Concepts (Xulon Press, 2003), written by the author under her maiden name. Both books depict Biblical principles and morals of life that society [...]
 
Book: Words We Carry - Essays of Obsession and Self-Esteem by D.G. Kaye
"I have been a great critic of myself for most of my life, and I was darned good at it, deflating my own ego without the help of anyone else." What do our shopping habits, high-heeled shoes, and big hair have to do with how we perceive ourselves? Do the slights we endured when we were young affect how we choose our relationships now? D.G. takes us on a journey, unlocking the hurts of the past by [...]
 


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