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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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 [...]
 
Book: Uncommon Notions by Eugene Williams
America may not be the birthplace of humor I am told that distinction belongs to the people that invented the cuckoo clock, when they weren't taking everything else so serious however, America is filled with uncommon people and a lot of them are sharing their own uncommon notions. You wont have to venture far to hear a few of my Uncommon Notions like a man in Kansas that for some reason believes [...]
 
Book: Can you be...that stupid? - A Polite Guide to Stimulating Conversation by Geoffrey Robinson
How many times have you found yourself in conversation with a person who made a statement that confirmed for you that they had absolutely no idea what the hell they were talking about? Everything you'll find here was personally heard, read or viewed by me. Over an extended period of time I began writing these little cast in stone truths on post-it notes. Eventually I typed and organized them. [...]
 
Book: The Lunatic of Trenton by Eugene Williams
The Lunatic of Trenton (turn of the century), is about an old man telling his two grandchildren how he wanted to change the world, from the battlefields of WWI, to the intellectual's halls of England with Bernard Shaw to chasing Heir Wilhelm, across the fields of France, as he puts it "bugging around Serbia for the devil in an Austrian Top hat". Seeking out the wisdom, and danger were ever he [...]
 
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: A Pig With Three legs by David Turri
This is a story full of bad jokes because those are the only ones Tommy Dugdale, a failed stand-up comic, knows. Alec Swipple, assistant-manager in Human Resources (although he possesses very few of them himself) at a London firm is Tommy's long-suffering best mate. The third player in this farce is tough-as-nails Gillian, Tommy's girlfriend. She likes Tommy because he makes her laugh. (Just [...]
 
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: 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: A golfing I will go - Golfer delight by Eugene Williams
A country bunkum from Iowa gets a chance to impress his wife's father in Scotland playing golf at Greywalls and completely makes a fool out of himself, in the process wrecks the country club. And nearly ends an un prefect marriage, perhaps golf is a game left to someone else what a funny story for any married man or golfer out there.
 
Book: Big red hat and All by Eugene Williams
I have always wondered what it would be like to spy on my wife. Don the whole espionage garb, fake beard, and mustache --of course the KimYung Il, sunglasses. You see no good spy outfit would be complete without the sunglasses. Ever notice in all the great spy movies from the time of the immortal Charlie Chan to Hammer's Dick Barton special agent, Marlow's Sam Spade pure genius with a spy [...]
 
Book: Is it madness to be mad at madness - Political satire at it's best by Eugene Williams
Satire is not dead it just has been held hostage by people with no sense of humor. Is it madness to be mad at madness. Is one of those stand-up comedy bits that pokes fun of persons from the past but not that far past President Bush, Linda Vester and others Spike Lee and it's to makes light of everything and everybody, so lighten up and Free the Satire "No Satire no Peace", Who said that, where [...]
 
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 [...]
 


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