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People Who Clap at the End of Books By Todd Caiazzo
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A ebook by Todd Caiazzo, "People Who Clap at the End of Books" is a collection of short essays and observations into our humorous modern culture, such as in stories like "The Dinner... More > Party" and "Oscar Flyer". The second part of the book, "Conversations in History That Never Really Happened", will take you into conversations between famous historical characters in everyday situations. Stories feature Lincoln and wife trying to find a a parking spot, Caesar and Antony arguing over the Caesar salad, and the not so much talked about second phone call between Alexander Bell and Watson. A funny read that will make you laugh with the best part being 100% of all profit will go to charity for terminally ill children.< Less
Don Juan By Lord George G. Byron
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This Satirical Epic Poem based upon the legend of the fictional womanizer and classical socialite, Lord Byron pulls a reversal of characters allowing that our Hero can now be easily seduced and used... More > by Woman. It is written in 16 Cantos, with the 17th unfinished upon his untimely death at age 36. The story unfolds as Don Juan is living with his family at age 16, cheating with a neighbours wife, and hiding under the bed as her husband burst in. As time passes Don voyages around Europe dabbling in different ventures including the slave Market and in the was against Ismael in which 40000 Turks are killed. Throughout all of his exploits there are always the women he finds as the reason he has to run and move onto the next adventure. He does very well for himself except for the women. As his life progresses he comes upon great criticism for his inability to keep his hands to himself, and adopts the policy of the Author as his critics would say – If You are right – everyone else is wrong!!< Less
Don Juan By Lord George G. Byron
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This Satirical Epic Poem based upon the legend of the fictional womanizer and classical socialite, Lord Byron pulls a reversal of characters allowing that our Hero can now be easily seduced and used... More > by Woman. It is written in 16 Cantos, with the 17th unfinished upon his untimely death at age 36. The story unfolds as Don Juan is living with his family at age 16, cheating with a neighbours wife, and hiding under the bed as her husband burst in. As time passes Don voyages around Europe dabbling in different ventures including the slave Market and in the was against Ismael in which 40000 Turks are killed. Throughout all of his exploits there are always the women he finds as the reason he has to run and move onto the next adventure. He does very well for himself except for the women. As his life progresses he comes upon great criticism for his inability to keep his hands to himself, and adopts the policy of the Author as his critics would say – If You are right – everyone else is wrong!!< Less
the Zany Time Travels of Warble McGorkle By Blackbird Crow Raven
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Warble McGorkle and his entourage travel back in time to alter history. Their meddling in Revolutionary Times, at Custer's Last Stand, the Alamo, Woodstock, as well as a detour to 1st century... More > Jerusalem to kidnap Jesus--or Judas--leads to catastrophic consequences for those living in modern times. Among the things Warble and his gang perpetrate are: 1. The origin of Preemptive Strikes (umpires calling strikes before the ball is thrown) 2. George Washington being banished to England for inventing the peanut (and thus being responsible for "Peanut Envy") 3. Changing song lyrics and altering drugs at Woodstock to change the politics and personalities of the hippies there 4. "Helping out" at the Alamo, so that it's the Mexicans who ultimately get "saddled" with Texas. These are just a few of the hilarious shenanigans that culminate in a climactic scene as the protagonists return to the present and see what their changes have wrought.< Less
the Zany Time Travels of Warble McGorkle By Blackbird Crow Raven
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Warble McGorkle and his entourage travel back in time to alter history. Their meddling in Revolutionary Times, at Custer's Last Stand, the Alamo, Woodstock, as well as a detour to 1st century... More > Jerusalem to kidnap Jesus--or Judas--leads to catastrophic consequences for those living in modern times. Among the things Warble and his gang perpetrate are: 1. The origin of Preemptive Strikes (umpires calling strikes before the ball is thrown) 2. George Washington being banished to England for inventing the peanut (and thus being responsible for "Peanut Envy") 3. Changing song lyrics and altering drugs at Woodstock to change the politics and personalities of the hippies there 4. "Helping out" at the Alamo, so that it's the Mexicans who ultimately get "saddled" with Texas. These are just a few of the hilarious shenanigans that culminate in a climactic scene as the protagonists return to the present and see what their changes have wrought.< Less
In Watermelon Salt -- The Lost Richard Brautigan By B. Elwin Sherman
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B. Elwin Sherman is a humorist/author living in the New Hampshire North Country, where he writes a syndicated humor column and often reinvents "the cottage industry survival kit." His... More > books have gone largely unheralded, "because I do nothing to promote them. No one should ever have a legacy before they’re dead. Life is embarrassing enough without that." He first read Richard Gary Brautigan’s works in college, "when everyone else was lugging around Nietzsche and Kant for ballast. I kept In Watermelon Sugar in my hand because there was a tsunami on the horizon, and there I was without a beach umbrella."< Less
In Watermelon Salt -- The Lost Richard Brautigan By B. Elwin Sherman
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B. Elwin Sherman is a humorist/author living in the New Hampshire North Country, where he writes a syndicated humor column and often reinvents "the cottage industry survival kit." His... More > books have gone largely unheralded, "because I do nothing to promote them. No one should ever have a legacy before they’re dead. Life is embarrassing enough without that." He first read Richard Gary Brautigan’s works in college, "when everyone else was lugging around Nietzsche and Kant for ballast. I kept In Watermelon Sugar in my hand because there was a tsunami on the horizon, and there I was without a beach umbrella."< Less
The Aconian War By John Van Kirk
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The second book in a series of four by author John Van Kirk. While the depiction of the fictional Aconian series is nasty, cruel, vicious but less vicious than real life, politics always seem to... More > remain the same.< Less
The Aconian War By John Van Kirk
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The second book in a series of four by author John Van Kirk. While the depiction of the fictional Aconian series is nasty, cruel, vicious but less vicious than real life, politics always seem to... More > remain the same.< Less

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