Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters

By Mark Dunn

Ella Minnow Pea is a woman dwelling fortunately at the fictional island of Nollop off the coast of South Carolina. Nollop was once named after Nevin Nollop, writer of the immortal pangram,* “The speedy brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.” Now Ella unearths herself performing to save lots of her pals, family members, and fellow voters from the encroaching totalitarianism of the island’s Council, which has banned using sure letters of the alphabet as they fall from a memorial statue of Nevin Nollop. because the letters gradually drop from the statue in addition they disappear from the radical. the result's either a hilarious and relocating tale of 1 girl’s struggle for freedom of expression, in addition to a linguistic travel de strength certain to satisfaction observe fanatics everywhere.

*pangram: a sentence or word that comes with all of the letters of the alphabet

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Headcrash

By Bruce Bethke

While Jack Burroughs, an excellent younger machine programmer, is given his crimson slip, he's provided the chance to exploit his abilities for a bit commercial espionage. wearing the guise of his on-line modify ego, Max Kool, Burroughs transforms himself into one of many hippest cybernetic surfers at the InfoBahn. "Bethke has taken the pc and thrown it in a blender . . . savagely funny".--"Seattle Weekly".

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You Might Be a Zombie and Other Bad News: Shocking but Utterly True Facts

By Cracked.com

You are going to want you by no means picked up this ebook.

a few proof are too terrifying to coach at school. regrettably, Cracked.com is more than pleased to fill you in:

* A zombie apocalypse? it will probably ensue. 50% of people are contaminated with a parasite that may take over your mind.
* The FDA would not allow you to consume insects, correct? really, you should placed down these jelly beans. And that apple. And that strawberry yogurt.
* imagine dolphins are our neighbors? Then those sex-crazed thrill killers of the ocean have you ever correct the place they wish you.
* crucial discovery within the historical past of genetics? Francis Crick got here up with it whereas on LSD.
* imagine you are going to choose even if to shop for this booklet? Scientists say your mind secretly makes your entire judgements 10 seconds earlier than you even be aware of what they're.

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Adventures of Sally (Collector's Wodehouse)

By P. G. Wodehouse

P. G. Wodehouse is famous because the maximum English comedian author of the 20 th century. introduced at the twenty-fifth anniversary of his demise, every one fail to remember Wodehouse is the best version of the master's paintings ever published.

omit is happy to provide the most recent hilarious novels, The Adventures of Sally and Mike at Wrykyn.

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The Wit & Wisdom of Tyrion Lannister

By George R. R. Martin

The appropriate present for fanatics of George R. R. Martin’s A music of Ice and hearth novels and HBO’s Game of Thrones: a suite of depraved one-liners from the incomparable Imp of Casterly Rock, totally illustrated by means of Jonty Clark!
 
“My brain is my weapon. My brother has his sword, King Robert has his warhammer, and i've my brain . . . and a brain wishes books as a sword wishes a whetstone whether it is to maintain its edge.”
 
The jealous lots of the Seven Kingdoms might name him Halfman, yet none have ever accused Tyrion Lannister of being a halfwit. His golden tongue has stored his dermis somewhat extra usually than it has landed him in mortal peril. Now, this specific illustrated quantity preserves his so much crucial wisdom for destiny generations, that includes time-tested information on such various topics as . . .
 
The paintings of persuasion
“The most sensible lies are professional with a bit truth.”
 
Fine dining
“A little sincere loathing could be clean, like a tart wine after an excessive amount of sweet.”
 
The reasonable sex
“The little ones scent far better, however the outdated ones recognize extra tricks.”
 
Royal politics
“Crowns do queer issues to the heads underneath them.”
 
Common ailments
“A sword during the bowels. A certain healing for constipation.”
 
immediately captivating, insightful, and ruthlessly irreverent, The Wit & knowledge of Tyrion Lannister is brief on pretense and overflowing with finely crafted gems—just just like the guy himself.

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Making Money: A Novel of Discworld

By Terry Pratchett

Amazingly, former arch-swindler-turned-Postmaster common wet von Lipwig has in some way controlled to get the woefully inefficient Ankh-Morpork publish place of work working like . . . good, unlike a central authority place of work in any respect. Now the excellent despot Lord Vetinari is calling wet if he'd prefer to make a few actual funds. Vetinari wishes wet to resuscitate the venerable Royal Mint—so that maybe it's going to not expense significantly greater than a penny to make a penny.

Moist does not wish the activity. even though, a request from Ankh-Morpork's present ruling tyrant is not a "request" in step with se, extra like a "once-in-a-lifetime-offer-you-can-certainly-refuse-if-you-feel-you've-lived-quite-long-enough." So wet will simply need to learn how to care for aged Royal financial institution chairman Topsy (née Turvy) Lavish and her loaded crossbows, a face-lapping Mint supervisor, and a first-rate clerk who is most likely a vampire. yet he will quickly be making deadly enemies in addition to cash, in particular if he cannot determine the place the entire gold has gone.

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A Simples Life: The Life and Times of Aleksandr Orlov

By Aleksandr Orlov

Aleksandr Orlov has within the final 12 months develop into essentially the most enjoyed figures in British tradition and his catchphrase - Simples! - will be heard from the playground to the workplace. Written in his inimitable voice (as dictated to his sidekick Sergei), his autobiography will supply a similar humour as his T.V. ads, giving us the complete tale of his ancestor's trip of Courageousness from the Kalahari to Russia, the low-down on his lifestyles as entrepreneur and founding father of comparethemeerkat.com and his love of grubs and cravats.

'My identify is Aleksandr Orlov. I dwell and make paintings in Moscow. i've got a hit enterprise. i've got a mansion beautify with many tremendous issues. i've got a certainly majestic posture. yet i might have none of these items if it weren't for my relations. This publication is devoted to them. I additionally desire to motivate subsequent iteration of younger businesskats. i'm wish that this publication will exhibit what can come of braveness, exertions and a very good fur-care regime. i'm additionally desire that with royalties i'll re-marble roof on Orlov relatives mansion'

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On Beyond Zebra! (Classic Seuss)

By Dr. Seuss

In the event you imagine the alphabet stops with Z, you're fallacious. So unsuitable. depart it to Conrad Cornelius o'Donald o'Dell (with a bit aid from Dr. Seuss) to create a completely new alphabet beginning with Z! This rhyming photograph ebook introduces twenty new letters and the creatures that you can spell with them. notice (and spell) such splendidly Seussian creations because the Yuzz-a-ma-Tuzz and the excessive Gargel-orum. Readers old and young may be guffawing from starting to finish . . . or should still we are saying, from Yuzz to hello!

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Joe Vampire (Joe Vampire Series Book 1)

By Steven Luna

A smart-mouthed supernatural dude who tells it love it is - sharp-tongued, snarky, and sarcastic to a fault. He simply turned a vampire, and he is not satisfied approximately it in any respect. So he is telling the total international the way it rather is to be undead, and the fact is no longer pretty...but it would be beautiful hilarious. Real-life meets afterlife in Joe Vampire, a post-modern combination of darkish comedy, heartfelt romance, and unforeseen suspense.

Hey, fogeys. I’m Joe, and I’m a vampire – no longer through selection, brain you, yet via accident…a fate-twisting, fang-creating, blood lust-inducing false impression. It began with a gaggle date, a case of flawed id and much too many sake bombers, and ended with a daft set of situations that I simply can’t appear to wrap my head round. probably you could inform: I’m no longer actual satisfied approximately it. yet I’m not at all going to enable it get within the means of my existence. So I’ve thrown my ranting right into a web publication. I’m placing out my soiled laundry as a way to clarify the genuine deal approximately being a card-carrying member of the Undead Elite. might be it is going to aid others comprehend the reality approximately vampires. probably it is going to aid me come to phrases with it, too. think me, it’s now not all satin capes and bare ladies…none of it's, really. One bare girl will be great. in its place, it’s only one nasty little shock after one other. the reality bears exposing, and I’m pulling again the curtain on it all. If i will work out how you can continue it from mowing me over within the strategy, then that’s groovy, too. And that factor approximately vampires glowing within the sunlight? that may be a bunch of bull.

What readers are saying:

"The vampire's humanity that Anne Rice strives for within the Vampire Chronicles? [Luna] captures it completely and neatly in his sleek story of the supernatural everyman."

"I completely enjoyed this booklet. It was once choked with witty sarcasm, humor, heartbreak and suspense."

"Joe Vampire is fun out loud hysterical, occasionally poignant, learn. i like to recommend this booklet to an individual searching for a humorous, sarcastic examine the undead life."

"I laughed out loud a number of occasions studying this publication and giggled such a lot of instances my husband made me go away the room to head learn elsewhere!"

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