Archive For The “Humor Satire” Category
By Sharon Page
By Susan Wright
After by chance stealing the existence strength of a loss of life demon, Allay turned the single human-demon hybrid in life. Demons feed on human feelings, so Allay determined the most secure approach to fulfill this need-and nonetheless preserve a few semblance of her humanity-was to open a bar. right here she will drink from, and straightforwardness, her consumers' soreness, which has helped her to stick below the demon radar...until now. while Allay is attacked and approximately killed via one other demon, a human involves her rescue. Theo Ram is tall, good-looking, and mortal-and Allay feels a connection to him she did not imagine she'd ever comprehend. yet that bond is demonstrated whilst the demon group in long island starts off to stand up, and opposing clans struggle for energy. Now Allay is stuck within the center, and she or he needs to come to a decision the place her loyalties lie.
By Lily Prior
struggling mortician in working-class Rome, Freda merely married her repulsive ventriloquist husband, Alberto, since it was once prophesied that she'd accomplish that. Now that he is vanished mysteriously with his both abhorrent dummy (who Freda suspects is admittedly a midget), she'd like them either to stick lacking -- although she's devastated by way of the simultaneous disappearance of her soul mate, Pierino, her loved conversing parrot. whereas the police examine this sequence of attainable crimes, Freda will proceed embalming by way of day, unleashing her caged passions at evening in a seedy cabaret (until a sad hearth leaves the owner with a tuba caught on his head), attempting to make do with a speaking hamster in lieu of pricey Pierino . . . and recalling the vagaries of existence that led her to this unlucky juncture.
By Joey Comeau
By Jonas Jonasson
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A reluctant centenarian very similar to Forrest Gump (if Gump have been an explosives professional with a passion for vodka) comes to a decision it is not too overdue to begin over . . .
After an extended and eventful existence, Allan Karlsson results in a nursing domestic, believing it to be his final cease. the one challenge is that he is nonetheless in solid future health, and in a single day, he turns a hundred. a tremendous social gathering is within the works, yet Allan quite is not (and he'd like a piece extra keep an eye on over his vodka consumption). So he comes to a decision to flee. He climbs out the window in his slippers and embarks on a hilarious and fully unforeseen trip, related to, between different surprises, a suitcase filled with money, a few disagreeable criminals, a pleasant hot-dog stand operator, and an elephant (not to say a demise through elephant).
It may be the experience of a life-time for a person else, yet Allan has a larger-than-life backstory: not just has he witnessed one of the most very important occasions of the 20 th century, yet he has really performed a key function in them. beginning out in munitions as a boy, he someway unearths himself desirous about a number of the key explosions of the 20 th century and travels the realm, sharing nutrients and extra with all people from Stalin, Churchill, and Truman to Mao, Franco, and de Gaulle. Quirky and totally unique, The 100-Year-Old guy Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared has charmed readers internationally.
By Rachel Johnson
Each urban HAS A NOTTING HELL . . ."A spot of extramarital nookie with a detailed neighbor is something. we are all grown-ups the following. yet promoting a rare-to-the-market mid-Victorian condo -- no longer in simple terms a home yet our kid's ancestral kin domestic -- on a communal backyard, one of these apartment banker could trample over his personal grandmother to spend his bonus on -- is one other factor totally. it is wrong."Meet Mimi. Mimi may well "have all of it" -- the home, the kids, the part-time vainness activity, the thin denims, the feng shui guru -- yet existence chez Fleming isn't really as soft as she'd like (husband Ralph prefers the trout movement to the short lane). And whilst Mimi meets Si, the hot billionaire at the block, at a sushi celebration, she quickly faces a call of maintaining or preserving it real.Then there is her ally Clare, neat-freak backyard dressmaker, deep in biopanic approximately her childlessness with eco-architect husband, Gideon. Clare displays all illicit task within the inner most West London compound, from mild adultery to heavy development, and she or he is observing Mimi. . . .Notting Hell is a wickedly humorous and oh-so-recognizable comedy of manners, filleting lifestyles on a communal backyard in London. So take your irreplaceable numbered key and input Lonsdale Gardens, the area of rich one-upmanship, the place the old school legislation of affection nonetheless rule one of the stainless-steel kitchen home equipment, cashmere throws, and compassionately produced cups of latte.INCLUDES"Notting Hill for Beginners," a witty consultant to the must-haves and needs to understands of Notting Hill
By Lisa Daily
From topselling courting specialist Lisa day-by-day, a hilarious debut novel that might pride enthusiasts of Jane eco-friendly and Sophie Kinsella What occurs whilst America’s favourite courting specialist reveals out on nationwide tv that her husband is dishonest on her? Darby Vaughn’s fifteen mins of popularity quick turns into fifteen mins of disgrace while the tale of her divorce is splashed throughout grocery store tabloids. If Darby takes her philandering husband again, her profession may be over. If she doesn’t, she’ll lose the single guy she’s ever enjoyed. As she rebuilds her lifestyles with aid from her girlfriends, Darby has to make a few difficult offerings, yet she remains precise to her middle each step of how.
By Paul Kater
A fairy-land witch is transported to our global as a mishap makes a spell blow up in her face and replicate. the adventure house is one jam-packed with fight, difficulties and lots of misunderstandings.
By Daniel Depp
Deepest investigator David Spandau, an ex-stuntman conversant in the fine details of Hollywood—a shrewdpermanent, tricky, and wickedly humorous observer of l. a. vie L.A.—finds his endurance nearly sapped while he’s employed to guard actor Bobby Dye from a blackmailing scheme long past flawed. Dye—young, brash, and at the verge of turning into an important star—has been organize through gangster Richie Stella, a nightclub proprietor and drug broker with desires of turning into a Hollywood manufacturer. And he has a film excellent for Dye. challenge is, it’s the worst script anyone’s ever learn. yet Richie isn't effortless to decline to, and whilst he retaliates, the sport turns into lethal for various of its gamers. Charged with the weather of all nice L.A. noir—crackling discussion, fast moving plot, and seedy, jaded characters—Loser’s city is a deftly written mystery and a gruesomely hilarious depiction of what is going on underneath these white letters at the mountainside
By Michael Zadoorian
John and Ella Robina have shared an excellent existence for greater than fifty years. Now of their eighties, Ella suffers from melanoma and has selected to forestall therapy. John has Alzheimer's. craving for one final experience, the self-proclaimed "down-on-their-luck geezers" kidnap themselves from the grownup young children and medical professionals who appear to run their lives to thieve clear of their domestic in suburban Detroit on a forbidden holiday of rediscovery. With Ella as his vigilant copilot, John steers their '78 rest Seeker RV alongside the forgotten roads of course sixty six towards Disneyland looking for a earlier they're having a damned difficult time remembering. but Ella is decided to end up that, by way of lifestyles, anyone can return for seconds—sneak a bit additional time, seize a small element more—even whilst everybody says you cannot. Darkly observant, instructed with humor, affection, and a marginally of irony, The relaxation Seeker is an odyssey during the ghost cities, abandoned trailer parks, forgotten vacationer sights, big roadside icons, and crumbling again roads of the USA. finally it's the tale of Ella and John: the folks they stumble upon, the issues they triumph over, the reports they've got lived, the affection they percentage, and their braveness to take again the tip in their personal lives.