The Amateurs: A Novel

By John Niven


The Times (London)

“A novel approximately golfing that's not in simple terms hilarious, yet gripping, horny, violent, and outrageous. . . . Niven combines his more and more extraordinary plots, and a few surprising habit, with substantial ability and, after all, huge helpings of humor.”
The Mirror

From Kill Your Friends writer John Niven, The Amateurs is a side-splitting and whip-smart exam of golfing, infidelity, and the way little white balls make a few males insane.

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First Among Sequels (Thursday Next, Book 5)

By Jasper Fforde

The 5th installment in Jasper Fforde’s New York occasions bestselling sequence follows literary detective Thursday subsequent on one other event in her trade truth of literature-obsessed England

Jasper Fforde has overjoyed readers in all places along with his gloriously outlandish novels within the Thursday subsequent and Nursery Crime sequence. And with one other genre-bending combination of crime fiction, delusion, and top-drawer literary entertainmentis Thursday subsequent: First between Sequels, Fforde’s recognized literary detective is once more able to make the area secure for fiction. Thursday subsequent is grappling with a number of difficulties in BookWorld: a recalcitrant new apprentice, the dying of Sherlock Holmes, and the inexplicable departure of comedy from the as soon as- hilarious Thomas Hardy novels, to call only a few—all whereas captaining the send Moral Dilemma and dealing with down her so much vicious enemy but: herself. Thursday’s zany investigations proceed with Our Thursdays is Missing. search for the 5 different bestselling Thursday subsequent novels, together with Jasper Fforde’s most recent bestseller, The lady Who Died A Lot. stopover at for a ffull window into the Ffordian world!

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Playboy's Party Jokes 5

By Editors of Playboy Magazine

If you're one of many greater than 5 million those who got Playboy's occasion Jokes, extra Playboy's social gathering Jokes, nonetheless extra Playboy's celebration Jokes and New Playboy's social gathering Jokes, you'll are looking to upload for your laugh-filled library with this - our 5th and funniest choice of new jokes, limericks, cartoons and Femlins.

A Sample:

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The Complete Drive-In: Three Novels of Anarchy, Aliens and the Popcorn King (Drive-In, Books 1-3)

By Joe R. Lansdale

Friday evening on the Orbit Drive-in: a circus of noise, intercourse, teenage hormones, B-movie blood, and popcorn. On a funky, crisp summer time evening, with the Texas stars shining down like rattlesnake eyes, movie-goers for the All-Night Horror express are trapped within the drive-in by means of a demonic-looking comet. Then the thrill starts off. If the movie-goers attempt to depart, their our bodies dissolve into goo. Cowboys are lowered to tears. enthusiasts quarrel. Bikini-clad ladies enable their stomachs’ sag, having misplaced the ambition to carry them in. the area open air the six enormous monitors fades to black whereas the movie-goers spiral into base humanity, resorting to scuffling with, murdering, crucifying, and cannibalizing to outlive. half darkish comedy half horror exhibit, Lansdale's cult Drive-In books are as stunning and exciting at the present time as they have been twenty years in the past.

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Cthulhu Comes to the Vampire Kingdom

By Cameron Pierce

Franz and Lola are vampires in love. They reside in a cottage close to the ocean with their little vampire baby.

Burn woman is a lonely lady who walks alongside the ground of the ocean, consistently on fireplace. The water does not positioned her fireplace out or soothe her burns. It merely makes her suppose like she's donning an itchy wool sweater.

Bruno is the buffest vampire. he's construction Muscle Island, a floating citadel made from mussels.

The Vampire technology Council has been operating for hundreds of years to avoid the depletion in their arctic planet's blood provide, however the blood has ultimately run out.

Cyrus Lugosi's pals are looking to slaughter him as a part of a ritual sacrifice that would increase Cthulhu from his tomb on the backside of the ocean. There are only difficulties: the nearest factor to the Necronomicon they have is a unicorn coloring publication, and Cthulhu is extra drawn to his quest for the suitable hamburger.

Their fates will converge while Cthulhu involves the Vampire Kingdom.

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Gleefully Macabre Tales

By Jeff Strand

Jeff Strand is the writer of a number of demented books, together with strain, DWELLER, a nasty DAY FOR VOODOO, WOLF HUNT, unmarried WHITE PSYCHOPATH SEEKS comparable, BENJAMIN'S PARASITE, FANGBOY, THE SINISTER MR. CORPSE, and many others. Three-time Bram Stoker Award finalist. Three-time Bram Stoker Award loser. Four-time Bram Stoker Award grasp of Ceremonies.

Strand may be top recognized for his ability at balancing funny and bad components in a single story. Socially Awkward Moments with an Aspiring Lunatic showcases that infrequent expertise wonderfully.
This tale is gross, humorous, frightening, and simply simple stressful. Jeff Strand is excellent and he can be locked away.
Bust-your-gut humorous. Strand isnt purely off his rocker right here, hes out of his freakin mind!
Author Strand has the pleasant skill to ladle out laughter and horror in heaping helpings, and those tales supply either enjoyable and worry in both huge doses.

Gleefully Macabre Tales

Ready to discover a good approach to sell off the truck choked with useless infants? within the temper to snort on the sight of your individual blood? good, women and gents, my ghoulishly humorous brief tale assortment, Gleefully Macabre stories, is now available!

Tales include…

“Disposal” (new to the paperback edition–previously released as a stand-alone hardcover)

“Really, particularly Ferocious” (the notorious “wiener dog” story)

“Socially Awkward Moments With An Aspiring Lunatic” (from the long-sold-out chapbook)

“Them previous West Mutations” (just a very good outdated “giant man-eating cockroaches within the previous West” yarn)

“One of Them” (a younger boy visits a so much disagreeable carnival freak convey indeed…)

“Roasting Weenies via Hellfire” (sort of like domestic on my own, yet with plenty of splatter, a zombie, and the devil)

A grisly and nerve-racking model of “The 3 Little Pigs” “Mr. Sensitive” (a leg-crossing, cringe-inducing cautionary tale)“BrainBugs” (they’re in there…squirming around…)
“The Socket” (sorry…this one’s sick!)

“Special Features” (it could be the final DVD statement song you ever hear to)

“Werewolf Porno” and “Sex Potion #147″ (from the sold-out chapbook humorous tales of frightening Sex)

Gracious! There’s even more…

A couple of great stories: “Glimpses” and “Abbey’s Shriek”

A double function of vacation silliness: “Howard, the 10th Reindeer” and “Howard Rises Again”

A transcript of my 2006 and 2007 global Horror conference Gross-Out Contest entries (complete with embarrassed writer commentary)

And there’s much more fun depravity! “High Stakes.” “Wasting Grandpa.” “A chunk for a Bite.” “Bad Coffee.” “An Admittedly unnecessary yet Mercifully short tale With extraterrestrial beings In It.” “Munchies.” “I carry the Stick.” “Scarecrow’s Discovery.” “Cap’n Hank’s 5 Alarm Nuclear Lava Wings.” “The undesirable sweet House.” And convinced, much more! (Six extra, actually.)

Not to say a couple of pages of tale notes in the back of the e-book, for these of you who're into that kind of thing.

Previously released as a 300-copy hardcover restricted version by means of Delirium Books.

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By Tim Minchin

Remarkable illustrated poetry from the mystical brain of Tim Minchin. this is often his first ever booklet and contours a foreword from Neil Gaiman.

A typhoon is brewing within the confines of a London banquet. Small speak quick descends right into a verbal and highbrow conflict among technology and trust, as comic Tim is going nose to nose with the mysterious 5th visitor on the desk - a hippy named Storm.

With beautiful unique art, Tim's chic ranty beat-poem weaves during the international we are living in, the place replacement drugs is given credence and public investment, psychics have primetime television publicity and other people are proud of secret instead of answers.

While hurricane herself will not be switched over, audiences from London to Sydney were received over by means of Tim's lyrical wonders and the well timed message of the piece in a society the place technological know-how is attacked because the enemy of trust. hurricane is the illustrated ebook born from the acclaimed net sensation - the animation that has develop into an anthem for serious pondering around the world, attracting over 3 million perspectives. Now absolutely reimagined, typhoon is a masterpiece that flickers with good looks, wit, cause and rationality.

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Letters from a Nut

By Ted L. Nancy

Who is Ted L. Nancy?
He's a involved resort visitor trying to find a misplaced tooth...

He's a superstitious Vegas high-roller who desires to gamble at a on line casino in his fortunate shrimp outfit...

He's the genius inventor of "Six Day Underwear"...

He's a tough dramatist looking an viewers for his play approximately his 26-year-old puppy, Cinnamon...

He's the proud proprietor of Charles, a 36-year-old cat who owes his durability to a dog food company...

He's a devoted fan of the King of Tonga...

He is, in truth, a twisted prankster -- a supremely off-kilter regulate ego who sends patently ridiculous letters and queries to (and gets strangely earnest responses again from) company honchos, leisure conglomerates, nationwide courses, politicians, celebrities and heads of nation to every body, in reality, from the president of the Bon Ami purifier corporation to U.S. vice chairman Al Gore.  

Letters From A Nut is an insanely encouraged, really madcap number of Nancy correspondence, a laugh-out-loud-in-public-places aggregation of reliable -- and formally certifiable -- requests, proceedings, fan mail and questions which can no longer probably were taken seriously...but, amazingly, have been!

Dear Mr. Nancy:"It isn't frequently that we obtain such enthusiastic aid for the paper bag." --The Paper Bag Council

"On behalf of Greyhound, there can be no challenge touring whereas on your butter costume." --Greyhound Bus Lines

"I watch for operating with you to create a greater destiny for this nice nation." -- vice chairman Al Gore

"An endless flow of a few of the main hilarious exchanges i have ever learn. all people I lent this e-book to only learn it and laughed out loud like I did. it is so easy, but absolutely creative. i am yes a few kind of mail fraud fees should be dropped at cease this guy yet, individually, i'm hoping they by no means capture him." --Jerry Seinfeld

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