Monstrous Regiment (Discworld, Book 31) (UK Edition) by Terry Pratchett

By Terry Pratchett

In the thirty-first Discworld novel the Discworld is going to war.

'Trousers. That's the secret... wear trousers and the area adjustments. We stroll diversified. We act varied. I see those women and that i imagine: idiots! Get your self a few trousers!'

Women belong within the kitchen -- we all know that. no longer in jobs, pubs or certainly trousers, and definitely now not at the entrance line, braving enemy forces in defence in their nation. even so, there's regularly a warfare on someplace, no matter if no-one rather is aware what it's approximately. And whilst funds and exuberance for it are operating very low, it would be time to allow ladies make a stand, at the battlefield and for his or her rights.

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Neverisms: A Quotation Lover's Guide to Things You Should by Mardy Grothe

By Mardy Grothe

From Mardy Grothe, the writer of Ifferisms,Oxymoronica,and I by no means Met a Metaphor IDidn’t Like, comes </em>a new choice of witty and clever quotations approximately what never to do in existence. consider, “never permit the phobia of notable out get on your way” (BabeRuth), "never hit an individual when you might help it, yet by no means hit soft"(Theodore Roosevelt); "never be afraid tosit awhile and think" (Lorraine Hansberry); and, in fact, neverleave domestic with out the correct quote for any party from Dr. Mardy’s Neverisms.

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Joe Vampire by Steven Luna

By Steven Luna

Hi there, parents. I’m Joe, and I’m a vampire – no longer by way of selection, brain you, yet by way of accident…a fate-twisting, fang-creating, blood lust-inducing false impression. It began with a bunch date, a case of improper id and much too many sake bombers, and ended with a daft set of conditions that I simply can’t appear to wrap my head round. possibly you could inform: I’m no longer actual satisfied approximately it. yet I’m in no way going to enable it get within the method of my existence. So I’ve thrown my ranting right into a web publication. I’m placing out my soiled laundry on the way to clarify the true deal approximately being a card-carrying member of the Undead Elite. possibly it is going to aid others comprehend the reality approximately vampires. think me, it’s now not all satin capes and bare ladies…none of it really is, truly. 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 be able to work out how you can preserve it from mowing me over within the technique, then that’s groovy, too. And that factor approximately vampires gleaming within the solar? that may be a bunch of bull.

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Matadero Cinco by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

By Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Matadero Cinco catapultó a Kurt Vonnegut como uno de los grandes ídolos de los angeles juventud norteamericana y se convirtió de inmediato en un clásico de los angeles literatura contemporánea. Una historia amarga, conmovedora y a los angeles vez divertidísima, de l. a. inocencia confrontada con el apocalípsis, «una novela con ribetes esquizofrénico-telegráficos», en palabras de su autor. Kurt Vonnegut fue hecho prisionero en los angeles Segunda Guerra Mundial y se encontraba en Dresde cuando esta ciudad fue bombardeada y arrasada por los angeles aviación norteamericana; este hecho le marcó profundamente y decidió escribir un libro en torno a ese tema: Matadero Cinco. los angeles historia de un superviviente de l. a. matanza que, muchos años más tarde, es raptado y transportado al planeta Trafalmadore es una de las muchas tramas que se entrecruzan en una obra profundamente innovadora, en l. a. que resplandecen cegadoras metáforas de los angeles nueva period y en l. a. que los pasajes de ciencia-ficción funcionan a los angeles manera de los payasos de Shakespeare. El humor, a menudo muy negro, es esencial en los angeles obra de Vonnegut, quien ha afirmado que «lo cómico es parte tan essential en mi vida que empiezo a trabajar en una historia sobre cualquier tema y, si no encuentro elementos cómicos, los angeles dejo».

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Bride of the Castle (Castle Perilous, Book 8) by John DeChancie

By John DeChancie

Gene and Linda's marriage ceremony turns out to deliver out the simplest in citadel Perilous . . . whether that's no longer far better than the worst. whilst the satisfied groom abruptly prefers confronting barbarians over pleasing his marriage ceremony site visitors, a conflict ensues that may switch his existence, infuriate his bride, and make for one strange marriage ceremony day!

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Crisp Toasts: Wonderful Words That Add Wit and Class to by William R. Evans, Andrew Frothingham

By William R. Evans, Andrew Frothingham

Tremendous phrases that upload wit and sophistication to each time you bring up your glass. pattern toasts: associates & Friendship: To our greatest pals, who understand the worst approximately us yet refuse to think it. Generosity: lifestyles 'em excessive and drain 'em dry to the fellow who says, "My flip to buy!" golfing: To golfing, the main challenging and masochistic recreation on the earth, that could be why golfing spelled backward in flog. Happiness: may well we feel free and our enemies comprehend it. playing: lifestyles is composed no longer in retaining stable playing cards, yet enjoying these you carry good. Politics & Politicians: To Washington, our country's capital, the place the roads, and every thing else, pass round in circles.

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Dawn of Zombie Haiku by Ryan Mecum

By Ryan Mecum

A few race. a few lurch. Others come crawling, limping, staggering--dragging themselves towards someone who could nonetheless have a pulse. Zombies invade the island of long island, and they're hungry.

The tale of the zombie apocalypse is instructed in the course of the eyes of sunrise, a ten-year-old woman who has been well-schooled within the undead as a result of her father's love of zombie video clips. because the zombies procedure, sunrise and her dad detect the time has come to enforce their Zombie break out Plan, so that they assemble pals and get away to the Statue of Liberty.

Only the plan doesn't cross particularly as anticipated. sunrise records their downfall in her haiku magazine, the place the limb-snapping, eye-popping, bone-crunching zombies finally make her one in all their very own. In gory element, and infrequently channeling her favourite poets, she describes the grotesque scenes prior to her--and her personal scary impulses.

Ryan Mecum, the depraved brain in the back of the unique Zombie Haiku, brings you one other quantity of traumatic poetry from the viewpoint of the strolling useless absolute to get your middle racing and your gag reflex operating, yet optimistically no longer your mouth salivating.

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In Woolen Bikinis (Jean & Rosie, Book 2) by Catherine Dougherty

By Catherine Dougherty

All girls want their very own easy Pleasures . . .

Jean and Rosie are fascinated with a brand new experience together—one they’re either excited about—and they’ll introduce you to a couple fascinating characters alongside the way.

While Jean can be busy facing various guy concerns, her ally, Rosie, has lots of problems with her personal: she’s dealing with empty nest syndrome, her husband is getting better from center surgical procedure, and she’s eventually ready to resolve a deep, darkish mystery from her previous. Then, there’s the unforeseen information that can shatter her optimism and faith.

In Woolen Bikinis is an interesting tale concerning the unforeseen twists and turns which can occur in any woman’s lifestyles, in addition to a robust friendship, one Jean and Rosie are lucky to have, that may aid hold one through.

It’s additionally approximately easy Pleasures, lots of them (like woolen bikinis).

Be ready to be overjoyed!

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Le guet des Orfèvres (Les annales du Dique-monde, Tome 15) by Terry Pratchett

By Terry Pratchett

« Engagez-vous dans un métier d’homme ! Le Guet municipal a besoin d’hommes ! »
Mais le Guet de nuit se retrouve à los angeles tête d’une strength comprenant le caporal Carotte (techniquement un nain), l’agent Bourrico (réellement un nain), l’agent Détritus (un troll), l’agent Angua (une femme... l. a. plupart du temps) et le caporal Chicque (mis au ban de touche de l’humanité pour tacles dangereux).
Or le mal est à pied d’œuvre, il y a du meurtre dans l’air et du vilain dans les rues.
Et il vaudrait mieux que l’affaire se règle avant midi, heure à laquelle le capitaine Vimaire prend officiellement sa retraite, rend sa plaque et se marie.
Comme il s’agit d’Ankh-Morpork, à midi pétant, ça promet de sentir drôlement mauvais.

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Flashman by George MacDonald Fraser

By George MacDonald Fraser

The 1st instalment of the Flashman Papers sees the fag-roasting rotter from Tom Brown's Schooldays begin his army occupation as a reluctant undercover agent in Afghanistan. Expelled from Rugby for drunkenness, and none too welcome at domestic after seducing his father's mistress, the younger Flashman embarks on an army profession with Lord Cardigan's Hussars. En path to Afghanistan, our hero hones his talents as a soldier, duellist, imposter, coward and amorist (mastering all ninety seven methods of Hindu love-making in the course of a quick sojourn in Calcutta), ahead of being pressed into reluctant provider as a undercover agent. His Afghan adventures culminate in a starring position in that groovy historical catastrophe, the Retreat from Kabul.

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