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Dyspeptic Definitions

By Igor D. Radovic

Rating: ★★½☆☆ 

DYSPEPTIC DEFINITIONS is a satirical dictionary that attempts to give sardonic, insightful, and/or humorous definitions of various English words and phrases.

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Swedish Lessons

By Natalie Burg

Rating: ★★★½☆ 

When 23-year-old Natalie Burg decides to flee from the ruins of a relationship to the boring, cheap countryside of Sweden, she thinks she’s in for an adventure. She is not wrong.

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I Left My Prostate In San Francisco

By Rick and Brenda Redner

Rating: ★★★½☆ 

I LEFT MY PROSTATE IN SAN FRANCISCO: WHERE’S YOURS? by Rick and Brenda Redner, tells the well-written and often excruciating story of Rick’s unexpected diagnosis of prostate cancer and the aftermath.

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I Heart My Little A-Holes

By Karen Alpert

Rating: ★★★½☆ 

Full of hilarious stories, lists, thoughts and pictures that will make you laugh so hard you’ll wish you were wearing a diaper.

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Ketchup is a Vegetable: And Other Lies Moms Tell Themselves

By Robin O'Bryant

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

Parents, particularly those with the strength to laugh at themselves (and the schadenfreude to laugh at other parents), will thoroughly enjoy this book; that is, if they can find enough peace and quiet to read it.

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The Hapless Valet

By Lenhardt Stevens

Rating: ★★★☆☆ 

The charismatic and stylish, Draper Burns is at the center of this forward moving, novel can best be described as a kind of maze in which characters and their secrets are constantly increasing in complexity and intrigue.

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Things Go Wrong For Me (When life hands you lemons, add vodka)

By Rodney Lacroix

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

Author Rodney Lacroix tells (and shows) all in this collection of offbeat, outrageous and entertaining random thoughts and life experiences that take the form of short stories, cartoons, electronic drawings and photographs – original and digitally manipulated.

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Spending the Holidays With People I Want To Punch In The Throat

By Jen Mann-Li

Rating: ★★★★★ 

“Spending the Holidays With People I Want To Punch In The Throat” is a collection of essays by Jen Mann-Li, who runs the blog, People I Want to Punch In The Throat.com.

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They Cooked the Books: A Humorous Look at the World of White-Collar Crime

By Patrick M. Edwards

Rating: ★★★★★ 

They Cooked the Books is written in fifteen parts, with each section casting a metaphorical and honest light on the origins, original meanings and present day usage of sayings related to financial doings (legal and otherwise).

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Am I There Yet?

By Alison Goldstein Lebovitz

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

Goldstein Lebovitz writes about her childhood, her adulthood, her family, and the bizarre situations that she finds herself in (like Saran Wrapping her boys in their bedrooms until she finds out how to delouse them after they are sent home from school infested), all of it peppered with light humor.

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How To Raise A Good Kid

By Starbuck O'Dwyer

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

In this entertaining series of essays, O’Dwyer mines his comfortable middle-class American childhood for life lessons.

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Television Can Blow Me: Reviews That Give TV a Lump in its Throat

By James Donaghy

Rating: ★★★★☆ 

Irreverent, witty, at times downright shocking, writer James Donaghy presents his “best” (which does not necessarily mean glowing) reviews in this entertaining and outrageous compendium.