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My Year as Clown: A Novel #ad - With my year as a clown, williams introduces us to the Philadelphia Eagles-obsessed Chuck Morgan, reeling after being blindsided by the abrupt collapse of his 20-year marriage. Morgan is a new kind of male hero, imperfect and uncertain, who—like his favorite football team—is fumbling forward into uncertainty.
More Ketchup than Salsa: Confessions of a Tenerife BarmanJoe Cawley #ad - This is my favorite. Completely un-put-downable!"Childhood sweethearts, Joe and Joy are broke and bored. Get this. Probably the best book I have read this millenium. Fantastic, hilarious, painful. They’re also tired of smelling of fish. When offered the chance to escape from the dreary market stalls of England to run a bar on a sub-tropical island, they recklessly jump at the opportunity - despite their spectacular lack of experience.
In tenerife, dreams of a better life overseas are soon crushed by mini-mafias, East European prostitutes and biblical-grade cockroach infestations. Joe and joy's foreign fantasy turns into a nightmare as they find themselves trapped with a failing bar in a foreign land, pandering to a bar full of oddball expats while trying to stop their relationship crashing into the rocks.
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Thank you for hours of true entertainment.
RepeatLake Union Publishing #ad - Each “repeat, ” brad wakes up in the womb on what was supposed to be his fortieth birthday, with full knowledge of what’s come before. Through strange metaphysical circumstances, failed screenwriter Brad Cohen finds himself caught in an infinite time loop, forced to relive the first forty years of his life again and again.
In various timelines, he becomes a successful political pundit, and a master manipulator of the stock market, a game-show champion, a playboy, but none of them seem to lead him out of his predicament. Repeat answers the question: if you could live half your life over, would you do things differently? Be careful what you wish for! Repeating is enough to drive a dude crazy.
Repeat #ad - As he realizes he wants to break out of the loop and find the love of his life—the one he hadn’t appreciated the first time around—Brad tries, fails, and tries again to escape the eternal cycle of birth and rebirth.
I Suck at GirlsDey Street Books #ad - With sh*t my dad says, Halpern brought his brand of talented comedic writing to the world. Now, he establishes himself as one of popular writing’s great humorists among the likes of David Sedaris, and provocative memoir, with this equally poignant, Sarah Vowell, hilarious, and David Rakoff. Fans of biting, honor-infused memoirs such as me talk pretty One Day and Assassination Vacation will find Halpern’s I Suck at Girls an unforgettable journey into the best and worst moments of one man’s adventures in romance.
From the #1 new york times bestseller author of sh*t my dad says, comes a laugh-out-loud funny and deeply touching collection of personal stories about relationships with the opposite sex, Justin Halpern, from a first kiss to getting engaged and all the awkward moments in between.
Endal: How one extraordinary dog brought a family back from the brinkHarperTrue #ad - He was left unable to walk, talk or write - isolated in his own world. Until a chance encounter with a Labrador puppy - Endal - who had failed his training as an assistance dog on health grounds. This is the incredible story of Allen, his wife Sandra, and his family. They 'adopted' each other, and endal became Allen's reason to communicate with the outside world, to come to terms with his injuries, and to want to live again.
He lost the use of both of his legs, plus all memories of his children and much of his marriage. And, of course, Endal. The remarkable story of endal, and how, companionship and unstinting devotion, voted ‘Dog of the Millennium’, through his remarkable skills, he gave Allen Parton a reason to live again.
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The People Next Door: From the Number One Bestselling AuthorHachette Ireland #ad - Roisin meaney is a skilful storyteller' Sheila O'FlanaganA warm, spell-binding tale of friendship, love and second chances from this Number One bestselling author. Behind the brightly coloured doors of Miller's Avenue live people with very complicated lives. When yvonne in number 7 joins an online dating website, she's looking for something more than friendship but after a series of disastrous encounters, decides to shut down her account.
As the drama unfolds along millers Avenue, the inhabitants learn that the things you most yearn for can often be found on your own doorstep. As his lemon souffle rises, so does his interest in someone close to home. Further along, kathryn is struggling to keep her marriage together despite the best efforts of her interfering mother-in-law.
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Dave Barry Slept Here: A Sort of History of the United StatesBallantine Books #ad - Barry's dream of making millions of dollars through mass sales of his book to a captive audience of innocent schoolchildren will not be realized, and he will have to be content with making readers laugh a lot, as this one did. The new york Times Book Review. The birthing contractions of a nation• kicking some british butt• barging Westward• The Forging of a Large, Prosperity, Wasteful Bureaucracy• Deep Economic Doo-doo• The Fifties: Peace, Brain Death.
Barry notes, America is steadfastly Napping Toward Glory. If you love to laugh, if you are unaware that “the sixth amendment states that if you are accused of a crime, if you love your country, you have a right to a trial before a jury of people too stupid to get out of jury duty, ” Dave Barry Slept Here is the book you've been waiting for since 1776.
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Russell Wiley Is Out to LunchLake Union Publishing #ad - With his professional and personal lives floundering, unhappy, it’s no wonder Russell is distracted, and losing faith in himself. Russell realizes he must take drastic action if he is going to salvage his career, his love life, and what little remains of his self-respect. Disaster seems imminent…and that’s before he makes a careless mistake that could cost the paper millions.
A media executive for the failing Daily Business Chronicle, his career is teetering on the brink of collapse, and his sexless marriage is fast approaching its expiration date. Russell Wiley is in deep trouble. Sardonic, and true to life, edgy, this gripping novel offers an insider’s view into a newspaper's inner sanctum and the people who oil the wheels of the "old media" machine.
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The Naked Lady Who Stood on Her Head: A Psychiatrist's Stories of His Most Bizarre CasesHarperCollins e-books #ad - Stories of human behavior at its most extreme…. With humor, empathy, compassion, and insight, Small searches for and finds the humanity that lies hidden under even the most bizarre symptoms. Daniel H. In the vein of the man who mistook his wife for a hat, the naked lady who stood on Her Head surprises, enthralls, Awakenings, and illuminates as it focuses on medical mysteries that would stump and amaze the brilliant brains on House, and the other bestselling works of Oliver Sacks, M.
D. Pink, author of drive and a whole new minda psychiatrist’s stories of his most bizarre cases, The Naked Lady Who Stood on Her Head by Gary Small, M. D. And gigi vorgan—co-authors of The Memory Bible—offers a fascinating and highly entertaining look into the peculiarities of the human mind.
The Second Life of Nathan Jones: A laugh out loud, OMG! romcom that you won't be able to put down!One More Chapter #ad - The bestselling author of love byte is back with this laugh-out-loud hilarious rom com!Getting hit by a bus was the best thing that ever happened to him…When one wrong step – and the poor timing of the number 19 bus – send Nathan Jones to the Edinburgh morgue his story should have ended…but then he went and woke up.
Returned to real life nathan finds a wife disappointed that he’s miraculously returned from the dead and an unshakeable attraction for mortuary technician Kat – the woman who brought him back to life, in more ways than one. Now, as his world implodes and kat leads him down an unexpected path, uplifting story of second chances, Nathan somehow finds himself having the time of his second life…A hilarious, death defying hijinks and motorhome mayhem – Mhairi McFarlane meets Eleanor Oliphant!.
A Grand Old Time: The most hilarious and feel good novel of Summer 2019Avon #ad - I absolutely loved everything about this book… 5* out of 5*’ The Ginger Book GeekIt’s never too late to have the time of your life. A book that assures that life is far from over at seventy' cathy hopkins, humour and a love of life… a wonderful escapade’ fiona gibson, mended, bestselling author of The Woman Who Upped and Left‘I absolutely loved everything about this book… 5* out of 5*’ The Ginger Book Geek‘By its end I’d laughed, giggled, bestselling author of The Kicking the Bucket List’Brimming with warmth, cried rather a lot and emerged into the rosier future with a heart broken, felt really concerned, cringed, and singing with joy’ Being Anne‘5 stars! I Loved Evie .
She may be seventy-five and recently widowed, but she’s absolutely not dead yet. Because while brendan may have given up on life and love, Evie certainly has not. Heartwarming, hilarious and fun – the perfect read for anyone who loved Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine, A Man Called Ove, Ruth Jones and JoJo Moyes.
A Grand Old Time: The most hilarious and feel good novel of Summer 2019 #ad - Lovely. She has a passion and zest for life… I want to go travelling with her! . If you read one book that is a little different this month let it be A Grand Old Time! You won't regret It!’ Dash Fan.