Night Watch (Discworld, Book 29) by Terry Pratchett

By Terry Pratchett

One second, Sir Sam Vimes is in his previous patrolman shape, chasing a sweet-talking psychopath around the rooftops of Ankh-Morpork. the subsequent, he's mendacity bare on the street, having been despatched again thirty years courtesy of a gaggle of time-manipulating priests who won't go away good sufficient on my own. This Discworld is a darker position that Vimes recollects too good, 3 a long time prior to his identify, fortune, cherished spouse, and drawing close first baby. Worse nonetheless, the assassin he's pursuing has been transported again additionally. Worst of all, it's the eve of a fabled road uprising that needlessly destroyed various solid (and now not so strong) males. Sam Vimes is aware his accountability, and via altering heritage he may simply avoid wasting useful necks—though it might fee him his personal own destiny. Plus there's an opportunity to guide a amateur watchman immediately and train him a necessary factor or 3 approximately policing, an impressionable younger copper named Sam Vimes.

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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Attack of the Factoids: Bizarre by Bathroom Readers' Institute

By Bathroom Readers' Institute

Full of greater than three hundred pages, Uncle John’s toilet Reader assault of the Factoids is a fact-a-palooza of vague details. Like what, you ask? listed here are quite a few remarkable examples:

- Bats regularly flip left after they go out a cave.
- within the Nineteen Sixties, astronauts educated for moon voyages by way of jogging on Hawaiian lava fields.
- Lloyd’s of London insured Bruce Springsteen’s voice for 3.5 million English pounds.
- healthcare professional Amynthas of Alexandria, Greece, played the 1st recognized nostril task within the 3rd Century B.C.
- army bathroom paper is outlined in a camouflage layout, on account that white may allure enemy fire.
- Elvis Presley regularly wore a helmet whilst looking at soccer on TV.
- King Henry VIII’s women at courtroom had a ration of 1 gallon of beer in line with day.
- It takes the power from 50 leaves on an apple tree to supply one ripe fruit.
- the single state to host the summer time Olympics yet now not win a unmarried gold medal was once Canada, in 1976.

And that’s only the start! So what are you looking ahead to? assault!

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Cats Are Weird: And More Observations by Jeffrey Brown

By Jeffrey Brown

Cartoonist Jeffrey Brown's drawings completely trap the humor and quirkiness of cats in all their unusual and fascinating glory. Following the luck of Cat Getting Out of a Bag, this choice of colour and black-and-white comedian strips loosely follows the adventures of a couple of cats as they discover the realm round them, interior and out. Adventures contain taking a sleep, licking a shoe, attacking dirt debris, hiding in cupboards, pouncing on fallen leaves, confronting the vacuum purifier, patrolling the backyard, and purring up a stormall adorably rendered in Brown's quick and impossible to resist sort. absolute to pride an individual who lives with cats and appreciates their candy and batty habit, this superbly packaged present ebook is the cat's meow.

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Coyote Blue: A Novel by Christopher Moore

By Christopher Moore

Book Details:

ISBN: 1416558470
EAN: 9781416558477
ASIN: 1416558470
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication Date: 2008-03-18
Number of Pages: 320
Website: Amazon, LibraryThing, Google Books, Goodreads

Synopsis from Amazon:

From grasp of subversive humor Christopher Moore comes a unusual, irreverent novel of affection, fable, metaphysics, outlaw cycling, angst, and outrageous redemption.

As a boy, he was once Samson Hunts on my own -- until eventually a perilous false impression with the legislations compelled him to escape the Crow reservation at age fifteen. at the present time he's Samuel Hunter, a profitable Santa Barbara assurance salesman with a Mercedes, a condominium, and a hole, invented lifestyles. Then sooner or later, future deals him the harmful present of affection -- within the beautiful kind of Calliope Kincaid -- and a curse within the unheralded visual appeal of an old god through the identify of Coyote. Coyote, the trickster, has arrived to reawaken the paranormal storyteller inside of Sam...and to significantly screw up his lifestyles within the process.

GoodReads writer Information:

Author Name: Christopher Moore

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Christopher Moore (born 1957 in Toledo, Ohio) is an American author of absurdist fiction. He grew up in Mansfield, OH, and attended Ohio kingdom collage and Brooks Institute of images in Santa Barbara, CA.

Moore's novels more often than not contain conflicted everyman characters without warning suffering via supernatural or awesome situations. Inheriting a humanism from his love of John Steinbeck and a feeling of the absurd from Kurt Vonnegut, Moore is a best-selling writer with significant cult status.

Author URL: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/16218

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God Collar by Marcus Brigstocke

By Marcus Brigstocke

'There's most likely no God ... yet I want there has been. I've acquired a few issues
I have to ask him.'

Based on Marcus Brigstocke's award-winning Edinburgh and West finish express, God Collar specializes in the 'God-shaped hole' that opens up in Marcus's existence following the loss of life of his ally. Exploring his personal concerns surrounding religion - his loss of it, his desire for it, a few people's waste of it and what solid reasons it can serve if he may well pay money for it - he rails opposed to the holy trinity of Abrahamic religions (Islam, Christianity and Judaism) whereas atheists, agnostics and believers of all faiths get it within the neck too. God Collar is a scathing examine sleek religion that would go away you giggling out loud and interpreting your personal ideals in equivalent measure.

'As good fortune could have it, my courting with God is as dysfunctional and peppered with resentment and recrimination as ever, so this could make for sturdy writing.'

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Who is Tom Ditto? by Danny Wallace

By Danny Wallace

Attempting to determine what’s taking place to his complicated existence, Tom attempts to trace Hayley down. In doing so, he stumbles throughout an odd and kooky staff of individuals with an abnormal and highly-addictive hobby.

Next, he’s being undefined, yet he’s uncertain by way of whom. after which he additionally virtually loses his task on the radio station within the now notorious ‘Jam Nazi’ episode, which after all, you recognize about.

Above all, Tom is attempting to see who every body is.

Because who's Hayley? who's this new woman following him round the supermarket?

And who, for that topic, is TOM DITTO?

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Now in Paperback! by Jim Mullen

By Jim Mullen

Jim Mullen has been writing "The Village Idiot," a weekly column syndicated in six hundred newspapers round the nation for the previous ten years. "Now in Paperback!" is a specific choice of these columns together with fan favorites, "The First Thanksgiving family members Feud" and his tackle the James Bond fantasy in "Learner's allow to Kill." Mr. Mullen's ebook "It Takes A Village Idiot" used to be the runner-up for the 2001 Thurber Prize for American Humor and his spoof of child reminiscence books, "Baby's First Tattoo," is in its fifteenth printing.

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Happiness Is...: 500 things to be happy about by Lisa Swerling, Ralph Lazar

By Lisa Swerling, Ralph Lazar

This is often the hot happiness ebook. From Ralph Lazar and Lisa Swerling, famed illustrators and the authors of Me with no You, this lovely reward publication illustrates 500 issues to be at liberty approximately. Happiness is . . . an unforeseen bouquet, cheese, solving anything, an excellent high-five, and a lot more! The captivating, make-you-smile illustrations hit simply the suitable note—not too sappy, no longer too sweet—and remind us that there are dozens of items to feel free approximately each day. A universally attractive present for birthdays, commencement, vacations, or a bit pick-me-up, this joyful assortment is bound to be successful 12 months after yr!

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So You're 50: The Age You Never Thought You'd Reach by Mike Haskins; Clive Whichelow

By Mike Haskins; Clive Whichelow

Others will now understand you as a reactionary previous git, unemployable, and a medical insurance threat. Your opinion isn't really even sought by way of excessive road canvassers, and patronizing revenues assistants in clothing stores can be your traditional enemies. Your notion of a filthy weekend is cleansing out the backyard shed. at the vivid facet, you could believe boastful that you've larger grammar than a school pupil and feature outlived John Lennon by way of ten years.

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