More InfoLe journal d'une femme de chambre (French Edition) by Octave Mirbeau
Edition enrichie (préface, notes, chronologie, bibliographie) Le 14 septembre 1898, Célestine R. prend sa nouvelle place au Mesnil-Roy, en Normandie, et décide de tenir son journal. « Mon intention, écrit-elle, est de n’employer aucune réticence, pas plus visà- vis de moi-même que vis-à-vis des autres » : les turpitudes de ses maîtres seront donc férocement montrées. D’abord conçu comme une étude de la condition domestique et une satire des moeurs bourgeoises, Le Journal d’une femme de chambre que Mirbeau fait paraître en 1900 s’est élargi en une dénonciation de l’intolérance qui a conduit...
More InfoHoney Island Swamp Monster: DOCUMENTATIONS by HONEY ISLAND SWAMP MONSTER DOCUMENATATIONS
Harlan Ford was the first person to pour plaster castings of tracks and report a sighting to the media of an unknown creature known worldwide as the legendary Honey Island Swamp Monster. Harlan Ford was my grandfather. While recently moving everything from the Ford home after it was sold, we came across a letter that Harlan Ford wrote in the 1970’s to the Argosy Magazine about his encounter with the Honey Island Swamp Monster. I’m not sure if the letter was ever published. After Harlan Ford passed away in 1980, his story of the Honey Island Swamp Monster has been told and retold by many...
More InfoLe Rouge et le Noir (French Edition) by Stendhal
Henri Beyle utilizó diferentes seudónimos para firmar sus escritos, siendo Stendhal el más conocido de ellos. Existen dos hipótesis verosímiles sobre el origen del seudónimo:1 2 la más aceptada es que tomara el seudónimo de la ciudad alemana de Stendal, lugar de nacimiento de Johann Joachim Winckelmann, fundador de la arqueología moderna y al que admiraba. Una segunda hipótesis es que el seudónimo sea un anagrama de Shetland, unas islas que Stendhal conoció y que le dejaron una profunda impresión.Au rouge des armes, Julien Sorel préfèrera le noir des ordres. Au cours de son ascension...
More InfoDahler and Nicholls - They're Back! by Dixie J. Whitted
Good news!! By popular demand (theirs) that fearless crime-busting duo, Inspector Dahler and Detective Nicholls, are back in action, eager to continue their mission: "Making the streets safe for decent citizens."
This sequel to DAHLER AND NICHOLLS FIGHT CRIME! (CRIME WINS) showcases our heroes' many unexpected triumphs plus the occasional disastrous miscalculation.
Last, but far from least, they are ably assisted by their faithful canine compatriot, Horatio.*
*Often referred to by Captain Cramer as "the brains of the outfit."
Good, clean, old-fashioned humorous cartoons.
More InfoWhat Else Could Go Wrong? (What Could Go Wrong? Book 2) by Dixie J. Whitted
If you love reading the Sunday comics or enjoy cute cartoons like the kind you can find in The Saturday Evening Post, don't miss WHAT ELSE COULD GO WRONG?, a collection of "retro" cartoons with a skewed view. Filled with full-page B&W comic creations.
Good, clean, offbeat fun.
The "not-sequel" to WHAT COULD GO WRONG?
More InfoZombie Gardening: Second Edition by Adam Kessel
Zombie Gardening is an urban plant foraging guide for zombie survival. It is a fun and unique field guide for both zombie and nature enthusiasts. The book offers humorous field notes about the identification of edible plants and the ongoing struggles of living in a post-zombie world.
More InfoChronicles of Eden - Act V by Alexander Gordon
** Story seekers be warned, this series is intended for +18 readers or older due to adult content found within. If you're a fan of harem/adventure style anime and manga, are looking for an epic light novel series that includes graphic violence, lewd and promiscuous monstergirls, some drama and comedy sprinkled in for good measure, and one gigantic world filled with mystery and danger waiting to be explored, then this is the series for you. **
The quest to meet and befriend the lustful monsters of Eden continues as Daniel and his girls try to gain another ally for their cause. As they venture...
More InfoA Connecticut Yankee at King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
In this biting satire by Twain, a 19th c. Yankee mechanic is knocked out during a brawl, and wakes to find himself in Camelot, A.D. 528, in King Arthur's Court. When the modern mechanic tries to cure society's ills (oppressed peasantry, evil church, etc.) with 19th c. industrial inventions like electricity and gunfire - all hell breaks loose!In this biting satire by Twain, a 19th c. Yankee mechanic is knocked out during a brawl, and wakes to find himself in Camelot, A.D. 528, in King Arthur's Court. When the modern mechanic tries to cure society's ills (oppressed peasantry, evil church,...
More InfoGot War?: A Doonesbury Book by G. B. Trudeau
"Rear Admiral Steve Kunkle, commander of the carrier strike force, grimaced at a Doonesbury comic strip from the Japan Times. It showed a Navy pilot thinking 'Oops!'" As Doonesbury shifts to a wartime footing, the strip's major players find themselves pre-positioned for the coming cakewalk. Weekend warrior B.D. leaves the Fighting Swooshes of Walden in the care of acting Coach Boopstein, returning to the sands of Kuwait as Camp Blowback's Public Affairs Officer. Among his charges: Roland Hedley, veteran of a grueling combat training program designed to keep media folk from getting capped....
Following his ground-breaking, critically acclaimed run on Detective Comics, writer Scott Snyder (American Vampire) alongside artist Greg Capullo (Spawn) begins a new era of The Dark Knight with the relaunch of Batman, as a part of DC Comics—The New 52!
After a series of brutal murders rocks Gotham City, Batman begins to realize that perhaps these crimes go far deeper than appearances suggest. As the Caped Crusader begins to unravel this deadly mystery, he discovers a conspiracy going back to his youth and beyond to the origins of the city he's sworn to...