A nameless figure arrives unbidden at a far country's department of immigration and declares himself a nonperson. He provides for officialdom no useful biography, and a complicated detainment ensues.
Months before the man had resolved to spend down a modest windfall. The money allows him to leave one place for other points. Early on, he falls into acquaintance with a woman whose assorted vexations and defeats have led to furtive dealings from home. When real trouble besets the woman, her life become more a shambles, other points quickly call.
He fetches up on a tiny island, the spot now uninhabited but where relations once ran a business. Efforts go towards resurrecting the venture. Lack of foresight hinders, then catastrophic weather intervenes. An unhappy result in the main.
Soon a move further afield, to the far country of immigration detention and more spending down, until declaration of nonpersonhood, when everything must go not one part at a time but all in a single great heave.
A goofy book celebrating the Dad Joke lifestyle and packed with puns and wordplay for your favorite punster. Bad Dad Jokes covers every aspect of the most simultaneously loathed and beloved joke form of all time: the pun. Includes quality pre-loaded puns, the taxonomy of the different types of wordplay, and famous punsters in history and on screen.
Charlie Asher is a pretty normal guy with a normal life, married to a bright and pretty woman who actually loves him for his normalcy. They're even about to have their first child. Yes, Charlie's doing okay—until people start dropping dead around him, and everywhere he goes a dark presence whispers to him from under the streets. Charlie Asher, it seems, has been recruited for a new position: as Death.
It's a dirty job. But, hey! Somebody's gotta do it.
The Essential Compendium of Dad Jokes features 301 wonderfully cringe-worthy dad jokes—including the classics, twists on the classics, and fresh new material.For the first time ever, the best of the worst dad jokes are compiled in one pun-filled place. With original illustrations throughout, this extensive collection is sure to provide hours of silliness for the whole family. After all, no matter how groan-inducing dad jokes are, they will always have a special place in the joke arsenal.• Contains dozens of interesting tidbits, joke-telling pointers, and profiles of legendary dad jokers• Features jokes from "I'm on a seafood diet , , , I see food and I eat it" to "I used to hate facial hair . . . but now it's growing on me"• Great for fathers, patient mothers, tolerant children, and anyone else who loves a punThey make us cringe, chuckle, and roll our eyes, but we all love a wonderfully corny dad joke.The Essential Compendium of Dad Jokes is so bad it's good, ensuring loads of laughter for the whole family. • A hilarious book for dads and dads at heart, as well as pun and dumb joke lovers• Add it to the collection of books like 101 So Bad, They're Good Dad Jokes by Elias Hill, Jokes Every Man Should Know (Stuff You Should Know) by Don Steinberg, and Dad Jokes: Terribly Good Dad Jokes by Share The Love Gifts
First published as Whatever Makes You Happy, the hilarious and moving novel about mothers and their adult sons will soon be a Netflix original movie starring Felicity Huffman, Angela Bassett and Patricia Arquette
Three sons. Three mums. One week.
Matt, Daniel and Paul were childhood friends. Now in their thirties, they've lost touch and have only one thing in common: their mothers. Little do they know that, having spent a cardless Mother's Day discussing how their emotionally dysfunctional offspring should be settling down, Carol, Gillian and Helen have decided to pay their wayward sons a visit. On the same day, they turn up on their sons' doorsteps, uninvited and unannounced. Their plan is to reestablish the mother-son bond by moving in for one week. Just a week. Surely that's not a lot to ask...
Aaron: The name used to describe an ‘A’ student that loves to runArabella: An Arab girl that loves wearing an umbrella dressWelcome to this new JOKE BOOK for Kids with illustrations…100+ Silly Jokes Book for Kids Today! The Dictionary of Names Joke Book for Kids and Fun Lovers Too! Volume 2.0
Without doubt, this book is ideal for children’s relaxation and adults too. Yes, the unique thing about this joke book is that it provides fun around common names and events that anyone can easily relate to.
Why not, with over a 100 (hundred) jokes, you are guaranteed many hours of humor (laughter) and fun. You can be sure; you’ve never seen these lines of jokes before. It is simply out of this world.
Besides, these collections of dictionary of names jokes, you will enjoy Question and answer jokes as a bumper bonus to spice up you day. This book promises to be a great gift idea to family and friends.
What’s more… it is just perfect for early readers, while having fun.
Now, go ahead and get your copy and have fun with happy laughing all the way!
The Strange Behaviour of Hazel Berryman and The Corporate Gig.
Opening an investigations agency is harder than it looks on TV, but they'll figure it out... eventually.
With two solved cases and a promising new corporate gig, Paige and Sophie are finally getting somewhere. But life keeps throwing up distractions for the detective duo. Sophie meets an unexpected family member and Paige cannot ignore the strange behaviour of the woman next door. And while Paige tries to make sense of an alarming pattern, Sophie pulls at a thread and unravels a mess.
They've both discovered devious schemes, but can they reveal the culprits before it's too late?
S & S Investigations is a cozy mystery series set in New Zealand. With a bit of crime-fighting, humour, romance and drama, this series has it all. Start the series with Squirrel & Swan Precious things and continue with Squirrel & Swan Devious Things.
Join Paige and Sophie on their next investigation, today!
*Note, Devious Things is 55,000 words.
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