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Worth Lying For

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by Lisa Cheney and Lisa Craig Mary Minke (rhymes with stinky) has the epitome staid, tried-and-true life of a 40-year-old woman: a decent marriage, decent kids, decent job. So yeah, it’s a little boring, but it’s not horrible. She dreams of exciting days and when a local drug dealer leaves a bag of cash unattended, […]

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411

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by Ellyn Ramich Back in the day, in the US, if you needed the phone number for someone or some-business, you’d dial 411 on your phone and politely ask the operator for the information. Ramich was once employed as such an operator and lived to tell about it. And now, she is sharing with you, […]

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Digging In

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by Loretta Nyhan As many happily married women might experience, when Paige loses her husband a couple decades too soon, she falls apart. When she is unable to pull herself together in an acceptable amount of time, she falls in danger of losing her job, her relationship with her teenage son, her status of a […]

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Chickens, Mules and Two Old Fools

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by Victoria Twead It’s hard for us to resist a book with “chickens” in the title.  Sometimes they don’t make us laugh, but thankfully this is not one of them. Here Twead reveals the upheaval and culture shock of when she and her partner, Joe, pack up and move from southern England to a tiny […]

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Known Shippable, Will Not Fix

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by Roy Russell Casey is working his dream job: he works for a video game company beta testing games before shipping them out for release.  Life is good for him. But then after a freak accident, Casey discovers life isn’t what he thought it was at all. And now he’s beta testing it to figure […]

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The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl

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by Issa Rae This NYT bestselling memoir is a collection of essays by YouTube star and HBO series creator Issa Rae. She sees herself as an oxymoron of sorts: an introverted black woman in a world that treats extroverts like the normal ones and black people as the super cool. The essays are written with […]

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Turtle Island

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by Dave Henry Sixteen-year-old Max and 10-year-old Tessa were fully prepared for another horrible summer vacation. While they always hoped to go somewhere fun like Disney World or Universal Studios, they usually went somewhere weird and cheap that their father, former boy bander Don Masters, found in an ad in a truck stop coupon magazine. […]

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Flushed

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by Svingen and Pedersen No one likes to admit it but it’s probably one of our biggest fears: clogging the toilet in a public place. Now, imagine being the president and making that happen at the British Prime Minister’s residence – you know how important manners and good taste are to the British! In perhaps […]

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Bad Day in a Banana Hammock

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by Stuart West “A fun, quirky whodunit so full of wild antics, it will keep you guessing…when you’re not giggling.” -Heather Greenis, author of The Natasha Saga. Zach wakes up with no memory, no phone, and no clothes except his stripper g-string. And oh yeah! There’s that pesky naked dead guy in bed next to […]

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Okay, So Look

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by Micah Edwards Edwards is on a mission to make the Bible accessible and understood by all, even people who only read funny stuff. Here he presents some of the “better” part of the beginning of time – that is, there’s no “begetting” here! Just a funny (and accurate) retelling of the story of Adam […]