Category: Humor/Entertainment/Arts
Free now: The Book of Pranks – Pre-order from Penguin Books 0 comments

Free now: The Book of Pranks - Pre-order from Penguin Books – Delivery is October 2
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A comedian’s autobiography? I wonder if he’s ever used humour to deflect from his insecurities? To avoid being bullied?
Is there heartache behind the humour? I wonder if he’s a manic-depressive?
Tears of a clown?
Yes, all of that.
Discover the hilarious life-story of one of Britain’s best-loved comedians in Kevin Bridges’ brilliant memoir.
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The Idiot Girl and the Flaming Tantrum of Death: Reflections on Revenge, Germophobia, and Laser Hair Removal – $1.99 0 comments

Laurie Notaro has an uncanny ability to attract insanity–and leave readers doubled over with laughter. Need proof? Check out The Idiot Girl and the Flaming Tantrum of Death and try not to bust a gut.
Join Notaro as she experiences the popular phenomenon of laser hair removal (because at least one of her chins should be stubble-free); bemoans the scourge of the Open Mouth Coughers on America’s airplanes and in similarly congested areas; welcomes the newest ex-con (yay, a sex offender!) to her neighborhood; and watches, against her own better judgment, every Discovery Health Channel special on parasites and tapeworms that has ever aired–resulting in an overwhelming fear that a worm the size of a python will soon come a-knocking on her back door.
With The Idiot Girl and the Flaming Tantrum of Death, Notaro proves she’s not only funny but resigned to the fact that you can’t look bad ass in a Prius. Don’t even try.
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Men Are Stupid . . . And They Like Big Boobs: A Woman’s Guide to Beauty Through Plastic Surgery by Joan Rivers – $2.99 0 comments

Red-carpet fashion laureate, comic icon, and outspoken superstar Joan Rivers is uniquely qualified to talk about plastic surgery — because she’s one of the few celebrities unafraid to admit to the world what she’s “had done” to keep looking so great. Now, in this no-holds-barred book, she gives women straight-talking advice on better living through looking better.
Joan Rivers’ abiding life philosophy is simple: in the appearance-centric society of the twenty-first century, beauty is key — especially where men are concerned.
But don’t worry — there’s dish, too. Filled with Rivers’ personal anecdotes about life under the knife, Men Are Stupid…And They Like Big Boobs is also rife with Hollywood gossip about who’s done what and how often. Part comic musing, part bitch-fest, and part hands-on advice, this is a bracingly funny, wildly frank, and genuinely passionate argument for a woman’s right to do whatever it takes to be beautiful, to feel better about herself, and most of all to be happy — not only with who she is, but who she wants to be.
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Triggerfish Twist – Serge Storms Book 4 by Tim Dorsey – Just 99 cents 0 comments

Ensconced in a lovely tropical villa on idyllic Triggerfish Lane, Jim Davenport anticipates the good life to come. But this isn’t living — it’s Florida and the neighborhood is not quite what it seems. It’s got overly aggressive Little League parents, drug-free Rastafarians, homicidal hookers, unnatural sex and casual violence. Oh, yes, and there’s a psychopathic serial killer-cum-Sunshine-State folklorist named Serge A. Storms living directly across the street. So it’s only a matter of time before Jim up and actually kills somebody …
Buy this laugh-out-loud novel by Tim Dorsey for only 99 cents today. Audiobook: $3.49.
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Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus “Notch” Persson and the Game that Changed Everything – $2.99 – Today’s B&N price match 0 comments

Three years ago, 32-year-old Markus “Notch” Persson of Stockholm was an unknown and bored computer programmer. Today, he is a multi-millionaire international icon. Minecraft, the “virtual Lego” game Markus crafted in his free time, has become one of the most talked about activities since Tetris. Talked about by tens of millions of people, in fact. It is the story of unlikely success, fast money, and the power of digital technology to rattle an empire. And it is about creation, exclusion, and the feeling of not fitting in.
Here Markus opens up for the first time about his life. About his old Lego-filled desk at school. About the first computer his father brought home one day. But also about growing up in a family marked by drug abuse and conflict. But above all it is the story of the fine line between seeming misfit and creative madman, and the birth of a tech visionary.
Minecraft: The Unlikely Tale of Markus “Notch” Persson and the Game that Changed Everything is a Cinderella story for the Internet age. Buy the book today for $2.99 as it is the B&N price match.
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Sale ends today on inspirational fiction and non-fiction – More than 190 books selling for only 99 cents each 0 comments

HarperCollins Christian Publishing has drastically cut the price of more than 190 books to just 99 cents each. Purchase great inspirational fiction by Robin Lee Hatcher, Noel Hynd, Beth Wiseman, Terri Blackstock, and many more. Buy great books about Christian living by Billy Graham, Max Lucado, John MacArthur and many more. Six Bibles in the New International Version are selling for only 99 cents each.
Browse all the titles from Zondervan here.
 
Browse all the titles from Thomas Nelson here.
Three fiction titles I am buying:
 

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Snoopy: Cowabunga! – Classic comics – Only $1.99 0 comments

Charles Schulz’s Peanuts is one of the most timeless and beloved comic strips ever. Now AMP! helps carry on that legacy with new collections of Peanuts classics focused around topics sure to resonate with middle-grade readers. Kicking off the series is Snoopy: Cowabunga!
Buy this classic comic collection for $1.99 today.
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The Strange Case of Dr Terry and Mr Chimes – $1.99 – Today’s B&N price match 0 comments

The Strange Case of Dr. Terry and Mr. Chimes is an autobiography with a difference. This entertaining book covers the life of a man who made a successful transition from the original drummer of The Clash (he left the band in 1977 only to be asked back in 1982) and a succession of punk and heavy metal rock bands (Generation X, Hanoi Rocks and Black Sabbath) to a highly successful chiropractor offering kind
words of wisdom and compassion to those in need.
Told with humour and empathy, we learn about Terry’s childhood, about how he got into the world of rock and roll and about the early years of The Clash. Terry tells of why he left the band in the first place and the spiritual insights that have guided his life. The book includes a wealth of true stories ranging from wild antics on the road with a touring rock band to the challenges of carving out an entirely new career.
This autobiography is selling for $1.99 today as it is the B&N price match. This book was selling for $8.99 earlier today.
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Freehand: Sketching Tips and Tricks Drawn from Art – $1.99 0 comments

Creating stylish sketches by hand is easy and fun with this inspiring guide. Freehand breaks down basic drawing techniques into bite-sized chunks, and reveals their practical application in dazzling examples by today’s coolest artists.
Over 200 innovative works of art demonstrate all the fundamentals—line, tone, composition, texture, and more—and are presented alongside friendly text explaining the simple techniques used to achieve each stylish effect. The final section of the book offers aspiring artists essential reference materials to hone their drafting skills and practice what they’ve learned.
This hip handbook will teach artists of all skill levels how to find their personal drawing style and start making amazing sketches. Buy it today for only $1.99.
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How I Got This Way by Regis Philbin – Only $1.99 0 comments

One of the most popular television and cultural icons ever, Regis Philbin has been entertaining television audiences for more than fifty years—as a beloved morning-show host (Live with Regis and Kelly), a nighttime game-show host (Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?) and also as a fixture on national and local late-night talk shows.
The irrepressible “Reege” has regaled television audiences with his stories for more than half a century, but he’s saved the most hilarious, surprising, heartfelt, and inspiring tales for How I Got This Way. Both a fascinating show business memoir and a delightful primer for living the good life rolled into one, How I Got This Way is Reege being Reege, just the way we love him, as he shares the secrets to success and happiness that he has learned from his innumerable celebrity encounters, his close, personal friendships, and, of course, his relationship with his loving wife and family.
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