|Series:||Reading Group Gold|
In "Best Friends, Occasional Enemies, ""New York Times" bestselling author Lisa Scottoline and her daughter, Francesca Serritella, are the best of friends--99.9% of the time. They're number one on each other's speed dial and they tell each other everything--well, almost everything. They share shoes and clothes--except one ver... read more
Do you remember when washing was done on Wednesday, baking was done on Thursday and dinner was always on the table by six? Back then a floral apron was the ultimate accessory, lipstick and high heels meant that a wife was always pretty about the house, and, most importantly, a woman knew her place. Taken from publications o... read more
George was a straight little monkey but always very... curious. One day George saw a man. He had on a sassy purple beret. And George got excited, despite himself.And so begins the saga of Bi-Curious George. People of all ages and predilections will love this hilariously clever parody of one of the most beloved classic childre... read more
Britain's best loved comedienne, Miranda Hart, laments on the horrors of growing up and offers her younger self some essential advice on grappling with life's unexpected perils and blunders.
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Colin Langmead, a talented cartoonist from Wanganui, has been selling funny sheep-related greeting cards under the name Ewe Zealand Made for 10 years. His cartoons are now syndicated to several newspapers throughout the country. And now, here is the first in a series of excellent cartoon books - The Wool Blacks - which includ... read more
Jane Seabrook's sly humour and achingly cute watercolours of animals have snuggled their way into the hearts of thousands of people around the world. Now all her most memorable offerings are all here in one easel-book, perfect to warm up any office desk, kitchen counter or bedside table. Equisitely detailed depictions of bird... read more
The funniest, freshest essayist since David Sedaris, Cindy Guidry examines American culture and present-day gender relations in all their confusing, heartbreaking, and hilarious glory. After losing both her job and a potential husband, Cindy sets off to figure out why on earth shes so happy and soon must combat an onslaught... read more
Have the inevitable signs of ageing taken you completely by surprise? Do Friends Reunited emails from primary school acquaintances precipitate an instant mid-life crisis? Has your computer introduced levels of frustration into your life that you never dreamed were possible? Does the sound of orchestrated easy-listening music ... read more
Charting the extraordinary encounters ordinary people around the world have undergone in the name of love, "Bad Dates" lays bare (in more ways than one) the ritual of humiliation that is dating. The horrific tales it contains are sometimes embarrassing, often rude, and always absolutely hilarious; proving conclusively that fo... read more
|Author:||Penguin Group (Photos Getty Images)|
Everybody has black days.So what should you do?Nothing.What's the point?Things rarely get better.It's best to just stop trying.Live every day as if it were your last. . . if you're lucky, it will be soon enough. First published 2005.
Wickedly ingenious with surreal ideas for all the little fluffy rabbits in this world who just donÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂt want to live any more. The bestselling bunnies are back! This is dark humour at its best ÃÂ¢ÃÂÃÂ a collection of hilarious and outrageous cartoons, which will appeal to anyone in touch with their evil side.
This full-color book of gentle humor provides inspiration and playful coping strategies for the millions of women who are a bit apprehensive about the change of life. Illustrated with 48 paintings of spunky, inspiring cats.
|Author:||Frederick C. Crews|
Almost 40 years ago, Crews mocked post-war academic fashions in The Pooh Perplex, a set of scholarly essays on A A Milne's great bear. Now bear and dons are back for a fresh dose of pin-sharp...A guilty treat for all survivors of Post 1970's arts degrees.' Boyd Tonkin. The Independent 'Fred Crews is a Person of Very Great Bra... read more
Cake Wrecks are professionally made cakes that for some reason are unintentionally sad, silly, creepy, inappropriate, or perhaps just plain ugly. Photos of these unwitting disasters and the hilarious commentary of blogger Jen Yates make www.cakewrecks.com one of the funniest blogs on the Web.
A photographic comic detailing the adventures of two baby teeth who have returned to their former owner, based on the hit blog 'My Milk Toof'. (http://mymilktoof.blogspot.com/) The book will feature 12 stories - some of theserevised versions of stories from the blog as well as a selection of brand new stories.
Can it Text? Blog? Scroll? Wi-Fi? Tweet? ... No ... it's a book.
Monkey is reading a book, but his friend wants to know what the book can do. Does it have a mouse like his computer? Can you make the characters fight? And does it make loud... read more
Go the F**k to Sleep is a bedtime book for parents who live in the real world, where a few snoozing kitties and cutesy rhymes don't always send a toddler sailing blissfully off to dreamland. Profane, affectionate, and radically honest, Adam Mansba... read more
You've probably heard the rumours about the world ending in 2012 right? Did you know that the smart and powerful people are secretly building three giant spaceships in which to make a getaway but it's only for them? And did you also know that to get on one of those spaceships and escape you've got to be a VIP? That's right, y... read more
The concept for Mamika began when French photographer Sacha Goldberger and his grandmother, the amazing Frederika, decided to create the character of Mamika (little grandmother in Hungarian). Many disguises, geriatric stunts, jokes, and crazy photo shoots later, Mamika became an internet sensation, with magazines around the w... read more
Life on the Edge is a whole book of laughter by one of Australia’s most irrepressible cartoonists. Judy Horacek can make you laugh about love and loss, about science and postmodernism, about serious social issues and the light-hearted events of life. They will make you laugh on the way to heaven, or the revolution,... read more