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Stick Dog Wants a Hot Dog

By Tom Watson

In Stick puppy wishes a sizzling Dog, Tom Watson's hilarious sequel to Stick Dog, Stick puppy returns with an identical group of buddies, and they are hungrier than ever. because the canine embark on their quest for decent canines, they examine they don't seem to be the single ones on a mission—a band of raccoons are following shut at the back of, and they are starving, too!

In this moment publication, Stick puppy and his 4 buddies, Poo-Poo, Mutt, Stripes, and Karen, needs to execute a grasp plan for stealing scorching canine. The nearer they get to the recent puppy seller, the more challenging their challenge turns into. With an identical hilarious antics, the 5 canine are met with many demanding situations alongside the best way, together with having to distract the frankfurter man and Karen getting locked in a human's residence. it doesn't matter what, those canines have their eyes—and stomachs—on the prize.

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The First Casualty

By Ben Elton

In Flanders in June 1917, a British officer and celebrated poet is shot lifeless, killed no longer through German fireplace, yet whereas recovering from shell surprise good in the back of the strains. a tender English soldier is arrested and, even though he protests his innocence, charged along with his homicide. Douglas Konig, previously a detective with the London police, quickly discovers that either the proof and the witnesses he wishes are really actually disappearing into the dust that surrounds him.

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Stuff Every Man Should Know (Pocket Companions)

By Brett Cohen

This pocket-sized better half gains every thing a guy may still be aware of (but most likely doesn’t)

Including:

• find out how to forged a Fishing Rod
• tips on how to Make the proper Martini
• the right way to Negotiate a Raise
• 5 Pick-Up strains in 5 diversified Languages
• the way to wager on Horses
• the right way to provide a superb Massage

Plus cloth wardrobe counsel, recommendation on vehicle upkeep, jokes for each get together, health routines, grilling directions, and lots more and plenty, a lot, extra!

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The Stainless Steel Rat Gets Drafted

By Harry Harrison

The twenty fifth century's so much outrageous outlaw is back--and this time it skill battle! "Slippery Jim" diGriz, greater referred to as the stainless-steel Rat, is looking for revenge for the homicide of his mentor-in-crime. yet to take action, he needs to sign up for a military and oppose its iron-fisted dictator--and continue a planet from being enslaved. HC: Spectra.

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The Supervillain Handbook: The Ultimate How-to Guide to Destruction and Mayhem

By Matt D. Wilson

Looking for the way out of the rat race? bored with your ho-hum, workaday lifestyles? Have an inexplicable love of turning humans into inanimate gadgets? Then expert supervillainy may perhaps simply be for you! With advice from the well known founder and overlord of the overseas Society of Supervillains, The Supervillain Handbook is your one-stop-shop for every little thing evil. achieve worthwhile perception at the artwork of revenge, selecting your evil identify, the place to discover the precise lair, and lots more and plenty more!

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Put Out More Flags

By Evelyn Waugh

Upper-class scoundrel Basil Seal, mad, undesirable, and unsafe to grasp, creates havoc at any place he is going, a lot to the depression of the 3 girls in his life-his sister, his mom, and his mistress. whilst Neville Chamberlain announces conflict on Germany, it kind of feels the best chance for extra motion and event. So Basil follows the decision to palms and units forth to get pleasure from his best hour-as a warfare hero. Basil's instincts for self-preservation come to the fore as he insinuates himself into the Ministry of knowledge and a little-known portion of army defense. With Europe frozen within the "phoney war," whilst will Basil's large likelihood to struggle ultimately arrive?

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Carpe Jugulum: A Novel of Discworld

By Terry Pratchett

King Verence, in a healthy of enlightened democracy and ebullient goodwill, invitations Uberwald's undead, the Magpyrs, into Lancre to have a good time the start of his daughter. yet we all know you do not invite vampires into your house—unless you will have everlasting visitors. as soon as ensconced in the fortress, those wine-drinking, garlic-eating, sun-loving glossy vampires haven't any goal of leaving . . . ever. because the Lancre dwelling are approximately to find, there is just one technique to struggle. opt for the throat, or because the vampyres themselves say . . . Carpe Jugulum!

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The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists: A Novel

By Gideon Defoe

No longer considering Moby-Dick...No, no longer considering Treasure Island...Actually, no longer considering that Jonah and the Whale has there been a sea saga to rival The Pirates! In an experience with Scientists, that includes the best sea-faring hero of all time, the immortal Pirate Captain, who, even supposing he lives for months at a time at sea, someway manages to maintain his beard silky and in solid condition.

Worried that his pirates are transforming into tired of a lifetime of winking at lovely local girls and attempting to stick adequate jellyfish jointly to make a bouncy fortress, the Pirate Captain comes to a decision it truly is excessive time to spearhead an adventure.

While trying to find a few significant pirate booty, he mistakenly assaults the younger Charles Darwin's Beagle after which leads his ragtag workforce from the unique Galapagos Islands to the fog-filled streets of Victorian London. There they stumble upon grisly homicide, vanishing girls, radioactive elephants, and the Holy Ghost himself. and that is no longer even the 1/2 it.

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The Pirates! In an Adventure with Moby Dick

By Gideon Defoe

It's come to my realization that the previous girl's just a little prior her top. and that i can rarely keep my acceptance as a fear of the excessive seas with bits falling off the boat for all time, am i able to? The Pirate Captain is in hassle. wanting to appease his group with a ship that has a functioning mast, fewer holes and cannons that truly fireplace, he splashes out at the fancy new gorgeous Emma, spending six thousand doubloons he doesn't have. discovering themselves in debt to the attractive yet lethal Cutlass Liz - or the Butcher of Barbados, as she's differently recognized - the pirates have to elevate a few funds quickly. In a determined race opposed to time, our heroes embark on an event that would take them from the seashores of Nantucket to the brilliant lighting fixtures of Las Vegas, to the ends of the earth looking for a legendary white whale, or even, maybe, into the darkish depths of insanity. yet with a bit of luck they'll be domestic in time for tea.

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Cat's Cradle

By Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

Cat’s Cradle is Kurt Vonnegut’s satirical remark on sleek guy and his insanity. An apocalyptic story of this planet’s final destiny, it contains a midget because the protagonist, an entire, unique theology created through a calypso singer, and a imaginative and prescient of the long run that's instantaneously blackly fatalistic and hilariously humorous. A e-book that left an indelible mark on a complete iteration of readers, Cat’s Cradle is among the 20th century’s most vital works—and Vonnegut at his very best.

(Uploader's remark: I observed Spellcheck's touch upon my favorite be aware thread, did a look for the publication, observed we didn't have it in an ereader-friendly layout. This simply wouldn't stand. )

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