How to Read an eBook

The books on this site are currently all ebooks. In order to read them, you may need to download a file or app from a website or Play Store. If you have a Kindle, or you’re an Amazon customer, you need a file with the suffix .azw3; .azw; .kf8. If you don’t have…

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Joker, Flamingo, Phone

Sometimes Robert detested his job as a Presidential Aide, but perhaps the Boss would be in a good mood today. He took a deep breath, and knocked on the door of the Oval Office. A voice called, “Come in.” Robert’s nervousness increased with every step he took across the carpeted…

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Alien, Bicycle, Ladybug

When the tiny insect flew into Suzanne’s face her bike almost hit a pothole. She veered, cursed, almost fell off, and straightened up again—all in a fraction of a second. That was close. Her heart thudding, she pulled over to the side of the road. Not that the rutted track deserved…

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How does a Man meet a Woman?

A while ago I was watching a Chinese dating show with a man I did’t find particularly attractive. (The circumstances aren’t relevant here.) As each young man came on the stage, desperate to impress the panel of beautiful young women, he commented, “Look at them, they’re so bloody confident, they’ll never do any good that way.”

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