When an asteroid crash causes the dead to come back to life (including all the animals!), the residents of Lake Wobegotten must use their “above average” skills to save themselves from destruction. Communication with anyone is cut off, resources are dwindling, and the undead are hungry!
Harrison Geillor parody The Zombies of Lake Wobegotten combines the humor of the zombie genre and the original comedy of Garrison Keillor’s Lake Wobegon. Readers who have never experienced Keillor’s work and humor will still enjoy this unique story. But those familiar with the Lake Wobegon stories and characters will feel like they’ve come home. Pastor Inkfist and Father Edsel create an International Anti-Zombie Task Force. They recruit the Lutheran Women’s Circle to notify residents of a town meeting (refreshments to be provided). The holiday pageant continues despite the danger and one particularly carnivorous baby Jesus surprises the crowd…but rhubarb pie is still served. In other zombie books you have sheer panic as a response to the epidemic. But in a sleepy, slow town like Lake Wobegotten, a plan of attack is methodical and hilarious. This is a laugh-a-minute story that will have readers dying of laughter.
Katherine Heiny’s Single, Carefree, Mellow is a cutting book of stories about people searching for human connection in all the wrong places. The threads that tie these stories together are infidelity, disconnection, and the type of ennui that plagues [...]
This is a story about a poor man, a fakir, from a northern Indian village who is sent by his fellow villagers to Ikea in Paris to buy a new nail bed. Such a simple errand. Fly into Paris, find Ikea, conduct the transaction, fly home the next day with new [...]
In this hilarious sequel to Go the F*** to Sleep, Adam Mansbach’s You Have to F***ing Eat follows the natural progression of sweet innocent sleepless infant to world dominating starving toddler. New parents will appreciate the first bedtime story meant [...]