Having a hard time at work? Why don’t you add something interesting and entertaining to read? Here are four books about humor and entertainment that you must read.
1. Dandy Day
Dandy Day is a thirty-five year old free-spirited, commitment-phobic, Venice Boardwalk roller skating waitress. When Dandy is suddenly dumped by her therapist, right when they were on the brink of figuring out why her relationships last only a whopping three months, Dandy decides to take her relationship issues into her own hands. With the reluctant help of her lifelong best friend, Simon, Dandy tracks down her exes one by one and does a relationship autopsy on each of them in order to get to the bottom of her relationship challenged life.
A short novel about love, friendship and grown ups (sort of) growing up (sort of).
2. Rumble Yell: Discovering America’s Biggest Bike Ride
Conquer the world’s biggest bike ride. Laugh the whole way. Finally enthusiasts, armchair cyclists, and adventure widows can live the full experience. No sweat. No lube. Just laughs.
The rollicking, true story of two men rekindling an old friendship after twenty years. Foolishly, they choose to reconnect over a hometown tradition that just happens to be the world’s biggest bike ride: RAGBRAI. 500 miles of biking during the hottest week of the year – humidity 100%, bugs 1000% – seemed like the ideal way to “get to know you” again. Their plans are waylaid by a last-minute addition: an outrageous, mysterious sailor named Cheek. His presence is not only intrusive, but utterly disastrous.
3. Yet Another SE(Story of an Indian Software Engineer)
When a SE arrives in the industry, he struggles to find space to apply his brains. However, he rarely gets the chance to do so because of his position, client’s misunderstanding and the presence of “smarter dudes” who always appear superior to him. Those who can’t adjust to the environment drown in this ‘Ocean of IT professionals’. Only those who learn the art of utilizing their position to their advantage, survive.This story is about another such SE stuck deep in the Indian IT sector.
4. Hollywood Stories: a Book about Celebrities, Movie Stars, Gossip, Directors, Famous People, History, and more!
Hollywood Stories features an amazing, all-star cast of legendary Hollywood characters and icons, past and present, that will keep you totally entertained! Full of funny moments and twist endings.
“A WILD, FUN RIDE THROUGH TINSEL TOWN, PAST AND PRESENT!” — JAN WAHL, KCBS AM/FM & KRON-TV
Just when you thought you’ve heard everything about Hollywood comes a totally original new book — a special blend of biography, history and lore.
Hollywood Stories is packed with wild, wonderful short tales about famous stars, movies, directors and many others who have been a part of the world’s most fascinating, unpredictable industry!
What makes the book unique is that the reader can go to any page and find a completely engaging and illuminating yarn. Sometimes people won’t realize that they are reading about The Three Stooges or Popeye the Sailor until they come to the end of the story. The Midwest Book Review says Hollywood Stories is, “packed from cover to cover with fascinating tales.”
A professional tour guide in Hollywood, Stephen Schochet has researched and told thousands of entertaining anecdotes for over twenty years. He is also the author and narrator of two audiobooks Tales of Hollywood and Fascinating Walt Disney. Tim Sika, host of the radio show Celluloid Dreams on KSJS in San Jose has called Stephen,” The best storyteller about Hollywood we have ever heard.”