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Ideas for Novels

Emily Dash: Fast Friend—Emily “Em” Dash is a fast friend—that is, a friend who is both quick on her feet and one who holds fast in times of duress—also, she is quick to “make” friends—not “make”…

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Incense and Rumpelminz—The new novel that dares to ask, pointedly and poignantly “who cares what booze we choose?”— Dawn Gnots, Cityville, IL

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Certified Flan Management—When it comes to indulging in this delicious dessert, it’s best to leave things to the professionals. — Timotree Weeters, Wheatabix, WV

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Hughes for Breakfast—The heroic story of a man who woke up one day and decided to eat a Sikorsky S-43. — J. B. Finns, RuPaul, MN

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Plop!—Musique Concrete meets the Nouveau Roman in a battle “al dente” that’s generis on the chop-sui. — Fred Faup, North New Portland, ME

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The Chicken or The Egg?—When breakfast is for dinner and you can eat pizza anytime, a man can’t hardly decide what to have for lunch anymore. — Newt “Gangrene Itch,” St. Louis, MO

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Country Bunker—Pancakes, sausage, home-fried potatoes, grits, corn pone, hotcakes, griddlecakes, hoecakes, log cabin syrup, butter, orange juice, a hotcup of coffee, tomaters, tobaccey… — Cheek Wiseacre, Girdlehoop, IN

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About Face—A taut whodunnit concerning the whereabouts of Trop’s beloved “about” page. Seriously, I ain’t seen it in days. — Concerned Editor, tropmag, .net

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Daytrain: Vitamin D(eadly)—A chilling, expository novel that reveals the dark side of vitamin d sufficiency. — Verbal Forvus, Lancerville, GA

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The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe Malfunction—Edmund, a young Hollywood PA, navigates life on the set of his first MGM film.  — Sarah Kasbeer, the internet, .net

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Missing the Boat—Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn star in this new throwback novel of missed connections and second chances. With the faddish spate of celebrity penned fiction, it is refreshing to see a novel which finally…

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Specific Ocean—A novel about that big body of water out there. You know, that one. — Earl Didikong, Chubbville, OK

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Mattress King—A sleepy mattress salesman finds out that he is the heir to the throne of an obscure European city-state. Then he wakes up and discovers that it was all a dream that he had dreamt…

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Feces the Fox—A children’s picture-novel explaining basic topics in BM studies. The titular fox has a dog  sidekick named “Bow-Wowel” and the two maintain a typical fox / hound relationshit. — Oggsen Beguin, Florida City, GA

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My Riesling to Live—I found a Riesling… And baby, that Riesling is you. — Merta Mertens, Mountebank, MT