Deal : Satire

Date: 23 July, 2021

Tom Scougher is in a downward spiral, teaching a class he dislikes almost as much as he dislikes himself. He yearns for the life of yesteryear when he was younger and fitter, and mourns the premature death of his wife. He has few friends and he lives in fear of his Head Teacher Zara. A chance encounter leads Scougher to meet journalist Yasmin Middleton while she’s researching the real reasons behind a string of fake-news-style, and frankly bizarre, government announcements. What is suddenly wrong with exercise and healthy food? Why don’t the government want teachers to teach? Why are school...

Date: 9 January, 2021

What a mess. This was not supposed to happen. This isn’t where Nick Owen thought he would be by this point in life. He used to be a busy web programmer. Now he spends most of his energy trying to stop his three-year-old twins from playing in a dirty sand pit. Nick thinks of himself as Daddy 3.0, a stay-at-home-dad—but he just wasn’t programmed for this. 99 Cent Bargain Book from January 9 - 16, 2021

Date: 31 July, 2020

Cannibals and lions and murder – oh my! Intrepid librarian H. R. Huxtable and his column of misfits are out to save Jepson’s beleaguered British outpost in central Africa—battling rock-strewn rivers, bloody jungle, hungry cannibals, and each other. His toad-witted captains are slaves to drink. The only female member of the expedition is on a personal crusade to stamp out celibacy. And while none of them seem to respect his authority, one of them has gone so far as to ventilate his tent with bullets, which is a bit much. Undaunted, Huxtable perseveres. We Must Save Jepson! is a satirical...