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Bedtime Stories for Children You Hate [Kindle Edition]

Antoinette Bergin
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (125 customer reviews)

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Book Description

Hate cute stories? Hate happy endings? Hate children? Not quite right in the head? If so, this deliciously twisted storybook is dedicated just to you.

Includes "Your Upstairs Neighbor Kills People" and "Blood in the Sink". You know you want this book. It can be our secret.

**NOT INTENDED FOR CHILDREN**


Product Details

  • File Size: 110 KB
  • Print Length: 58 pages
  • Publisher: Antoinette Bergin (June 7, 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B0055047H2
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Not Enabled
  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #37,306 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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44 of 58 people found the following review helpful
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Having attended a live reading and knowing the author personally, I know for sure I will never let Antoinette watch my children. Good thing I don't have any.

This collection of 10 tales is perfect for some light reading while on the bus, train, passenger car, pontoon, frigate, steamer, 18-wheeler, x-wing, y-wing, tardis or bar stool. Worth every penny and more.
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15 of 19 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Not bad. Kindle transfer a bit lacking December 23, 2011
Format:Kindle Edition
The transfer to Kindle wasn't proofread very well. There are font changes in the middle of stories and the stories don't break onto new pages. There are also some transfer errors (lower case L showing as a one, for example) that are annoying.

The stories themselves are decent. They have some adult content, so don't plan on reading them to your kids. Mid to late teens should be fine with them and will probably enjoy them.
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9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome. February 29, 2012
By charity
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
If you happen to have an extra buck lying around you should buy this book. It's short but the stories are great. I didn't expect much when I purchased this book, it definitely exceeded my expectations.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars LMAO May 21, 2012
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It ended all too quickly. Sometimes I didn't really want to know more, but then, yes the stories are just too good. Very funny, just wish I knew more kids to read them to...not.
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14 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Bedtime stories June 9, 2011
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I enjoyed these ten, dark, twisted tales by fledgling author Antoinette Bergin. I hope to see more installments in the future.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars worth the money March 11, 2012
By melmc
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
For the price the book is worth it. It is full of short stories that are perfect to read between stops on the bus. As an added bonus the stories are usually pretty funny.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Trying to be Roald Dahl, but fun January 22, 2012
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If you havent read any of Roald Dahl's adult stories, you will love this! The stories are funny and strange and quite unexpected. Unfortunately, since I have read the aforementioned books, I kind of knew where it was going after the first story.

If you want something that is quick to read and quirky, go for this. Make sure no-one is reading over your shoulder :)

On the Kindle side, it is distracting that the font changes half way thorugh the book. Disappointing.

Three stars overall because it was fun but I wont read it again, it just didnt quite work for me enough to rate it higher.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars 3 stars for content + 1 for price February 14, 2012
Format:Kindle Edition|Verified Purchase
Of the 10 stories in this book, only one ("Will Fluffy Live Forever?") lived up to the title as the kind of story you use for the express purpose of traumatizing the little poo-maggots. Of the remainder, they show an admirable amount of hatred towards children but none of innocent cruelty that causes kids to randomly wake up screaming and run to their parents bed.

That said, it was well worth 99 cents, and stories like "Kevin's First and last Trip to the Zoo" may not increase bedwetting or therapy bills but are fun to read aloud with weary parents, grade school teachers and other people with a grudge against the young.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Eh. I smiled some, but overall it gets ...
Eh. I smiled some, but overall it gets an "eh".
Published 2 days ago by Tricia
5.0 out of 5 stars Do you hate kids? Then you are going to love this ...
Do you hate kids? Then you are going to love this book! I don't really hate kids. just puppies.
Published 5 days ago by michael Cook
5.0 out of 5 stars good stuff
A good read for a laugh.
Published 22 days ago by gbw
4.0 out of 5 stars I feel a little like "Bad Grandma" for enjoying this book
I feel a little like "Bad Grandma" for enjoying this book. It is definitely dark comedy. Not for everyone. Read more
Published 23 days ago by Paula Elliott
3.0 out of 5 stars Tales for the Twisted
It was entertaining enough. Some stories I liked more than others and some were more sad than twisted. No regrets in reading it but not likely to read the book again. Read more
Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Love it!
This is hilarious!!!!
Published 1 month ago by Antonia Toledo
5.0 out of 5 stars Wickedly, Dark - Not for Children "Children's Stories"
I'm the first to admit I have a dark and rather wicked sense of humor. Accordingly, this collection of short stories written by a nanny who was obviously not very fond of her job... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Hillel Kaminsky
3.0 out of 5 stars Good for older teens and college age as a cool ...
I wish the production quality was a little higher. I hoped the stories would be macabre and appropriate for my kids, the sample story is. Read more
Published 2 months ago by David H
1.0 out of 5 stars ... sounding cynical and sarcastic but ended up flat and boring.
The author tried sounding cynical and sarcastic but ended up flat and boring.
Published 3 months ago by Maryana
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth the Money
This book is very entertaining. When I got it is was free but it is worth the $0.99. I've reread it at least three times. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Flyguy
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