Humor

A comic novel is usually a work of fiction in which the writer seeks to amuse the reader, sometimes with subtlety and as part of a carefully woven narrative, sometimes above all other considerations. It could indeed be said that comedy fiction is literary work that aims primarily to provoke laughter, but this isn't always as obvious as it first may seem.

Texts from Jane Eyre: And Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters
Mermaids in Paradise
The Job (Fox and O'Hare, #3)
Light My Fire (Dragon Kin, #7)
Winning Appeal (Lawyers in Love, #4)
Things Grak Hates
Science ...For Her!
Hope: Entertainer of the Century
A Hero at the End of the World
Stuff You Should Know About Stuff: How to Properly Behave in Certain Situations
Let Sleeping Dogs Lie (Sister" Jane, #9)
Gift Wrapped
Lowriders in Space (Book 1)
Superheroes Anonymous
Ready to Were (Shift Happens Series #1)

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    On the Okey Dokey Trail: A Smart-Aleck Perspective on the Give and Take of Life
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  • Yes Please
    Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned"
    Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
    Bossypants
    What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions
    As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
    The Rosie Effect (Don Tillman #2)
    Mai Tai'd Up (Cocktail, #4)
    The Job (Fox and O'Hare, #3)
    Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
    Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
    Top Secret Twenty-One (Stephanie Plum #21)
    The Long Haul (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #9)
    Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls
    Rusty Nailed (Cocktail, #2)
    Me Talk Pretty One Day by David SedarisBossypants by Tina FeyDress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David SedarisNaked by David SedarisRunning with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs
    Humorous Memoirs and Non-Fiction
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    The Fault in Our Stars by John GreenBeautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuireEasy by Tammara WebberTime To Let Go by Christoph FischerSlammed by Colleen Hoover
    Books that make my heart hurt
    532 books — 583 voters

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsThe Restaurant at the End of the Universe by Douglas AdamsLife, the Universe and Everything by Douglas AdamsSo Long, and Thanks for All the Fish by Douglas AdamsDirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams
    Best Comedic Sci-Fi Books
    372 books — 746 voters
    A Dirty Job by Christopher MooreGood Omens by Terry PratchettFear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. ThompsonChoke by Chuck PalahniukLamb by Christopher Moore
    Best Dark Humor
    434 books — 928 voters

    Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuireFifty Shades of Grey by E.L. JamesEasy by Tammara WebberThoughtless by S.C. StephensSlammed by Colleen Hoover
    I AM IN LOVE !!!
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    Wallbanger by Alice ClaytonPlaying for Keeps by R.L. MathewsonSeduction and Snacks by Tara SivecTangled by Emma ChasePerfection by R.L. Mathewson
    Funny as Hell!
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    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
    Me Talk Pretty One Day
    Bossypants
    Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
    Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
    Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
    Naked
    When You Are Engulfed in Flames
    The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker's Guide, #2)
    Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
    Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
    America (The Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction
    Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir
    Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide, #3)
    The Color of Magic (Discworld, #1)

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