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.

My Plain Jane (The Lady Janies, #2)
Choose Your Own Disaster
Dear Rachel Maddow
The History of Jane Doe
The Boyfriend Bracket
Springfield Confidential: Jokes, Secrets, and Outright Lies from a Lifetime Writing for The Simpsons
All That I Can Fix
We Don't Eat Our Classmates
Gate Crashers
Lions and Liars
It Takes Two (Bridesmaids Behaving Badly #2)
I'm Sad (I'm Bored, #2)
Reverse Abduction (Alien Abduction #8)
Giant Days: Extra Credit
Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas

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  • My Sister, the Serial Killer by Oyinkan Braithwaite
    My Sister, the Serial Killer
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    Release date: Nov 13, 2018
    Satire meets slasher in this short, darkly funny hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of ...more
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    Giveaway dates: Jun 30 - Jul 30, 2018

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  • The Last Laugh of Edouard Bresson by Amélie Antoine
    The Last Laugh of Edouard Bresson
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    Release date: Aug 07, 2018
    His famous father is inviting him on more than just a journey into the past. It’s a treasure hunt.

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    Release date: Oct 23, 2018
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    This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
    The Accidentals
    The Steam Pump Jump (The Chronicles of St Mary’s, #9.6)
    Smart Tass (OHellNo, #1)
    Box of Frogs (The Fractured Faery, #1)
    The Break
    The Start of Something Good (Stay, #1)
    By Invitation Only
    Digging In
    Goody Two Shoes (Invertary, #2)
    Burn for You (Slow Burn, #1)
    True Fiction (Ian Ludlow Thrillers #1)
    Witch Slapped (Witchless In Seattle, #1)
    Yes Please
    Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff KinneyDog Days by Jeff KinneyRodrick Rules by Jeff KinneyThe Last Straw by Jeff KinneyThe Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
    Books That Made Me Laugh Out Loud
    1,830 books — 2,345 voters
    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas AdamsGood Omens by Terry PratchettLamb by Christopher MooreThe Princess Bride by William GoldmanA Dirty Job by Christopher Moore
    Books that Make you Laugh
    3,214 books — 4,307 voters

    Wallbanger by Alice ClaytonPlaying for Keeps by R.L. MathewsonSeduction and Snacks by Tara SivecTangled by Emma ChaseThe Law of Attraction by N.M. Silber
    I Honestly LOL'd
    773 books — 932 voters
    The Law of Attraction by N.M. SilberNight Owl by M. PierceDearest Clementine by Lex MartinBreaking Dragon by Jordan MarieOut of the Box Regifted by Jennifer Theriot
    Best New Author - Adult Romance
    518 books — 986 voters

    Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie PerkinsPerfect Chemistry by Simone ElkelesThe Fault in Our Stars by John GreenRules of Attraction by Simone ElkelesObsidian by Jennifer L. Armentrout
    Entertaining Books For Teens! :)
    558 books — 1,159 voters
    Good Omens by Terry PratchettA Dirty Job by Christopher MooreFear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Hunter S. ThompsonLamb by Christopher MooreCatch-22 by Joseph Heller
    Best Dark Humor
    619 books — 1,390 voters

    The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
    Bossypants
    Me Talk Pretty One Day
    Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophecies of Agnes Nutter, Witch
    Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)
    Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
    Yes Please
    Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
    Naked
    The Restaurant at the End of the Universe (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #2)
    When You Are Engulfed in Flames
    Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
    The Color of Magic (Discworld, #1; Rincewind #1)
    Life, the Universe and Everything (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #3)
    Holidays on Ice

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