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.

Hey Ladies!: The Story of 8 Best Friends, 1 Year, and Way, Way Too Many Emails
So Close to Being the Sh*t, Y’all Don’t Even Know
There Are No Grown-ups: A Midlife Coming-of-Age Story
Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist
Grump: The (Fairly) True Tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves
I Really Didn't Think This Through: Tales from My So-Called Adult Life
Manfried the Man
Penguin & Tiny Shrimp Don’t Do Bedtime!
Al Capone Throws Me a Curve (Al Capone at Alcatraz, #4)
Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe
The Judge Hunter
Let's Go Exploring: Calvin and Hobbes
C*cky Author
Defied (Blood Duet #2)
ホリミヤ 12 (Horimiya, #12)

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    The Start of Something Good (Stay, #1)
    This Is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor
    Us Against You (Beartown, #2)
    Burn for You (Slow Burn, #1)
    Goody Two Shoes (Invertary, #2)
    Digging In
    True Fiction (Ian Ludlow Thrillers #1)
    In Conclusion, Don't Worry About It
    The Break
    Batter Up (Bachelors of Buttermilk Falls, #1)
    Not Quite Perfect (Not Quite Series, #5)
    The Arrangement
    A Marriage in Dog Years: A Memoir
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    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)
    Yes Please
    Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
    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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