"Fun" Reads On Dark Subjects

Some books about what seem like depressing subjects turn out to be wonderful, funny, heartwarming reads. This list includes the famous books in this category, but more important, the lesser known books that deserve a chance. Add your favorites to the list!
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4.33 avg rating — 69 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 350 ratings
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3.94 avg rating — 7,521 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 4,441,277 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 443 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 154,754 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 2,107 ratings
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3.25 avg rating — 32 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 29 ratings
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3.70 avg rating — 200,682 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 62 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 339,180 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 53,705 ratings
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3.54 avg rating — 8,700 ratings
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3.60 avg rating — 1,587 ratings
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3.62 avg rating — 1,091 ratings
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3.33 avg rating — 6 ratings
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3.32 avg rating — 22 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 13 ratings
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3.82 avg rating — 1,103 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 49,429 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 1,372 ratings
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3.22 avg rating — 18 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 12 ratings
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2.98 avg rating — 348 ratings
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3.48 avg rating — 109 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 45 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 45 ratings
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4.71 avg rating — 7 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 1,428 ratings
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4.62 avg rating — 8 ratings
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3.50 avg rating — 204 ratings
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3.62 avg rating — 232 ratings
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3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings
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3.80 avg rating — 80,610 ratings
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3.84 avg rating — 2,205,296 ratings
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4.36 avg rating — 14 ratings
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3.79 avg rating — 14 ratings
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4.56 avg rating — 9 ratings
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3.24 avg rating — 358 ratings
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3.89 avg rating — 19,740 ratings
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42 books · 81 voters · list created April 15th, 2013 by Anne Pfeffer (votes) .
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Anne 209 books
156 friends
Julie 1103 books
1947 friends
Cassie 410 books
729 friends
Cadi 1691 books
246 friends
Stephanie 1230 books
56 friends
Greice 847 books
86 friends
BookKnutz 2340 books
10 friends
Chitambuli 85 books
17 friends

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