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April is National Humour Month so what better than a reading challenge dedicated to all that is Funny? Humorous? Comical?

Humor= a comic, absurd, or incongruous quality causing amusement: (Dictionary.com)

Duration: Two months: April 1- May 31


Option 1. -- Read any or all of the tasks below. Tasks may be completed more than once using a different book.
Option 2. -- Spell out any of the words below using the usual spell - it - out rules. (*) (You are not limited to the word list below)

Comical Cat = 1- 10 books
Clown = 11-24 books
Jokester = 25 + books

Read a book tagged as "humor" ( spelling variations acceptable)
Read a book tagged as "funny" ( spelling variations acceptable)
Read a book tagged as "laugh-out-loud"
Read a nominee from the 2017 Good Reads Choice Awards category Best Humor
Read a book from the Best Humorous List
Read a book from the Humorous Romance Books List
Read a book with the word "fun" in the title.
Read a book with the word "fun" in the text.
Read a book with the word "funny" in the text.
Read a book with a character you find humorous.
Read a book that made you laugh out loud.
Read a book that has the acronym "lol" in the text.
Read a book with the word "hilarious" in the text.
Read a book with the work "joke" in the text.
Read a book which has a clown make an appearance.
Read a book with "clown " in the text.
Read a book in which a character plays a joke on a friend.

Words
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(*)Spell-it-Out Rules
Using the first letter in the book’s title, the first letter of the series name, the first letter in the author’s first or last name, or the first letter of a character’s first, last, or nick-name, or the first letter in the audiobook narrators first or last name.
If you are reading a translated version, you can also use the first letter of the translator's first or last name.

As always, if the first letter of a title starts with ‘A’, ‘An’, ‘The’, etc., you may use the first letter of the second word in the title to spell out your chosen word.




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Citrine Coin Seasonal Challenges ~ Citrine Coin Citrine Coin

Earn your Citrine Coins with Seasonal Challenges joined on or after April 1, 2016.

To Earn a Citrine Coin:
Citrine Coin One Coin upon reaching "Jokester Level".

Learn about Gem coins here


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Angie | 185 comments National Humour Month
April 1, 2018 – May 31, 2018
Option 2: Spell-It-Out
Level: Comical Cat
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message 7: by Emily (last edited May 01, 2018 08:16PM) (new)

Emily | 1013 comments Comical Cat = 1- 10 books
Clown = 11-24 books
Jokester = 25 + books 

Read a book tagged as "humor" ( spelling variations acceptable)  Fierce Attraction by JB Heller 4.5
Read a book tagged as "funny" ( spelling variations acceptable) Against the ropes by Sarah Castille 4.8
Read a book tagged as "laugh-out-loud"  Heller by JD Nixon 4.10
Read a nominee from the 2017 Good Reads Choice Awards category Best Humor
Read a book from the Best Humorous List
Read a book from the Humorous Romance Books List 
Read a book with the word "fun" in the title. 
Read a book with the word "fun" in the text.  PG 5 Hatchet by Liberty Parker 4.1
Read a book with the word "funny" in the text.  Until Nox by Layla Frost 4.3 Loc 796
Read a book with a character you find humorous.  Gordons Dawn by Hazel Gower 4.25
Read a book that made you laugh out loud.  Until Sunrise by Sarah O'Rourke 4.19
Read a book that has the acronym "lol" in the text. Hero by Lauren Rowe 4.7 pg 233
a book with the word "hilarious" in the text.  Kinda Don’t Care by Lani Lynn Vale 4.5 LOC 576
Read a book with the work "joke" in the text. Bad Dad by Sloane Howell 4.11
Read a book which has a clown make an appearance. 
Read a book with "clown " in the text.  All Shook Up by Susan Anderson 4.11 Loc 2242
Read a book in which a character plays a joke on a friend. 


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Tina ❣ (nutrinut) | 1883 comments Start: 01/04/18
End: 31/06/18 [Extension Gift Card]
Level: Jokester
Option: 2
Read: 25/25

COMPLETED

Banter
6/6

B - Bluebell (protagonist) Daughters of the Storm by Kim Wilkins 22/04/18
A -Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi 10/05/18
N - Secrets of the Lost Summer by Carla Neggers 31/05/18
T - A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray 05/05/18
E - Evie (protagonist) Deceptions by Isabelle Arocho 22/05/18
R - Runebinder by Alex R. Kahler 27/05/18

Happiness
9/9

H - Tales of a Redheaded Sea-Witch by J.E. Hunter 11/04/18
A - Artemis by Andy Weir 17/05/18
P - Prince of Wolves by Quinn Loftis 28/04/18
P - Primals by Lexy Timms 16/05/18
I - Ice by M.S. Watson 21/04/18
N - Nesta (protagonist) A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J. Maas 21/05/18
E - Entice by S. Layne 04/06/18
S - Samantha Jameson (protagonist) Playing For Keeps by Liz Matis 15/04/18
S - Red Velvet: A Four of Fallon Novella by Zara Steen 19/04/18

Joyfulness
10/10

J - Intoxicated by Jeana E. Mann 12/05/18
O - Magical Influence 1 by Odette C. Bell 29/05/18
Y - A Viking's Peace by Zoe York 18/04/18
F - The Fate of the Tearling by Erika Johansen 10/04/18
U - Unlucky in Love by Lexy Timms 17/05/18
L - The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee 11/04/18
N - No Quarter by Kelli Jean 06/06/18
E - The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan 14/06/18
S - The Seven Steps to Closure by Donna Joy Usher 08/04/18
S - This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab 15/05/18

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message 10: by Katherine (last edited Apr 25, 2018 09:24AM) (new)

Katherine | 298 comments 💎💜💜💜💎 April: National Humor Month 💎💜💜💜💎 April 1- May 31

Read a book tagged as "humor": Wit, Wisdom and Timey Wimey Stuff The Quotable Doctor Who by Cavan Scott 3/4/18 ★★★★
Read a book tagged as "funny": Horrid Henry and the Football Fiend by Francesca Simon 7/4/18 ★★★
Read a book tagged as "laugh-out-loud" Monster High/Ever After High The Legend of Shadow High by Shannon Hale 16/4/18 ★★★
Read a book with the word "fun" in the text. The 10th Kingdom by Kathryn Wesley 15/4/18 ★★★★★
Read a book with a character you find humorous. How To Train Your Dragon A Hero's Guide to Deadly Dragons Book 6 by Cressida Cowell 11/4/18 ★★★
Read a book with the work "joke" in the text. Tunnels of Blood (Cirque Du Freak, #3) by Darren Shan 12/4/18 ★★★★★
Read a book with the word "funny" in the text. The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) by Rick Riordan 22/4/18 ★★★★★
Read a book that made you laugh out loud. Hey, Class President!, Volume 01 by Kaori Monchi 22/4/18 ★★★★
Read a book in which a character plays a joke on a friend. Vampire Mountain (Cirque Du Freak #4) by Darren Shan 25/4/18 ★★★★★
Read a book with the word "hilarious" in the text. The Colour of Magic (Discworld, #1) by Terry Pratchett 24/4/18 ★★★★★


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Deanna | 2796 comments CHALLENGE COMPLETE
National Humour Month

Duration: April 1, 2018 – May 31, 2018
Option 2: Spell-It-Out
Level: Jokester 25+ books
Completed: 26/26

B - Beaton's Death of a Hussy (4/7)
A - Anatomy of Evil by Thomas (4/3)
N - Neil deGrasse Tyson's Astrophysics for People in a Hurry (4/19)
T - The Thirteenth Tale by Setterfield (4/4)
E - Even Witches Get the Blues by Winters (4/3)
R - Rhys Bowen's Her Royal Spyness (4/13)

C - Chant's Defender Dragon (4/2)
L - Lloyd Alexander's The High King (4/4)
O - Out of the Storm by Hedlund (4/3)
W - Wiking's The Little Book of Lykke (4/10)
N - Never Look Back by May (5/3)
I - Ian Fleming's From Russia With Love (4/12)
N - The Night Tourist by Marsh (5/6)
G - G Is for Gumshoe by Grafton (4/3)

G - Grafton's H Is for Homicide (4/8)
A - Alosa in Daughter of the Siren Queen (4/5)
G - Garland's One Pink Rose (4/8)

W - Wiking's The Little Book of Hygge (4/7)
I - Imogen Sera's Mated to the Dragon King (4/13)
S - Surrender to the Cyborgs by Chant (4/1)
E - Evesham's Murder at the Lighthouse (4/8)
C - Cox's Grayson (4/10)
R - Rachel Van Dyken's Upon a Midnight Dream (4/23)
A - Anne Boatwright's Under an English Heaven (4/7)
C - Chase's Witches of Bourbon Street (4/6)
K - Kinsey's A Quiet Life in the Country (4/1)


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Cheryl | 905 comments I will give it a try!

April Humor Month
April 1-May 31, 2018
25/25


B- Beartown by Fredrik Backman
A- And Quiet Flows the Don by Mikhail Sholokhov
N- Uprooted by Naomi Novik
T- Turtles All the Way Down by John Green
E- Adam Bede by George Eliot
R- The Lady in the Attic by Tara Randel
L- The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
I- Juniper Lemon's Happiness Index by Julie Israel
G- The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
H- Hard Times and Holy Places by Kristin Warner Belcher
T- Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray
N- Two By Two by Nicholas Sparks
E- When I'm Gone by Emily Bleeker
S- A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
S- My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella
C-Bleak House by Charles Dickens
O-The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
M- Spunky Little Monkey by Bill Martin Jr.
I- Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
C- Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
A-Foreign Affairs by Alison Lurie
L- Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt
I- Nutshell by Ian McEwan
T- Mrs. Saint and the Defectives by Julie Lawson Timmer
Y- The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes


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Allegra | 219 comments Sounds like "FUN"! I'm in

5/31: That’s everything. But I had to move some choices around to finish on time, so I still have Cat's Cradle on my pile. Soon.
4/6: And speaking of FUN, it seems appropriate that finding FUN completes my first task.

Read a book tagged as "humor" ( spelling variations acceptable) Oreo
Read a book tagged as "funny" ( spelling variations acceptable) The Hippopotamus
Read a book tagged as "laugh-out-loud" Nuclear Jellyfish CD
Read a nominee from the 2017 Good Reads Choice Awards category Best Humor Stephen Colbert's Midnight Confessions (Hardly a “read” but my only practical option)
Read a book from the Best Humorous List Bite Me
Read a book from the Humorous Romance Books List Charlie All Night
Read a book with the word "fun" in the title. Fun House
Read a book with the word "fun" in the text.
--Ready Player One ... I'd received a bonus for my accent and inflection. I felt myself relax, and I realized I was already having fun.
Read a book with the word "funny" in the text.
--I Was Amelia Earhart It was fate and it was funny and it was making her angry.
--Now We Are Six And he sometimes likes to do it in a funny sort of squeak.
--"The Tomoshibi" in Other Voices, Other Vistas Although she was replying seriously, it still sounded so funny that the customers would unexpectedly burst out laughing.
Read a book with a character you find humorous. The Yellow Sofa Main character Godofredo Alves, who can't decide what he wanted
Read a book that made you laugh out loud. I laugh easily so, well, all of them. But for the purposes of this list When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?
Read a book that has the acronym "lol" in the text.
--Nuclear Jellyfish First off, @$#% the word blog. I hate it, and all who use it. LOL. IMO. Introspective yet spunky.
Read a book with the word "hilarious" in the text.
Read a book with the work "joke" in the text.
--Aunt Dimity and the Widow's Curse"... but to find myself the victim of a practical joke Will and Rob could have seen through is beyond demoralizing."
--The Hippopotamus "It isn't a joke, Clara."
--Charlie All Night "Don't joke about Allie. It annoys me."
--Moby-Dick
Read a book which has a clown make an appearance.
--The Hollow Chocolate Bunnies of the Apocalypse "What was that?" Jack asked Eddie. "Only a clockwork clown," said the bear.
Read a book with "clown " in the text.
--Nuclear Jellyfish CD I like clowns, and super-f#$ ladies on the beach.
--Bite Me Marilyn Manson needs to be dragged to death behind a clown car.
--Fun House The brightly colored building looks like a three-story-tall clown castle with striped turrets topped off with colored pompoms: jolly birthday party hats jutting up against the sky.
--Charlie All Night ...but then the rest of the people began to come out of the narrow hall in front of them, one by one, like clowns out of a toy car.
Read a book in which a character plays a joke on a friend. A Cook's Tour


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Jessica | 546 comments I'm in.
0/25
Amusement
Bandinage
Banter
Buffoonery
Clowning
Comicality
Comicalness
Drollery
Facetiousness
Farce
Flippancy
Fun
Gag
Gaiety
Happiness
High Spirits
Jest
Jesting
Jocoseness
Jocosity
Jocularity
Joke
Joking
Joyfulness
Kidding
Levity
Lightness
Playfulness
Pleasantry
Ralliery
Tomfoolery
Whimsy
Wisecrack
Wit
Witticism
Wittiness


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message 17: by Erin (last edited May 17, 2018 09:25PM) (new)

Erin | 158 comments Completed 5/17/18

April: National Humor Month
Duration: Two months: April 1- May 31
Option 2: Spell out
Level: Jokester = 25 + books

29/29 read

Amusement (9)
A How to Raise an Honest Rabbit by Amy Lane, read 4/11/18
M The Heart of the Lost Star by Megan Derr, read 4/28/18
U The Unyielding by Shelly Laurenston, read 5/7/18
S Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign by Jonathan Allen, read 4/26/18
E The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff, read 5/13/18
M Going Home by Max Vos, read 4/12/18
E Road to Tara: The Life of Margaret Mitchell by Anne Edwards, read 4/24/18
N Now You See Her by Linda Howard, read 5/7/18
T Touch: The Complete Series by Cara Dee, read 5/17/18

Playfulness (11)
P Payback by John Inman, read 4/5/18
L Levi by Bailey Bradford, read 4/8/18
A Affliction by Laurell K. Hamilton, read 4/26/18
Y Yarn to Go by Betty Hechtman, read 4/25/18
F Claiming His Human Red Mountain Bears 3 by Fel Fern, read 4/13/18
U The Undoing by Shelly Laurenston, read 5/7/18
L Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer's Life by Pamela Smith Hill, read 4/6/18
N Not My Father's Son by Alan Cumming, read 4/11/18
E Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, read 4/20/18
S Sasha and Dante by Bellann Summer, read 4/12/18
S Saved by the Bear Red Mountain Bears 2 by Fel Fern, read 4/13/18

Wisecrack (9)
W A Wilder Rose by Susan Wittig Albert, read 4/13/18
I Isaiah by Bailey Bradford, read 4/8/18
S Soldier of Change: From the Closet to the Forefront of the Gay Rights Movement by Stephen Snyder-Hill, read 4/27/18
E Swearing Is Good For You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language by Emma Byrne, read 5/11/18
C A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas, read 4/29/18
R Brotherhood in Death by J.D. Robb, read 4/6/18
A Immortal by Amy Lane, read 4/27/18
C But What If We're Wrong? Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past by Chuck Klosterman, read 4/6/18
K WANT by Kade Boehme, read 4/24/18


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Suzanne (esmerelda1) | 1126 comments Nothing But Reading Challenges
April: National Humor Month
Duration:
Two months: April 1- May 31

Progress: 40 out of ?

April is National Humour Month so what better than a reading challenge dedicated to all that is Funny? Humorous? Comical?

Humor= a comic, absurd, or incongruous quality causing amusement: (Dictionary.com)

Option 1. -- Read any or all of the tasks below. Tasks may be completed more than once using a different book.
Option 2. -- Spell out any of the words below using the usual spell - it - out rules. (*) (You are not limited to the word list below)

Comical Cat = 1- 10 books
Clown = 11-24 books
Jokester = 25 + books


Read a book tagged as "humor" ( spelling variations acceptable)
Read a book tagged as "funny" ( spelling variations acceptable)
Read a book tagged as "laugh-out-loud"
Read a nominee from the 2017 Good Reads Choice Awards category Best Humor
Read a book from the Best Humorous List
Read a book from the Humorous Romance Books List
Read a book with the word "fun" in the title.
Read a book with the word "fun" in the text.
Read a book with the word "funny" in the text.
Read a book with a character you find humorous.
Read a book that made you laugh out loud.
Read a book that has the acronym "lol" in the text.
Read a book with the word "hilarious" in the text.
Read a book with the work "joke" in the text.
Read a book which has a clown make an appearance.
Read a book with "clown " in the text.
Read a book in which a character plays a joke on a friend.

Words
Amusement

A: Alex + Ada, Vol. 2 by Jonathan Luna - ***** - 4/5/2018 - 128 Pages
M: Mockingbird, Vol. 1: I Can Explain by Chelsea Cain - ***** - 4/20/2018 - 136 Pages
U: Username: Evie by Joe Sugg - *** - 4/4/2018 - 182 Pages
S: Scandal Wears Satin by Loretta Chase - ***** - 4/23/2018 - 372 Pages
E: Eric Shanower; Oz: Road to Oz - **** - 4/10/2018 - 136 Pages
M: Meredith Duran; That Scandalous Summer - ***** - 4/28/2018 - 372 Pages
E: The Emerald City of OzEric Shanower - **** - 5/1/2018 - 120 Pages
N
T: Tough Cookies: Leadership Lessons from 100 Years of the Girl Scouts by Kathy Cloninger - **** - 4/7/2018 - 181 Pages
Username Evie (Username, #1) by Joe Sugg Alex + Ada, Vol. 2 by Jonathan Luna Tough Cookies Leadership Lessons from 100 Years of the Girl Scouts by Kathy Cloninger Oz Road to Oz by Eric Shanower Mockingbird, Vol. 1 I Can Explain by Chelsea Cain Scandal Wears Satin (The Dressmakers, #2) by Loretta Chase That Scandalous Summer (Rules for the Reckless, #1) by Meredith Duran The Emerald City of Oz by Eric Shanower

Bandinage
B: The Buddha Walks into a Bar...: A Guide to Life for a New Generation by Lodro Rinzler - ***** - 4/2/2018 - 208 Pages
A: Alan Cumming; You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams: My Life in Stories and Pictures - ***** - 4/2/2018 - 304 Pages
N
D: David McCullough; John Adams - **** - 5/1/2018 - 751 Pages
I: I Love My Breakup - the original part one by Sabrina Lacey - **** - 4/4/2018 - 39 Pages
N
A: Alex + Ada, Vol. 3 by Jonathan Luna - ***** - 4/5/2018 - 136 Pages
G: Ghost Story by Jim Butcher - ***** - 4/6/2018 - 481 Pages
E: P.N. Elrod; My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding - ***** - 5/3/2018 - 310 Pages
The Buddha Walks into a Bar... A Guide to Life for a New Generation by Lodro Rinzler You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams My Life in Stories and Pictures by Alan Cumming I Love My Breakup - the original part one (see notes) by Sabrina Lacey Alex + Ada, Vol. 3 by Jonathan Luna Ghost Story (The Dresden Files, #13) by Jim Butcher John Adams by David McCullough My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding by P.N. Elrod

Banter
B: Burn Bright by Patricia Briggs - ***** - 5/9/2018 - 308 Pages
A: John Allison; Giant Days, Vol. 2 - ***** - 4/6/2018 - 128 Pages
N
T: Terminal Lance: The White Donkey by Maximilian Uriarte - ***** - 4/16/2018 - 284 Pages
E: Emil Ferris; My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1 - ** - 5/18/2018 - 414 Pages
R: Raven Cursed by Faith Hunter - ***** - 5/17/2018 - 353 Pages
Giant Days, Vol. 2 (Giant Days, #2) by John Allison Terminal Lance The White Donkey by Maximilian Uriarte Burn Bright (Alpha & Omega, #5; Mercy Thompson World - Complete, #15) by Patricia Briggs Raven Cursed (Jane Yellowrock, #4) by Faith Hunter My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Vol. 1 (My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, #1) by Emil Ferris

Buffoonery
B: Birthright, Vol. 1: Homecoming by Joshua Williamson - ***** - 4/17/2018 - 128 Pages
U
F: Tee Franklin; Bingo Love - ***** - 4/18/2018 - 88 Pages
F
O: Katie O'Neill; Princess Princess Ever After - ***** - 4/28/2018 - 56 Pages
O: On the Edge by Ilona Andrews - ***** - 5/4/2018 - 309 Pages
N
E
R: The Redhead Revealed by Alice Clayton - ***** - 5/22/2018 - 305 Pages
Y
Birthright, Vol. 1 Homecoming by Joshua Williamson Bingo Love by Tee Franklin Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O'Neill On the Edge (The Edge, #1) by Ilona Andrews The Redhead Revealed (Redhead, #2) by Alice Clayton

Clowning
C: City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare - **** - 4/19/2018 - 534 Pages
L: Jeff Lemire; Black Hammer, Vol. 1: Secret Origins - ***** - 4/4/2018 - 184 Pages
O
W: Joshua Williamson; Birthright, Vol. 2: Call to Adventure - ***** - 4/30/2018 - 112 Pages
N
I: The Infernal Devices: Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare - **** - 4/15/2018 - 260 Pages
N
G: Giant Days, Vol. 3 by John Allison - ***** - 4/23/2018 - 112 Pages
The Infernal Devices Clockwork Prince (The Infernal Devices Manga, #2) by Cassandra Clare City of Lost Souls (The Mortal Instruments, #5) by Cassandra Clare Giant Days, Vol. 3 (Giant Days #3) by John Allison Birthright, Vol. 2 Call to Adventure by Joshua Williamson Black Hammer, Vol. 1 Secret Origins by Jeff Lemire

Comicality
C: Jennifer Chiaverini; The Quilter's Apprentice - **** - 5/14/2018 - 271 Pages
O
M
I: Irish Girls Are Back in Town by Cecelia Ahern - ***** - 4/17/2018 - 384 Pages
C
A: John Allison; Giant Days, Vol. 4 - ***** - 5/2/2018 - 112 Pages
L: Lauren Willig; The Secret History of the Pink Carnation - ***** - 5/11/2018 - 400 Pages
I
T
Y: Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk: And Other Truths About Being Creative by Danielle Krysa - ***** - 5/15/2018 - 136 Pages
Irish Girls Are Back in Town by Cecelia Ahern Giant Days, Vol. 4 (Giant Days, #4) by John Allison The Secret History of the Pink Carnation (Pink Carnation, #1) by Lauren Willig The Quilter's Apprentice (Elm Creek Quilts, #1) by Jennifer Chiaverini Your Inner Critic Is a Big Jerk And Other Truths About Being Creative by Danielle Krysa

Gag
G: Sarah Graley; Kim Reaper Vol. 1: Grim Beginnings - ***** - 5/5/2018 - 112 Pages
A: Kelley Armstrong; Bitten - ***** - 5/8/2018 - 436 Pages
G: Giant Days, Vol. 5 by John Allison - ***** - 5/15/2018 - 112 Pages
Kim Reaper Vol. 1 Grim Beginnings by Sarah Graley Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, #1) by Kelley Armstrong Giant Days, Vol. 5 (Giant Days, #5) by John Allison

Wit
W: Horace Walpole; The Castle of Otranto - *** - 5/16/2018 - 125 Pages
I
T
The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole


Jest
J
E
S: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo - **** - 5/18/2018 - 358 Pages
T
Shadow and Bone (Grisha Verse, #1) by Leigh Bardugo

Comicalness
Drollery
Facetiousness
Farce
Flippancy
Fun
Gaiety
Happiness
High Spirits
Jesting
Jocoseness
Jocosity
Jocularity
Joke
Joking
Joyfulness
Kidding
Levity
Lightness
Playfulness
Pleasantry
Ralliery
Tomfoolery
Whimsy
Wisecrack
Witticism
Wittiness

(*)Spell-it-Out Rules
Using the first letter in the book’s title, the first letter of the series name, the first letter in the author’s first or last name, or the first letter of a character’s first, last, or nick-name, or the first letter in the audiobook narrators first or last name.
If you are reading a translated version, you can also use the first letter of the translator's first or last name.

As always, if the first letter of a title starts with ‘A’, ‘An’, ‘The’, etc., you may use the first letter of the second word in the title to spell out your chosen word.


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Erin | 158 comments Completed 5/17/18

April: National Humor Month
Duration: Two months: April 1- May 31
Option 2: Spell out
Level: Jokester = 25 + books

29/29 read

Amusement (9)
A How to Raise an Honest Rabbit by Amy Lane, read 4/11/18
M The Heart of the Lost Star by Megan Derr, read 4/28/18
U The Unyielding by Shelly Laurenston, read 5/7/18
S Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign by Jonathan Allen, read 4/26/18
E The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff, read 5/13/18
M Going Home by Max Vos, read 4/12/18
E Road to Tara: The Life of Margaret Mitchell by Anne Edwards, read 4/24/18
N Now You See Her by Linda Howard, read 5/7/18
T Touch: The Complete Series by Cara Dee, read 5/17/18

Playfulness (11)
P Payback by John Inman, read 4/5/18
L Levi by Bailey Bradford, read 4/8/18
A Affliction by Laurell K. Hamilton, read 4/26/18
Y Yarn to Go by Betty Hechtman, read 4/25/18
F Claiming His Human Red Mountain Bears 3 by Fel Fern, read 4/13/18
U The Undoing by Shelly Laurenston, read 5/7/18
L Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer's Life by Pamela Smith Hill, read 4/6/18
N Not My Father's Son by Alan Cumming, read 4/11/18
E Everybody Lies: Big Data, New Data, and What the Internet Can Tell Us About Who We Really Are by Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, read 4/20/18
S Sasha and Dante by Bellann Summer, read 4/12/18
S Saved by the Bear Red Mountain Bears 2 by Fel Fern, read 4/13/18

Wisecrack (9)
W A Wilder Rose by Susan Wittig Albert, read 4/13/18
I Isaiah by Bailey Bradford, read 4/8/18
S Soldier of Change: From the Closet to the Forefront of the Gay Rights Movement by Stephen Snyder-Hill, read 4/27/18
E Swearing Is Good For You: The Amazing Science of Bad Language by Emma Byrne, read 5/11/18
C A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas, read 4/29/18
R Brotherhood in Death by J.D. Robb, read 4/6/18
A Immortal by Amy Lane, read 4/27/18
C But What If We're Wrong? Thinking About the Present As If It Were the Past by Chuck Klosterman, read 4/6/18
K WANT by Kade Boehme, read 4/24/18


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Allegra | 219 comments Challenge completed 5/31.


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Tina ❣ (nutrinut) | 1883 comments Completed it finally! Thanks to the extension card!


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message 29: by Carly (last edited May 19, 2019 01:06PM) (new)

Carly (car88) | 7 comments NATIONAL HUMOR MONTH - APRIL / MAY 2019
·Post 29

tagged 'humor'
Hot Heir (4/26/19)
(view spoiler)
Hot Heir by Pippa Grant

tagged 'funny'
Futures and Frosting (4/8/19)
(view spoiler)
Futures and Frosting (Chocolate Lovers, #2) by Tara Sivec

tagged 'laugh-out-loud'
Gypsy's Blood (4/11/19)
(view spoiler)
Gypsy's Blood (All The Pretty Monsters, #1) by Kristy Cunning

nominee from the 2017 Good Reads Choice Awards category 'Best Humor'(view spoiler)

book from the 'Best Humorous' List(view spoiler)

book from the 'Humorous Romance Books' List(view spoiler)
Bite Me (4/14/19)
(view spoiler)
Bite Me (Pride, #9) by Shelly Laurenston

book with the word 'FUN' in the title

book with the word 'FUN' in the text
Tallulah's Temptation
(view spoiler)
Tallulah's Temptation (Sea Shenanigans #1) by Robyn Peterman

book with the word 'FUNNY' in the text
Godhunter (4/17/19)
(view spoiler)
Godhunter (The Godhunter, #1) by Amy Sumida

book with a character you find humorous
Sin & Magic (5/7/19)
Sin & Magic (Demigod of San Francisco #2) by K.F. Breene

book that made you laugh out loud
The Foul Mouth and the Headless Hunny (4/5/19)
The Foul Mouth and the Headless Hunny (The King Henry Tapes, #4) by Richard Raley

book that has the acronym 'LOL' in the text
The Hero and the Hacktivist (5/15/19)
(view spoiler)
The Hero and the Hacktivist by Pippa Grant

book with the word 'HILARIOUS' in the text
Easy Going (5/13/19)
(view spoiler)
Easy Going (Boys of the Big Easy, #0.5) by Erin Nicholas

book with the word 'JOKE' in the text
The Bewitching Queen (4/30/19)
(view spoiler)
The Bewitching Queen (The Dark Queens Book 8) by Jovee Winters

book which has a clown make an appearance

book with the word 'CLOWN' in the text
Rockaway Bride (4/1/19)
(view spoiler)
Rockaway Bride by Pippa Grant

book in which a character plays a joke on a friend
Immortal Ops (5/19/19)
(view spoiler)
Immortal Ops by Mandy M. Roth


message 30: by Jess (new)

Jess Penhallow | 262 comments Duration: Two months: April 1- May 31


Option 1. -- Read any or all of the tasks below. Tasks may be completed more than once using a different book.
Option 2. -- Spell out any of the words below using the usual spell - it - out rules. (*) (You are not limited to the word list below)

Comical Cat = 1- 10 books
Clown = 11-24 books
Jokester = 25 + books

Read a book tagged as "humor" ( spelling variations acceptable)
Read a book tagged as "funny" ( spelling variations acceptable)
Read a book tagged as "laugh-out-loud"
Read a nominee from the 2017 Good Reads Choice Awards category Best Humor
Read a book from the Best Humorous List
Read a book from the Humorous Romance Books List
Read a book with the word "fun" in the title.
Read a book with the word "fun" in the text.
Read a book with the word "funny" in the text.
Read a book with a character you find humorous.
Read a book that made you laugh out loud.
Read a book that has the acronym "lol" in the text.
Read a book with the word "hilarious" in the text.
Read a book with the work "joke" in the text.
Read a book which has a clown make an appearance.
Read a book with "clown " in the text.
Read a book in which a character plays a joke on a friend.

Words
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Amusement
Bandinage
Banter
Buffoonery
Clowning
Comicality
Comicalness
Drollery
Facetiousness
Farce
Flippancy
Fun
Gag
Gaiety
Happiness
High Spirits
Jest
Jesting
Jocoseness
Jocosity
Jocularity
Joke
Joking
Joyfulness
Kidding
Levity
Lightness
Playfulness
Pleasantry
Ralliery
Tomfoolery
Whimsy
Wisecrack
Wit
Witticism
Wittiness


message 31: by Connie N. (last edited May 09, 2020 01:16PM) (new)

Connie N. | 648 comments I'm going to do a spell-out, although I know it'll take longer than a month or two.

National Humor Month
Timeframe: 4/1/19 to 5/7/20
172/172
26/26 Words

Amusement (9/9)
A - Annie Rains - Stolen Kisses - 4/15/19 ♥♥♥♥
M - Madly by Ruthie Knox - 4/6/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - The Unsung Hero by Suzanne Brockmann - 4/30/19 ♥♥♥
S - Scored by Sloane Howell - 5/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Elly Griffiths - The Crossing Places - 4/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
M - Max by Sawyer Bennett - 5/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
E – Elizabeth Hoyt - Sweetest Scoundrel - 2/28/20 ♥♥♥♥♥
N - The Nightingale Nurses by Donna Douglas - 5/21/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker - 4/12/19 ♥♥♥

Banter (6/6)
B - Balogh, Mary - Only a Kiss - 11/4/19 - ♥♥♥♥♥
A - Anne Hampson - Eternal Summer - 11/14/19 ♥♥♥
N - No Interest in Love by Cassie Mae - 11/22/19 ♥♥♥
T - Tina Wainscott - Falling Free - 11/28/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Everything Under by Daisy Johnson - 10/25/19 ♥♥
R - Robb, J.D. - Brotherhood in Death - 10/30/19 ♥♥♥♥♥

Comical (7/7)
C - Cleat Chaser by Celia Aaron - 4/10/19 ♥♥
O – One of These Nights by Susan Sizemore - 12/14/19 ♥♥♥♥
M - Author Kate Meader - Down with Love - 6/18/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Isobel Chace - To Marry a Tiger - 4/20/19 ♥♥
C - Author J.H. Croix - Follow Love - 5/25/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Annette Blair - Cloaked in Malice - 6/16/19 ♥♥♥
L - Leslie Meier - Back to School Murder - 4/24/19 ♥♥♥♥

Droll (5/5)
D - Author Kyra Davis - Sex, Murder And A Double Latte - 4/5/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Rumor Has It by Jill Shalvis - 5/8/19 ♥♥♥♥
O - One Day in December by Josie Silver - 5/20/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
L - Love Letters by Debbie Macomber - 5/5/19 ♥♥♥♥
L - Looking For Rachel Wallace by Robert B. Parker - 6/20/19 ♥♥♥♥

Entertaining (12/12)
E - Elizabeth Hoyt - Dearest Rogue - 6/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
N - Nalini Singh - Hostage to Pleasure - 5/31/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
T - Tracy Ewens - Candidate - 4/28/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Back to the Bedroom - 7/7/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Rock Chick Revolution by Kristen Ashley - 5/14/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
T - Then Came You by Jill Shalvis - 6/5/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Autumn Song by Margaret Pargeter - 6/26/19 ♥♥
I - Iceberg by Robyn Donald - 4/25/19 ♥♥♥♥
N - Norton Juster - The Phantom Tollbooth - 7/17/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
I - In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park - 5/18/19 ♥♥♥
N - Nalini Singh - Branded by Fire - 8/19/19 ♥♥♥♥
G - Author Roxane Gay - Difficult Women - 5/29/19 ♥♥♥

Farce (5/5)
F - Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs - 4/11/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Agatha Christie - The Clocks - 8/2/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Royal Pain by Tracy Wolff - 6/4/19 ♥♥♥
C - A Curve in the Road by Julianne MacLean - 6/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Jennifer Estep - Web of Lies - 7/20/19 ♥♥♥♥♥

Grin (4/4)
G - G.A. McKevett - Bitter Sweets - 7/21/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Ruthless by Gillian Archer - 7/9/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Ilona Andrews - Magic Rises - 5/19/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
N - Nicole Edwards - Bad Business - 9/10/19 ♥♥♥♥

Hoopla (6/6)
H - Author Greer Hendricks - The Wife Between Us - 6/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
O - Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys - 5/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
O - Obsession in Death by J.D. Robb - 6/7/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
P - Playing Hurt by Kelly Jamieson - 10/31/19 ♥♥♥♥
L - Liz Lipperman - Beef Stolen-Off - 8/17/19 ♥♥♥
A – Ann Brashares - Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood - 3/5/20 ♥♥♥♥

I - Wit (3/3)
W - William Wright - Jailhouse Doc: A Doctor in the County Jail - 7/6/19 ♥♥♥
I - Illegally Yours by Kate Meader - 8/25/19 ♥♥♥
T – Treading Water by Marie Force - 3/25/20 ♥♥♥♥

Jest (4/4)
J - Julia Quinn - The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever - 12/16/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Erin McCarthy - The Hookup - 8/11/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
S - Silver Linings by Debbie Macomber - 7/13/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Author Karen Templeton - Yours, Mine... or Ours? - 8/31/19 ♥♥♥♥

Kidding (7/7)
K - Kelly Jamieson - Back Check - 5/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Ink Flamingos by Karen E. Olson - 9/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
D - The Diva Takes the Cake by Krista Davis - 7/2/19 ♥♥♥♥
D - Drake, Olivia - His Wicked Wish - 9/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - In the Mood Fur Love by Eve Langlais - 10/17/19 ♥♥♥
N - Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty - 11/23/19 ♥♥♥♥
G - Go Down Hard by Craig Faustus Buck - 8/8/19 ♥♥♥

Laughter (8/8)
L - Lee Kilraine - Bringing Delaney Home - 11/8/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Ann Marie Walker - Black Tie Optional - 9/29/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - Untamed by Caitlin Crews - 8/18/19 ♥♥♥♥
G - Gervase Phinn - The Other Side of the Dale - 11/17/19 ♥♥♥
H - Hot Response by Shannon Stacey - 7/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Troutte, Kimberley - Forbidden Lovers - 9/7/19 ♥♥♥
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Smitten - 8/23/19 ♥♥♥
R - Author J.D. Robb - Devoted in Death - 8/7/19 ♥♥♥♥♥

Merriment (9/9)
M - My Kind of Wonderful by Jill Shalvis - 10/28/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Emma Chase - Sustained - 11/19/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
R - Rodriguez, Deborah - Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil - 12/19/19 ♥♥♥
R - R.A. Scotti - Vanished Smile: The Mysterious Theft of Mona Lisa - 1/5/20 ♥♥♥
I - In a Marrying Mood by Raye Morgan - 11/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
M - The Mystery at Lilac Inn by Carolyn Keene - 2/12/20 ♥♥♥♥
E - Emergency!: True Stories From The Nation's ERs by Mark Brown - 11/21/19 ♥♥♥
N - Nightingale Way by Emily March - 12/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Thompson, Vicki Lewis - Old Enough to Know Better - 12/30/19 ♥♥♥♥


message 32: by Connie N. (last edited May 09, 2020 01:17PM) (new)

Connie N. | 648 comments National Humor Month - Part 2

Nutty (5/5)
N - Nancy Naigle - Dear Santa - 12/27/19 ♥♥♥
U - Unusually Stupid Americans: A Compendium of All-American Stupidity by Ross Petras - 6/6/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Three Daughters of Madame Liang by Pearl S. Buck - 6/8/19 ♥♥♥
T - A True Cowboy Christmas by Caitlin Crews - 10/19/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
Y - The You-Can't-Make-Me Bride by Leanne Banks - 4/19/19 ♥♥♥♥

O - Joke (4/4)
J - Jill Shalvis - Still the One - 12/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
O - Only My Heart To Give by Nan Asquith - 6/23/19 ♥♥♥♥
K - The Kept Woman by Karin Slaughter - 8/3/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Erin McCarthy - The Breakup - 9/15/19 ♥♥♥♥

Playful (7/7)
P - PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives by Frank Warren - 5/7/19 ♥♥♥
L - Lavinia Kent - Angel in Scarlet - 12/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Aronson, Marc - One Death, Nine Stories - 4/2/19 ♥♥♥♥
Y - You're Saying It Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words--And Their Tangled Histories of Misuse by Ross Petras - 5/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
F - For Kicks by Dick Francis - 6/25/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
U - Until the End of Time by Danielle Steel - 7/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
L - Lacey Alexander - French Quarter - 12/8/19 ♥♥♥

Quirk (5/5)
Q - Queen of the Road: The True Tale of 47 States, 22,000 Miles, 200 Shoes, 2 Cats, 1 Poodle, a Husband, and a Bus with a Will of Its Own by Doreen Orion - 11/13/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - Under Rose-Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall - 1/2/20 ♥♥♥♥
I - The Inherited Bride by Rebecca Stratton - 11/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Robb, J.D. - Apprentice in Death - 1/6/20 ♥♥♥♥♥
K - Keene, Carolyn - Password to Larkspur Lane - 3/15/20 ♥♥♥♥

Ridiculous (10/10)
R - Rebellious by Gillian Archer - 10/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - I See You Everywhere by Julia Glass - 12/9/19 ♥♥♥
D - Dick Francis - Bolt - 10/7/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Ilona Andrews - Magic Breaks - 1/28/20 ♥♥♥♥♥
C - A Cry In The Night by Mary Higgins Clark - 7/23/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - The Unwilling Executive by Miranda P. Charles - 7/25/19 ♥♥♥
L - Lynsay Sands - Bite Me If You Can - 3/11/20 ♥♥♥♥
O - The Other Miss Donne by Jane Arbor - 6/27/19 ♥♥♥
U - Under Control by Shannon Stacey - 9/21/19 ♥♥♥♥
S - Second Chance Summer by Jill Shalvis - 7/5/19 ♥♥♥♥

Slapstick (9/9)
S - Author Carla Swafford - Full Heat - 7/31/19 ♥♥♥
L - A Lover's Secret by Bethany Bloom - 3/16/20 ♥♥
A - Anita Hughes - Christmas at the Chalet: A Novel - 12/20/19 ♥♥♥
P - Phyllis A. Whitney - Ever After - 1/14/20 ♥♥♥♥
S - Slap Shot by Kelly Jamieson - 8/15/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Tayari Jones - An American Marriage - 2/26/20 ♥♥♥
I - I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You by Ally Carter - 3/7/20 ♥♥♥
C - Cowboy, Cross My Heart by Donna Grant - 8/29/19 ♥♥♥♥
K - Karen Marie Moning - Shadowfever - 10/22/19 ♥♥♥♥

Tomfoolery (10/10)
T - Thomas, Richard - Disintegration - 3/8/20 ♥♥♥
O - One Perfect Kiss by Jaci Burton - 7/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
M - Author Kristina McMorris - Sold on a Monday - 9/5/19 ♥♥♥♥
F - Fatally Frosted by Jessica Beck - 8/26/19 ♥♥♥
O – Oke, Janette - When Comes the Spring - 3/14/20 ♥♥♥♥
O - Once Upon A Christmas by Holly Jacobs - 8/9/19 ♥♥♥♥
L - Lorelei James - One Night Rodeo - 7/16/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Estep, Jennifer - Venom - 9/18/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Roberts, Nora - Tribute - 1/13/20 ♥♥♥♥♥
Y - The Year of Less: How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life Is Worth More Than Anything You Can Buy in a Store by Cait Flanders - 9/14/19 ♥♥♥

U - Humorous (8/8)
H - Halston, Sidney - What About Us - 9/17/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - Unscrewed by Lois Greiman - 10/24/19 ♥♥♥
M - Marie Force - Fatal Justice - 10/9/19 ♥♥♥
O - Ordeal by Innocence by Agatha Christie - 8/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Roman by Sawyer Bennett - 1/26/20 ♥♥♥♥
O - Once a Moretti Wife by Michelle Smart - 9/22/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - Until Now by Cristin Cooper - 1/12/20 ♥♥♥
S - Author Jill Shalvis - White Heat - 8/22/19 ♥♥♥♥

V - Clever (6/6)
C - Crystal Green - When the Sun Goes Down... - 11/7/19 ♥♥♥
L - Lauren Layne - To Have and to Hold - 7/29/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Estep, Jennifer - Tangled Threads - 1/2/20 ♥♥♥♥
V - The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg - 5/4/19 ♥♥♥
E - Educated by Tara Westover - 1/19/20 ♥♥♥♥
R - Robb, J.D. - Echoes in Death - 2/23/20 ♥♥♥♥♥

Wisecrack (9/9)
W - Wilde One by Jannine Gallant - 2/25/20 ♥♥♥♥
I - Isabella Bradford - When You Wish Upon a Duke - 3/28/20 ♥♥♥♥
S - Sue Grafton - M is for Malice - 2/13/20 ♥♥♥♥
E - The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman - 1/31/20 ♥♥♥♥
C - The Clue in the Old Stagecoach by Carolyn Keene - 11/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Reid, Henrietta - Sister of the Bride - 3/3/20 ♥♥♥♥
A - Appealed by Emma Chase - 2/7/20 ♥♥♥♥
C - Catch-22 by Joseph Heller - 2/9/20 ♥♥
K - Katherine Center - What You Wish For - 4/13/20 ♥♥♥♥♥

X - Hoax (4/4)
H - Hart, Emma - Stripped Down - 2/4/20 ♥♥♥♥
O - Old Before My Time: Hayley Okines' Life with Progeria by Hayley Okines - 10/4/19 ♥♥♥
A - All I Want by Jill Shalvis - 2/29/20 ♥♥♥♥
X - X, Monique - Sugar: My Life as a Sugar Babe - 4/9/20 ♥♥♥

Y - Funny (5/5)
F - Falling Up by Shel Silverstein - 11/25/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - Unsuitable by Lavinia Kent - 4/18/20 ♥♥♥
N - Night Broken by Patricia Briggs - 2/19/20 ♥♥♥♥
N - Nancy Atherton - Aunt Dimity: Detective - 9/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
Y - Yates, Maisey - Heir to a Dark Inheritance - 2/20/20 ♥♥♥

Z - Dizzy (5/5)
D - Dick Francis - Bonecrack - 11/29/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
I - Into the Fire by Amanda Usen - 5/7/20 ♥♥♥♥
Z - Author Rebecca Zanetti - Claimed - 6/17/19 ♥♥♥
Z - Zo White and the Seven Morphs by Barbara Silkstone - 11/12/19 ♥♥♥
Y - Yvonne Whittal - Dark Heritage - 11/11/19 ♥♥♥

*******CHALLENGE COMPLETE 5/7/20*****


message 33: by LaurLa (last edited Jun 15, 2019 11:57AM) (new)

LaurLa | 1907 comments April: National Humor Month
April - May 2019

My National Humor Month Challenge (msg 33)

Option 1 ~ Tasks

Accidentally on Purpose (Heartbreaker Bay, #3) by Jill Shalvis The Darkest Warrior (Lords of the Underworld, #14) by Gena Showalter Love and Other Wild Things (Mystic Bayou, #2) by Molly Harper Talking as Fast as I Can From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between) by Lauren Graham Beautiful Bitch (Beautiful Bastard, #1.5) by Christina Lauren Save a Truck, Ride a Redneck (Southern Eclectic, #0.5) by Molly Harper Double Play (Pacific Heat, #1) by Jill Shalvis The Accidental Vampire (Argeneau #7) by Lynsay Sands The Unidentified Redhead (Redhead, #1) by Alice Clayton Again the Magic (Wallflowers, #0.5) by Lisa Kleypas Just for Fun (Escape to New Zealand, #4) by Rosalind James
Secrets and Satin (The MacKenzie Family #7) by Liliana Hart Treading Water (Treading Water, #1) by Marie Force A Husband of Her Own (Dundee, Idaho, #2) by Brenda Novak Possession In Death (In Death #31.5) by J.D. Robb Caught in the Act (The Davenports, #2) by Kim Law Fight or Flight by Samantha Young The Awakening (The Outsider Series, #3) by Lorhainne Eckhart Silver-Tongued Devil by Jennifer Blake Secrets (The Outsider Series, #4) by Lorhainne Eckhart Sex and the Single Fireman (The Bachelor Firemen of San Gabriel, #3) by Jennifer Bernard

Read a book tagged as "humor"
🔹Accidentally on Purpose ~ Jill Shalvis~ 05.16 ★★★★

Read a book tagged as "funny"
🔹The Darkest Warrior ~ Gena Showalter ~ 04.27 ★★★

Read a book tagged as "laugh-out-loud"
🔹Love and Other Wild Things ~ Molly Harper~ 05.14 ★★★★

Read a nominee from the 2017 Good Reads Choice Awards category Best Humor
🔹Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls ~ Lauran Graham~ 05.29 ★★★

Read a book from the Best Humorous List
🔹Beautiful Bitch ~ Christina Lauren ~ 04.02 ★★★★
🔹Save a Truck, Ride a Redneck ~ Molly Harper ~ 04.14 ★★★

Read a book from the Humorous Romance Books List
🔹Double Play ~ Jill Shalvis~ 05.31 ★★★★
🔹The Accidental Vampire ~ Lynsay Sands~ 05.07 ★★★★
🔹The Unidentified Redhead ~ Alice Clayton~ 05.30 ★★★★
🔹Again the Magic ~ Lisa Kleypas~ 05.08 ★★★★

Read a book with the word "fun" in the title
🔹Just for Fun ~ Rosalind James~ 05.29 ★★★★

Read a book with the word "fun" in the text
You’re going to miss out on the fun stuff if you stay in here too long. (loc 19.1)
🔹Secrets and Satin ~ Liliana Hart ~ 04.23 ★★★

Read a book with the word "funny" in the text
They’re still so cute and funny. (loc 76.5)
🔹Treading Water ~ Marie Force ~ 04.07 ★★★

Read a book with a character you find humorous
🔹A Husband of Her Own ~ Brenda Novak ~ 04.17 ★★★

Read a book that made you laugh out loud
🔹Possession In Death ~ J.D. Robb ~ 04.15 ★★★

Read a book that has the acronym "lol" in the text
LOL. I’m glad she’s having fun with it. (loc 413.5)
🔹Caught in the Act ~ Kim Law ~ 04.22 ★★★★

Read a book with the word "hilarious" in the text
which Nick and I both thought was hilarious because Gem was the biggest rule breaker we knew. (loc 75.3)
🔹Fight or Flight ~ Samantha Young ~ 04.29 ★★★★

Read a book with the work "joke" in the text
But the joke apparently was on Laura. (loc 98.3)
🔹The Awakening ~ Lorhainne Eckhart ~ 04.05 ★★★

Read a book which has a clown make an appearance
🔹Silver-Tongued Devil ~ Jennifer Blake~ 05.30 ★★★

Read a book with "clown " in the text
Jed watched Neil, appreciating his dynamic older brother, who was the clown of the family. (loc 123.2)
🔹Secrets ~ Lorhainne Eckhart ~ 04.05 ★★★

Read a book in which a character plays a joke on a friend
🔹Sex and the Single Fireman ~ Jennifer Bernard~ 05.11 ★★★★


Option 2 ~ Spell-out

Hotwire (Maggie O'Dell, #9) by Alex Kava Unlucky by Jana Deleon Magic Shifts (Kate Daniels, #8) by Ilona Andrews One Grave at a Time (Night Huntress, #6) by Jeaniene Frost Runaway by Lorhainne Eckhart

✔🔹 H ~ Hotwire ~ Alex Kava ~ 04.04 ★★★
✔🔹 U ~ Unlucky ~ Jana DeLeon ~ 04.02 ★★★
✔🔹 M ~ Magic Shifts ~ Ilona Andrews ~ 04.16 ★★★★★
✔🔹 O ~ One Grave at a Time ~ Jeaniene Frost ~ 04.07 ★★★★
✔🔹 R ~ Runaway ~ Lorhainne Eckhart ~ 04.06 ★★★


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Original post: My National Humor Month Challenge (msg 33)


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message 37: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 648 comments It took about a year, but I finished another long spell-out! Thanks for the fun.

National Humor Month
Timeframe: 4/1/19 to 5/7/20
172/172
26/26 Words

Amusement (9/9)
A - Annie Rains - Stolen Kisses - 4/15/19 ♥♥♥♥
M - Madly by Ruthie Knox - 4/6/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - The Unsung Hero by Suzanne Brockmann - 4/30/19 ♥♥♥
S - Scored by Sloane Howell - 5/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Elly Griffiths - The Crossing Places - 4/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
M - Max by Sawyer Bennett - 5/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
E – Elizabeth Hoyt - Sweetest Scoundrel - 2/28/20 ♥♥♥♥♥
N - The Nightingale Nurses by Donna Douglas - 5/21/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A. Tucker - 4/12/19 ♥♥♥

Banter (6/6)
B - Balogh, Mary - Only a Kiss - 11/4/19 - ♥♥♥♥♥
A - Anne Hampson - Eternal Summer - 11/14/19 ♥♥♥
N - No Interest in Love by Cassie Mae - 11/22/19 ♥♥♥
T - Tina Wainscott - Falling Free - 11/28/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Everything Under by Daisy Johnson - 10/25/19 ♥♥
R - Robb, J.D. - Brotherhood in Death - 10/30/19 ♥♥♥♥♥

Comical (7/7)
C - Cleat Chaser by Celia Aaron - 4/10/19 ♥♥
O – One of These Nights by Susan Sizemore - 12/14/19 ♥♥♥♥
M - Author Kate Meader - Down with Love - 6/18/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Isobel Chace - To Marry a Tiger - 4/20/19 ♥♥
C - Author J.H. Croix - Follow Love - 5/25/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Annette Blair - Cloaked in Malice - 6/16/19 ♥♥♥
L - Leslie Meier - Back to School Murder - 4/24/19 ♥♥♥♥

Droll (5/5)
D - Author Kyra Davis - Sex, Murder And A Double Latte - 4/5/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Rumor Has It by Jill Shalvis - 5/8/19 ♥♥♥♥
O - One Day in December by Josie Silver - 5/20/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
L - Love Letters by Debbie Macomber - 5/5/19 ♥♥♥♥
L - Looking For Rachel Wallace by Robert B. Parker - 6/20/19 ♥♥♥♥

Entertaining (12/12)
E - Elizabeth Hoyt - Dearest Rogue - 6/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
N - Nalini Singh - Hostage to Pleasure - 5/31/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
T - Tracy Ewens - Candidate - 4/28/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Back to the Bedroom - 7/7/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Rock Chick Revolution by Kristen Ashley - 5/14/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
T - Then Came You by Jill Shalvis - 6/5/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Autumn Song by Margaret Pargeter - 6/26/19 ♥♥
I - Iceberg by Robyn Donald - 4/25/19 ♥♥♥♥
N - Norton Juster - The Phantom Tollbooth - 7/17/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
I - In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom by Yeonmi Park - 5/18/19 ♥♥♥
N - Nalini Singh - Branded by Fire - 8/19/19 ♥♥♥♥
G - Author Roxane Gay - Difficult Women - 5/29/19 ♥♥♥

Farce (5/5)
F - Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs - 4/11/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Agatha Christie - The Clocks - 8/2/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Royal Pain by Tracy Wolff - 6/4/19 ♥♥♥
C - A Curve in the Road by Julianne MacLean - 6/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Author Jennifer Estep - Web of Lies - 7/20/19 ♥♥♥♥♥

Grin (4/4)
G - G.A. McKevett - Bitter Sweets - 7/21/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Ruthless by Gillian Archer - 7/9/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Ilona Andrews - Magic Rises - 5/19/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
N - Nicole Edwards - Bad Business - 9/10/19 ♥♥♥♥

Hoopla (6/6)
H - Author Greer Hendricks - The Wife Between Us - 6/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
O - Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys - 5/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
O - Obsession in Death by J.D. Robb - 6/7/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
P - Playing Hurt by Kelly Jamieson - 10/31/19 ♥♥♥♥
L - Liz Lipperman - Beef Stolen-Off - 8/17/19 ♥♥♥
A – Ann Brashares - Girls in Pants: The Third Summer of the Sisterhood - 3/5/20 ♥♥♥♥

I - Wit (3/3)
W - William Wright - Jailhouse Doc: A Doctor in the County Jail - 7/6/19 ♥♥♥
I - Illegally Yours by Kate Meader - 8/25/19 ♥♥♥
T – Treading Water by Marie Force - 3/25/20 ♥♥♥♥

Jest (4/4)
J - Julia Quinn - The Secret Diaries of Miss Miranda Cheever - 12/16/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Erin McCarthy - The Hookup - 8/11/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
S - Silver Linings by Debbie Macomber - 7/13/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Author Karen Templeton - Yours, Mine... or Ours? - 8/31/19 ♥♥♥♥

Kidding (7/7)
K - Kelly Jamieson - Back Check - 5/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Ink Flamingos by Karen E. Olson - 9/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
D - The Diva Takes the Cake by Krista Davis - 7/2/19 ♥♥♥♥
D - Drake, Olivia - His Wicked Wish - 9/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - In the Mood Fur Love by Eve Langlais - 10/17/19 ♥♥♥
N - Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty - 11/23/19 ♥♥♥♥
G - Go Down Hard by Craig Faustus Buck - 8/8/19 ♥♥♥

Laughter (8/8)
L - Lee Kilraine - Bringing Delaney Home - 11/8/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Ann Marie Walker - Black Tie Optional - 9/29/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - Untamed by Caitlin Crews - 8/18/19 ♥♥♥♥
G - Gervase Phinn - The Other Side of the Dale - 11/17/19 ♥♥♥
H - Hot Response by Shannon Stacey - 7/27/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Troutte, Kimberley - Forbidden Lovers - 9/7/19 ♥♥♥
E - Author Janet Evanovich - Smitten - 8/23/19 ♥♥♥
R - Author J.D. Robb - Devoted in Death - 8/7/19 ♥♥♥♥♥

Merriment (9/9)
M - My Kind of Wonderful by Jill Shalvis - 10/28/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Emma Chase - Sustained - 11/19/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
R - Rodriguez, Deborah - Kabul Beauty School: An American Woman Goes Behind the Veil - 12/19/19 ♥♥♥
R - R.A. Scotti - Vanished Smile: The Mysterious Theft of Mona Lisa - 1/5/20 ♥♥♥
I - In a Marrying Mood by Raye Morgan - 11/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
M - The Mystery at Lilac Inn by Carolyn Keene - 2/12/20 ♥♥♥♥
E - Emergency!: True Stories From The Nation's ERs by Mark Brown - 11/21/19 ♥♥♥
N - Nightingale Way by Emily March - 12/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Thompson, Vicki Lewis - Old Enough to Know Better - 12/30/19 ♥♥♥♥


message 38: by Connie N. (new)

Connie N. | 648 comments National Humor Month - Part 2

Nutty (5/5)
N - Nancy Naigle - Dear Santa - 12/27/19 ♥♥♥
U - Unusually Stupid Americans: A Compendium of All-American Stupidity by Ross Petras - 6/6/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Three Daughters of Madame Liang by Pearl S. Buck - 6/8/19 ♥♥♥
T - A True Cowboy Christmas by Caitlin Crews - 10/19/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
Y - The You-Can't-Make-Me Bride by Leanne Banks - 4/19/19 ♥♥♥♥

O - Joke (4/4)
J - Jill Shalvis - Still the One - 12/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
O - Only My Heart To Give by Nan Asquith - 6/23/19 ♥♥♥♥
K - The Kept Woman by Karin Slaughter - 8/3/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Erin McCarthy - The Breakup - 9/15/19 ♥♥♥♥

Playful (7/7)
P - PostSecret: Extraordinary Confessions from Ordinary Lives by Frank Warren - 5/7/19 ♥♥♥
L - Lavinia Kent - Angel in Scarlet - 12/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
A - Aronson, Marc - One Death, Nine Stories - 4/2/19 ♥♥♥♥
Y - You're Saying It Wrong: A Pronunciation Guide to the 150 Most Commonly Mispronounced Words--And Their Tangled Histories of Misuse by Ross Petras - 5/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
F - For Kicks by Dick Francis - 6/25/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
U - Until the End of Time by Danielle Steel - 7/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
L - Lacey Alexander - French Quarter - 12/8/19 ♥♥♥

Quirk (5/5)
Q - Queen of the Road: The True Tale of 47 States, 22,000 Miles, 200 Shoes, 2 Cats, 1 Poodle, a Husband, and a Bus with a Will of Its Own by Doreen Orion - 11/13/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - Under Rose-Tainted Skies by Louise Gornall - 1/2/20 ♥♥♥♥
I - The Inherited Bride by Rebecca Stratton - 11/30/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Robb, J.D. - Apprentice in Death - 1/6/20 ♥♥♥♥♥
K - Keene, Carolyn - Password to Larkspur Lane - 3/15/20 ♥♥♥♥

Ridiculous (10/10)
R - Rebellious by Gillian Archer - 10/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - I See You Everywhere by Julia Glass - 12/9/19 ♥♥♥
D - Dick Francis - Bolt - 10/7/19 ♥♥♥♥
I - Ilona Andrews - Magic Breaks - 1/28/20 ♥♥♥♥♥
C - A Cry In The Night by Mary Higgins Clark - 7/23/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - The Unwilling Executive by Miranda P. Charles - 7/25/19 ♥♥♥
L - Lynsay Sands - Bite Me If You Can - 3/11/20 ♥♥♥♥
O - The Other Miss Donne by Jane Arbor - 6/27/19 ♥♥♥
U - Under Control by Shannon Stacey - 9/21/19 ♥♥♥♥
S - Second Chance Summer by Jill Shalvis - 7/5/19 ♥♥♥♥

Slapstick (9/9)
S - Author Carla Swafford - Full Heat - 7/31/19 ♥♥♥
L - A Lover's Secret by Bethany Bloom - 3/16/20 ♥♥
A - Anita Hughes - Christmas at the Chalet: A Novel - 12/20/19 ♥♥♥
P - Phyllis A. Whitney - Ever After - 1/14/20 ♥♥♥♥
S - Slap Shot by Kelly Jamieson - 8/15/19 ♥♥♥♥
T - Tayari Jones - An American Marriage - 2/26/20 ♥♥♥
I - I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You by Ally Carter - 3/7/20 ♥♥♥
C - Cowboy, Cross My Heart by Donna Grant - 8/29/19 ♥♥♥♥
K - Karen Marie Moning - Shadowfever - 10/22/19 ♥♥♥♥

Tomfoolery (10/10)
T - Thomas, Richard - Disintegration - 3/8/20 ♥♥♥
O - One Perfect Kiss by Jaci Burton - 7/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
M - Author Kristina McMorris - Sold on a Monday - 9/5/19 ♥♥♥♥
F - Fatally Frosted by Jessica Beck - 8/26/19 ♥♥♥
O – Oke, Janette - When Comes the Spring - 3/14/20 ♥♥♥♥
O - Once Upon A Christmas by Holly Jacobs - 8/9/19 ♥♥♥♥
L - Lorelei James - One Night Rodeo - 7/16/19 ♥♥♥♥
E - Estep, Jennifer - Venom - 9/18/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Roberts, Nora - Tribute - 1/13/20 ♥♥♥♥♥
Y - The Year of Less: How I Stopped Shopping, Gave Away My Belongings, and Discovered Life Is Worth More Than Anything You Can Buy in a Store by Cait Flanders - 9/14/19 ♥♥♥

U - Humorous (8/8)
H - Halston, Sidney - What About Us - 9/17/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - Unscrewed by Lois Greiman - 10/24/19 ♥♥♥
M - Marie Force - Fatal Justice - 10/9/19 ♥♥♥
O - Ordeal by Innocence by Agatha Christie - 8/12/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Roman by Sawyer Bennett - 1/26/20 ♥♥♥♥
O - Once a Moretti Wife by Michelle Smart - 9/22/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - Until Now by Cristin Cooper - 1/12/20 ♥♥♥
S - Author Jill Shalvis - White Heat - 8/22/19 ♥♥♥♥

V - Clever (6/6)
C - Crystal Green - When the Sun Goes Down... - 11/7/19 ♥♥♥
L - Lauren Layne - To Have and to Hold - 7/29/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
E - Estep, Jennifer - Tangled Threads - 1/2/20 ♥♥♥♥
V - The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg - 5/4/19 ♥♥♥
E - Educated by Tara Westover - 1/19/20 ♥♥♥♥
R - Robb, J.D. - Echoes in Death - 2/23/20 ♥♥♥♥♥

Wisecrack (9/9)
W - Wilde One by Jannine Gallant - 2/25/20 ♥♥♥♥
I - Isabella Bradford - When You Wish Upon a Duke - 3/28/20 ♥♥♥♥
S - Sue Grafton - M is for Malice - 2/13/20 ♥♥♥♥
E - The Elusive Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gilman - 1/31/20 ♥♥♥♥
C - The Clue in the Old Stagecoach by Carolyn Keene - 11/24/19 ♥♥♥♥
R - Reid, Henrietta - Sister of the Bride - 3/3/20 ♥♥♥♥
A - Appealed by Emma Chase - 2/7/20 ♥♥♥♥
C - Catch-22 by Joseph Heller - 2/9/20 ♥♥
K - Katherine Center - What You Wish For - 4/13/20 ♥♥♥♥♥

X - Hoax (4/4)
H - Hart, Emma - Stripped Down - 2/4/20 ♥♥♥♥
O - Old Before My Time: Hayley Okines' Life with Progeria by Hayley Okines - 10/4/19 ♥♥♥
A - All I Want by Jill Shalvis - 2/29/20 ♥♥♥♥
X - X, Monique - Sugar: My Life as a Sugar Babe - 4/9/20 ♥♥♥

Y - Funny (5/5)
F - Falling Up by Shel Silverstein - 11/25/19 ♥♥♥♥
U - Unsuitable by Lavinia Kent - 4/18/20 ♥♥♥
N - Night Broken by Patricia Briggs - 2/19/20 ♥♥♥♥
N - Nancy Atherton - Aunt Dimity: Detective - 9/3/19 ♥♥♥♥
Y - Yates, Maisey - Heir to a Dark Inheritance - 2/20/20 ♥♥♥

Z - Dizzy (5/5)
D - Dick Francis - Bonecrack - 11/29/19 ♥♥♥♥♥
I - Into the Fire by Amanda Usen - 5/7/20 ♥♥♥♥
Z - Author Rebecca Zanetti - Claimed - 6/17/19 ♥♥♥
Z - Zo White and the Seven Morphs by Barbara Silkstone - 11/12/19 ♥♥♥
Y - Yvonne Whittal - Dark Heritage - 11/11/19 ♥♥♥

*******CHALLENGE COMPLETE 5/7/20*****


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message 40: by Helen (last edited May 29, 2021 11:35AM) (new)

Helen | 65 comments MONTHLY

April 1-May 31, 2021

10 out of 17

++Read a book tagged as "humor"
The Willoughbys Lois Lowry 4-8-21
++Read a book tagged as "funny"
Party Princess Meg Cabot 4-8-21
(funny: 32 people)
++Read a book tagged as "laugh-out-loud"
Sweet Sixteen Princess Meg Cabot 4-9-21 (tagged: lol 3 people)
Read a nominee from the 2017 Good Reads Choice Awards category Best Humor
Read a book from the Best Humorous List
Read a book from the Humorous Romance Books List
Read a book with the word "fun" in the title.
++Read a book with the word "fun" in the text.
Tony Baloney: Pen Pal Pam Muñoz Ryan 4-26-21 (On page 16, the poster says, "So fun!")
++Read a book with the word "funny" in the text.
Buddy and Earl Maureen Fergus 5-9-21 (On page 6: "...hiss and make funny popping sounds.")
++Read a book with a character you find humorous.
Dave Barry Is from Mars and Venus Dave Barry 5-29-21 (Dave)
++Read a book that made you laugh out loud.
Don't Pigeonhole Me!: Two Decades of the Mo Willems Sketchbook Mo Willems 5-9-21
Read a book that has the acronym "lol" in the text.
++Read a book with the word "hilarious" in the text.
Live Right and Find Happiness (Although Beer is Much Faster): Life Lessons and Other Ravings from Dave Barry Dave Barry 5-19-21 (on page 4)
++Read a book with the work "joke" in the text.
The Forest Song Lesia Ukrainka 5-19-21 (on page 176)
Read a book which has a clown make an appearance.
++Read a book with "clown " in the text.
Spoon River Anthology Edgar Lee Masters 5-29-21 (on page 1)
Read a book in which a character plays a joke on a friend.


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