Top 10 Tuesday: Have a Laugh

Books, Recommendations / Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

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Top 10 Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in 2010. It combines what I love most in this world into one—lists, books, and blogging. It couldn’t be any better suited for me! Today’s list is all about getting a laugh. Let’s jump right into the book that have made me chuckle in the past.

Me Talk Pretty One Day
1. Me Talk Pretty One Day 
by David Sedaris
I read this recently and some of his mementos are absolutely hilarious. He recounts serious tales of speech therapy as well as hilarious moments of scooping a turd out of a toilet bowl. A great, light read that leaves you with a couple giggles. If you want to learn more about here, here’s my full review.

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2. Yes Please 
by Amy Poehler
Poehler is one of the funniest “authors” I have read. She is extremely raw and honest about her experiences, which is what leads to it being such a great and entertaining read. I’ve also given a full review of Poehler’s book, which you can find here.

3. Beautiful Day by Elin Hilderbrand
This is funny in a totally different way from Poehler and Sedaris. This is a great beach read that makes you chuckle to yourself because of the sheer hilarity that ensues at a wedding when everything inevitably goes wrong.

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
4. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl 
by Jesse Andrews
So if you read my review, I didn’t really like this book. But I recently watched the movie in class and found it absolutely hilarious. Greg’s humor shines through in the character and leaves you laughing at the most inappropriate times.

5. A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
I read this in high school and it is unbelievably dry humor, but if you like satire and deep humor, you will love this witty book.

Apparently I don’t read enough humorous novels, so take a gander at this list from the Huffington Post of  46 allegedly hilarious novels that are definitely going on my TBR list.

If you want to add to my list, let me know your favorite funny novels in the comments below.

Happy reading,

5 Replies to “Top 10 Tuesday: Have a Laugh”

  1. What a great list! I actually also have Me and Earl on my list – admittedly, I probably enjoyed it more than you did although I too liked the movie just a tad more. I like Greg’s humour, though, however juvenile his is sometimes. 😛

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