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bGracie 12-19-2019 05:02 PM

Can you recommend a funny book?
 
I'll be flying in a couple days, and I would like to have a book to read on the flight. Can you recommend one? I would like something funny, maybe similar to Jenny Lawson's books.

If you have a book to recommend that isn't funny, that's okay, too. I just need something light because I get distracted on planes, so nothing deep.

Thank you!

luvmycat 12-19-2019 05:07 PM

Just finished on a plane
 
I was able to keep interested in Backmanís Britt Marie was Here. It was recommended by several PT folks. I enjoyed it. Another quirky character like his character Ove in a Man Called Ove.

I traded with a friend of mine for the return flight. I started Exit West. Oh my, I am so distracted by the looonnnnggggg sentences. Iím not sure I will get through it. Fortunately, it is only a bit more than 200 pages

Sbkangas5 12-19-2019 05:10 PM

I was going to suggest Jenny Lawson! I was reading Furiously Happy at a hockey game a few weeks ago and laughing out loud - people thought I was a bit crazy. :p


Stay Sexy and Don't Get Murdered is really funny!

Starr 12-19-2019 05:24 PM

Any book by Carol Snow!! Very easy reading, funny, well written! I'm sad she hasn't written a book in the last couple of years.

Keltikmom 12-19-2019 05:27 PM

Funny books
 
The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz. I found them laugh out loud hilarious.

eeza 12-19-2019 06:02 PM

The Spellman Files
 
I was just going to say that Keltikmom! I love this series. :)

tia 12-19-2019 07:13 PM

I recall laughing quite a bit while reading Can You Keep a Secret by Sophie Kinsella (the Shopaholic author).

Zia 12-19-2019 07:36 PM

If you love Jenny Lawson, you will love Allie Brosh. Her book (and blog) are Hyperbole and a Half.

Teaching2nd 12-19-2019 09:13 PM

Class Mom
 
Was a funny and quick read. Itís by Laurie Gelman. <!--books_stacked--><!--books_stacked-->

bandmom 12-20-2019 03:30 AM

Thank you for starting this thread. I'm looking for funny, light reading over break.

I laughed out loud while reading Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris and Bill Brysons books, A Walk in the Woods, The Road to Little Dribbling, and In A Sunburnt County.

Firefly_7777 12-20-2019 08:28 AM

Funny Books
 
Yes, thanks for all the ideas!

bGracie 12-20-2019 11:09 AM

Thanks for all of the suggestions!

cvt 12-20-2019 04:11 PM

funny book
 
It's been a while since I read Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed. I remember thinking at the time I really liked her humor.

amiga13 12-20-2019 04:59 PM

Have you read anything by Carl Hiaasen? He makes me laugh and laugh. Fun stories, not hard to follow, and well written. Iím a big fan.


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