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Tuesday, 19 April 2016

Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Make Me Laugh

After a few weeks of insanity, thanks to my university, I'm BACK and excited to link up again with The Broke and the Bookish. Today we're writing about books that make us laugh.

1. The Best Laid Plans by Terry Fallis: This is probably funniest to you if you know something about the Canadian political system. I laughed until I cried.

2. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes: I laughed so hard at the funny dialogue and eclectic characters. Mind you, I also cried a lot, so be forewarned that it's an emotional read.

3. The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan: I recently picked this up and felt a bit embarrassed by reading what felt like Will and Kate fanfiction, but it was SO funny at times. The writers were really witty.

4. The Eyre Affair and sequels by Jasper Fforde: This book is up your alley if you like silly reads.

5. To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis: Time travel, Victorian manners, wayward pets, and lots of punting. I laughed a lot.

6. Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen: The first time I read this book, I was not that impressed. I felt it was lacking compared with Austen's later novels, and it is in some way, but when I recently revisited it as an audio book, I found that some of her commentary is really hilarious.

7. The Number One Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith: Mma Ramotswe's thought patterns made me laugh out loud.

8. The Princess Diaries by Meg Cabot: I've only read the first two in the series, but they surprised me by being extremely witty, and much better than the movie.

9. The Bruno and Boots books by Gordon Korman: Granted, I read these when I was 9 years old, but I remember them being very amusing.

10. The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling: There is so much more than humour in this series, but truly the books are hilarious too. I remember embarrassing myself by bursting out laughing on the bus while reading about the antics of Fred and George.

3 comments:

  1. I adore the humor in the HP series. I need to give The Eyre Affair and Northanger Abbey another try, perhaps :) My TTT

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  2. I didn't think to include Harry Potter or The Number One Ladie's Detective Agency books! Those always make me laugh too. :)

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  3. Great picks! I totally didn't expect Me Before You would be as funny as it was. :)

    Check out my TTT.

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