Books about Humorous

  1. Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

    by Judi Barrett
    A whimsical story of a town where food literally falls from the sky.

    A grandfather reads a bedtime story, chronicling the lives of the citizens of an imaginary town called Chewandswallow, which is characterized by food raining from the sky. The sky provided the ... (Wikipedia)

  2. Adulthood Is a Myth

    by Sarah Andersen
    Collection of humorous comic strips about the realities of being an adult.

    The hilarious debut, Sarah's Scribbles, collection from Sarah Andersen, winner of three consecutive, Goodreads Choice Awards, for Graphic Novels and Comics These casually drawn, perfectly on-point ... (Barnes & Noble)

  3. The Hotel New Hampshire

    by John Irving
    A family's uproarious journey of growth and transformation, set in a series of hotels.

    This novel is the story of the Berrys, a quirky New Hampshire family composed of a married couple, Win and Mary, and their five children, Frank, Franny, John, Lilly, and Egg. The parents, both from ... (Wikipedia)

  4. A Light in the Attic

    by Shel Silverstein
    A whimsical collection of poems, stories and drawings exploring life, love and the power of imagination.

    Last night while I lay thinking here, Some Whatifs crawled inside my ear, And pranced and partied all night long, And sang their same old Whatif song:, Whatif I flunk that test?,Whatif green hair ... (Goodreads)

  5. Me Talk Pretty One Day

    by David Sedaris
    A humorous, autobiographical account of a man's experiences learning French and growing up.

    David Sedaris' move to Paris from New York inspired these hilarious pieces, including the title essay, about his attempts to learn French from a sadistic teacher who declares that every day spent ... (Goodreads)

  6. To Say Nothing of the Dog

    by Connie Willis
    Time-traveling historian visits Victorian England in search of an artifact, amidst a comedy of errors.

    Ned Henry is a time traveler in 1940 studying Coventry Cathedral after the Coventry Blitz of World War II . He is specifically searching for the location of the "Bishop's bird stump ", a MacGuffin ... (Wikipedia)

  7. Dad Is Fat

    by Jim Gaffigan
    Collection of humorous stories of family life in a large family.

    Jim Gaffigan never imagined he would have his own kids. Though he grew up in a large Irish-Catholic family, Jim was satisfied with the nomadic, nocturnal life of a standup comedian, and was content ... (Goodreads)

  8. The Sirens of Titan

    by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
    Intergalactic odyssey exploring the meaning of life and the human condition.

    Malachi Constant is the richest man in a future North America. He possesses extraordinary luck that he attributes to divine favor which he has used to build upon his father's fortune. He becomes the ... (Wikipedia)

  9. Bossypants

    by Tina Fey
    A collection of humorous and personal essays about life and career.

    Before Liz Lemon, before "Weekend Update," before "Sarah Palin," Tina Fey was just a young girl with a dream: a recurring stress dream that she was being chased through a local airport by her ... (Goodreads)

  10. The Sea of Monsters

    by Rick Riordan
    A fantastical adventure across the Greek gods' realm to save a magical tree.

    The novel begins with Percy dreaming about Grover being hunted by a monster. He wakes on the last day of his 7th grade year, a peaceful year at Meriwether College Prep. There he has become friends ... (Wikipedia)

  11. The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

    by Roald Dahl
    A young boy's magical adventure with a giraffe, a pelican, and a monkey.

    The story is told from the point of view of Billy, a young boy who has always dreamed of owning a sweet shop. His ambition is strengthened by the fact that there is an abandoned building named The ... (Wikipedia)

  12. Interesting Times

    by Terry Pratchett
    A comedic fantasy adventure as a wizard is sent to a faraway land to prevent a war.

    Two gods, Fate and the Lady, oppose each other in a game over the outcome of the struggle for the throne of the Agatean Empire on the Counterweight Continent . The Patrician of Ankh-Morpork receives ... (Wikipedia)

  13. The Cat in the Hat

    by Dr. Seuss
    A mischievous cat visits two children on a rainy day, resulting in a wild and chaotic adventure.

    The story begins as an unnamed boy who is the narrator of the book sits alone with his sister Sally in their house on a cold and rainy day, staring wistfully out the window. Then they hear a loud ... (Wikipedia)

  14. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish

    by Douglas Adams
    A comedic tale of a man's journey through the universe, encountering aliens and coming to terms with his own identity.

    While hitchhiking through the galaxy, Arthur Dent is dropped off on a planet in a rainstorm. He appears to be in England on Earth, even though he saw the planet destroyed by the Vogons . He has been ... (Wikipedia)

  15. At Home: A Short History of Private Life

    by Bill Bryson
    An exploration of the extraordinary and often overlooked history of the home.

    “Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.” Bill Bryson and his family live in a Victorian parsonage in a part of England where nothing of any great significance has ... (Goodreads)

  16. White Teeth

    by Zadie Smith
    A multi-generational saga exploring identity, race, and culture in modern-day London.

    On New Year's Day 1975, Archie Jones, a 47-year-old Englishman whose disturbed Italian wife has just walked out on him, is attempting to take his own life by gassing himself in his car when a chance ... (Wikipedia)

  17. Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb

    by Al Perkins
    A playful exploration of body parts and movement, encouraging children to use their imagination.

    Illus. in full color. A madcap band of dancing, prancing monkeys explain hands, fingers, and thumbs to beginning readers. ... (Barnes & Noble)

  18. Reaper Man

    by Terry Pratchett
    A humorous fantasy adventure featuring a young witch and her Discworld allies.

    The Auditors of Reality are beings who watch the Discworld to ensure everything obeys The Rules. As Death starts developing a personality the Auditors feel that he does not perform his Duty in the ... (Wikipedia)

  19. Interrupting Chicken

    by David Ezra Stein
    A young chicken's imaginative bedtime stories, with a few interruptions along the way.

    Awarded a 2011 Caldecott Honor!, A favorite joke inspires this charming tale, in which a little chicken's habit of interrupting bedtime stories is gleefully turned on its head. It's time for the ... (Goodreads)

  20. A Midsummer Night's Dream

    by William Shakespeare
    Comedy of mistaken identities, love and dreams set in a mythical forest.

    The play consists of four interconnecting plots, connected by a celebration of the wedding of Duke Theseus of Athens and the Amazon queen, Hippolyta , which are set simultaneously in the woodland and ... (Wikipedia)

  21. I Am America

    by Stephen Colbert
    Humorous exploration of American culture, politics and history.

    Congratulations –just by opening the cover of this book you became 25% more patriotic. From Stephen Colbert, the host of television's highest-rated punditry show The Colbert Report , comes the book ... (Goodreads)

  22. Percy Jackson's Greek Gods

    by Rick Riordan
    A humorous and entertaining tour of the ancient Greek gods and goddesses, exploring their adventures and misadventures.

    Percy Jackson adds his own viewpoint to the Greek myths. Here he presents an introduction to Greek mythology and the 12 major gods and goddesses. With 19 chapters, this includes a variety of stories, ... (Wikipedia)

  23. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    by Washington Irving
    A mysterious and spooky tale of a schoolmaster's encounter with a legendary headless horseman.

    The story is set in 1790 in the countryside around the Dutch settlement of Tarry Town (historical Tarrytown, New York ), in a secluded glen known as Sleepy Hollow . Sleepy Hollow is renowned for its ... (Wikipedia)

  24. Let's Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir

    by Jenny Lawson
    A humorous and candid memoir of a woman's life, incorporating stories from her childhood to adulthood.

    The #1, New York Times, bestselling (mostly true) memoir from the hilarious author of, Furiously Happy,.,“Gaspingly funny and wonderfully inappropriate.”—,O, The Oprah Magazine, When Jenny Lawson was ... (Barnes & Noble)

  25. Go the F**k to Sleep

    by Adam Mansbach
    Hilarious bedtime story for parents of children who don't want to go to sleep.

    A laugh-out-loud, adults-only bedtime story for parents familiar with the age-old struggle of putting their kids to bed,“Hell no, you can’t go to the bathroom. You know where you can go? The f**k to ... (Goodreads)

  26. Undead and Unwed

    by MaryJanice Davidson
    A young woman discovers she is a vampire queen, and must adjust to her new life with her undead court.

    Betsy Taylor—former model, newly unemployed secretary, 30, and still single—wakes up after being flattened by a Pontiac Aztek in a tacky coffin wearing cheap knock-off shoes. Her mother is glad she ... (Wikipedia)

  27. Eleven on Top

    by Janet Evanovich
    A thrilling mystery featuring Stephanie Plum, a bounty hunter caught up in a dangerous case.

    Stephanie Plum has had enough - enough of grappling with fugitives in garbage piles, enough of being constantly shot at, and enough of having her cars blown up on a semi-regular basis. So she quits ... (Wikipedia)

  28. To the Nines

    by Janet Evanovich
    An FBI agent and a bounty hunter team up to take down a criminal mastermind.

    Stephanie's cousin and boss, Vinnie, has written the visa bond for Samuel Singh, an Indian immigrant working temporarily in New Jersey. Now he has gone missing, and his landlord, Mrs. Apusenja, ... (Wikipedia)

  29. Hot Six

    by Janet Evanovich
    A crime-solving adventure set in the wilds of New Jersey, featuring a daring and resourceful female protagonist.

    The prologue begins at the point where, High Five, ended, revealing who Stephanie picked: Ranger or Joe Morelli. Five months later... Stephanie's latest FTA , Carol Zabo, is attempting to avoid ... (Wikipedia)

  30. High Five

    by Janet Evanovich
    A wild adventure full of unexpected twists and turns as a bounty hunter searches for his missing brother.

    The only Failure-to-Appear (F.T.A.) Vinnie has for Stephanie is so minor league (Briggs), that she focuses her attention on the mysterious disappearance of her Uncle Fred instead. Mabel gives ... (Wikipedia)

  31. Lean Mean Thirteen

    by Janet Evanovich
    A bounty hunter must rely on her wits to catch a criminal and save her friends.

    Stephanie's path crosses again with that of her despised ex-husband, Richard "Dickie" Orr, while doing a favour for Ranger . When Dickie is later discovered missing from his apartment under some ... (Wikipedia)

  32. Twelve Sharp

    by Janet Evanovich
    A female bounty hunter tracks down a murderer while uncovering a larger conspiracy.

    Welcome to Trenton, New Jersey, where bounty hunter Stephanie Plum's life is about to implode in Janet Evanovich's wildest, hottest novel yet! FIRST A STRANGER APPEARS While chasing down the usual ... (Goodreads)

  33. Fearless Fourteen

    by Janet Evanovich
    A thrilling adventure of crime, mystery, and romance as Stephanie Plum takes on her toughest case yet.

    Stephanie Plum apprehends Loretta Rizzi for failure to appear in court, but Loretta, who is a distant cousin of Stephanie's policeman boyfriend, Joe Morelli, agrees to go along only if Stephanie will ... (Wikipedia)

  34. Ten Big Ones

    by Janet Evanovich
    Mayhem ensues as bounty hunter Stephanie Plum searches for a missing person.

    Stephanie and Lula happen to be waiting outside a deli when a young man in a red Devil mask runs outside after robbing it, only to find that his getaway bicycle 's tire is flat, Lula having shot it ... (Wikipedia)

  35. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

    by Sherman Alexie
    A young Native American boy's struggles to survive in a difficult world.

    The book follows a fourteen-year-old boy living with his family on the Spokane Indian Reservation near Wellpinit, Washington for a school year. It is told in episodic diary style, moving from the ... (Wikipedia)

  36. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?

    by Mindy Kaling
    Humorous memoir reflecting on Mindy Kaling's life and career.

    Mindy Kaling has lived many lives: the obedient child of immigrant professionals, a timid chubster afraid of her own bike, a Ben Affleck - impersonating Off-Broadway performer and playwright, and, ... (Goodreads)

  37. Men at Arms

    by Terry Pratchett
    A group of misfits join forces to save a kingdom from a sinister plot.

    Edward d'Eath, an Assassin and son of a down-and-out noble family, becomes convinced that the restoration of the Ankh-Morpork monarchy will solve the social change in the city which he blames for his ... (Wikipedia)

  38. Boy: Tales of Childhood

    by Roald Dahl
    A humorous and heartwarming memoir of Roald Dahl's childhood in Wales and England.

    In Boy, Roald Dahl recounts his days as a child growing up in England. From his years as a prankster at boarding school to his envious position as a chocolate tester for Cadbury's, Roald Dahl's ... (Goodreads)

  39. Skulduggery Pleasant

    by Derek Landy
    A mystical journey of sorcery, battling against forces of evil to save the world.

    Meet Skulduggery Pleasant Ace Detective Snappy Dresser Razor–tongued Wit Crackerjack Sorcerer and Walking, Talking, Fire-throwing Skeleton —as well as ally, protector, and mentor of Stephanie Edgley, ... (Goodreads)

  40. Cabin Fever

    by Jeff Kinney
    A group of friends embark on a mischievous adventure, encountering hilarious hijinks along the way.

    Greg Heffley is in big trouble. School property has been damaged, and Greg is the prime suspect. But the crazy thing is, he’s innocent. Or at least sort of. The authorities are closing in, but when a ... (Barnes & Noble)

  41. Nicholas

    by René Goscinny
    A collection of humorous stories of a young French boy's misadventures.

    La maîtresse est inquiète, le photographe s'éponge le front, le Bouillon devient tout rouge, les mamans ont mauvaise mine, les papas font les guignols, le directeur part à la retraite, quant à ... (Goodreads)

  42. In a Sunburned Country

    by Bill Bryson
    Exploration of the unique and diverse land, people and animals of Australia.

    A CLASSIC FROM THE, NEW YORK TIMES, BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF, ONE SUMMER , Every time Bill Bryson walks out the door, memorable travel literature threatens to break out. His previous excursion along the ... (Goodreads)

  43. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

    by Judith Viorst
    A young boy experiences a day of unfortunate events, learning to accept his feelings and move on.

    Alexander narrates the story of having a terrible, horrible, no good very bad day. From the moment Alexander woke up, he noticed the bubble gum that was in his mouth when he fell asleep had now ... (Wikipedia)

  44. China Rich Girlfriend

    by Kevin Kwan
    A comedic look at the lifestyles of the wealthy in modern-day China.

    In 2013, two years after the events of, Crazy Rich Asians, , Eddie meets a wealthy client of his European bank, Bao Shaoyen, a distraught mother who is anxious to hear about her troubled son who was ... (Wikipedia)

  45. Witches Abroad

    by Terry Pratchett
    A group of witches embark on a magical quest to stop an evil fairy tale.

    Following the death of the witch Desiderata Hollow, Magrat Garlick is sent her magic wand, for Desiderata was not only a witch, but also a fairy godmother . Having given the wand to Magrat, she ... (Wikipedia)

  46. Jingo

    by Terry Pratchett
    War brews between two neighboring countries while a group of unlikely heroes try to avert it.

    'Neighbours... hah. People'd live for ages side by side, nodding at one another amicably on their way to work, and then some trivial thing would happen and someone would be having a garden fork ... (Goodreads)

  47. I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons

    by Kevin Hart
    A raw, honest memoir recounting life lessons learned through trials and tribulations.

    New York Times bestselling author, superstar comedian, and Hollywood box office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the , ... (Barnes & Noble)

  48. Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

    by T.S. Eliot
    Collection of whimsical poems about cats, each one unique in its own way.

    These loveable cat poems were written by T.S. Eliot for his godchildren and friends in the thirties. They have delighted generations of children since, and inspired Andrew Lloyd Webber's brilliant ... (Goodreads)

  49. Tricky Twenty-Two

    by Janet Evanovich
    A crime-fighting team must work together to solve a series of baffling cases.

    Something big is brewing in Trenton, N.J., and it could blow at any minute. Stephanie Plum might not be the world's greatest bounty hunter, but she knows when she's being played. Ken Globovic (aka ... (Goodreads)

  50. Anybody Out There?

    by Marian Keyes
    A woman, struggling with depression, searches for love and acceptance.

    Anna Walsh is officially a wreck. Physically broken and emotionally shattered, she lies on her parents' Dublin sofa with only one thing on her mind: getting back to New York. New York means her best ... (Goodreads)

  51. Wedding Night

    by Sophie Kinsella
    A romantic comedy about a newly married couple struggling to master the dynamics of a relationship.

    Lottie just knows that her boyfriend is going to propose, but then his big question involves a trip abroad — not a trip down the aisle. Completely crushed, Lottie reconnects with an old flame, and ... (Goodreads)

  52. Assassination Vacation

    by Sarah Vowell
    A comedic travelogue exploring the history of presidential assassinations in the United States.

    Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, probity, and an irreverent sense of humor. With Assassination Vacation, she takes us on a road trip like no ... (Goodreads)

  53. Skinny Legs and All

    by Tom Robbins
    A tale of love, loss, and mystery that revolves around a small diner in the American Southwest.

    This is a gutsy, fun-loving, and provocative novel in which a bean can philosophises, a dessert spoon mystifies, a young waitress takes on the New York art world, and a rowdy redneck welder discovers ... (Goodreads)

  54. The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing

    by Melissa Bank
    A young woman's exploration of relationships, learning to navigate the modern dating world.

    Generous-hearted and wickedly insightful, The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing maps the progress of Jane Rosenal as she sets out on a personal and spirited expedition through the perilous terrain ... (Goodreads)

  55. Snuff

    by Terry Pratchett
    A Discworld novel featuring a comedic murder mystery set in a world of wizards, witches, and trolls.

    Commander Vimes is persuaded by his wife and Lord Vetinari to take a family holiday back to Sybil's roots in the countryside; Willikins, Vimes's thug-turned-butler, accompanies them. As Vimes arrives ... (Wikipedia)

  56. Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

    by Jesse Andrews
    A teenage boy's unconventional journey of friendship and healing in the face of death.

    Greg Gaines is a senior at Benson High School. A social loner, he navigates high school life by gaining everyone's acquaintance but staying clear of any particular clique. His only real friend is ... (Wikipedia)

  57. The Son of Sobek

    by Rick Riordan
    A thrilling adventure story about an ordinary boy who must battle gods and monsters to save the world.

    After hearing reports about magical disturbances in the Long Island area, Carter Kane goes to investigate. He is unexpectedly swallowed by an enormous crocodile in the marshes at the edge of Moriches ... (Wikipedia)

  58. The Shepherd's Crown

    by Terry Pratchett
    An epic fantasy adventure filled with humor and wit, featuring a young witch's journey to save her home.

    Tiffany Aching is busy running her steading and taking care of the people of the Chalk. Jeannie, the Kelda of the Nac Mac Feegle , is worried that she's overworked. When Granny Weatherwax , Tiffany's ... (Wikipedia)

  59. The Lost Continent: Travels in Small Town America

    by Bill Bryson
    A humorous journey through rural America, exploring its secrets and idiosyncrasies.

    'I come from Des Moines. Somebody had to' And, as soon as Bill Bryson was old enough, he left. Des Moines couldn't hold him, but it did lure him back. After ten years in England, he returned to the ... (Goodreads)

  60. As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride

    by Cary Elwes
    Behind the scenes stories from the making of the cult classic film, The Princess Bride.

    From actor Cary Elwes, who played the iconic role of Westley in The Princess Bride , comes a first-person account and behind-the-scenes look at the making of the cult classic film filled with ... (Goodreads)

  61. The Story of Doctor Dolittle

    by Hugh Lofting
    A doctor's magical adventures with animals and his quest to save a distant land.

    John Dolittle , MD, is a respected physician and quiet bachelor living with his spinster sister Sarah in the small English village of Puddleby-on-the-Marsh. His love of animals grows over the years ... (Wikipedia)

  62. Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal

    by Christopher Moore
    A retelling of the life of Jesus Christ, told through the eyes of his childhood best friend.

    Biff is resurrected in the 20th Century to complete missing parts of the Bible , under the inefficient supervision of Raziel ; wherefore Biff narrates that he and Joshua (by Biff's account, the ... (Wikipedia)

  63. Hogfather

    by Terry Pratchett
    A magical and comical adventure to save Hogswatchnight from the evil Auditors.

    The Auditors of Reality, a group of "celestial bureaucrats" attempt to eliminate the Hogfather, a jolly god-like creature who brings children presents on December 32nd , similar to the figures of ... (Wikipedia)

  64. A Bear Called Paddington

    by Michael Bond
    A young bear from Peru embarks on a journey to London in search of a new home.

    An alternate cover edition of this ISBN can be found here . Mr. and Mrs. Brown first met Paddington, a most endearing bear from Darkest Peru on a railway platform in London. A sign hanging around his ... (Goodreads)

  65. Night Watch

    by Terry Pratchett
    A comedic fantasy adventure story of a man who must save the world with the help of magic and unlikely allies.

    On the morning of the 30th anniversary of the Glorious Revolution of the Twenty-Fifth of May (and as such the anniversary of the death of John Keel, Vimes' hero and former mentor), Sam Vimes — whose ... (Wikipedia)

  66. Romancing Mister Bridgerton

    by Julia Quinn
    A forbidden romance between a wealthy gentleman and a lower-class woman in Regency England.

    ,, From, New York Times, bestselling author Julia Quinn comes the fourth novel in the beloved Regency-set world of her charming, powerful Bridgerton family, now a series created by Shonda Rhimes for ... (Barnes & Noble)

  67. Strega Nona

    by Tomie dePaola
    A magical old woman uses her powers to teach a village about consequences of foolishness.

    Set in Calabria , in southern Italy, the book focuses on the exploits of Strega Nona. She is a sort of witch doctor noted throughout her home village for her numerous successful remedies. She helps ... (Wikipedia)

  68. Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal

    by Mary Roach
    A journey through the digestive system, exploring its secrets and mysteries.

    The irresistible, ever-curious, and always best-selling Mary Roach returns with a new adventure to the invisible realm we carry around inside. “America’s funniest science writer” ( Washington Post ) ... (Barnes & Noble)

  69. The Grouchy Ladybug

    by Eric Carle
    A grumpy ladybug must confront her own anger and learn to be kind despite her irritability.

    The story is about a Grouchy Ladybug who challenges a Friendly Ladybug to a fight over some aphids (who wants the aphids for breakfast) but then decides it isn't large enough to be worth fighting. It ... (Wikipedia)

  70. Unseen Academicals

    by Terry Pratchett
    A chaotic yet charming story of a football match between wizards and a team of misfits.

    Discworld lives on in Unseen Academicals, the latest novel from Terry Pratchett. Delivering the trademark insight and humor readers the world over have come to expect from “the purely funniest ... (Goodreads)

  71. There's a Wocket in My Pocket!

    by Dr. Seuss
    A fantastical journey of a child discovering the magical creatures that live in their home.

    "Did you ever have the feeling there's a WASKET in your BASKET?" 'There's a Wocket in My Pocket!' is filled with bizarre creatures and rhymes such as the "nupboard in the cupboard", "ghairs beneath ... (Goodreads)

  72. Cheaper by the Dozen

    by Frank B. Gilbreth Jr.
    An autobiographical account of a large family living in the early 1900s, navigating the joys and challenges of a large family.

    The book tells the story of time and motion study and efficiency experts Frank Bunker Gilbreth and Lillian Moller Gilbreth , and their children as they reside in Montclair, New Jersey , for many ... (Wikipedia)

  73. Hardcore Twenty-Four

    by Janet Evanovich
    Intrepid bounty hunter Stephanie Plum embarks on a wild ride to bring justice to Trenton.

    Trouble comes in bunches for Stephanie Plum. First, professional grave robber and semi-professional loon, Simon Diggery, won’t let her take him in until she agrees to care for his boa constrictor, ... (Goodreads)

  74. The Trumpet of the Swan

    by E.B. White
    A young trumpeter swan embarks on a journey to prove his worth, find his voice and belong.

    Generations have grown up with E. B. White's classic novels. One of his best-loved books, The Trumpet of the Swan , about a cygnet who finds his voice, is now a full-length animated film from Sony. ... (Goodreads)

  75. Tortilla Flat

    by John Steinbeck
    A comedy of friendship and adventure, focusing on a group of paisanos living in California during the Great Depression.

    Above the town of Monterey on the California coast lies the shabby district of Tortilla Flat, inhabited by a loose gang of jobless locals of Mexican-Indian - Spanish-Caucasian descent (who typically ... (Wikipedia)

  76. Undead and Unemployed

    by MaryJanice Davidson
    A vampire queen navigates a world of supernatural chaos as she attempts to protect her kingdom.

    Nothing can make Betsy Taylor give up her shoe fetish - even dying and rising as the new Queen of the Vampires. Being royally undead isn't all it's cracked up to be - there are still bills to be ... (Goodreads)

  77. Dearly Devoted Dexter

    by Jeff Lindsay
    A serial killer's struggle to evade capture while trying to maintain a semblance of normalcy in his life.

    Sgt. Albert Doakes , a Homicide detective, has grown suspicious of Dexter & is obsessively tailing him in his free time. This makes it impossible for Dexter to investigate (& perhaps kill) someone ... (Wikipedia)

  78. The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid

    by Bill Bryson
    A humorous recounting of a boy's childhood in the 1950s and his fantastical adventures.

    Bryson was born on December 8, 1951. He spent his childhood growing up in Des Moines, Iowa , part of the baby-boom generation born in the post-war years. He describes his early life and his parents, ... (Wikipedia)

  79. My Family and Other Animals

    by Gerald Durrell
    A humorous memoir of a family's experiences living on the Mediterranean island of Corfu.

    When the unconventional Durrell family can no longer endure the damp, gray English climate, they do what any sensible family would do: sell their house and relocate to the sunny Greek isle of Corfu. ... (Goodreads)

  80. The Reptile Room

    by Lemony Snicket
    The story of the Baudelaire orphans, who must outwit the cunning Count Olaf to survive.

    The three Baudelaire orphans have been placed under the care of their closest living relative, herpetologist Dr. Montgomery Montgomery. "Uncle Monty", as he prefers to be called, is a short, chubby ... (Wikipedia)

  81. Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business

    by Esphyr Slobodkina
    A humorous tale of a peddler outwitting a band of mischievous monkeys.

    Caps for Sale, is a timeless classic beloved by millions...one of the most popular picture books ever published! Children will delight in following the peddler’s efforts to outwit the monkeys and ... (Goodreads)

  82. Something Blue

    by Emily Giffin
    A woman navigates the intricacies of marriage, friendships, and career choices.

    Darcy Rhone has always been able to rely on a few things: her beauty and charm. Her fiancé Dex. Her lifelong best friend Rachel. She never needed anything else. Or so she thinks until Dex calls of ... (Barnes & Noble)

  83. Percy Jackson and the Olympians Boxed Set

    by Rick Riordan
    An adventurous quest for the demigod Percy Jackson to save the world from a powerful enemy.

    All five books in the blockbuster Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, in paperback, collected in a boxed set fit for demigods, complete with a bonus poster! Now with glorious new cover art and ... (Barnes & Noble)

  84. The Foot Book: Dr. Seuss's Wacky Book of Opposites

    by Dr. Seuss
    Exploration of opposites in a whimsical and humorous way.

    A Dr. Seuss classic turns 50! Since 1968, this super-simple, simply brilliant Bright and Early Book about feet has been helping beginning beginner readers step into the world of reading by ... (Barnes & Noble)

  85. The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs

    by Jon Scieszka
    A humorous reimagining of the classic fairy tale, as told from the wolf's side of the story.

    You thought you knew the story of the “The Three Little Pigs”… You thought wrong. In this hysterical and clever fracture fairy tale picture book that twists point of view and perspective, young ... (Goodreads)

  86. There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly

    by Simms Taback
    An old lady swallows a series of increasingly larger animals, with a surprise ending.

    An old favorite as you've never seen it before!, Everyone knows the song about the old lady who swallowed a fly, a spider, a bird, and even worse, but who's ever seen what's going on inside the old ... (Goodreads)

  87. The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible

    by A.J. Jacobs
    An exploration of faith and morality through the lens of the Bible.

    From the bestselling author of "The Know-It-All" comes a fascinating and timely exploration of religion and the Bible. Raised in a secular family but increasingly interested in the relevance of faith ... (Goodreads)

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