Looking for a book that will make you laugh out loud, lighten your heart, or take on the challenges of life with a good sense of humor? Look no further, this list has the laughs, lightness and humor you’re looking for.
It’s a Mall World After All by Janette Rallison: While working at the mall, organizing a school fundraiser, and trying to prove that her best friend’s boyfriend is seeing another girl, high-school student Charlotte’s best intentions always seem to backfire.
The Unlikely Romance of Kate Bjorkman by Louise Plummer: Seventeen-year-old Kate hopes for romance when her older brother’s friend Richard comes to stay at their house during Christmas vacation.
Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh: Collects autobiographical, illustrated essays and cartoons from the author’s popular blog and related new material that humorously and candidly deals with her own idiosyncrasies and battles with depression.
My Age of Anxiety by Scott Stossel: The author recounts his lifelong battle with anxiety, showing the many manifestations of the disorder as well as the countless treatments that have been developed to counteract it, and provides a history of the efforts to understand this common form of mental illness.
Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut: Aging science fiction writer Kilgor Trout, finds to his horror that a Midwest car dealer is taking his fiction as truth.
Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris: In a collection of essays, observations, and commentaries, the humorist describes his recent move to Paris, life as an American in Paris, his struggle to learn French, his family, and restaurant meals.
Marley and Me by John Grogan: The story of a family in the making and the wondrously neurotic dog who taught them what really matters in life. Is it possible for humans to discover the key to happiness through a bigger-than-life, bad-boy dog? Just ask the Grogans.
Way off the Road by William Geist: The author describes his 5,600-mile RV odyssey across America, along with the eccentric individuals, unusual places, and offbeat celebrations and events he encountered on his journey.
The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett: A young witch-to-be named Tiffany teams up with the Wee Free Men, a clan of six-inch-high blue men, to rescue her baby brother and ward off a sinister invasion from Fairyland.
Coop by Michael Perry: Recounts the author’s haphazard adventures in farm life and parenthood, including his wife’s decision to give birth at home, the death of a close friend, and a pair of backside-biting pigs.