Top Ten Tuesday – Good for a Giggle

Posted April 19, 2016 by Bonnie in Top Ten Tuesday / 7 Comments

I find I don’t read a lot of humorous books, but I really should. These books not only managed to put a smile on my face but had me laughing out loud.

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened: A Mostly True Memoir by Jenny Lawson [Review]

“I told my boss that I had a book inside of me, and that I needed to get it out even if I had to squeeze it through my vagina. Because that’s exactly what the world needs. A book squeezed from my vagina.”

Agnes and the Hitman by Jennifer Crusie and Bob Mayer

“Any instructions?” Carpenter said.
“Yeah,” Shane said. “Shoot anybody who looks at Agnes funny. And anybody else you don’t like. I’m getting tired of this shi*.”
“Somebody needs a hug,” Carpenter said.
“Humor,” Shane said. “Har.

Bad Taste in Boys (Kate Grable #1) by Carrie Harris [Review]

“Everyone in the room stared at me like they expected me to grow fangs and sparkle.”

Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging (Confessions of Georgia Nicolson #1) by Louise Rennison

“Through my curtains I can see a big yellow moon. I’m thinking of all the people in the world who will be looking at that same moon.
I wonder how many of them haven’t got any eyebrows?”

Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern

“Do people your age know how to comb their fucking hair? It looks like two squirrels crawled on their head and started fucking.”

Croak (Croak #1) by Gina Damico [Review]

“It’s all fun and games until someone loses an eye,” Ferbus said too loudly. “Then it’s one-eyed fun.”

First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson #1) by Darynda Jones [Review]

“I went down like a drunken cowgirl trying to line dance to Metallica.”

I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella

“We’re playing Scrabble. It’s a nightmare.”
“Scrabble?” He sounds surprised. “Scrabble’s great.”
“Not when you’re playing with a family of geniuses, it’s not. They all put words like ‘iridiums’. And I put ‘pig’.”

Bitter Is the New Black by Jen Lancaster

“Owning a dog is slightly less expensive than being addicted to crack.”

Skipping Christmas by John Grisham

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7 responses to “Top Ten Tuesday – Good for a Giggle

  1. Omg I’m so glad you put that Jenny Lawson book up there!! I mentioned the sequel. OMG SHE IS SUCH A HYSTERICALLY GOOD WRITER. XD I need to read her first book yet, but I’m definitely going to (despite kinda being creeped out by the taxidermy, but whatever. Humour = A+.)
    Here’s my TTT!

  2. Oh, yay! You put “Agnes and the Hitman” on your list too?! I don’t know a single other person who has read this (other than the person who originally recommended it to me)!

    It’s on my list too! *high five*

    I now HAVE TO read “Angus, Thongs, and Full Frontal Snogging” after reading that excerpt. Too good.

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