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Chandel87
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Re: Favorite Funny Author?

Post by Chandel87 » 22 Feb 2019, 13:34

Christina Lauren without a doubt. They are a writing duo who always make me bust out laughing reading their books.

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Post by flaming_quills » 21 Apr 2019, 07:51

I found John Green particularly funny in his co-authored book Let It Snow. I don't remember laughing as hard as I did when I read it. The second time around was even funnier.

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Post by lisalynn » 21 Apr 2019, 09:56

I laughed out loud many times reading Paper Lion by George Plimpton.

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Post by Letora » 25 Apr 2019, 16:51

Terri2 wrote:
06 Feb 2007, 14:41
Who's your favorite funny author? By funny author, I mean anyone who writes any kind of funny stuff, whether it's comedy/joke books or just usual novels with funny parts.
Lamb by Christopher Moore was the first book to make me laugh so hard my stomach hurt :)
"Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's a way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope." - Dr. Seuss

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Post by esp1975 » 20 Jun 2019, 16:06

Non-fiction wise I always loved reading Erma Bombeck's essays.

Fiction wise, Adams and Pratchett most definitely, but also Robert Asprin - both the Myth series and the Phule series. Later books in those series were co-written with Jody Lynn Nye, who might also have taken them over completely after Asprin's death.

A lot of people find Piers Anthony very funny, though his stuff never really worked for me.
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Post by eastandalchemy » 14 Jul 2019, 07:02

Janet Evanovich. One of my bookworm girlfriends who never lends out books (I get it), lent me her copy of the first book in the Stephanie Plum series. I was hooked. I am always smiling and laughing when I read these books, which can lead to interesting looks and stares when reading in public.

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Post by MrunalT » 18 Jul 2019, 03:48

P.L. Deshpande. He was the best comic writers in Marathi, undoubtedly witty and evergreen.

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Post by SpiritPhoenix » 18 Jul 2019, 09:33

I am not sure if I'm the only one but I didn't find anyone else say Rick Riordon! I mean his takes on Greek mythology are hilarious!
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Post by Billhill » 21 Jul 2019, 01:42

Chuck Palaniuck

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Post by RoxieReads » 30 Jul 2019, 12:23

bplayfuli wrote:
06 Feb 2007, 23:39
Carl Hiaasen
Agreed! Hiaasen brings entertaining stories that are full of fun.
~Roxie~

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Post by Simina Dinca » 01 Aug 2019, 10:09

Jerome K. Jerome
I love his dry, harsh British humour

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