Books that made you laugh out loud
toolazytothinkofausername · 06/02/2021 21:22
Please can you suggest a book that made you laugh out loud. I need more laughter in my life right now, and I am bored of streaming TV/film
toomanyspiderplants · 06/02/2021 21:30
Are you experienced by William Sutcliffe. ..its quite old now though!
Igglepigglesgrubbyblanket · 06/02/2021 21:34
Good omens by Terry pratchet and Neil gaimen
ChrissyPlummer · 06/02/2021 21:36
Most of P G Wodehouse, particularly the ‘Blandings’ and ‘Jeeves’ books.
YouAintKingDingALing · 06/02/2021 21:38
Many of Bill Brysons earlier books. I had to stop reading them on the Tube as I laughed so much. I must've looked a little crazy!
BabyMoonPie · 06/02/2021 21:38
Emma Kennedy's books (i can't remember what they're all called but one is the tent, the bucket and me)
dingoesatemybaby · 06/02/2021 21:40
Hitchhiker's guide to the galaxy
IAmongstTheWorld · 06/02/2021 21:54
Roddy Doyle - most of his - although there's a dark side to them as well usually.
MrsJackRackham · 06/02/2021 21:57
The Red Dwarf books. Proper snort out your nose funny
JayoftheRed · 06/02/2021 22:00
The Chronicles of St Mary's by Jodi Taylor.
HermioneWeasley · 06/02/2021 22:01
Tina Fey’s autobiography “bossypants “
ParkheadParadise · 06/02/2021 22:05
TheOnlyLivingBoyInNewCross · 06/02/2021 22:06
I always recommend Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum series - first book is One For the Money. Rachel’s Holiday by Marian Keyes is head and shoulders above the rest of hers. And yes to Bill Bryson.
I tried that Emma Kennedy one because it gets recommended so much on here but wasn’t a fan. I don’t think I bothered to finish it and that is rare for me.
UnalliterativeGeorge · 06/02/2021 22:06
Allie Brosh's hyperbole and a half
BakedBeeeen · 06/02/2021 22:07
Yes I was going to mention Bill Bryson too! The one where he travels round Europe, it’s called “neither here nor there”. It’s absolutely hilarious.
YewandOak · 06/02/2021 22:09
Notes from a small island and Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson
Diary of a witchcraft shop 1 and 2 by Trevor Jones and Liz Williams
buckleten · 06/02/2021 22:11
Bill Bryson, esp Notes from a small island and the one where he travels around Europe, Iactually wet myself laughing at that once!!
SirSamuelVimes · 06/02/2021 22:13
Terry Pratchett's Discworld books. Though not the first four, he took a while to hit his stride.
SirSamuelVimes · 06/02/2021 22:15
Sorry, not the first three. Mort is book four and is very funny.
pocketwarm · 06/02/2021 22:15
Round Ireland with a Fridge, Tony Hawks. Properly laughed out loud. French Revolutions, Tim Moore is another cracker and A Year in the Merde, Stephen Clarke is terrific. Love travel as a genre!
FlibbertyGiblets · 06/02/2021 22:16
Yes indeed to Bill Bryson.
All so funny. The Thunderbolt Kid if you wanted just one pick.
IamEarthymama · 06/02/2021 22:19
Terry Pratchett, my wife always knows when I am reading Discworld as I keep giggling
Three Men in a Boat, Jerome K Jerome
Wodehouse Blandings Castle etc
Lilian Beckwith's books set on a Scottish island. I remember reading them in my teens and being vastly amused
indemMUND · 06/02/2021 22:19
I am Ozzy
Cocolapew · 06/02/2021 22:20
Any David Thorne book, Stephanie Plum series, Jason Byrnes autobiography, I've just re-read it and still laughed.
Barmbraic · 06/02/2021 22:20
Joe Lycett's Parsnips, Buttered makes me laugh every time I read it.
Lovingtheglitter · 06/02/2021 22:22
Emma Kennedy's ' the tent the bucket and me' has got to be the funniest laugh out loud book I have ever read! One of those books I wish I could forget so I could read it again
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