7 Endlessly Fun Page-Turners That Will Have You Cracking Up

Unlocking the secrets of humour is often compared to attempting to solve a Rubik’s Cube blindfolded – challenging, unpredictable, and bound to result in a few surprises along the way. But fear not! We have curated a list here, which, regardless of where your comedic tastes lie are guaranteed to bring a smile to your face. You may also find yourself crying tears of laughter or simply grinning from ear to ear, but these novels are sure to brighten your day and provide a much-needed dose of humour in every imaginable way.

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

Join Arthur Dent, an ordinary man whisked away from Earth just before it’s demolished to make way for a hyperspace bypass, on a cosmic adventure like no other. Armed with nothing but his trusty towel and the titular guide, Arthur finds himself embroiled in intergalactic misadventures involving a depressed robot, a two-headed ex-president of the galaxy, and the ultimate question of life, the universe, and everything. A trilogy in five parts, Douglas Adam blends absurd humour and thought-provoking concepts to take you on a wild ride through space and time that will leave you laughing and pondering the meaning of it all.

Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding

Step into the chaotic world of Bridget Jones, a thirty-something singleton determined to improve her love life, career, and waistline one mishap at a time. From disastrous blind dates to embarrassing social encounters, Bridget chronicles her adventures in love and self-improvement with wit, charm, and plenty of self-deprecating humour. With her endearing clumsiness and relatable insecurities, Bridget Jones invites you to laugh along as she navigates the ups and downs of modern life in London, one diary entry at a time.

Bossypants by Tina Fey

In this uproarious memoir, comedy queen Tina Fey takes readers behind-the-scenes of her life and career, from her early days in improv comedy to her ground-breaking work on ‘Saturday Night Live’ and ‘30 Rock.’ With her trademark wit and self-deprecating humour, Fey shares anecdotes about motherhood, feminism, and the challenges of being a woman in a male-dominated industry. Equal parts hilarious and insightful, Bossypants is a must-read for Fey’s sharp comedy and candid storytelling.

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Follow the endearing and socially awkward genetics professor Don Tillman as he embarks on a quest to find the perfect wife through a meticulously planned project. But when he meets Rosie, a spontaneous and unpredictable woman who doesn’t fit his criteria, Don’s carefully constructed world is turned upside down. With its quirky characters and heart-warming romance, Graeme Simsion’s novel explores the unpredictable nature of love and the beauty of embracing life’s unexpected surprises.

Mrs. Funnybones by Twinkle Khanna

Enter the witty and irreverent world of Twinkle Khanna, aka Mrs. Funnybones, as she shares hilarious anecdotes and observations about marriage, motherhood, and modern Indian life. From navigating family dynamics to dealing with the trials and turbulences of everyday existence, Khanna’s witty humour and candid storytelling will have you cracking up and nodding in recognition. With its sharp wit and relatable insights, Mrs. Funnybones is a delightful read for anyone in need of a good laugh.

Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

Brace yourself for a rollercoaster of hilarity and heart in Allie Brosh’s collection of autobiographical comics. Through her distinctive blend of crude illustrations and self-critical humour, Brosh offers a glimpse into her quirky mind and the absurdities of everyday life. From her adventures with her eccentric dogs to her struggles with depression, Brosh’s unfiltered storytelling is as relatable as it is hysterical. With its unique blend of humour and vulnerability, Hyperbole and a Half is a true gem of comedic storytelling.

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

Prepare to be whipped away to the extravagant world of Singapore’s ultra-rich in Kevin Kwan’s hilarious and decadent novel. When Rachel Chu accompanies her boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore, she discovers that Nick comes from one of the wealthiest families in Asia. As Rachel navigates the opulent lifestyles and cut-throat social dynamics of Singapore’s elite, she must also contend with disapproving relatives and jealous socialites. With its blend of high society drama and laugh-out-loud moments, Crazy Rich Asians is a deliciously entertaining trilogy through the world of the one percent.

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About the author:

Richa Shah spent a decade in the fast-paced world of advertising before deciding to take a leap into the slow, yet enthralling, and ever-growing realm of home brewing Specialty Coffee, all while exploring new and catching up on some unread books. Amidst the pages of books and sips of coffee, Richa has found joy in this new chapter of her journey.
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