What are the most funny and humorous books that make you happy? Sometimes such a book is great for yourself, but a funny book is also an ideal gift. We take you into an overview of the most funny literature. Read on to discover the best light-hearted books with good humor.

An overview of funny and humorous books

Time for a hilarious book? This overview with funny and humorous books is ideal for anyone who could use some laughs at the moment! We start our recommendations with the top 10 best Funny & Humorous books of all time. This list has been updated this year, including all the recent titles.

Top 10 Funny & Humorous BooksAuthor
Don’t Laugh, It’ll Only Encourage HerDaisy May Cooper
Scoop Evelyn Waugh
My Lifey Paddy McGuinness
The Panic YearsNell Frizzell
You’ve Got to Laugh Alison Hammond
Carry On, JeevesP. G. Wodehouse
I Feel Bad About My NeckNora Ephron
That Moment When Mo Gilligan
Grown UpsMarian Keyes
Lucky JimKingsley Amis

The updated top 10 list: the best humorous books

Mega Fails: The Hilariously Funny Book of Humorous Blunders and Misadventures 

Ever caught yourself laughing out loud? This book will do exactly that. The funniest and most embarrassing events can be found in this book. And writer Adam Douglas has therefore created the perfect gift from people who already have everything they need, but could use a little laughter in their life.

What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions

Randall Munroa has a website called xkcd.com. The drawings pictured there lead to him being asked a lot of strange questions. These questions form the basis of this book. Things you didn’t even know you wanted to know are explained in clear answers.

Squeeze Me: A novel

Kiki Pew is one of the Potussies (a group of women who support their President), and when she goes missing, it must have something to do with the immigrants. You will find out that this is not true at all, but what is? Sometimes the absurdity of our times needs to be written down so you can read it and then laugh real hard about it.

Interesting Stories For Curious People: A Collection of Fascinating Stories About History, Science, Pop Culture and Just About Anything Else You Can Think of

If you find yourself lost sometimes with an interesting subject to talk about, we think you should check out this book. Interesting facts and figures are being told in such a way that you will remember it and be able to use it the next time you want to tell something funny or curious.

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened

Life is not just about the good moments, because the bad ones may shape us more than we think. And if that is the case, shouldn’t we be celebrating those bad moments more? Jenny Lawson shares her life’s journey so far, with a childhood that was far from ordinary and a family that helps her discover her true self.

Broken (in the best possible way)

This is also a book by Jenny Lawson, but this time it’s on her mental state. She struggles with depression and anxiety, but doesn’t mind sharing this with whoever wants to know about it. Her humor is what will definitely stick with you once you have finished the last page.

Confessions of a Domestic Failure

Do you think you should do better as a mom? Then read this hilariously funny book by Bunmi Laditan. You will meet Ashley, who made it her profession to compare herself with the better moms. Wanting to do better herself, she decides to participate in a boot camp. She must be a better mom after the boot camp. Or will she not?

Glad One: Crazy is a Relative Term (Val Fremden Mysteries Book 1)

When Val is out of money she goes home to Florida. She is now broke financially and her relationship didn’t last as well. Without a job, what will she do? Then her friend dies and Val is on the verge of losing all hope. The adventures that follow are both heartbreaking and funny.

The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules: A Novel (League of Pensioners)

When a group of seniors decide they want a better quality of life, the only way, according to them, is to steal and sell expensive artwork. This is the most funny story about rejecting the end of life and how people want to fill in your last years, and taking the bull by the horns to make your own life worth living again.

The United States of Absurdity: Untold Stories from American History

History could be so much (more) fun if all the stories were told and not just the serious or dramatic ones. In this book comedians Gareth Reynolds and Dave Anthony share some of the most hilarious tales of American history.

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