Landline book cover


Rainbow Rowell

FICTION Rowell Rainbow
Fiction, Humor

"In New York Times bestselling author Rainbow Rowell's Landline, Georgie McCool knows her marriage is in trouble. That it's been in trouble for a long time. She still loves her husband, Neal, and Neal still loves her, deeply -- but that almost seems besides the point now. Maybe that was always besides the point.Two days before they're supposed to visit Neal's family in Omaha for Christmas, Georgie tells Neal that she can't go. She's a TV writer, and something's come up on her show; she has to stay in Los Angeles. She knows that Neal will be upset with her -- Neal is always a little upset with Georgie -- but she doesn't expect to him to pack up the kids and go home without her. When her husband and the kids leave for the airport, Georgie wonders if she's finally done it. If she's ruined everything. That night, Georgie discovers a way to communicate with Neal in the past. It's not time travel, not exactly, but she feels like she's been given an opportunity to fix her marriage before it starts. Is that what she's supposed to do? Or would Georgie and Neal be better off if their marriage never happened?"--

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I couldn't put this book down. It was like her YA novels in pace and spirit, but with older adults as the main characters. I fell in love with all of these characters for all their quirks. I rooted for Georgie, knowing she had to face a lot of "between a rock and a hard place" choices. Georgie's life is a fine balancing act, and you don't want her to drop anything. I loved the premise of the book, and how it reveals Georgie to herself. -Amanda

The last book on the left : stories of murder and mayhem from history's most notorious serial killers book cover

The last book on the left : stories of murder and mayhem from history's most notorious serial killers

Ben Kissel

True Crime, Humor

"An equal parts haunting and hilarious deep-dive review of history's most notorious and cold-blooded serial killers, from the creators of the award-winning Last Podcast on the Left"--

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As a fan of Last Podcast on the Left, I knew I'd love this book. The information presented is interesting and terrifying, but broken up with dark comedy and unique illustrations. -Shawna

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The misadventures of the family Fletcher

Dana Levy

Fiction, LGBTQ+, Humor, Kids

Relates the adventures of a family with two fathers, four adopted boys, and a variety of pets as they make their way through a school year, Kindergarten through sixth grade, and deal with a grumpy new neighbor.

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Catch-22 : a novel

Joseph Heller

Humor, Classics

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Theft by finding : diaries 1977-2002 book cover

Theft by finding : diaries 1977-2002

David Sedaris

Humor, Memoir, Literary Nonfiction, LGBTQ+

Shares the author's favorite diary entries, providing a look into the mind of a comic genius.

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Nobody really needs me to suggest David Sedaris. But having read all his other books which blend essay, humor, autobiography, and scathing social critique, I thought this compilation of writing pulled from his diaries would seem a little old hat - sort of a "for fans only" affair. Well, I am a fan, but Theft by Finding has passages so biting and original and weird that I gasped several times while listening to the eAudio on walks during quarantine. Trademark humor is still there, but there are also parts of Theft by Finding that grabbed me by the scruff of my neck and shook me. -Heidi K

Yes please book cover

Yes please

Amy Poehler

Nonfiction, Memoir, Humor

The actress best known for her work on "Parks and Recreation" and "Saturday Night Live" reveals personal stories and offers her humorous take on such topics as love, friendship, parenthood, and her relationship with Tina Fey.

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I need a little humor these days! Amy Poehler is such a talented writer and comic actor. When Tina Fey's Bossypants isn't available, I reach for Amy's Yes Please next. -Melody

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Less : a novel

Andrew Sean Greer

Fiction, Humor

Receiving an invitation to his ex-boyfriend's wedding, Arthur, a failed novelist on the eve of his fiftieth birthday, embarks on an international journey that finds him falling in love, risking his life, reinventing himself, and making connections with the past.

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Comedic quest novel of sorts, only here the protagonist is running away from love and trips into it. Full of dry wit, I found many well crafted sentences that I would skip back to reread. -Jason

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Snoopy, man's best friend

Charles M. Schulz

Kids, Graphic Novels, Humor

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Peanuts is classic, and this collection of the famous beagle's funniest moments will make you LOL! -Anne W

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The complete Big Nate. 15

Lincoln Peirce

Kids, Graphic Novels, Humor

Follows the adventures of self-described middle school genius Nate Wright.

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We have lots of Big Nate e-books, but just added a few volumes of the Complete Big Nate series that were missing! Follow overconfident, imaginative Nate as he approaches the trials and tribulations of middle school with humor. -Anne W