Reviews and Blog Posts: Humorous Fiction

The righteous revenge of Artemis Bonner

by Walter Dean Myers

DPL Rating:
3

The Righteous Revenge of Artemis Bonner is one of the funniest novels for older children that I have read in a while. Fifteen-year-old Artemis Bonner sets out from New York City to *avenge the murder of his Uncle Ugly Ned Bonner and to find the gold mine he sketched from...

Soulless

by Gail Carriger

DPL Rating:
5

Humorous Steampunk. The main character, Alexia Tarabotti has a sharp tongue and quick wit. I gobbled up The Parasol Protectorate series up like candy.

This is the first installment where we meet Alexia Tarabotti. She doesn’t fit the ideal of Victorian English womanhood. She is a spinster and is modeled after...

Takedown twenty

by Janet Evanovich

DPL Rating:
5

Janet Evanovich is back to her fun, fast paced and laugh-out loud antics in the latest Stephanie Plum novel.

I am happy to say I enjoyed Takedown Twenty. It has a fresher take on my favorite characters. I love hanging out with the gang from Trenton once a year when her...

The all-girl filling station's last reunion : a novel

by Fannie Flagg

DPL Rating:
5

The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion is Fannie Flagg’s newest novel. I love this novel. I think everyone should read it.

Fannie Flagg’s memorable characters and her great storytelling blending of history and the present day makes you almost unaware of learning about the strength of the women of World War...

Tempest rising

by Nicole Peeler

This is the first book that I have read by Peeler. It’s also the first book in the series of fast-paced funny paranormal romances.

This series was recommended to me because of my fondness for the Sookie Stackhouse novels. Both series have strong female characters that grew up and live in...

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