We're back with another collection of book recommendations and this month we're focusing on smart, funny quick reads. These are feel-good books that'll make you laugh and want to share with your friends. What are your favorites in this category? Did we miss any? Tell us below in the comments.
1. What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe - A really funny read, this book offers scientific answers to questions like what happens if you set off a nuclear bomb in the middle of a hurricane? Would the storm cell be vaporized?
2. One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J Novak - This is for my people who love short stories. Lots of laugh out loud stories including one about a woman who tries to seduce motivational speaker Tony Robbins.
3. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling - A little tour of Mindy's life by Mindy herself that's wildly funny.
4. Don’t Worry, It Gets Worse: One Twentysomethings (Mostly Failed) Attempts at Adulthood by Alida Nugent - For my people currently experiencing a quarter-life crisis (don't worry, we've all been there), Alida Nugent reveals how she made the transition from college grad to (somewhat) responsible adult.
5. Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir) by Jenny Lawson - I can't wait to read this one. This is for the intellectual misfits who desperately want to fit in but just can't due to crazy childhoods and unfortunate life situations.
6. Yes, Please by Amy Poehler - A smart, inspirational, and of course, funny read from the fabulous Amy Poehler.
7. People I Want to Punch in the Throat by Jenn Mann - Smart, funny essays make up this relatable book by Jenn Mann.
8. Are You There Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea by Chelsea Handler - Funny girl Chelsea Handler shares laugh out loud funny stories from her family, relationships and career.
9. The Terrible and Wonderful Reasons Why I Run Long Distance by Matthew Inman - For my gym rats and running addicts - this is a short, graphic book about the perils and promises of exercise.
10. Never Have I Ever: My Life (So Far) Without a Date by Katie Heaney - A funny memoir of a 25 year old, Katie Heaney tells us about looking for love and coming up with zilch.
11. The Amazing Thing About The Way It Goes: Stories of Tidiness, Self-Esteem and Other Things I Gave Up On by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee - The popular blogger and writer Stephanie Pearl-McPhee offers up some hysterical essays about life's everyday problems.
12. Grace’s Guide: The Art of Pretending to Be a Grown-up by Grace Helbig - A sassy little book for millennials on everything from how to land a job to decorating.
13. My Drunk Kitchen: A Guide to Eating, Drinking and Going with Your Gut by Hannah Hart - This YouTuber is hysterical which is why I can't wait to read her book of the same name. The book shares recipes, stories and lots of great photos.
14. Girl Walks Into A Bar: Comedy Calamities, Dating Disasters, and a Midlife Miracle by Rachel Dratch - The former SNL star shares the ups and downs of dating and how she became a mom at the age of 44, when she least expected it.
15. The Ten, Make That Nine, Habits of Very Organized People. Make That Ten: The Tweets of Steve Martin by Steve Martin - A funny collection of tweets from Steve Martin and fan responses.
16. The Stench of Honolulu: A Tropical Adventure by Jack Handey - The former SNL writer takes us on a super silly journey in which the narrator jumps on a plane to Hawaii in search of a Golden Monkey all while trying not to be killed along the way.
17. I Dont Care About Your Band by Julie Klausner - A collection of horrible, but laugh out loud funny, dating stories from Julie Klausner.
18. I Feel Bad About My Neck: And Other Thoughts on Being A Woman by Nora Ephron - For all my girl friends who are dealing with everything that comes with getting older.
19. Blue Boy by Rakesh Satyal - A coming of age story that's both heartbreaking and hysterical. This is about Kiran, an Indian-American boy who is a bit of an outcast.
20. This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper - A touching and very funny story about a super dysfunctional family who has to come together for shiva after their father passes away.
21. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers - An all-time favorite of mine, this memoir is by funny guy Dave Eggers and recounts the ups and downs in raising his little brother when both parents die within a short time frame of one another.