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The 13-Story Treehouse by Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on November 22, 2013 tagged biography • chapter book • fantasy • humor
If Andy and Terry don’t finish the book they promised their publisher, they’ll have to leave their awesome treehouse.
Scenes from a Multiverse Book Two Business Animals by Jonathan Rosenberg (2013)
Reviewed by billba on April 18, 2014 tagged comic strips • humor • science fiction
Bandette Volume One Presto! by Colleen Coover, Paul Tobin (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on May 23, 2014 tagged graphic novel • humor • mystery • superhero
The world’s most talented, carefree thief steals from bad guys and occasionally helps the police.
The Fantastic Family Whipple by Matthew Ward (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on September 26, 2014 tagged coming of age • humor
After a record-setting birthday cake is sabotaged, Arthur sets out to clear his friend’s name and find the culprits.
Papadaddy's Book for New Fathers Advice to Dads of All Ages by Clyde Edgerton (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on March 7, 2014 tagged humor • nonfiction
A sixty-something novelist raising three kids offers humorous parenting advice.
Jessica Darling's IT List The (Totally Not) Guaranteed Guide to Popularity, Prettiness & Perfection by Megan McCafferty (2013)
Reviewed by gigi on February 14, 2014 tagged coming of age • humor
When Jessica is about to start middle school, her sister gives her a list detailing what to do to be popular.
Hyperbole and a Half Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on February 7, 2014 tagged biography • comic strips • humor
Illustrated stories, both hilarious and heartrending, from Allie Brosh’s blog.
God Is Disappointed in You by Mark Russell, Shannon Wheeler (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on February 7, 2014 tagged comic strips • humor
Humorous, unsanitized summaries of each book of the Bible, with cartoons.
musk ox counts by erin cabatingan, matthew myers (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on May 30, 2014 tagged humor • picture book
Musk Ox is supposed to star on page one, but he gets bored and annoys Zebra through the rest of the counting book.
Pantalones, TX Don't Chicken Out by Yehudi Mercado (2013)
Reviewed by snow on February 7, 2014 tagged graphic novel • humor • western
To become a legend, Chico Bustamante needs to ride the Sheriff’s giant chicken for 9 seconds.
Wedding Night by Sophie Kinsella (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on May 10, 2013 tagged humor • romance
Lottie thought her boyfriend was going to pop the question. She even bought him a ring. She was wrong.
Characters in Action (Adventures in Cartooning) by James Sturm, Andrew Arnold, Alexis Frederick-Frost (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on January 17, 2014 tagged art • graphic novel • humor • nonfiction
Knight and her horse try to save the king from a mob, but stumble on an instructive movie audition.
Tequila Mockingbird Cocktails with a Literary Twist by Tim Federle (2013)
Reviewed by emilyjones on January 10, 2014 tagged cookbook • humor • literary
Recipes for literature-inspired cocktails (with non-alcoholic options).
Star Wars: Jedi Academy by Jeffrey Brown (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 27, 2013 tagged coming of age • graphic novel • humor • science fiction
Roan’s diary tells of his first year at Coruscant’s Jedi Academy. His teachers include a strange green guy, Yoda.
33 Minutes ...Until Morgan Sturtz kicks my butt by Todd Hasak-Lowy (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on April 12, 2013 tagged coming of age • humor
Sam’s former best friend, Morgan, is going to kick Sam’s butt at recess. It’s inevitable. It is going to happen.
Monster on the Hill by Rob Harrell (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on December 20, 2013 tagged fantasy • graphic novel • humor
Stoker-on-Avon’s pathetic monster goes on a road trip to learn how to give people a good scare.
Once Upon a Banana A story told in street signs by Jennifer Armstrong, David Small (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 13, 2013 tagged humor • picture book
A street performer chases his banana-stealing monkey though the streets of a city. Chaos ensues.
Battle Bunny by John Scieszka, Mac Barnett, Matthew Myers (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on January 3, 2014 tagged humor • picture book
When Alex gets a boring picture book for a birthday gift, he transforms it into a violent masterpiece.
I'll Seize the Day Tomorrow by Jonathan Goldstein (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on March 29, 2013 tagged biography • humor
Jonathan Goldstein, star of the NPR radio show Wiretap, documents the year between his 39th and 40th birthdays.
Notes from a Hairy-Not-Scary Werewolf by Tim Collins, Andrew Pinder (2013)
Reviewed by flemtastic on October 31, 2014 tagged coming of age • horror • humor
A hall monitor bitten by a werewolf must learn to control his new nature, and must stop a werewolf-vampire conflict.
Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on November 8, 2013 tagged humor • short stories
Humorous essays and short stories on David Sedaris’ family history, book tour experiences, and other absurdities.
The Cat, the Rat, and the Baseball Bat (My Readers Level 1) by Andy Griffiths, Terry Denton (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 5, 2014 tagged humor • picture book
Funny, nonsensical early readers by Andy Griffiths with drawings by longtime collaborator Terry Denton.
Zombie Baseball Beatdown by Paolo Bacigalupi (2013)
Reviewed in the form of a comic strip by geneambaum on November 29, 2013 tagged coming of age • horror • humor
What’s worse? A coach who won’t listen, bullies who want to beat you up, or zombie cows?
To Be or Not To Be A Chooseable-Path Adventure by Ryan North, William Shakespeare, YOU (2013)
Reviewed by sarahhunt on November 15, 2013 tagged classic • historical fiction • humor
Irritated by Hamlet? Intrigued by Ophelia? Make different choices than the Bard and see what happens.
The Center of Everything by Linda Urban (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on May 10, 2013 tagged coming of age • humor
Ruby’s grandmother died and her best friend isn’t talking to her. Her birthday wish: to make things right.
Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman, Skottie Young (2013)
Reviewed by wally on October 10, 2014 tagged chapter book • humor
Dad goes to the store to get milk and comes back much later with an excuse involving aliens, pirates, and a dinosaur.
Broken Piano for President by Patrick Wensink (2012)
Reviewed by ang on February 21, 2014 tagged humor • literary
A drunk masterminds burger industry innovations, negotiates a lucrative contract, and tries to solve a mystery.
Heads in Beds A Reckless Memoir of Hotels, Hustles, and So-Called Hospitality by Jacob Tomsky (2012)
Reviewed by flemtastic on August 3, 2012 tagged humor • nonfiction