Ten Books That Will Make You Laugh (or at least chuckle)


Heeeeellllo readers, hope you’re well! It’s time to spread a little bookish cheer on mylittlebookblog so today I’m talking about books that will make you giggle a little. All of these books are ones over the year that have made me smile. made me want to share them with friends and family. So, my readerish friends I’m sharing them with you. Hope you enjoy.

Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding


If you’ve seen the film and have been tempted to get hold of the book – JUST DO IT. It’s just as funny as the film and it’s a really good, feel-good, slightly downtrodden hilarious book about life and living as a thirty-something woman. Banging.

(^ my life.)


Talk about this all the time. You know how much I love this book, you know how much I adore Caitlin Moran and how fantastic she is. I NEED TO GET MY HANDS ON HER NEW BOOK Moranifesto because I know it’s going to be bladdy awesome.


Maybe no so funny, but one of those read and nod your head to. This book is full of wonderful stories and really thoughtful but funny stories. So special.


A book I read forever ago but one I feel like I haven’t reallllly spoken about. This is a book that follows the life of magician Steve Spill. The stories are really funny but in my review I struggled with reading huge chunks of the book, it’s not one to read in two days kind of thing but it is a good read.


Allll the books I’ve read by this author have been fantastic – they’re not the most intelligent of books but they are SO MUCH FUN, and have so many jokes and quips. If you need something fun to read that isn’t to difficult to read, or too heavy this is definitely for you.



This is a rip-rolling adventure holiday – it is a greaaat book full of fun adventures and the difficulties of having sex in a camper-van. Again, like the Steve Spill it’s a little difficult to read all in one go, but it’s quite good fun.



This book is hilar, and although it’s got problems it’s definitely a funny read. It follows Bernadette who decides to run off from her family and basically cause chaos. It’s not a funny book but it’s got a lot of puns, some jokes, a lot of outrageous behavior. It’s a big crazy mess.



THIS BOOK. Everyone’s read it right?



I NEVER see this book reviewed on book review blogs but this is a fantastic book. Full of funny family stories and things said by small children the struggles of parenting and get through day to day life. I listened to this as an audio book and physically laughed out loud in the silent section of library that’s how funny it is. Go and read it – it’s fantastic.


Finnnnnal book for you today; I always try to get ten but I was struggling a little towards the end;. this book is a dating style book with lots of dating profiles, silly stories and just a lot of dating disasters. Well written with a strong female protagonist and a great read!

So there we go; ten feel-good, kinda funny books. If you have any suggestions for really funny books please leave them below. Hope you enjoyed and see you Thursday!!

Top Ten Tuesdays: Ten Bookish Things I Want to Quit Or Have Quit

Hellllllo readers, hope you’re well! Sorry I haven’t been as active recently in terms of comments and tweets and the like. My new job is incredible, honestly incredible and yet it is taking the energy out of me. My bum might sit on a chair most of the day but keeping up with everything has meant that by the time I get home it’s pjs, blankets and rewatching Great British Menu episodes. I am a granny yes indeed. Today is Tuesday and that means TOP TEN TUESDAY. Today’s is ten bookish things I have quit and some I still need to! Enjoy book worms!

Going into a book store and buying 183756392474 books

Don’t ask me how I’ve done this but I’ve finally managed to stop myself buying alllll the books. It may be because I’m more organised and I’m picking up less library fines so I’m taking more books out. Last week T and I went to one of our favourite bookstores which is shutting down (goddamn) and they had books for 20p and I bought one. Just one. #HOLLA

Forgetting to take back library books

Totally linked to the last point but I have recently been super good at taking books back or at least remembering where they are and not leaving them in places where I can’t get at them i.e at home or on the bus. Thumbs up Lizzo.

Remembering to put my reviews on Amazon/Goodreads/Twitter

I’ve writing/written a post on this, which is a little critical of this, but I do seem to remember to put all my reviews on all of those lovely social media sites that I connect with you all on. Although they don’t go up straight after they go live on le blog, I do try and make sure the weeks reviews should (should) all go up on the Saturday of that week.


Reading 14657829385 books at the same time

When I started book blogging I was a definite one book at a time kind of gal, but as the book blog got bigger the number of books being read at the same time got a bit ridiculous. However I’m now back to a happy medium of two, maybe stretched to three but it’s a lot more manageable. Yes m8.

Not turning over the corners in books

This was one of the things I really wanted to stop doing, and to a point I’m a lot better at is remembering to pick up a train ticket or a receipt to make sure I have something to whack in when I finally put my book now at 2am.

Now onto things I want to quit….

Not finishing books!

Every time I write one of these I mention 1Q84 but much to T’s utter disgust I am yet to finish it. Why you ask? Because I’m an idiot and keep forgetting to read it instead of reaching for something new. Bugger.


Not Reading books I have mentioned on TTT lists

This one is annoying because I write all of these lists and then never end up reading them? Why? Because rather stupidly I’m reading other lists and making an even longer TBR. What is wrong with me?

Buying books I have already read

Anyone else do this? A publisher brings out a new cover and you’re just like… gahhhhh, I want but I already have but it’s so pretty. Yep, I need to stop buying duplicates.

Agreeing to read every single book that enters my blog email.

I have to say no at some point, I currently have hundreds of books to read. Damn, Damn, Damn, Damn.


Not reading outside on my lunchbreak rather than working all the way through

I really should go get some fresh air, my head is already frazzled enough. Yeeeee.

(ALSO, that might be my favourite bookish gif eva)

A bit different for me this week five of each! As always what bookish bad habits have you stopped? What do you wish you could stop doing? Leave me all your quibbles in le comments. Tar babes.

Top Ten Authors I’ve Read The Most Books From


Hellllllo readers, it’s Tuesday which is okay, but how the hell is it August? When did that stealthily happen and how have we got so close to Christmas that you can almost hear the festive songs playing. (Okay, maybe not so close.) It is however August, but to put off that disturbing fact I have another Top Ten Tuesday post for you. Today’s topic is authors you’ve read the most books from which has made me think a little. However, I’ve collated some of my most read authors so read on and be merry that it’s bloody August.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: Not surprises here. His books were a bookish solace for me as a young reader and I devoured any I could get my hands on.


Jaqueline Wilson: Another non-surprising entry here. I have read so many of this authors books it is difficult to count, but I know it must be over twenty books.


J.K. Rowling: I adore the writing of this author and will probably continue to read anything that she publishes because I think it’s curious to see where her writing will go next? From Harry Potter to The Casual Vacancy I hope she never stops writing.


Dorothy Koomson: My slight obsession with author came through my reading ‘My Best Friend’s Girl,’ which lead to me reading one of my favourite books of all time ‘The Chocolate Run,’ and from there the interest has become a mild fascination.


George Orwell: I don’t tend to read so many books from the same author because I’m always looking for new authors to discover but in the last year I’ve read three: 1984, Down and Out in Paris and in London and Animal Farm. I plan to read The Road to Wigan Pier next. *eee*

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Roald Dahl: I’m not sure I could write this list without this momentous author featuring. Bar from ‘The Witches’ I adored all of these books as both a young child and as an adult. They are just, brilliant.


Beatrix Potter: These all seem to be becoming children’s book authors because I think as a child you become fixated with a certain author. I remember having an empty (clean) ice-cream container full of books by Beatrix Potter which I read extensively.

Tess Gerritsen: My Dad introduced me to these terrifying books and unfortunately I haven’t read any for a number of years but several utterly petrified me. However I have read maybe half a dozen of her books over the years and some are truly terrifying.


Dee Williams: Maybe my most loved historical fiction author, William’s books were a pivotal point in my reading life. I adored her tales of the war, and what happened to the people back home. I thought the covers were so old-fashioned and yet voguish in a way. These books shaped my favouritism of historical fiction.


Finally, Roger Hargreaves: Oh those Mr Men and Little Miss Books. Those were the days.

I think if I were to have ignored children’s novels the list would have very different, but as children I think we gravitate to the same authors because we know we find them pretty great whilst as more mature readers we’re happy to read books that might not be our cup-of-tea just to test out new things. Either way imma happy with this glorious list.

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Hyped books I’ve never read/I am yet to read


Afternoon, it’s Tuesday and I feel like it’s going to be a wonderful day. It’s not often I feel so happy on a Tuesday but today, I cannot complain. Today’s post is once again a Top Ten Tuesday’s post and it’s the Top Ten Hyped books I’ve never read/I am yet to read. I’ve added the second because, as I’ve mentioned many a time, I on purposely it seems avoid *hyped* books. I think I just despise being told what to read and will instead reach for the most obscure book in its place. It’s often a mistake because I’ll end up reading said hyped book and have no one to discuss it with *wails.* For now these sit on my TBR, waiting for their time to shine.


The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

        A book that has escaped me time and time again; when these came out I remember the excitement was ferocious. I was probably reading something unknown and smirking to myself. Now, I seem to have missed the boat by a mile.


A Game of Thrones by George R R Martine

So this book was recommended to me by my Dad I think? But even he has fallen waaaaaay behind with these books. I think that I might have enjoyed it but then again, probably not. Fantasy and all that?


The Chronicles of Narnia (Chronicles of Narnia, by C.S. Lewis

So I’ve read the first book I believe and the second but not the last few. I had a number of copies handed down to me and thought I’ll get them all read when I was little younger but then books such as Judy Moody and the like took over and I completely forgot to get the entire series finished.

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Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell

This list is becoming books I think I should have read? I think it comes from reading too many of those “100 books you should have read by now” and I manage to tick off my eleven out of 150. This is a book I’ve heard a lot about but so far has escaped my attention.

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Animal Farm by George Orwell

Right, so this may come as a surprise to some, but this is my most lied about book. Whenever anyone asks whether I’ve read animal farm I always say yes and I haven’t. It’s a downright, blatant lie. So I need to read this, because I know there will be a number of shocked faces now I’ve finally admitted I haven’t (yet.)


The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

I always see quotes from Shel Silverstein and this one I’ve always thought I should read and get reviewed. I think there are some books that are universally adored and this is one of them that I need to get read


The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

No comment needed here?

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Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

I see people reading this book on the tube allllll the time and it’s always one I’ve thought I should probably read.

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Divergent by Veronica Roth

Now, because I haven’t yet seen the film I think that this could be a book I enjoy and then see the films, but then again I probably won’t do either cause I’m that kind of reader


The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

I’ve never read an Oscar Wilde and that makes me a bad reader. In my books anyway.

I’ve realised that these probably aren’t hyped books as such but are just books that you really should get round to reading. I need to go to the library later and I’m going to pick all of these up and make a fort and read them all and then review them. Just for you wonderful people, with some wine. As always, thank you to The Broke and the Bookish for such a wonderful bookish meme.’ Let me know which hyped books you can’t wait to read, or if any of these aren’t worth reading and we can discuss. Ciao.