Books tagged: Humorous Fiction

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An Exile's Perfect Letter

By Larry Mathews

**NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR BOOK AWARDS FICTION LONGLIST**
Sixty-two-year-old English professor Hugh Norman is getting ready to retire and just going through the motions. He’s detached, irreverent, and quite pleased with himself. But then he learns of a long-lost friend’s ... Read more

Cheap Thrills

By David Kloepfer

Cheap Thrills takes place over the course of a single weekend, beginning with the incessantly stoned Ethan and his roommate Phil discovering the body of their weed dealer in a Vancouver alley alongside a box of porno magazines and crime noir paperbacks. Tasked by his eccentric ... Read more

Dirty Birds

By Morgan Murray

***THE GLOBE AND MAIL SUMMER'S HOTTEST READS***

In late 2008, as the world’s economy crumbles and Barack Obama ascends to the White House, the remarkably unremarkable Milton Ontario – not to be confused with Milton, Ontario – leaves his parents’ basement in Middle-of-Nowhere, ... Read more

Fruit

By Brian Francis

 

What do you get when you cross the Virgin Mary with Brooke Shields, add a trash-talking beauty queen wannabe and throw in a couple of talking nipples? One of the most laugh-out-loud books you’ll read all year.

Peter Paddington is 13, overweight, the subject of his classmates’ ... Read more

Molly of the Mall

By Heidi L.M. Jacobs

Aspiring novelist Molly MacGregor's life is strikingly different from a literary heroine's. Named for one of literature's least romantic protagonists, Moll Flanders, Molly lives in Edmonton, a city she finds irredeemably unromantic, where she writes university term papers instead ... Read more

Salvation of Yasch Siemens, The

By Armin Wiebe
Afterword by Nathan Dueck

Born "on the wrong side of the double dike" in the mythical Mennonite village of Gutenthal, Yasch Siemens seems destined for a life as a hired hand in love with the wrong girl. But all of that changes when he meets Oata Needarp. Oata is determined to make Yasch hers, and it ... Read more

Visiting Fellow

By Dave Williamson

Poor Wally. It's the mid-1990s, and middle-aged history professor Wally Baxter is recently divorced and looking for love. No easy task in this age of hyper-political correctness. Wally's mind boggles at the complicated set of romantic rules that have sprung up in the last 20 ... Read more