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Humour collections & anthologies

See below for a selection of the latest books from Humour collections & anthologies category. Presented with a red border are the Humour collections & anthologies books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Humour collections & anthologies books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Senior Moments

Senior Moments

Author: Angus Fitzsimons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/02/2021

Have you had a Senior Moment yet? Maybe you know someone who's had a few? Check this list to know for sure: * You can remember being told the King was dead (George, not Elvis). * You still say 'colour television', and you watch television on a television. * Your home phone rings and you answer it. (And you still have a phone, not a 'landline'.) * You boast about 'doing it' three times a night and that's just getting up to pee. * You realise that your wardrobe has become ironic. You're not back in fashion, but you're hip. (And ironically, you now have an artificial hip). If you answered 'yes' to one or more of the above, congratulations! You are officially a Senior and this book is here to guide you through your best years (i.e. the past). Stroll, or maybe shuffle, down Nostalgia Avenue and bask in the glory of growing old disgracefully. (If you are a Young Person, this is the easiest Senior gift idea ever. You're welcome!)

Cat and Cat Comics: The World According to Cats

Cat and Cat Comics: The World According to Cats

Author: Susie Yi Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if your cat could talk to you? Well, you're about to find out in this heartwarmingly funny collection of comics by Susie Yi, creator of Cat and Cat Comics. Organised into chapters, the comics provide humans with insight into cat love, cat demands, cat judgements, cat schedules, cat wisdom, cat ego, cat gratitude, cat physics and cat relationships. With over eighty relatable comics showing the very best and worst of our favourite fur babies, this is the perfect book for anyone who has ever shared their life with a feline friend.

Single and Forced to Mingle

Single and Forced to Mingle

Author: Melissa Croce Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2021

A laugh-out-loud, tongue-in-cheek guidebook filled with hilarious and helpful advice-from how to dodge family members' unwanted questions about babies to successfully creating a fake partner during wedding season-for anyone trying to survive and thrive in the midst of singledom. Perfect for fans of Hey Ladies! and Single State of Mind. So, you're single. Whether existing sans partner is a new state of being or you've been on this solo journey for a while, the fact of the matter is this: being single is actually awesome. You can do whatever you want, travel wherever you want, and be your truest, most free self. But there are a lot of people out there-your mom, your married best friend, the wedding industry, society-who see things differently. To them, singledom is something to avoid at all cost, no matter how many times you tell them you love your life the way it is. The limit does not exist when it comes to telling Aunt Carol you still don't want to be set up with her neighbor's ex-stepson. Now, Melissa Croce gives you the tips, tricks, and sage advice you need to graciously endure all of the cringe-worthy scenarios your single self may dread, from awkward small talk with an ex to navigating well-meaning but insensitive relatives. And it helps you truly flourish in your singledom, offering activities like quizzes aimed at helping you find a new hobby and tarot spreads for that cozy Saturday night in. Part real-world guide, part commiseration, and part celebration, Single and Forced to Mingle will steer you through the ups and downs of being single, reminding you just how good it feels to be free.

OK, Boomer

OK, Boomer

Author: Tiller Press Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/11/2020

Going to the bank. Leaving voicemails. Using encyclopedias. Wallpapering bathrooms. There are dozens of ridiculously antiquated items, activities, and phrases that Baby Boomers love-and don't realize were outdated more than a decade ago. And for some reason, no matter how hard Millennials and Gen Zers try to bring Boomers into the 21st century, they still don't seem to get it. They just can't let go of eating meatloaf, going on cruises, or buying fuzzy toilet seat covers. So rather than try to explain something to the Baby Boomers in your life, it might be time to just say, OK, Boomer. Containing more than fifty of the most common, cliched, and cringe-worthy Boomer-isms, OK, Boomer is perfect for any exasperated Millennial or any Boomer willing to poke fun at themselves.

Underdogs

Underdogs

Author: Colin Crowdey Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2020

Get ready to see man's best friend from a whole new angle in this hilarious collection of dog photographs. Everyone loves an under dog. And now, for the first time, in this collection of brilliantly hilarious images, we get to be literally under every sort of dog. From Finn the Cockerpoo to Dora the Springer Spaniel and Dave the Bulldog, here are the funny, sweet personality-full images of dogs, along with touching stories and fascinating facts about the different breeds. These sweet, unusual images of dogs reveal their quirky personalities and are the paw-fect gift for the dog lover in your life.

Mallow News

Mallow News

Author: Stephen Black Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/11/2020

FAKE NEWS AND COMMENT FROM IRELAND'S NUMBER ONE TRUSTED SOURCE @MALLOWNEWS Local and national news, sports, entertainment, highlights from Ireland's literary scene, parish notes, obituaries and more! -No vaccine found for second wave of coalition government -Dublin man happy he's solved health crisis by clapping -St Anthony arrested after gardai recover EURO200,000 worth of stolen goods -Five ways to turn your uncommunicative, GAA-loving husband into an uncommunicative, GAA-loving CONNELL -Rogue Siege of Ennis maims four -Man about to serenade apartment block with 'Galway Girl' taken out by sniper -Irish government agrees Mrs Brown's Boys sufficient reparations for occupation -Exclusive extracts from literary sensations Jesus Christ What a Complete Gobnait and Ordinary Shams

March of the Lemmings

March of the Lemmings

Author: Stewart Lee Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2020

'A true genius of comedy' Grayson Perry As a Metropolitan Elitist Snowflake, Stewart Lee was disappointed by the EU referendum result of 2016. But he knew how to weaponise his inconvenience - and the result is March of the Lemmings. Drawing on three years of newspaper columns, a complete transcript of the Content Provider stand-up show, and Lee's caustic footnote commentary, this is the scathing record the Brexit era deserves. With a riotous cast of characters (including a Lemming-obsessed Michael Gove), a dramatic chorus of online commenters and Kremlin bots, and Lee himself as our unreliable narrator-hero, this is the ultimate companion to the Brexit horror show.

Christmas Angels

Christmas Angels

Author: Rowan Dobson Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/11/2020

A collection of the wonderful variety of styles, stories and personalities of our favourite Christmas companions. With a unique perspective atop the tree, Christmas Angels are the ultimate observers of the festive period. They see us when we're sleeping (4pm comatose in front of the telly), they know when we're awake (4am in frenzied anticipation of The Big Day), they realize when family tensions are starting to resurface, and which gifts were bought in haste. But like the snowflakes speckling our windows, each blessed angel is one of a kind; each has its own story of creation and arrival into every household. Some are antiques passed down through generations, others are homemade, some embody the spirit of Christmas, others could be more suited to Halloween. Through this unusual collection of portraits, Christmas Angels showcases the variety of styles, stories and personalities embodied by our favourite Christmas companions.

Father-Ish

Father-Ish

Author: Clint Edwards Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/11/2020

Father-ish: adjective. When a man is trying his best. Clint Edwards equates fatherhood to the time he did an important live TV interview from home: To the viewers, he looked put-together in a nice button-up shirt . . . but below the camera he wasn't wearing any pants. And it may have looked like he was in a nice office, but he was in fact hidden in his bedroom closet because his whole house was too messy to show. This highly relatable collection gets to the heart of parenting: all those unexpected fails, awkward conversations, and well-intentioned little white lies. Clint chronicles all these things and more with stories like The Time My Son Realized I Was Santa, I've Never Been to Hell, but I Have Been to a Little Girl's Birthday Party, and How to Get the Sex Talk Very, Very Wrong. And with each story you'll see over and over again that there really aren't any rules when it comes to parenting, and all you can do is try your best. Whether you're a first-time parent unaware of what you've gotten yourself into yet, or a father of five, clinging to your last ounce of sanity, you'll find relief in knowing that at end of the day, we're all not wearing any pants.

Cats Will Be Cats

Cats Will Be Cats

Author: Brooke Jorden Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2020

Can You Make This Thing Go Faster?

Can You Make This Thing Go Faster?

Author: Jeremy Clarkson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/10/2020

Pre-order the hilarious new collection of stories and observations from Jeremy Clarkson - setting our off-kilter world to rights with thigh-slapping wit once again These days, you might know him better as a tractor-driving Gentleman Farmer, but Jeremy Clarkson wasn't always a horny-handed son of the soil. Not at all . . . Back in the day Jeremy was far more likely to be found gunning around the world in a haze of burnt rubber and petrol fumes. But life as a globe-trotting petrol-head also meant he was forced endure more than his fair share of foolishness, frustration and downright bafflement. And, while Jeremy may not a patient man, you have to ask why anyone should have to consider issues as diverse and perplexing as: *The downsides of relaxing in a bath of crude oil *Why fishing is for people who hate their kids *Whether there are noise-cancelling headphones with the power to silence James May *Why saving the planet means soggy paper straws and no more children *What to do about the rambler who stole his marrow But as puzzling and exasperating as life on the road often seemed to be, you could always count on Jeremy to set the world to rights with a rare wit and unique understanding. And at full throttle. Just don't expect it to all go smoothly . . . Praise for Clarkson: 'Brilliant . . . laugh-out-loud' Daily Telegraph 'Outrageously funny . . . will have you in stitches' Time Out 'Very funny . . . I cracked up laughing on the tube' Evening Standard

Can You Make This Thing Go Faster?

Can You Make This Thing Go Faster?

Author: Jeremy Clarkson Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/10/2020

Pre-order the hilarious new collection of stories and observations from Jeremy Clarkson - setting our off-kilter world to rights with thigh-slapping wit once again These days, you might know him better as a tractor-driving Gentleman Farmer, but Jeremy Clarkson wasn't always a horny-handed son of the soil. Not at all . . . Back in the day Jeremy was far more likely to be found gunning around the world in a haze of burnt rubber and petrol fumes. But life as a globe-trotting petrol-head also meant he was forced endure more than his fair share of foolishness, frustration and downright bafflement. And, while Jeremy may not a patient man, you have to ask why anyone should have to consider issues as diverse and perplexing as: *The downsides of relaxing in a bath of crude oil *Why fishing is for people who hate their kids *Whether there are noise-cancelling headphones with the power to silence James May *Why saving the planet means soggy paper straws and no more children *What to do about the rambler who stole his marrow But as puzzling and exasperating as life on the road often seemed to be, you could always count on Jeremy to set the world to rights with a rare wit and unique understanding. And at full throttle. Just don't expect it to all go smoothly . . . Praise for Clarkson: 'Brilliant . . . laugh-out-loud' Daily Telegraph 'Outrageously funny . . . will have you in stitches' Time Out 'Very funny . . . I cracked up laughing on the tube' Evening Standard