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Light-Hearted / Humour Light- Hearted & Humour

Our new Humour / Light-hearted section is the perfect fiction category for lifting your spirits, so have a giggle or a chuckle with the latest releases.

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Welcome To The Working Week by Paul Vlitos
Welcome To The Working Week
Paul Vlitos
The story is told in a series of emails. Not a new phenomenon and perhaps quite reflective of the way people tend to communicate with each other nowadays but this is a very funny book and for anyone who does...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2008
Blind Faith by Ben Elton
Blind Faith
Ben Elton
This feels more like the Ben Elton from the days of Gridlock and Stark so if you are a fan you’ll know that this is going to give you a bit more to get your teeth into than perhaps...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/05/2008
Stories We Could Tell by Tony Parsons
Stories We Could Tell
Tony Parsons
A brilliant portrayal of growing up and being young, about sex and love and rock and roll and about the dreams of youth colliding head-on with the grown-up world. A pivotal moment in many a young person's life and for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/09/2005
Staying Alive by Matt Beaumont
Staying Alive
Matt Beaumont
Very early on we learn that boring, frightened Murray has only a few months to live. Have you thought about it? I have, and in many ways Iâd do what this character does … live a bit, only I hope...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2005
Diary of a C-List Celeb by Paul Hendy
Diary of a C-List Celeb
Paul Hendy
A hip, slick, fast, fun first novel, a romp lampooning the shallow world of daytime television as our rather sad protagonist fights to be recognised.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/07/2004
Tietam Brown by Mick Foley
Tietam Brown
Mick Foley
A powerful tale of crudity and violence as a seventeen year old, recently released from reform school for murdering his abusive foster father, searches for the truth about his real dad. It's raw, moving and tough and interestingly is written...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/07/2004
How Hard Can It Be? by Allison Pearson
How Hard Can It Be?
Allison Pearson
One of Our Books of the Year 2017 | October 2017 Book of the Month An absolute belter of a novel, amusing, poignant, and hugely entertaining. This is a follow-up to the bestseller I Don’t Know How She Does...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017
The Cows by Dawn O'Porter
The Cows
Dawn O'Porter
April 2017 Debut of the Month. Oh my word, this is an eyebrow raising, mouth openingly good read. A contemporary tale about three women, muddling and battling their way through this world as best they can....
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/04/2017
Seven Days of Us  by Francesca Hornak
Seven Days of Us
Francesca Hornak
Longlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize 2018 For fans of David Nicholls and Richard Curtis movies, this is an observational, tender and heart-warming drama about the trials and tribulations of spending a week with your family at Christmas. What...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017
Merde Happens by Stephen Clarke
Merde Happens
Stephen Clarke
The third novel in the “Merde” series is the best one yet. You don’t have to have read the first two to thoroughly enjoy Paul West’s exploits as he and his French girlfriend travel across the States. English, French and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/03/2008
School for Scumbags by Danny King
School for Scumbags
Danny King
A good read for all those grown up naughty school boys who wish they could have got away with everything. Imagine being sent to a school where you are encouraged to hone all those mischievous skills you were previously punished...
Format: Paperback (b Format) - Released: 19/07/2007
Return of the Timewaster Letters by Robin Cooper
Return of the Timewaster Letters
Robin Cooper
Another wacky collection of irritating letters covering such diverse subjects as purchasing, filteration “heads” for filteration of ant seed, getting sponsorship for the world’s biggest quiz, (all participants to be over seven feet tall), to enquiring what tennis whales might...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2006
Past Mortem by Ben Elton
Past Mortem
Ben Elton
The king of social satire with a tale of gruesome murders linked to the new craze of retracing one’s past through the web – Friends Reunited. He writes beautifully, a very clever man. You must try him. Comparison:
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2005
Family Way by Tony Parsons
Family Way
Tony Parsons
To have or to have not, baby or no baby? Tony Parsons tackles the burning question from the different points of view of three couples and discovers Mother Nature can be one hell of a bitch! Heartwarming, sensitive and oh...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/04/2005
Chart Throb by Ben Elton
Chart Throb
Ben Elton
Back to his modern satires, for his last novel The First Casualty was historical, very special and unusual. With this one he returns to the familiar social territory of Dead Famous and Past Mortem. It centres around the TV...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2007
The Rupert Companion by
The Rupert Companion

This is a book for parents to share with their children and indeed for parents to indulge in themselves as they bring back memories of their childhood adventures with the irrepressable Rupert Bear. This is a complete history of Rupert,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2010
Meltdown by Ben Elton
Ben Elton
Featured on The Book Show on Sky Arts on 19 November 2009. Always topical, Ben Elton centres his new book around the credit crunch. Following his characters from their days at university, through the highs of their careers and domestic...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/11/2009
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