Wednesday, August 27, 2008

Humorous Fiction for Guys

Another compiled list of books I've read that guys who read this genre will bust a gut over! If you know of any, please comment and add to this list. This is a tough genre!! Not a whole bunch out there for high school guys - lots for upper elementary and middle school, but high school is a bit harder, don't you think?

24 Girls in 7 Days by Alex Bradley
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian by Alexie Sherman
An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
Born to Rock by Gordon Korman
Bucking the Sarge by Christopher Paul Curtis
Drawing a Blank by Daniel Ehrenhaft
Ethan, Suspended by Pamela Ehrenberg
Exploits of a Reluctant (but very good looking) Superhero by Maureen Fergus
Gotta Get Some Bish Bash Bosh by M.E. Allen
Headlock by Joyce SweeneyI'm Exploding Now by Sid Hite
Notes from the Midnight Driver by Jordan Sonnenblick
Repossessed by A.M. Jenkins
Sleeping Freshmen Never Life by David Lubar
Son of the Mob by Gordan Korman
Spanking Shakespeare by Jake Wizener
Storky: How I Lost my nickname and Won the Girl by Debra Garfinkle
Ten Things to Do Before I Die by Daniel Ehrenhaft

1 comment:

Jeanne said...

Some of these are funnier than others, but all are good for male readers 12 and up (except for a few I marked "younger readers"):

Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy trilogy
The Lightning Thief series (Percy Jackson)
Colfer, The Artemis Fowl series
Jinks, Evil Genius
Stroud, The Bartimaeus Trilogy
Edwards,The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles

Anderson, Feed
Byng, Molly Moon series (younger readers)
Chabon, Summerland
Cooper, The Boggart
Dahl, Matilda, George’s Marvelous Medicine
De Larrabeiti, The Borrible Trilogy
Dickson, The Dragon and the … series
Doctorow, Little Brother
Dunkle, The Sky Inside
Howe, Howliday Inn, Bunnicula (younger readers)
Jones, Charmed Life (the Chrestomanci series)
Lee, The Mysterious Benedict Society
Mieville, UnLunDun
Pinkwater, Once Upon a Blue Moose, The Hoboken Chicken Emergency
Sachar, Wayside School series (younger readers)
Snicket, A Series of Unfortunate Events