Year-End 2016 Laugh Out Loud Favorite Reads + Giveaway


Welcome to my very late Year-End 2016 Favorites!!

My year end favorite reads are books I've read in 2016 for the first time (and not necessarily all reviewed here - eek! or reviewed in 2016 - a few were posted in January 2017).  They are also not all published in 2016, but majority am. 

To start it off, here's what's going to happen. Every day in through February 28th (minus Sunday) at 6:00 PM EST
  1. I will tell you my favorite reads in the category of the day through their covers (you know how I love covers) and 
  2. you click on them to see my review of the book (in a new window). 
  3. Then you come back and fill out the Rafflecopter for a chance to win a prize! 


(NOT in any specific order!)


     

    

   


Who doesn't love a good laugh? I love books with humor. It lightens up my day and bring smiles and laughter to my life. Be it a little smirk, over the top sarcasm that have you rolling your eyes, sweet laughter from silliness or the kind of laughter that hurts your jaw, cheeks and tummy, laughter is medicine to our soul. And the books above are pretty good medicine for me.

I highly recommend these books!



(1) winner will win a box of books which consists of some of the books above.

  I am still waiting on some prizes to be delivered, so I don't know all the contents yet. I can tell you, two of the books will be Sandra Orchard's A Fool & His Monet and Another Day, Another Dali, courtesy of Revell.

 

Terms are on the Rafflecopter.

Many thanks to: 







Don't forget these other Top Faves of 2016 and Giveaways!
(Not in order)

    
     
    
    




CONVERSATION

85 comments:

  1. Pepper Basham's book A Twist of Faith! Loved it! Kristi Ann Hunter! Karen Witemeyer! All had laughs! Great list!

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  2. Eeee! I have read quite a few of these! Rachel McMillan, Kristi, Jen LOVE!!!!!! I still need to read this book by Pepper...I know, I know...

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    1. <shocked!!! =0 My dear, get on it!! (Love you!)

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  3. I love books that make me laugh so thanks for these suggestions!

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  4. Some of my favorite laugh out loud books are by Jen Turano! Absolutely love her books! I also really enjoyed Kristi Hunter's novella, A Lady of Esteem. I'm looking forward to reading the books that are listed above that I haven't had a chance to read!

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    1. O, I LOVE Jen!!! I have every one of her books!! =) And Kristi!! Yes! I hope you'll enjoy the rest too! I look forward to hearing from you your thoughts on them!

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  5. I love An Elegant Facade- I laughed out loud while reading it too! I haven't read any of the others but I'm adding them to my TBR 😊

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  6. I have read 2 on the books on the list. I love Kristi's books. I cannot wait for Trent's story.

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  7. I always laugh out loud when I read a Jan Karon book from the Mitford series.

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  8. I have a couple of these in my TBR. Thanks for sharing!

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  9. I agree with these selections but would also add Margaret Brownley, Regina Jennings, and Krista Phillips. I love books that make me laugh.

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    1. O, i love books that makes me laugh! Thanks for the suggestions!

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  10. I love Jen Turano's! Also on my list is Kristi Ann Hunter's An Elegant Facade. Thanks for the giveaway and some new funny reads to add to my out of control TBR pile!

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    1. Lol! That's the goal! We want our TBR to be never ending! *wink wink

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  11. I haven't read any of these books, but my faves in this category would be Jen Turano's book, Playing the Part /and/ Kristi Ann Hunter's book, An Elegant Facade. I absolutely LOVE Kristi Ann Hunter's "Hawthorne House' series, so 'An Elegant Facade' would definitely be my #1 choice! Thanks for the opportunity of this giveaway!!!

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  12. I loved the duck in Finding Margo. Quacked me up. Haha

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    1. Hahahha. Tell me about it! GABBY totally stole the show!

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  13. The Elegant Facade was fantastic! I have A Twist of Faith is in my TBR pile. I adore Karen Witemeyer and
    Mary Connealy and Jen Turano-they always have the best humor set in their stories!!

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  14. I loved An Elegant Facade, A Twist of Faith, and Playing the Part. I would add For the Record by Regina Jennings and Kara Isaac's Close to You and Can't Help Falling. Thanks for the suggestions and the giveaway, Annie.

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  15. ALL of Mary Connealy's books! I love her sense of humor!

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  16. I love books that make me laugh! I'll have to look into some of these! Victorine Lieske has a Married series that is super funny. Accidently Married and Reluctantly Married are a couple of my favorites from the series. =)

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    1. Those titles sounds funny already! Hahah. Thanks!

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  17. I have read several of these books, and three of my favorites are "Twist of Faith" by Pepper Basham, "No Way Up" by Mary Connealy (who always brings a smile to my face" and "An Elegant Facade" (which also made me cry). "Love, Lace, and Minor Alterations" is sitting in my Amazon cart! And I love Dana Mentink's books!

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    1. Woohoo! Yes. Definitely read yhe rest. They are funny!

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  18. yay! I've read almost all of these and I wholeheartedly agree :D

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    1. Woohoo! We're getting there! The next one.. i mean today's will be the one you read all of them?

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  19. I don't have one yet!! It'd be great to win to read them :)

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  20. I have not read any humorous books in a bit. I could use a good one.. Thanks for the list.

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    1. You're welcome Debby! Hope you'll get a chance to read them soon!

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  21. I have read about 5 of these and yes, they make me laugh! I adore Jen Turano's humor in her stories. I know I'll always enjoy them.

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    1. Mary sure has a way with words! You should meet her in person!!

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  23. A bunch of these are on my TBR list! Specifically Karen's, Kristi's and Jen's books are all on there. I have read A Twist of Faith, and it was pretty cute. I read Her One and Only last year (was it 2016? Lol), and it had me literally laughing out loud.

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    1. Her One and Only was on my shortlist!! I LOVED it!!

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  24. A nice selection of books and authors! I have a couple at home in my TBR pile but have finished No Way Up and Finding Margo.

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    1. Glad you like the list! Thanks for stopping in!

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  25. I have read and loved An Elegant Facade and would love the read Playing the Part. I like any book by Kristi Ann Hunter for a laugh. She's great.

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  26. I haver read Love Lace and Minor Alterations.

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  27. Pretty much everything by Jen Turano has me laughing out loud so Playing the Part would be at the top of my list for these books. Thanks for the giveaway!

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  28. Great giveaway! I haven't read any of the books featured, but I would like to read "Fetching Sweetness".

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    1. Thanks for stopping in! Fetching Sweetness is SWEET!

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  29. At Your Request by Jen T was funny.

    Of your list I have only read Sit, Stay, Love. Very cute!

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  30. I have not read any of these books but the cover and title have me interested in Sit, Stay, Love.

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  31. The "Heavenly Daize" books always make me laugh! I haven't read any of the ones above.

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    1. That is a new one. I'll need to look it up. Thanks!

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  32. I haven't read any of these books. Most of the books I find that crack me up are picture books. One of my favorites is "It's a Book."

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    1. Hahhah. Lol! That cracked me up already! It's a book!

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  33. I haven't read any of these books before.

    mia2009(at)comcast(dot)net

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  34. I really liked reading "A Twist of Faith"! Jan Karon's Mitford books have good humor! I need to read some more of these books by Sandra Orchard.
    Janice
    pjrcmooreATwindstreamDOTnet

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  35. Oh! I thought of another one! I really like Barreling Through Christmas by Shanna Hatfield.
    brit(dot)haueter18(at)gmail(dot)com

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  36. The Chapel Springs series by Ane Mulligan is very funny as are Close to You and Can't Help Falling by Kara Isaac. I have not read any of the ones listed but I know that Karen Witemeyer and Jen Turano are both very fun to read.

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    1. O yes, they are all funny! Thanks for sharing!

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  37. The only book on your list that I've read is the Elegant Facade. Looks like I'll have to check out some of the other ones.

    Arletta

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  38. Love books that cut the tension with laughs Have read a few of these and have a lot of others on mt to read list.

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    1. I think you'll enjoy each of these for sure!

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  39. I really want to read A Bachelor's Guide to Love and Murder because I love Sherlock Holmes :)

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  40. My favorite laugh-out-loud books are anything by PG Wodehouse.
    I haven't read any of these but Playing the Part is definitely on my TBR.

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