Top 10 Best Books to Read in Humor & Entertainment - August 2021



Books in the humor non-fiction genre have a fun and entertainment factor. They encompass jokes, humorous events, and comedy. The main objective of these book genres is to make readers laugh and reduce stress levels in their life. The humor genre includes joke books, comedy, the life stories of comedians in a humorous manner. The Entertainment book genre is about the content written to entertain the readers. These books can revolve around music, dance, dramas, writing, or anything to entertain the folks. These might include info about authors, actors, musicians, producers, and celebrities. Both of these genres are related to each other. Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Humor & Entertainment.

1. It Ends with Us: A Novel


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Humor & Entertainment - August 2021

Instant New York Times Bestseller Combining a captivating romance with a cast of all-too-human characters, Colleen Hoover’s It Ends With Us is an unforgettable tale of love that comes at the ultimate price. Lily hasn’t always had it easy, but that’s never stopped her from working hard for the life she wants. She’s come a long way from the small town in Maine where she grew up—she graduated from college, moved to Boston, and started her own business. So when she feels a spark with a gorgeous neurosurgeon named Ryle Kincaid, everything in Lily’s life suddenly seems almost too good to be true. Ryle is assertive, stubborn, maybe even a little arrogant. He’s also sensitive, brilliant, and has a total soft spot for Lily. And the way he looks in scrubs certainly doesn’t hurt. Lily can’t get him out of her head. But Ryle’s complete aversion to relationships is disturbing. Even as Lily finds herself becoming the exception to his “no dating” rule, she can’t help but wonder what made him that way in the first place. As questions about her new relationship overwhelm her, so do thoughts of Atlas Corrigan—her first love and a link to the past she left behind. He was her kindred spirit, her protector. When Atlas suddenly reappears, everything Lily has built with Ryle is threatened.

  • Author: Colleen Hoover
  • Publisher: Atria (August 2, 2016)
  • Genre: Literature & Fiction, Women's Fiction
  • ISBN: 978-1501110368
  • Dimensions: 5.31 x 0.96 x 8.25 inches

                 

2. The Bet


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Humor & Entertainment - August 2021

When it comes to life’s fun and games, always know: The rules. What’s at stake. When to quit. Wise words from…well…my fortune cookie. But wise words, nonetheless. I just wish the Fortune Cookie People had considered how hard the whole “knowing when to quit” would be to carry out when a woman like me is gambling with her feelings. Heart-palpitating, vageen-tingling, butterflies-in-my-belly feelings for a noncommittal, hot-as-sin player by the name of Jude Winslow. After a crazy night where we were both pretending to be someone else, I’ve found myself immersed in the fun of the fling. The thrill. The irresistible charm. The pleasure of being with a man like him. Problem is, I’m positive he’s the exact opposite of husband material, and that is a serious issue for someone who is fixated on finding her happily ever after. I know the rules and I know the stakes, oh wise Fortune Cookie. Now I’d just like to know how close to self-destruction I have to get before I find the will to quit Jude Winslow. Goodness knows, when your heart is on the line, you can’t ante up your bet with an IOU. Author Note: The Bet is a full-length standalone romantic comedy and the first standalone book in the Winslow Brothers Collection. This book is chock-full of hilarious rom-com moments, but also, it’s spicy . We’re talking alllllll the sexy.

  • Author: Max Monroe
  • Publisher: Max Monroe LLC (July 17, 2021)
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Literature & Fiction

                 

3. How I Saved the World


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Humor & Entertainment - August 2021

At one of the most chaotic periods in American history, in a time of national distrust and despair, one tanned TV host holds the key to the future. In  How I Saved the World,  Jesse Watters takes readers on a tour of his life from basement-dwelling Fox minion to pampered champion of right-thinking Americans. He has divined great truths about the nature of our country while stumbling across beaches asking oblivious college students basic political questions and while stumbling out of Air Force One with the President. Interspersed are his thoughtful suggestions for overcoming left-wing radicalism, maintaining American democracy, moving beyond aging hippies (like his long-suffering, loving parents), saving the world from social justice warriors and the deep state—all while smirking his way through life in only the nicest way.  Watters outlines the stark choice ahead of us between all-American hamburgers and leftist Green New Deal breadlines (okay, maybe that one is a no-brainer) and shows the way for order and fairness to be restored. A manifesto and a call-to-arms from a man for all seasons,  How I Saved the World  is a hilarious, enlightening, entertaining book with a reasonable chance of winning a Nobel Prize in every category, even chemistry.

  • Author: Jesse Watters
  • Publisher: Broadside Books (July 6, 2021)
  • Genre: Politics & Social Sciences, Politics & Government
  • ISBN: 978-0063049086
  • Dimensions: 6 x 1.05 x 9 inches

                 

4. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Humor & Entertainment - August 2021

Highest-rated new book of 2016 by Audible customers Winner: Audible's Best of 2016 - Celebrity Memoirs   In this award-winning Audible Studios production, Trevor Noah tells his wild coming-of-age tale during the twilight of apartheid in South Africa. It’s a story that begins with his mother throwing him from a moving van to save him from a potentially fatal dispute with gangsters, then follows the budding comedian’s path to self-discovery through episodes both poignant and comical. Noah’s virtuoso embodiment of all the characters from his childhood, and his ability to perform accents and dialects effortlessly in English, Xhosa, and Zulu, garnered the Audie Award for Best Male Narrator in 2018. Nevertheless, Noah’s devoted and uncompromising mother—as voiced by her son—steals the show.

  • Author: Trevor Noah
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Leaders & Notable People, Rich & Famous

                 

5. I Can't Make This Up: Life Lessons


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Humor & Entertainment - August 2021

Superstar comedian and Hollywood box-office star Kevin Hart turns his immense talent to the written word by writing some words. Some of those words include: the , a , for , above , and even even . Put them together and you have the funniest, most heartfelt, and most inspirational memoir on survival, success, and the importance of believing in yourself since Old Yeller . It begins in North Philadelphia. He was born an accident, unwanted by his parents. His father was a drug addict who was in and out of jail. His brother was a crack dealer and petty thief. And his mother was overwhelmingly strict, beating him with belts, frying pans, and his own toys. The odds, in short, were stacked against our young hero, just like the odds that are stacked against the release of a new book in this era of social media (where Hart has a following of over 100 million, by the way). But Kevin Hart, like Ernest Hemingway, J.K. Rowling, and Chocolate Droppa before him, was able to defy the odds and turn it around. In his literary debut, he takes the listener on a journey through what his life was, what it is today, and how he's overcome each challenge to become the man he is today. And that man happens to be the biggest comedian in the world, with tours that sell out football stadiums and films that have collectively grossed over $3.5 billion. He achieved this not just through hard work, determination, and talent: It was through his unique way of looking at the world. Because just like a book has chapters, Hart sees life as a collection of chapters that each person gets to write for himself or herself. "Not only do you get to choose how you interpret each chapter, but your interpretation writes the next chapter," he says. "So why not choose the interpretation that serves your life the best?"

  • Author: Neil Strauss - contributor
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature, Actors & Entertainers

                 



6. 1984 (Signet Classics), Book Cover May Vary


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Humor & Entertainment - August 2021

Written more than 70 years ago, 1984 was George Orwell’s chilling prophecy about the future. And while 1984 has come and gone, his dystopian vision of a government that will do anything to control the narrative is timelier than ever... • Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read • “ The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command. ” Winston Smith toes the Party line, rewriting history to satisfy the demands of the Ministry of Truth. With each lie he writes, Winston grows to hate the Party that seeks power for its own sake and persecutes those who dare to commit thoughtcrimes. But as he starts to think for himself, Winston can’t escape the fact that Big Brother is always watching... A startling and haunting novel, 1984 creates an imaginary world that is completely convincing from start to finish. No one can deny the novel’s hold on the imaginations of whole generations, or the power of its admonitions—a power that seems to grow, not lessen, with the passage of time.

  • Author: George Orwell
  • Publisher: Signet Classic (January 1, 1961)
  • Genre: Literature & Fiction, Genre Fiction
  • ISBN: 978-0451524935
  • Dimensions: 4.19 x 0.86 x 7.5 inches

                 

7. Tasty Mango: A Billionaire and Single Mom Romantic Comedy


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Humor & Entertainment - August 2021

Ladies, you’ve never had a first date quite like this. He’s a billionaire. Desperately handsome. Wildly charismatic. In fact, a certain article of clothing of mine has gotten quite damp. Except… It’s not the good kind of damp. In fact, I’m suddenly very, very wet. Oh no. I’ve left out something important. I’m nine months pregnant. Don’t ask about the father. I’d rather forget. But I’m sitting in the fanciest restaurant you can imagine. Opposite the man of my dreams. It’s our first time alone together. The start of something spectacular. And… My water just broke. ___ Tasty Mango is a standalone romantic comedy about going into labor on a first date with a billionaire, the ensuing hilarity (and pushing) in a very expensive limo, and trying to manage a new relationship with the world’s most eligible bachelor while cleaning spit up out of your hair.

  • Author: JJ Knight
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Literature & Fiction

                 

8. Greenlights


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Humor & Entertainment - August 2021

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Over two million copies sold! From the Academy Award®–winning actor, an unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE GUARDIAN “Unflinchingly honest and remarkably candid, Matthew McConaughey’s book invites us to grapple with the lessons of his life as he did—and to see that the point was never to win, but to understand.”—Mark Manson, author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck I’ve been in this life for fifty years, been trying to work out its riddle for forty-two, and been keeping diaries of clues to that riddle for the last thirty-five. Notes about successes and failures, joys and sorrows, things that made me marvel, and things that made me laugh out loud. How to be fair. How to have less stress. How to have fun. How to hurt people less. How to get hurt less. How to be a good man. How to have meaning in life. How to be more me.   Recently, I worked up the courage to sit down with those diaries. I found stories I experienced, lessons I learned and forgot, poems, prayers, prescriptions, beliefs about what matters, some great photographs, and a whole bunch of bumper stickers. I found a reliable theme, an approach to living that gave me more satisfaction, at the time, and still: If you know how, and when, to deal with life’s challenges—how to get relative with the inevitable —you can enjoy a state of success I call “catching greenlights.”   So I took a one-way ticket to the desert and wrote this book: an album, a record, a story of my life so far. This is fifty years of my sights and seens, felts and figured-outs, cools and shamefuls. Graces, truths, and beauties of brutality. Getting away withs, getting caughts, and getting wets while trying to dance between the raindrops.   Hopefully, it’s medicine that tastes good, a couple of aspirin instead of the infirmary, a spaceship to Mars without needing your pilot’s license, going to church without having to be born again, and laughing through the tears.   It’s a love letter. To life.   It’s also a guide to catching more greenlights—and to realizing that the yellows and reds eventually turn green too.   Good luck. The short dust jacket included with this hardcover edition is an intentional design choice.

  • Author: Matthew McConaughey
  • Publisher: Crown; First Edition (October 20, 2020)
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Literature
  • ISBN: 978-0593139134
  • Dimensions: 6.34 x 0.98 x 8.76 inches

                 

9. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Humor & Entertainment - August 2021

#1 New York Times Bestseller Over 6 million copies sold In this generation-defining self-help guide, a superstar blogger cuts through the crap to show us how to stop trying to be "positive" all the time so that we can truly become better, happier people. For decades, we’ve been told that positive thinking is the key to a happy, rich life. "F**k positivity," Mark Manson says. "Let’s be honest, shit is f**ked and we have to live with it." In his wildly popular Internet blog, Manson doesn’t sugarcoat or equivocate. He tells it like it is—a dose of raw, refreshing, honest truth that is sorely lacking today. The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is his antidote to the coddling, let’s-all-feel-good mindset that has infected modern society and spoiled a generation, rewarding them with gold medals just for showing up. Manson makes the argument, backed both by academic research and well-timed poop jokes, that improving our lives hinges not on our ability to turn lemons into lemonade, but on learning to stomach lemons better. Human beings are flawed and limited—"not everybody can be extraordinary, there are winners and losers in society, and some of it is not fair or your fault." Manson advises us to get to know our limitations and accept them. Once we embrace our fears, faults, and uncertainties, once we stop running and avoiding and start confronting painful truths, we can begin to find the courage, perseverance, honesty, responsibility, curiosity, and forgiveness we seek. There are only so many things we can give a f**k about so we need to figure out which ones really matter, Manson makes clear. While money is nice, caring about what you do with your life is better, because true wealth is about experience. A much-needed grab-you-by-the-shoulders-and-look-you-in-the-eye moment of real-talk, filled with entertaining stories and profane, ruthless humor, The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F**k is a refreshing slap for a generation to help them lead contented, grounded lives.

  • Author: Mark Manson
  • Publisher: Harper; 2nd Edition (September 13, 2016)
  • Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Humor
  • ISBN: 978-0062457714
  • Dimensions: 20.95 x 13.97 x 2.06 inches

                 

10. Player's Handbook (Dungeons & Dragons)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in Humor & Entertainment - August 2021

Create heroic characters for the world’s greatest roleplaying game.   The Player’s Handbook is the essential reference for every Dungeons & Dragons roleplayer. It contains rules for character creation and advancement, backgrounds and skills, exploration and combat, equipment, spells, and much more. Use this book to create characters from among the most iconic D&D races and classes.   Publisher’s Weekly #1 Best Seller in Hardcover Nonfiction Wall Street Journal #1 Best Seller in Hardcover Nonfiction   • In Dungeons & Dragons , you and your friends coauthor your own legend. Guided by a Dungeon Master, you create characters and play their roles in a story, rolling dice and navigating maps as you unfold a tale as limitless as your imagination.   • The Player’s Handbook is the first of three D&D core rulebooks, along with the Monster Manual and the Dungeon Master’s Guide. The Player’s Handbook is the cornerstone. It’s the foundational text of D&D’s fifth edition—for beginners and for veterans alike.   • The Player’s Handbook walks you through how to create a Dungeons & Dragons character—the role you’ll play in the D&D world.   • Dungeons & Dragons is the world’s greatest roleplaying game. Created in 1974, D&D transformed gaming culture by blending traditional fantasy with miniatures and wargaming.

  • Author: Wizards RPG Team
  • Publisher: Wizards of the Coast; Illustrated edition (August 19, 2014)
  • Genre: Humor & Entertainment, Puzzles & Games
  • ISBN: 978-0786965601
  • Dimensions: 8.53 x 0.73 x 11.12 inches