15 Interesting Books To Read That You Will Absolutely Enjoy
When it comes to reading, everyone has their own taste in different genres of books that he or she enjoys. However, whatever the taste, everyone loves books that are interesting in some or the other ways.
We have for you a collection of 15 interesting books to read and enjoy. These books are a blend of humor, satire, adventure, romance, science fiction, and fantasy. They are fun to read and hard to put down until you have finished reading them!
Here is the list of 15 interesting books to read that you will absolutely enjoy:
1. Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome
This is a remarkably interesting book. Remarkable not just because of the story and how it has been presented, but also because of the fact that even after about 13 decades of its first publication, the jokes and observations regarding the human nature and conditions are still fresh and relatable to the modern world
This refreshing and funny story is about three men and a dog embarking on a boat trip along the river Thames. Read this book to enjoy the hilarious account of their trip.
2. Adulthood is a Myth by Sarah Andersen
A fun to read book that perfectly encapsulates a lot of everyday life scenarios in a humorous manner. The stories are highly relatable to present day life and you will have a smile on your face for every page you read.
3. Animal Farm by George Orwell
At the time this fable was written, it was intended to be a humorous satire directed primarily against Stalin’s Russia. But the book is totally relatable to human life and nature even at the present day.
This book clearly and in most humorous ways depicts how power can change even the best of people and entice them to do things that are wrong. The way George Orwell has portrayed the animals in human behaviors is really fun and entertaining. Though the story is quite short, it is surely one of the most interesting books to read for any individual!
4. Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson
This book is absolutely delightful. Especially in the modern world where anxiety, depression and other mental illness seems to have become a common affair, this book can give a lot many amazing insights into life with hilarious stories.
This is a humor book with serious messages. It is all silly, funny, twisted, honest and sometimes heart-breaking too, but overall it is a very interesting read.
5. Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore
This book is one of a kind. Compelling and very well written. Lamb is a hysterically funny and wacky novel about Jesus’ early life told through his irreverent but loving best friend. This story is a very funny account of what might have happened in the missing years of Jesus’ early life.
While portraying a respectful story of Jesus, Biff tags along providing his comedic perspective on the miraculous adventure filled with magic, healings, kung fu, corpse reanimations, demons, and even hot babes as addressed by Biff. A very entertaining and interesting book to read.
6. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
This is a book that spans a vast age range of readership and can entertain almost anyone. The writing style is excellent and offers many references to video games as well as to the sci-fi world more generally.
Ready Player One is a page-turner, offering just enough questions and hints along the way to keep the reader constantly wondering what will happen next and what new secrets this world has in store. Hands down one of the most interesting books to read in the humorous science fiction category!
7. One For The Money by Janet Evanovich
A book that makes you laugh, giggle and leaves you completely entertained. It is sort of a mystery book full of interesting humor – a rare fun combination.
Stephanie Plum falls on hard times and takes a job as a bounty hunter, one she is seriously not prepared for. Her first job is to bring in Joe Morelli, a cop charged with murder who happens to be a high school flame of Stephanie’s. A great cast of characters rounds out the story as she tries to learn the job, bring in some deadbeats, and stay alive.
8. Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
Catch-22 is a masterpiece for a reason. Heller will leave you laughing and scratching your head as you travel across Europe and also Asia for a few chapters. This book not only makes you think and question our collective decisions as a species, but makes you laugh too. It is amazing what can be accomplished with satire. By distorting the mirror and highlighting the absurd we actually learn.
This incredible book takes a scathing look at the absurdities of organizations structured to combat human flaws and weaknesses that inevitably fail to do so because they are staffed by humans with flaws and weaknesses. If you haven’t already read this book, consider reading it soon. It will make you laugh, it will make you think!
9. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
This is a premiere work of science fiction. Douglas Adams will take your thoughts to amazing new heights as you explore his mind-boggling, reality-critiquing universe. Not just that, this book is written in an incredibly witty tone full of humor that you will not stop laughing. A great fun to read and explore the imaginary universe.
10. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
This book has an amazing amalgamation of wits, angels, demons, an apocalypse, witch hunters, the Antichrist, romance, and fun. There’s not much else you can ask for in a single book. It’s a great story, a bit confusing at first if you have difficulty keeping track of different groups of characters, but once they all start interacting with each other you begin to catch on.
11. Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein
Well, though this is a children’s poetry book, there is no reason adults won’t enjoy it. If you have read it already, you will know how interesting this book is. And if you haven’t, then take a break from your life, be a child for a while and read this book. You will have a great time! Shel Silverstein’s masterful collection of poems and drawings is at once outrageously funny and profound.
12. The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
This play is a wickedly funny comedy about Victorian bachelors Algernon Moncrieff and Ernest Worthing. The two friends could not be more different with one determined not to take life too seriously and the other determined to get engaged and keep secret a fact that would ruin his position in society.
It is a short but thoroughly enjoyable read. This play is full of wit, cleverness and a deft, subtle and sophisticated humor. Undoubtedly, one of the most interesting plays ever written.
13. One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories by B.J. Novak
If you love reading short stories, this book is definitely one that you wouldn’t want to miss. It is a phenomenal collection of interesting short stories.
There are many stories in here with possible moral lessons while others bring up interesting ideas. The writing is clever and the stories varied. Some stories are several pages long while others are just a few sentences. It’s a quick read that will make you laugh and make you think.
14. The Princess Bride by William Goldman
This is a brilliantly written book. A fun book that has everything: romance, humor, excitement, adventure, monsters, witchcraft, and more. William Goldman’s modern fantasy classic is a simple, exceptional story about quests for riches, revenge, power, and, of course, true love – that’s thrilling and timeless.
15. The Martian by Andy Weir
An astronaut gets stranded on Mars and has to use his wits and available material to make his way off a cold, barren, and unforgiving planet. An amazing book full of humorous yet logical approaches towards staying alive on mars for over a year and making arrangements to get back to earth.
So, that was the list of 15 interesting books to read and enjoy! How many of these books have you read? Do tell us about your experiences with any of these books in the comment section below! We would love to read them.