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[ARCHIVED] Laughter is the Best Medicine

The original item was published from September 14, 2015 1:54 PM to November 30, 2016 3:18 PM

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Feeling stressed? In need of a pick-me-up? 
We here at the Frank L. Weyenberg Library believe there’s nothing like a little humor to lighten up your day. 
Here are a few new humor/essay books that are sure to tickle your funny-bone this fall:

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Yes, my accent is real: and some other things I haven’t told you –Kunal Nayyar
Are you a fan of CBS’s The Big Bang Theory? Nayyar, best known as ‘Raj’ from the hit comedy series, has just released his first anthology of humorous, autobiographical essays. From growing up in New Delhi, to the dizzying world of celebrity, to the family and friends who inspired him along the way, this book is the heartfelt treat you’ve been looking for.

Why Not Me? –Mindy Kaling
Following up the brilliant, “Is Everyone Hanging Out without me?” Kaling switches gears this time around, setting course on her adult life. Whether its work stress, falling in love, or fighting through various insecurities, you will find yourself both laughing and relating as she muddles through it all with sarcasm and refreshing honesty. A must read.

Selp-Helf–Miranda Sings
With over 6 million social media fans, Sings has become a go-to in the world of YouTube comedy; offering self-help advice on literally every topic under the sun. With her first book, she puts pen to paper in a truly unique way, offering hilarious tips on everything from catching a boyfriend (“wear all black and carry a fishing net”), to fighting off haters. This book will put a hop in your step and a smile on your face.

Unabrow: Misadventures of a Late Bloomer –Una LaMarche
Being a girl is hard in today’s world, especially when you’re a late bloomer. LaMarche, Queen-B of blooming late, serves up a dose of reality that many shy away from. Advice she wishes her mother had bestowed, along with side-splitting tips on managing the unabrow without (and within); make this book the best friend you always wanted.

Daddy, stop talking! : and other things my kids want but won’t be getting –Adam Carolla
As a comedian, actor, and family-man, Carolla has had his fair share of parenting pitfalls. Tapping back into his childhood, he offers up what he has learned thus-far; imparting his wit and wisdom for parents who wish to avoid enabling and raise well-mannered, confident children. Fans of Carolla are sure to devour this.

These and many other humor books are available at Frank L. Weyenberg Library. 
Stop in today and treat yourself to some laughs. You deserve it.

*Images courtesy of Easicat, Amazon.com, and positivehealth.com