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5 Fall Reads Guaranteed To Make You Laugh Out Loud

The laughs just keep coming with these five fall reads. You'll be stifling the giggles on your commute, in the office, or while getting some work done in that coffee shop down the street. Get ready to smile and release some endorphins with these amazing books!

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1. The Regulars by Georgia Clark

Best friends Evie, Krista, and Willow are just trying to make it through their mid-twenties in New York. With average looks and quarter-life crises, they’re trying to climb up the corporate ladder, make sense of online dating, and make rent. All that changes when they discover Pretty, a magical potion that turns them into gorgeous supermodels. The sudden gift of beauty causes unexpected doors to open for them, but there’s a dark side to Pretty, too. As the gloss fades for these girls, they have to decide how much they are willing to pay for Pretty. The Regulars is a fresh, “twisted, modern-day take on Cinderella.” - InStyle

2. Finding My Badass Self by Sherry Stanfa-Stanley

Sherry Stanfa-Stanley stares down a year of fear through The 52/52 Project: a year of weekly new experiences designed to push her far outside her comfort zone. Her experiences range from visiting a nude beach with her seventy-five-year-old mother to going on a raid with a vice squad and SWAT team to crashing a wedding. While finding her courage in the most unlikely of circumstances, Sherry ultimately finds herself. “In this debut memoir, a woman devises a plan to yank herself out of a midlife malaise. A delightfully breezy read about experimentation, often humorous and companionable.” —Kirkus Reviews

3. New People by Danzy Senna

Maria is at the start of a life she never thought possible. She and Khalil, her college sweetheart, are planning their wedding. They are the perfect couple. They live together in a black bohemian enclave in Brooklyn, where Khalil is riding the wave of the first dot-com boom and Maria is plugging away at her dissertation. They've even landed a starring role in a documentary about "new people" like them, who are blurring the old boundaries as a brave new era dawns. Everything Maria knows she should want lies before her--yet she can't stop daydreaming about another man, a poet she barely knows. As fantasy escalates to fixation, secrets from the past come to light and threatens to unravel not only Maria's perfect new life but also her very self.

4. The Misfortune of Marion Palm by Emily Culliton

Marion Palm prefers not to think of herself as a thief but rather "a woman who embezzles." Over the years she has managed to steal $180,000 from her daughters' private school, money that has paid for European vacations, a Sub-Zero refrigerator, and perpetually unused state-of-the-art exercise equipment. But, now, when the school faces an audit, Marion pulls piles of rubber-banded cash from their basement hiding places and flees, leaving her family to grapple with the baffled detectives, the irate school board, and the mother-shaped hole in their house.

5. Class Mom by Laurie Gelman

Jen Dixon is not your typical Kansas City kindergarten class mom―or mom in general. Jen already has two college-age daughters by two different musicians, and it’s her second time around the class mom block with five-year-old Max―this time with a husband and father by her side. Though her best friend and PTA President sees her as the best candidate for the job, not all of the other parents agree. From recording parents’ response times to her emails about helping in the classroom, to requesting contributions of “special” brownies for curriculum night, not all of Jen’s methods win approval from the other moms. Throw in an old flame from Jen’s past, a hyper-sensitive “allergy mom,” a surprisingly sexy kindergarten teacher, and an impossible-to-please Real Housewife-wannabe causing problems at every turn, the job really becomes much more than she signed up for.

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