Tag: humor

The Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang

I’ve seen mixed reviews of this book, but I really liked it.  Chang gives us a screwed-up family on a road trip, but she makes their story sympathetic, clever and at times funny.  I’ve seen this book described as hilarious, and I can’t say it reached that level for me, but then I’m not Chinese so…

Review of A Dirty Job by Christopher Moore

My blogger-friend Alley at What Red Read often recommends Christopher Moore, with good reason.  Moore writes a unique brand of what I’ll call supernatural humor, somewhat similar to Douglas Adams, Terry Pratchett or A. Lee Martinez.  A Dirty Job, like the books of Jasper Fforde, is pretty hard to describe adequately, but I’ll do my…