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Funny Story

By Emily Henry
Funny Story by Emily Henry digital book - Fable

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AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Named a Most Anticipated book of 2024 by TIME ∙ The New York Times ∙ Goodreads Entertainment Weekly ∙ Today.com ∙ Paste ∙ SheReads ∙ BookPage Woman's World ∙ The Nerd Daily and more!


A shimmering, joyful new novel about a pair of opposites with the wrong thing in common, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Emily Henry.


Daphne always loved the way her fiancé Peter told their story. How they met (on a blustery day), fell in love (over an errant hat), and moved back to his lakeside hometown to begin their life together. He really was good at telling it…right up until the moment he realized he was actually in love with his childhood best friend Petra.
 
Which is how Daphne begins her new story: Stranded in beautiful Waning Bay, Michigan, without friends or family but with a dream job as a children’s librarian (that barely pays the bills), and proposing to be roommates with the only person who could possibly understand her predicament: Petra’s ex, Miles Nowak.
 
Scruffy and chaotic—with a penchant for taking solace in the sounds of heart break love ballads—Miles is exactly the opposite of practical, buttoned up Daphne, whose coworkers know so little about her they have a running bet that she’s either FBI or in witness protection. The roommates mainly avoid one another, until one day, while drowning their sorrows, they form a tenuous friendship and a plan. If said plan also involves posting deliberately misleading photos of their summer adventures together, well, who could blame them?
 
But it’s all just for show, of course, because there’s no way Daphne would actually start her new chapter by falling in love with her ex-fiancé’s new fiancée’s ex…right?

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1865 Reviews

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Slightly Smiling Face
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Easy to readBeautiful settingRealistic setting
Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes“Such a light, breezy read. Loved the story, loved the characters, slightly mad I’m not dating Miles.”
Likable charactersEasy to readFeel goodRomantic
Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes“Oh my god...miles miles miles. Is this the best Emily henry book out there? No, nothing on this earth can top beach read. But it's still a good book nonetheless. The pacing of the book was pretty great, the characters were loveable. It's ur classic tropish romance good but topped with well though out characters, good writing, believable interactions and a heartfelt element.”
Believable charactersLikable charactersEasy to readAddictiveFast-pacedFeel goodRomanticPredictable
Smiling Face with Heart-Eyes
Characters change and growMulti-layered charactersFunny writing
Thumbs Up“Super cute romance novel. Very fast read and super predictable but a really nice palate cleanser. First Emily book I’ve read and will probably read more.”
Likable charactersEasy to readRealistic settingFeel goodRomanticPredictable

About Emily Henry

Emily Henry is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Happy Place, Book Lovers, People We Meet on Vacation, and Beach Read. She studied creative writing at Hope College, and now spends most of her time in Cincinnati, Ohio, and the part of Kentucky just beneath it. Find her on Instagram @emilyhenrywrites.

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