Funny Story

Funny Story

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction
Hardback Published on: 25/04/2024
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Funny Story
Perfect Perfect Perfect!!
Emily Henry never fails to disappoint! I feel like this story was slightly different from her usual, but still a perfect read. I love both Daphne and Mile... READ MORE
Sophie
Funny Story
Her best novel to date!
It is no secret that I am a big Emily Henry fan, and I truly believe Funny Story might be her best yet! We follow Daphne after her fiancé Peter has jus... READ MORE
 Roberta at Altrincham
Funny Story
If I could only read one book for the rest of my life, it would be Funny Story.
Funny story dragged every skeleton out of my closet, forced me to shake their hands and left me so empty.... but simultaneously so full of hope that there ... READ MORE
Abbie Dennhardt
Funny Story
I loved this!
I loved this book! I’ve only read one other Emily Henry book and I loved it so I jumped at the chance to read this one. I loved the relationship between ... READ MORE
Victoria Murray
Funny Story
Cute romcom (that will emotionally wreck you!)
So beautiful, powerfully moving and soft in all the best places !! This really punched a hole into my heart and then stitched it back up a couple chapters ... READ MORE
Zoë at Piccadilly (@deareaderzoe)
Funny Story
Emotional, real and so beautifully done
Just two people who feel so real; palpable heartbreak, real foibles, and a whole lot of uncertainty but a willingness to trust the other with their hearts,... READ MORE
Rose Moffat

Synopsis

A shimmering, joyful new novel about a pair of opposites with the wrong thing in common, from #1 New York Times and Sunday 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?

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241624128
  • Number of pages: 400
  • Weight: 623g
  • Dimensions: 242 x 164 x 34 mm

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Funny Story
It is exactly what you need right now”..
The premise of this novel sounds confusing from the start; Daphne ends up sharing a house with her ex-fiancée’s new ex-fiancée’s ex ! But you and I know th... READ MORE
Emine at Bromley
Funny Story
Another swoony read from Emily Henry.
cw: cheating, parental abandonment, emotional abuse and gaslighting When children's librarian Daphne gets dumped by her fiancé, only to announce he's goin... READ MORE
AlisAdventuresInLiterature
Funny Story
Emily Henry does it again!
Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for my copy of this arc! I really loved this book, everything about it seemed done so well and there were ... READ MORE
Stephanie Brash
Funny Story
I adored this so much!
Funny Story Emily Henry “Life I’d learned is a revolving door. Most things that come into it only stay awhile.” I adored this book! It was lighthea... READ MORE
Nadine Amber Delardes
Funny Story
Emily Henry is the GOAT- 'there's no one better, there's no one greater'
I just had this feeling that this book would be like sunshine and raindrops on roses, and whiskers on kittens - an instant addition to my list of favorite ... READ MORE
Ana Real