In need of a good laugh? Below is a list of suggested YA books that can be checked-out via the library’s downloadable resources and are guaranteed to make you laugh out load. Don’t have a card? Visit https://www.sttammanylibrary.org/temporary-library-card/ to request a temporary card to use during the library closure.
Daisy is a quirky sixteen-year-old girl from Florida whose older sister just happens to be in a relationship with the Crown Prince of Scotland. Paparazi are forcing Daisy and her family into the relative safety of a castle in Scotland, forcing her to cancel all of her summer plans with her best friend. On top of that, she now has to change her look to be more “royal.”
A true laugh-out-load comedy that will make you wish for a royal adventure of your own. Available on Libby as an eBook and on CloudLibrary as an eAudiobook.
Fifty contestants for the Miss Teen Dream pageant are on their way to a beach paradise to parade in front of cameras, but then their plan crashes. Alone on a desert island with very little make-up or accessories, the contestants must now scavenge for food. Things turn more sinister as they realize that they are not alone on the island after all.
Full of humor and pesky inconveniences like a food tray embedded in one of the contestant’s forehead. This book is a great laugh from cover to cover. If you opt to listen, know that the author does AMAZING narration and a different voice for each character. Available on CloudLibrary as an eBook and eAudiobook and on Hoopla as an eAudiobook.
My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows
Jane is about to marry a total stranger since her sixteen year old cousin, Edward VI, is dying. She's next in line for the throne, but all Jane wants to do is read her books. Also, Jane’s intended turns itno a horse during the day and back into a teen boy at night….. Meanwhile, Edward has problems of his own to worry about; there are plots to overthrow him, he's slowly dying of "the Affliction," and he's never even kissed a girl!
This was a very entertaining historical romance based on the life of Lady Jane Grey. Available on CloudLibrary as an eBook and eAudiobook and on Hoopla as an eBook.
An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
Colin has a very specific “type” when it comes to crushes, he is attracted to girls named Katherine. When “Katherine XIX” breaks up with him, Colin and his best friend, Hassan, embark on a road trip to ask her face-to-face why she broke up with him.
This book is imaginative and so absurd it is hilarious. Available on CloudLibrary as an eBook.
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
After graduating from high school, Dimple plans on attending a summer program for aspiring web developers before heading off to college. Rishi is planning on attending the same summer program, for different reasons. Their parents have agreed to an arranged marriage for the two teens and are sending Rishi to the same program to win her over. What could possibly go wrong?
Incredibly entertaining contemporary romance between older teens. Available on CloudLibrary as an eAudiobook.