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5 Funny Books for When You Hit the Road

I love road trips. I can't wait for my next chance to spend time with my sister searching for the best swimming hole in the Carolinas, trekking with my friend, Amber, or best of all, exploring a city with my sweetie. I love the conversations we have in the car, I love the music we share, and I love a good laugh. Audiobooks are a GREAT way to break up the monotony of the interstate, particularly when they are funny.

So, without further adieu, books that have cracked me up on long drives:

  1. Farewell My Subaru - Doug Fine
  2. NPR Funniest Driveway Moments
  3. I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence - Amy Sedaris
  4. In a Sunburned Country - Bill Bryson
  5. Fool - Christopher Moore

Fool CD by Christopher Moore
Amazon Says: In 1288, as King Lear watches his kingdom descend into chaos, the king's fool, Pocket, and Pocket's apprentice, Drool, take it upon themselves to restore order amidst the mayh more...
Amazon Says: In 1288, as King Lear watches his kingdom descend into chaos, the king's fool, Pocket, and Pocket's apprentice, Drool, take it upon themselves to restore order amidst the mayhem, and in the process make a surprising discovery about their own heritage. less...
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Amazon Says: Selected from the National Public Radio archives, these stories by some of NPR's favorite commentators will keep listeners laughing. A driveway moment is when a person is so c more...
Amazon Says: Selected from the National Public Radio archives, these stories by some of NPR's favorite commentators will keep listeners laughing. A driveway moment is when a person is so captivated by a story that he or she stays in the car to hear it to the end. Unabridged. 2 CDs. less...
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Alexis Says: Amy Sedaris' I Like You
Amazon Says: The charismatic and multi-talented Amy Sedaris is many things: actress, author, and yes, David Sedariss sister. Now, she takes on the world of entertaining in this blisteringl more...
Amazon Says: The charismatic and multi-talented Amy Sedaris is many things: actress, author, and yes, David Sedariss sister. Now, she takes on the world of entertaining in this blisteringly funny collection of bizarre tips, recipes and craft ideas (like mini pantyhose plant-hangers!) perfect for hosting an unforgettable fete. Your guests will rave. less...
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In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
Amazon Says: Read by the author Nine CDs, 10 hours Just in time for the 2000 Olympics-the bestselling quthor of A Walk in the Woods takes listeners on a truly outrageous tour Down Under. more...
Amazon Says: Read by the author Nine CDs, 10 hours Just in time for the 2000 Olympics-the bestselling quthor of A Walk in the Woods takes listeners on a truly outrageous tour Down Under. Compared to his Australian excursions, Bill Bryson had it easy on the Appalachian Trail.  Nonetheless, Bryson has on several occasions embarked on seemingly endless flights bound for a land where Little Debbies are scarce but insects are abundant (up to 220,000 species of them), not to mention crocodiles. Taking listeners on a rollicking ride far beyond packaged-tour routes, IN A SUNBURNED COUNTRY introduces a place where interesting things happen all the time.  Leaving no Vegemite unsavored, listeners will accompany Bryson as he dodges jellyfish while learning to surf at Bondi Beach, discovers a fish that can climb trees, dehydrates in deserts where temperatures leap to 140 degrees F, and tells the true story of the rejected Danish architect who designed the Sydney Opera House. less...
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Farewell, My Subaru by Doug Fine
Alexis Says: Farewell, my Subaru [compact disc] : an epic adventure in local living by Doug Fine.
Amazon Says: Pre-loaded digital audio-book of Farewell, My Subaru written and narrated by Doug Fine. more...
Amazon Says: Pre-loaded digital audio-book of Farewell, My Subaru written and narrated by Doug Fine. less...
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