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Funny Story
Funny Story | Emily Henry
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 fianc 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-fianc's new fiance's ex...right?
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TracyReadsBooks
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What can I say that hasn‘t already been said about Funny Story. As always, Henry‘s story was funny, heartfelt, occasionally chaotic (as relationships tend to be), eyebrow raising, and ultimately, pleasing as everything came together. A fast, entertaining read.

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CozyCatLady
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It was an enjoyable read that was not too hard to focus on during the last weeks of pregnancy & first weeks of caring for my baby boy 🙏🩵

Amor4Libros Congrats on your new baby! ❤️ 4d
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mjtwo
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14-5 June 24 (audiobook)
Light, fluffy and lovely. I enjoy the predictability of Emily Henry‘s books, although sometimes it does feel that she throws a lot of obstacles in the way of two grown, consenting and obviously willing adults having sex. But Miles and Daphne were lovely and thoroughly deserving of a happy ending after finally disposing of their despicable ex partners. For any regular reader of such books, that is obviously not a spoiler.

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hissingpotatoes
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4/5⭐ Emily Henry's books just make me happy, not least because of the humor and lack of toxic masculinity. I like the way she weaves the romance and friendships with the characters' personal hangups. The ending could have lasted a little longer to give more space for some of the issues (like with Daphne's father), but overall the tension was well paced. I read the book in two sittings because I didn't want to put it down. #bookspin

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Megbert
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Cor blimey can‘t go wrong with a sweet rom-com and a bit of steamy make-out time. A charming reprieve (complete with chortles) from some of the historical fiction I‘ve been reading of late. Nicely rounded off by not only sealing the deal (no spoiler alerts here) but also addressing the point that women don‘t need a partner to make them complete. ❣️

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lauramisiara
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I loved how the ending connected to the beginning so perfectly, making perfect sense with the title. I like how it is a book that teaches you about life and relationships, and being imperfect humans. I saw my life reflected in the father relationship and it was comforting to see I am not alone on it. It was beautiful to witness the relationship with her mom and how they, although no present in space, are truly always there. 🫶

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AmyK1
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Emily Henry is pretty much the only romance author i will read. It‘s not usually my thing. I love her characters and the banter between them. And that there is always much more to the story than the romance aspect.

Daphne + Miles= ❤️

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thevictoriousone
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The Romance Book Club I host at my local bookstore just read Funny Story and we LOVED it! It was hands-down the club favorite and also brought in the largest crowd for our meeting! We all stan Miles 💛

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lilpumpkin2.0
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June 4, 2024 YUP. ATE THAT BOOK UP!!! I was in love with how Emily Henry wrote this one. She had a lot of banter between Daphne and Miles and Daphne and Peter but the story just jept going and continuing from where it left off. The book was easy to read and easy to follow. The ending was a little sad (happy tears) because Daphne and Miles still loved each other despite their miscommunication. I give it 5/5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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lilpumpkin2.0
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June 4, 2024 The last paragraph is so true to reality.

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lilpumpkin2.0
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June 4, 2024 Summer vacation has arrived! The weather is wonderful to be able to sit and not worry about how cold or wet it is. Anyway, almost done with the book. Review of the book will be in the next post

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BennettBookworm
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This was delightful! I liked how, as always, the romance was realistic and hott, but it was also a story about friendship and family. Emily Henry doesn‘t disappoint!

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lilpumpkin2.0
Funny Story | Emily Henry

June 3, 2024 Believe it or not, I started Funny Story two days ago and I am more than halfway done with it. Daphne likes Miles and can't get enough of him. He starts to show his real side and is worried about his younger sister Julia. He was not close with his parents and acted as a parent to his sister. Julia is twenty three years old but is having trouble finding a place to stay so she is moving in with Miles until she finds one.

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lilpumpkin2.0
Funny Story | Emily Henry

June 3, 2024 I am now on page 134 and finally Peter appears in the book. He meets up with Daphne but talks behind Miles' back and says to Daphne that Miles is a loser and doesn't even have a close relationship with his parents. To get revenge, Daphne pulls away and walks back towards Miles; giving him a kiss. The kiss is very warm and sends chills down her back. The kiss is mesmerizing that Daphne cannot stop thinking about it

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lilpumpkin2.0
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June 3, 2024 I have reached page 100. This book is probably my most favorite of Emily Henry's. It has a lot of banter between Daphne and Miles. Daphne and Miles were each dumped by their ex. Daphne was originally with Peter. Miles was originally with Petra. But now Peter likes Petra and there is no possibility that Daphe and Miles will reunite with their exes. Knowing that Miles (who enjoys smoking weed) has feelings is cute and Daphne does too!

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NikkiCureton
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Really enjoyed this book. Emily Henry is one of my favorite authors (with the exception of Happy Place), and Miles + Daphne are characters who don‘t disappoint. I loved their story, could not put the book down once I started reading.
“I think you‘re the first person who‘s really seen me. Past what I want people to see. You make the people you care about feel like… Like you want all of them. Not just the good parts.”

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Lizwarnerpdx
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Right away, you love the characters in this story & that grows more as the story goes on. Love, heartbreak, relationships… and unknowing what comes next.

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Laughterhp
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Favorite read of May is Throne of the Fallen. I added the tagged book as a bonus, but it‘s not better to me than The Bone Shard Daughter.

#bookbracket2024

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lilpumpkin2.0
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May 30, 2024 Peep Miss Piggy. She is going to make more appearances so be ready! My next TBR is *drumroll* Funny Story by Emily Henry. I am not sure what to think of it yet. Kind of hard to tell at the moment. Will let you know my thoughts when I start it tmrrw

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thestarlesscasea
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Back in one of my favorite lil corners of the world on a random Thursday off of work. A loved one is in surgery a thousand miles away, and this is how I'm coping with the anxiety and concern. ✨️

Soubhiville Sending calming deep breaths. I hope all goes well. 3w
CaliforniaCay 💙🙏🏾💙 3w
Bookwormjillk Hope it goes well. 3w
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Mirazzles
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My library hold came in!

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Amor4Libros
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Emily Henry is starting to grow on me…This was cute and fun! (Also heartbreaking at times and made me tear up)…LOVED!

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

NikkiCureton This is next up on my TBR! 3w
Amor4Libros @NikkiCureton I hope you enjoy it! I loved it on audio 😊 3w
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ncsufoxes
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I love Emily Henry books, definitely make me feel ready for summer. I‘m on a kick of romance books. Fun, easy, quick read, which has been my speed lately. I saw someone that said they re-read all of Henry‘s books before the next one came out. I definitely need to have a lazy summer & do this (probably not this summer). As always I love the sarcasm & banter between the characters. #bookspin

TheAromaofBooks Woohoo!! I'm looking forward to this one. 4w
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Amor4Libros
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Need a break from the non-fiction audiobook…

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steph_phanie
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Mehso-so

⭐️⭐️⭐️½ maybe
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First of all, this type of book is not my cup of tea. So many eyerolling moments. Too much cliché. But I did mostly enjoy it. Would I have read it if I didn't need to for work? No, absolutely not. Will I read another Emily Henry? Eh, maybe.

There was one continuity error that caused me to reread a handful of pages THREE times. I was convinced I had missed something. Turns out I didn't miss anything, but her editors did!

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Kimberlone
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The best EH since Beach Read! Even though the premise and tropes seem a bit unrealistic at first glance, I thought that Henry somehow made the forced proximity, opposites attract, fake dating romance really work. I was rooting for the unlikely relationship between Daphne and Miles. The side characters are all so unique and add a lot of color to the story, and I even got a bit teary eyed towards the end!

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charl08
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Sometimes at night, from the other room, he texts me live updates as he listens to the audiobook of The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, things like i want to live w the beavers and wat is turkish delight and edmund needs 2 chill.

ClairesReads This is actually so fantastic 1mo
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willaful
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A fun and swoony romance and two #ISpyBingo spaces filled, could life get any better? 😂 My full review on my blog: https://willaful.wordpress.com/2024/05/22/funny-story-by-emily-henry/

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JessieKB
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💙💗as usual, very much enjoyed this one!!! Loved the typical sweet small town setting, insert fun and definitely relatable characters. This time a librarian and her beau that came about from a funny story. Story lines may be similar, but I will choose her every time!!! Hoping for my reading time to be back up soon!!!!

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Injeanious
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Cute quick read!

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ClairesReads
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Funny Story was a fun story. As with all Emily Henry books it demanded nothing of my brain, but provided some light-hearted, and sometimes serious, romance, without too much cheese or smut. The perfect kind of popcorn read which relies heavily on banter as a mode of storytelling. You know what you‘re getting and you know if it‘s for you or not.

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Arvena
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Not so funny Funny Story :) It is a good, descent read, but I wouldn't call it rom-com.

willaful The publishing industry really pushes the “rom-com“ image lately; it does a disservice to a lot of authors. 1mo
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Amiable
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I‘m not a fan of the romance genre. But I picked up “Book Lovers” on a whim —and loved it. So I thought, maybe I like romance if it‘s written by Emily Henry? Alas, every other book by her has been just a soft pick for me. I guess it‘s difficult to repeatedly capture lightning in a bottle. 🤷🏻‍♀️ A quick, predictable read. I won‘t remember the plot in a few months, but it was frothy fun while it lasted.

Aims42 I‘m a fellow “some but not all romance is for me” member 😁 They‘re a good palate cleanser for sure! 1mo
Amiable @Aims42 I‘m mostly “meh” about romance, to be honest. I don‘t ever seek it out on its own. Usually I end up with it because I‘m reading something that‘s in the realm of “chick lit” and it‘s cross-tagged as romance. 1mo
Aims42 @Amiable Totally get that 👍 1mo
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DiffidentBookworm
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As usual Emily Henry is the best. It truly is a funny story. It‘s a cute small town with lots of great characters. Plenty of messy situations to make the characters feel like real people & not like they‘ve stepped straight out of a hallmark movie, but also plenty of hallmark movie level beautiful romantic scenes.

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JessieKB
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Finally started!!!💙🤍

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Bookish_Gal
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I did enjoy this book, 4 ⭐️, but something felt off. Even when I felt called out by the FMC‘s antics, almost self deprecating. Likely due to how quick these two fell for each other, as each of their ex‘s went to marry each other. Their interactions were amazing, but that reasoning behind dating was a miss. Miles is an amazing guy. Loved the whole working at a library. I felt so called out; about waiting for people who never arrive. Almost cried.

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lilpumpkin2.0
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May 7, 2024 SEVEN days into May and 24 more days to go until summer arrives. To me, June is the start of summer. Anyway, it is no surprise that I went to Target and got more books (2 of which were on my TBR list). The first one that I HAD to pick up was Funny Story by Emily Henry and the other was How to End a Love Story by Yulin Kuang. If Emily Henry commented on the book by Yulin Kuang, you know 100% that it is going to be good

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An AI generated image of a scene from the tagged book😍

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CozyCatLady
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Hiyaa! ✨

I have recently started reading a bit more again and when I saw on TikTok that this new Emily Henry book was a must read, I thought I should give it a go. I have read one of her books before and I honestly love the way she writes. I‘m already halfway through this book and again this story feels like a warm hug and soft giggles. It‘s very enjoyable and I can‘t wait to read how this story ends 🙏🥰
#emilyhenry #funnystory

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mcipher
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The girls hung out with me while I did a face mask and continued blazing through this book today.
I‘m also reading The Book of Love and I love it so much I don‘t want to finish it so I haven‘t picked it up in a couple days 😂😂 That‘s a first for me I think. Anyone else do that?!

dabbe 🖤🐾🐾🐾🖤 2mo
Mimi28 😻😻😻 2mo
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britt_brooke
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The title and premise are clever and full circle without being too cheesy. It‘s gotta be hard to pull off romance tropes in a unique way, but Henry absolutely delivers: a fun story, likable characters, and trademark humor. Fake dating, forced proximity, whatever. Yes. Do it all. It works so well. This hit me at the perfect time (a departure from my true crime binge). Her best yet, IMO.

mrsmarch This is the second time I‘ve seen someone say this is her best. Better than Book Lovers even?! 2mo
britt_brooke @mrsmarch IMO, yes, but I loved that one, too! 2mo
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AvidReader25
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This book‘s subtitle should be: everyone needs therapy. Also, I loved it! Realistic & healthy relationships, actual character development & honest conversations. Supporting the idea that you need friends and a community, not just one “perfect “ person. Miles & Daphne were a delight with buzzing chemistry. The supporting characters added so much especially Julia & Ashleigh, & the descriptions of Michigan were just the chef‘s kiss. My #1 or 2 Henry.

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Sarahreadstoomuch
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I‘m a fan of Emily Henry, and this could be my new favorite. I‘ve always been impressed by her ability to write actually witty sarcasm in her dialogue, and she‘s got it again here in spades. Loved it!!

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Laughterhp
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I wasn‘t sure if I was going to like this one because I didn‘t really enjoy the last couple of Emily Henry books. But I really loved this one! I loved Miles and Daphne. I loved all the exploring of Michigan too! I don‘t know if all the places are real, but I wished they were!

This was my #doublespin for May

monalyisha Yes! The “Vacation” book was absolutely a low point for me, too. Glad things are back in action. 2mo
TheAromaofBooks Henry's been a mixed bag for me, as I enjoyed Beach Read and Book Lovers, but not Vacation or Happy Place. So I'm interested to give this one a whirl!! 2mo
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Allthebookclubs
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I love all things Emily Henry, and this one was great. Told from Daphne‘s point of view while her life is shattered and then put back together unexpectedly. I like a good, independent woman who finds herself and love but they don‘t have to both define her book. Book #36 in 2024

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