10 More Humorous Reviews of Classic Novels

A few months ago, we posted an article about 10 amusing reviews of classic books from Harry Potter to Wuthering Heights. A quick look on Amazon will reveal that there are plenty of funny reviews to be found for classic books, some serious, some genuine, but all worth a chuckle. We’ve taken another look and found ten more reviews of classic books that made us smile.

1984 – George Orwell
We’d really like to read that book.

A Game of Thrones – George R.R. Martin
Any and all fans of Game of Thrones should be locked up!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – J.K. Rowling
Looks like a cheeky Hobbit left this review.

Lolita – Vladimir Nabokov
Not enough jokes in this book about paedophilia.

To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
But racism, rape, and murder is fine.

Moby Dick – Herman Melville
This review was left by Capt. Ahab.

The Catcher in the Rye – J.D. Salinger
She has Holden down to a T.

The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald
Didn’t read a page but I’ll still review it.

The Hobbit – J.R.R. Tolkien
Wait, what?

To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
False advertising!

“Jólabókaflóðið:” The Christmas Book Flood: An Icelandic Tradition

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Every year in the UK and in the US some new gadget or toy is announced as the most popular gift for that year, but in Iceland they do things slightly differently and it means that the most popular gift is always books!

Jólabókaflóðið is Icelandic for Yule Book Flood and that’s because every year there’s an annual release of new books that occurs just before Chirstmas, it’s a national publishing tradition and in Iceland, Christmas is planned around it.
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Dr Seuss Parodies To Make You Laugh

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Dr Seuss became popular in the 20th century and still remains a favourite today. His rhythms and rhymes, although simple, create fun tongue-twisters and fast-paced tales.

His style has been copied, styled out, and parodied the world over, referenced in popular culture, and we have selected some of our favourite Seuss parodies from the years.

Enjoy these very silly parodies and clever covers dedicated to Dr Seuss.

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Drink Like a Lannister with these Game of Thrones Whiskies

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HBO’s Game of Thrones first aired back in 2011 and has since become one of the biggest TV shows of all time. With its eighth and final season set to air next Spring, fans across the globe are eager to see how this epic struggle for power will conclude. If you can’t wait for the final season, but are also dreading the show’s end, then you may be interested to learn that you’ll be able to watch the final season whilst sipping some official Game of Thrones Whisky.
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5 Ridiculous Moments in ‘The Crimes of Grindelwald’

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***SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS***

The latest addition to JK Rowling’s wizarding world – The Crimes of Grindelwald – hit the cinemas recently and has received some…mixed reviews.

The first Fantastic Beasts movie was good fun- a jolly romp with a sweet and funny protagonist and some brilliant creatures- so we were all looking forward to the next instalment.

However, it seems the latest movie was a tad confusing, throwing lore to the wind, making some interesting character development, and pointless subplots.

Here are five WTF moments from The Crimes of Grindelwald we just couldn’t ignore…

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Canadian Bakery Creates Hogwarts Masterpiece

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Hogwarts has been replicated in the most delicious way possible by a Canadian baker in Edmonton.

Garner Beggs, co-owner of the Duchess Bakeshop in Edmonton, CA, created the School of Witchcraft and Wizardry out of gingerbread  in the hopes that the amazing piece will encourage people to donate to a good cause. Inspired by Dobby the House-Elf who was granted freedom after being given a sock, Beggs is supporting The Bissell Centre charity who help people out of poverty. Residents of Edmonton are encouraged to donate socks to become in with a chance of helping to demolish the delicious building.

The winner of the gingerbread school will be announced after January 13th 2019.

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