Updates from Frederick Smith, former Detroiter living in Los Angeles, and author of Play It Forward (January 2015), Right Side of the Wrong Bed (December 2007), and Down For Whatever (July 2005).
I like those kind of books... those that make you laugh, and make you think and see life through the eyes of a character with a fun(ny) voice.
Conversations is doing that to me now. The main character, Maggie, had quite a voice. I remember reading A Day Late and A Dollar Short and laughing out loud. Especially the mom, Viola. Even some of J. California Cooper's work gave me a laugh out loud moment. And for those of you now reading Tayari Jones' The Untelling, the mom's actions and words provide some laugh out loud moments.
What novels have tickled your funny bone? A character? A line? A voice? What would you recommend for someone looking for a laugh out loud moment? fs
Author of 3 QPOC/LGBT novels: Down For Whatever (05); Right Side of the Wrong Bed (08); Play It Forward (January 2015). www.FrederickLSmith.com @fsmith827
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