9 Funniest Author Dedications

9 Funniest Author Dedications

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You may skip over them or you may read them diligently, but author dedications are one of my favorite parts of reading a book! Some of them are sweet, other are heart-breaking, but sometimes you stumble upon that one dedication in a book that just makes you laugh so hard your stomach hurts.

This Author’s Heartwarming and Hilarious Dedication to His Mother Went Viral

This Author’s Heartwarming and Hilarious Dedication to His Mother Went Viral

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Dedicating your new book to a family member is very common amongst authors. Every once in a while, one is so sweet and funny that many take notice.   That was the case with Ben Philippe, a young author who just released his debut young-adult novel The Field Guide To The North American Teenager last week. Philippe dedicated the book to his mother, Belzie. But it’s what Philippe wrote next that got people’s attention. Image Via Forbes   In an interview with Forbes, Philippe said that the humorous message was a nod to how many parents like to prioritize financial security amongst their …

15 Books with Highly Amusing Dedications

15 Books with Highly Amusing Dedications

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The dedication portion of a book is on of the most oft skipped over, for understandable reasons. After all, what do any of us care about the personal affections of an author we’ve never met? But for this reason, the dedication page is an opportunity for authors to slip in little jokes like small treasures uncovered only by that completionist breed of readers who must read every single line of text in a volume, including the copyright.   Here is a healthy list of some of the most amusing book dedications that, if they don’t encourage you to read the …