Which Science Fiction or Fantasy Book Was So Much Fun You Couldn't Stand It?

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Some books keep you turning pages with suspense. Others keep the pages flipping with their deep character studies. But then there are those books that are just so much damn fun, you can’t do anything but keep reading and laughing out loud. But which science fiction or fantasy book is just the most fun ever?

Please include a book cover or other illustration for your chosen book of pure fun. And please mention the title, author, and why it made you wish you could make GIFs of a book.


Top image: The Stainless Steel Rat for President by Harry Harrison, art by Jim Burns. Really, pretty much any of the Rat books would be great—but this one’s political shenanigans are just completely bonkers and outstanding.

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