Funny Story

Funny Story



'One of my favourite authors' COLLEEN HOOVER, It Ends With Us
‘Emily knows how to craft a love story like the all-time greats’ TAYLOR JENKINS REID, Daisy Jones and The Six


Daphne always loved the way Peter told their story.

That is until it became the prologue to his actual love story with his childhood bestie, Petra.

Which is how Daphne ends up rooming with her total opposite and the only person who could possibly understand her predicament: Petra's ex, Miles.

As expected, it’s not a match made in heaven – that is until one night, while tossing back tequilas, they form a plan.

And if it involves posting deliberately misleading photos of their 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-fiancé’s new fiancée’s ex . . . right?

A shimmering, joyful new novel about a pair of opposites with the wrong thing in common, from #1 New York Times and Sunday Times bestselling author Emily Henry



'The master of witty repartee' Daily Mail

'I've loved every single one of her books more than the previous' Ali Hazelwood, The Love Hypothesis

'The book that you just know all the girls are going to be reading by the side of the pool this summer... ' The Mirror

'My newest automatic-buy author' Jodi Picoult, Wish You Were Here

'This book is an utter delight' Prima

'Emily Henry has become one of my favourite authors' Beth O'Leary, The Flatshare

'Emily Henry's books are a gift, the perfect balance between steamy and sweet' V. E Schwab, Gallant

'A joyful and cathartic romcom that is truly the funniest of stories' The Skinny

'Nobody does it quite like Emily Henry' Casey McQuiston, Red, White and Royal Blue

'The queen of rom-coms is back' Refinery29

'Our generation's answer to Nora Ephron' Sophie Cousens, This Time Next Year

'As a storyteller, Henry is in a class of her own' Elle Kennedy, The Deal

Emily Henry, No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller, May 2023 & No. 1 New York Times bestseller, June 2023


  • Emily Henry at her absolute best. Warm, sexy and beautifully written. I adored it
    Beth O'Leary

About the author

Emily Henry

Emily Henry is the author of the butterfly-inducing romantic comedies Beach Read, You & Me on Vacation, Book Lovers and Happy Place, all of which were New York Times bestsellers, with Book Lovers and Happy Place being Sunday Times bestsellers. She studied creative writing at Hope College and now lives and writes in the American Midwest. Funny Story is her fifth novel.
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