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120+ Hilarious Book Puns (A Collection of Page-Turners Jokes)

An animated library scene with books laughing on the shelves, some with their pages open wide as if telling jokes to each other, in a cozy, warmly lit environment.

Hold on to your bookmarks, folks! We’re about to dive into an ocean of book puns that will leave you laughing out loud.

Get comfy, grab your favorite cup of tea, and let your imagination run wild with these witty wordplays.

Heart-Warming Book Puns

  • Why did the scarecrow become a successful author? Because he was outstanding in his field!
  • I’m reading a book on anti-gravity. It’s impossible to put down!
  • Did you hear about the mathematician who hated negative numbers? He’d stop at nothing to avoid them.
  • My bookshelf is a real page-turner. It’s got novels, thrillers, and even a few cliffhangers.
  • Books about UFOs are out of this world.
  • The detective novelist was such a novel idea.
  • Novelists are usually novel lovers, it’s just a novel fact.
  • I’m a huge fan of light reading. I always bring a lamp!
  • Books about teleportation? That’s bound to take you places!
  • Why are pirates great readers? Because they’re hooked on great tales!

Hilarious Book Puns

  • I wanted to perform a play, but it was just a novel idea.
  • Authors do it by the book.
  • The best books have plenty of plot twists and cliffhangers.
  • I always bring a highlighter to the library—I’m light-reading!
  • A book fell on my head, and I blame my shelf for it.
  • My bookshelf’s inseparable—they have such a binding relationship!
  • History books make great companions during wartime—they’re full of strategies and peace treaties.
  • Why do ghosts love book clubs? They’re always haunting new titles!
  • The librarian went bald because she was tired of reader’s digests.
  • Reading in the dark isn’t just frowned upon—it’s earie!

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Funny Book Puns

  • What’s long, hard, and makes you breathless? A good book!
  • My favorite books come with recipes—they’re literally cookbooks!
  • Books are a novel way to pass the time.
  • Reading a book on glaciers? That’s a cool read!
  • Authors and coffee are the best combination—they both keep you up all night!
  • Why was the math book sad? It had too many problems.
  • Shoutout to all the authors who make our lives storied!
  • Books on gardening are a floral treat!
  • Books on physics? Just one word: attrac-tion!
  • I have a few skeletons in my closet—they’re my anatomy books!

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Book One-Liners

  • My book on floods? It’s a hit with all the current readers.
  • I took a leaf out of my old book and made a new one.
  • Trying to write a book? Make sure it’s well-written!
  • Those who aren’t book fans are missing out on real page-turners.
  • Oscar Wilde wasn’t wild about moral stories—he preferred the wild ones!
  • Reading on gas laws is a pressure cooker experience!
  • Tried a chemistry book—couldn’t bond with it!
  • Library windows are always so transparent.
  • Got a compelling story? Bet it’s got great hooks.
  • A shoe store can never compare with a bookstore’s sole purpose.

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Best Book Jokes

  • Why did the book join the police? It wanted to go undercover.
  • Did you hear about the book that went to jail? It couldn’t pass the bar.
  • Want a good story? Here, take this book—it’s a steal.
  • Books on theology have a divine touch.
  • Authors never retire—they just turn another page.
  • I finished a book on anti-gravity and have been levitating ever since.
  • I told the librarian I’d lost my book. Guess she found that novel!
  • Books on crime are always on readers’ watchlists.
  • Sci-fi books are universe-al favorites.
  • The librarian’s favorite vegetable? Quiet peas (piece).

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Best Book Puns

  • Books don’t need a bookmark when they keep you hooked from start to finish.
  • Book clubs are too binding for some free spirits.
  • Why was the book best friends with the library? Shelve a nice day!
  • A novel idea: books combined with chocolates.
  • Books on cooking? Absolutely feasting-worthy reads.
  • Historical fiction is past-perfect indeed!
  • Adventures are just novels waiting to happen.
  • Every ‘novel’ invention deserves a book mention.
  • A book’s first page always leaves you wanting more.
  • Never judge a book by its cover, unless it’s totally rocking it!

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Book Puns and Jokes

  • Why don’t books make good detectives? They always get lost in the plot.
  • I bought a book on phobias. It’s a real page-turner, and I’m facing my fears one by one!
  • The new book on clocks went tick-tock to the bestseller list.
  • The vampire novel sucks you in and never lets you go!
  • Books on baking are always well-written (whisk-ten).
  • Always put your heart and soul into a book—you’ll get all the characters aligned.
  • If books had faces, they’d be the happiest group with those cheeky bookmarks!
  • Books on zoology always teach you grrr-eat facts!
  • He couldn’t bookmark his spot, so he dog-eared the page instead.
  • Books about ghosts? They’re supernatural page-turners!

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Short Book Puns

  • Bookworms dig into novels.
  • Biographies: because life’s a story.
  • Reading while sunbathing makes you well-red.
  • Fiction books are no tall tales.
  • Books about electricity? They’re shocking!
  • Bookmark it, read it, shelve it.
  • Snuggle up with a novel—cozy fiction vibes.
  • Dictionary readers have the last word.
  • Book heaven is a bound paradise.
  • Books: the best chapters of life.
So, there you have it, fellow book lovers!

Next time you’re feeling a little punny, remember this collection of literary laughs to brighten your day. Happy reading!