Books Stella Gibbons Books by Stella Gibbons Stella Gibbons has written books about: Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Stella Gibbons Summer Reader Poll 2019: Funny Books We Did It For The LOLs: 100 Favorite Funny Books August 20, 2019 We thought you might need a laugh right about now, so this year's summer reader poll celebrates all the books (and one short story, and a few uncategorizable gems) that make you laugh out loud. Review Three Books... Country Cousins: 3 Books About Rural Living December 12, 2012 Author Wendy Welch shares her favorite book about small-town life that defy stereotypes. What is your favorite work that takes a bite out of literary tradition? Tell us in the comments. Arts & Life A New Batch of Under-the-Radar Books January 22, 2008 Seattle librarian Nancy Pearl returns with another set of titles you should be reading but haven't (yet). The latest batch features the story of three royal cousins, tales of wild animal adventures and a pun-filled picture book for younger readers. A New Batch of Under-the-Radar Books Listen Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/17958464/18293001" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Excerpt: 'Cold Comfort Farm' January 21, 2008 Excerpt: 'Cold Comfort Farm'