Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Book Titles



Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week, we’re talking about book titles. A good title won’t automatically make me buy a book, but it will get my attention and make me want to know more. Here are 11 titles that caused me to stop scrolling aimlessly through Goodreads and start clicking the “buy me” links.








Best Book Titles






A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius







English as a Second F*cking Language: How to Swear Effectively, Explained in Detail with Numerous Examples Taken from Everyday Life







I was Told There'd be Cake







Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil







My Mother. Barack Obama. Donald Trump. And the Last Stand of The Angry White Man.







Send More Idiots







She Got Up Off the Couch: And Other Heroic Acts from Mooreland, Indiana







Something Wicked This Way Comes







The Earth, My Butt & Other Big Round Things







The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat







Pride and Prejudice and Zombies







What's your favorite book title?





24 comments:

  1. OMG, some of these are priceless. I’ve actually read The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things (many years ago). I’m still laughing at English as a Second F*cking Language. LOL

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  2. These are all great titles! I especially like Something Wicked This Way Comes! Happy reading! 🙂
    My Top Ten Tuesday!

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  3. Aj, great titles! I also have Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury on my list. Here's my TTT post: https://thebookwormchronicles.wordpress.com/2019/10/15/top-ten-tuesday-15th-october-2019/ :-)

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  4. Great list! I Was Told There'd Be Cake is quite possibly the best title I've seen this week - I'm off to look that one up immediately.

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  5. English as a Second F*cking Language sounds like such a good read.

    My TTT.

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  6. These are great! My favorite of the group is She Got Up Off the Couch: And Other Heroic Acts from Mooreland, Indiana - change the title to my hometown and it might be about me :)

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  7. I knew you would find great titles for this topic. Why does it delight me, that there is a book to help me swear effectively? And, you know, the follow up to Mackler's book was The Universe is Expanding and So Am I, which is also, a great title.

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  8. I Was Told There'd Be Cake - genius title!

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  9. YES the Sacks is an all-time fave book (and all-time fave title!)

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  10. I Was Told There's Be Cake- I love that one. And My Mother/ Angry White Man- yikes THAT looks interesting!

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  11. If I was told there would be cake and there wasn't, I'd be really hacked off!

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  12. These are all such great, attention-grabbing titles! English as a Second F*cking Language sounds exactly like my kind of book, lol.

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  13. Wow, some of these are definitely eye catching! Pride and Prejudice and Zombies for sure made me do a double take the first time I saw it. XD

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  14. That first one sounds like something Trump would name one of his books, except his would be a bit more simplistic. Maybe The Great Work of a Stable Genius. :-)

    Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction

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  15. Haha, these are some great titles! I especially like 'English as a Second F*cking Language', and I relate so much to the 'I Was Told There'd Be Cake'. If there's supposed to be cake anywhere, I'll be there! :)

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  16. I almost added "I Never Promised You A Goodie Bag," but when I read the description I was like no, that wasn't it. It was "I was Told There'd Be Cake"! Thank you for the reminder- just added to it my TBR, along with "She Got Up Off The Couch" (I wasn't interested in Zippy- this one sounds right up my alley though). Stopping by from the linkup :)

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  17. Ooh Something Wicked This Way Comes is a great one, and the only book on your list I've read. LOL I do love a really interesting, unique book title.

    -Lauren
    www.shootingstarsmag.net

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  18. Great titles... I need to reread Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. I read it 20 years ago and am sure I’d have more to comprehend now that I live near Savannah.

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  19. English as a Second F*cking Language is such a great title. I laughed out loud as soon as I saw it!

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  20. I've read Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil and it is a great title! But I think my favorite from your list is The Earth, My Butt & Other Big Round Things

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  21. Okay, now I want to order the My Mother. Barack Obama. Donald Trump. book. What a great title. And the others are great, too.

    Titles in the key of Made Ya Look.

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  22. Gotta' love the "& Zombies" addition of the classic Pride and Prejudice! ;) Thanks so much for the Finding Wonderland visit, AJ!

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  23. She Got Up Off the Couch. I love it! 👍✨

    I think one of the most interesting titles I have come across is Going Bovine by Libba Bray. It is also one of the weirdest books I have ever read. 😁

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  24. Ahahahahha I love all of these SO much, especially She Got Up Off the Couch, I was told there'd be cake and send more idiots hahaha. These are really fun titles! :)

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