Tuesday, October 24, 2017

11 Book Titles That Totally Grabbed Me

Today's Top Ten Tuesday topic is about unique book titles. I'll admit I'm a total cover-judger, but occasionally a good title can suck me in just as much. Below are 11 book titles that instantly piqued my interest.

unique book titles

Books I've read:
1. The Alaskan Laundry by Brendan Jones (review)
2. The Dud Avocado by Elaine Dundy (review)
3. Rabbit Cake by Annie Hartnett (review)
4. When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi (review)
5. The Atomic Weight of Love by Elizabeth J. Church (review)

From my to-read list:
6. To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
7. Sorcery & Cecelia: or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot by Patricia C. Wrede and Caroline Stevermer
8. Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube: Chasing Fear and Finding Home in the Great White North by Blair Braverman
9. A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka: A Memoir by Lev Golinkin
10. Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln's Mother and Other Botanical Atrocities by Amy Stewart
11. Carrying Albert Home: The Somewhat True Story of A Man, His Wife, and Her Alligator by Homer Hickam


  1. When Breath Becomes Air is such an intriguing title!

  2. I totally want to try that ice cube book! :)

  3. Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube is an amazing title.

  4. Rabbit Cake was on my list, too. I haven't heard of The Alaskan Laundry, but you're right. The title really has me wondering.

  5. I bought a copy of To Say Nothing of the Dog a few months ago. I really need to get my shelves done because I need to be able to see the books I own!

  6. Titles and covers can definitely draw me to pick up a book for a closer look. There are some really creative titles out there! You've come up with a great list. The Atomic Weight of Love has a nice ring to it. :-) Thanks for sharing!

  7. Love all these titles!! Great choices!!! I think my favorite would have to be: A Backpack, a Bear, and Eight Crates of Vodka! Sounds very interesting and funny!! Great post!!

    My TTT:Unique Book Titles

  8. All the titles you've chosen are very unique indeed!

    Here's a link to my TTT post for this week:


  9. Sorcery and Cecelia or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot sounds intriguing. Here is our Top Ten Tuesday.

  10. I think I need that Wicked Plants book. It sounds awesome. Nice list!

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

  11. Great list! The only one I've read here is Carrying Albert Home. It was absolutely charming!

  12. Welcome to the Goddamn Ice Cube - that just made me laugh out loud. I love When Breath Becomes Air title, it definitely makes me want to read it.


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