The Book Blogger Hop is a weekly meme hosted by Jennifer at Crazy for Books.
This week's question is:
Let’s talk crazy book titles! Highlight one or two (or as many as you like!) titles in your personal collection that have the most interesting titles! If you can’t find any, feel free to find one on the internet!
I suppose I have a few books with crazy titles... but nothing on earth beats the recent spate of romance novels with ridiculous titles like: Magnate's Mistress Accidentally Pregnant! or The Brazilian Millionaire's Love-Child. Those are real titles! No, I don't own them. But just hearing those titles makes me laugh out loud.
Can I Get There by Candlelight? by Julius Horwitz, published in 1963, doesn't have a crazy title, but I loved the back cover copy so much, I had to buy the book. There's a quote from Library Journal on the back which reads: "Librarians will help the cause of literature by rejecting this unsavory stew of sex, liquor and street language." It's honestly a very tame book by today's standards.
Those are definitely weird titles! Good choices! Feel free to check out my BBH here.ReplyDelete
Rumana @ Relook the Book
Trashy romance titles are certainly the funniest. Kidnapped by a sexy duke . . .ReplyDelete
High five. Those are pretty awesome! The old romances have some of the best covers too.ReplyDelete
I love those titles, so funny!ReplyDelete
Great titles. Friday Post!ReplyDelete
Thanks for stopping by my blog today. I shall follow. I really love your blog. The post about the four books having the same cover is hilarious!ReplyDelete
Ooh, can i get there by candlelight is lovely... well done...ReplyDelete
Thanks for hopping by my blog! Those romance titles are really bad. I know I shouldn't rip on them because a lot of people like that genre, but some romance books seriously make me laugh with their titles/covers.ReplyDelete
Have a good weekend!
These are awesome, thanks for stopping by my blog!ReplyDelete
That last book sounds interesting -- especially with that little blurb from Library Journal! :)ReplyDelete
I kinda love those titles. I think I love the last book just because of the blurb!ReplyDelete
Excellent and funny titles for your choices. :) I'd never thought about regular romance titles for this question. Then again, most of my romance books (paranormal in nature) don't seem to have interesting titles. :) Thank you for visiting and for sharing. Happy reading!ReplyDelete