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February 6, 2018

Books I might read for their long titles

This week's Top Ten Tuesday is 'Books That Have Been On My TBR the Longest and I Still Haven’t Read'. I decided to make it into 'Books I might read for their long titles.' Can you tell which one of these titles are fake? Hint: there are only 3 titles that are fake.

01/ Stories rabbits tell: a natural and cultural history of a misunderstood creature by Susan E. Davis & Margo Demello

02/ Everything is wrong with you: The modern woman's guide to finding self confidence through self-loathing by Wendy Molyneux

03/ Today the sky is blue and white with bright blue spots and a small pale moon and I will destroy our relationship today by Tao Lin

04/ The wild adventures of a slightly mad & wholly sarcastic witch dabbling in magic and other forms of witchcraft that may or may not have turned people into toads and occasionally caused ice storms to appear during the summer and other wickedly true tales as told by Jane Edward St. John based on a diary from an anonymous source

05/ How to write ten different best sellers now in your spare time and become the first author on your block unless there's an author already living on your block by George Kirgo

06/ The glass cafe: or the stripper and the state; how my mother started a war with the system that made us kind of rich and a little bit famous by Gary Paulsen

07/ The serial dog kidnapper: how one man turned his life around and made millions selling unwanted street dogs to rich, lonely people which all born out of not having a dog when he was a child because his parents were a**holes and other horrible but true tales of childhood & eventual adulthood by John 'Dogbird' Hogan

08/ The man who ate his boots: the tragic history of the search for the northwest passage by Anthony Brandt
09/ The lamentable journey to the end of the world and other real tales of traveling the globe with only a backpack, an outdated map, $100 in cash and & a pet monkey with a fondness for stealing chocolate told in verse and other short forms by Anne E. Elliot

10/ The hundred-year-old man who climbed out of the window and disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

Answers:


Read any books with long titles lately? 

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24 comments:

  1. Fun idea for a post. All the titles are a little crazy, so I had no idea which were made up. I only got #4 right.

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    1. I actually ran through a few lists to find these titles but yeah, these are odd titles and they are real, except for the three that I made up.

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  2. crazy long titles, you might be interested in this book btw http://cmlk79.blogspot.ca/2018/02/a-good-childrens-book.html

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    1. just saw your post on the book & will check the book out later.

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  3. Wow these really are some crazy long titles!

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    1. yes they are, I actually came across a lot more that are even longer but decided to stick to just these.

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  4. I would most definitely read 4, 7, and 9 and I am kind of disappointed they are fake! Anyway, great post, very fun!
    Here's our TTT http://jennreneeread.blogspot.com/2018/02/top-ten-tuesday-top-ten-oldest-series.html

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    1. me too, though I did make them up but I actually wouldn't might reading them.

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  5. Wow those are some crazy long titles. Fun post

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    1. yep, long and crazy but they existed, well, except the 3 I make up.

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  6. Today The Sky Is Blue is a crazy long title! Assuming it's real. :) And Stories Rabbits Tell??!?

    This is a fun twist on the topic.

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    1. those two are real books and I'm sort of surprise by their titles.

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  7. Wow, I would have thought they were all fake. Those are wild!

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    1. they aren't fake except for the 3 fake ones.

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  8. These are fabulous. Number 2 looks like a bit of a weird book, though. One of my favourite books from years ago was "And To My Nephew Albert I Leave The Island What I Won Off Fatty Hagan In A Poker Game." Really, really funny book.

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    1. #2 is like opposite thinking or such thing, I didn't check. "And To My Nephew Albert I Leave The Island What I Won Off Fatty Hagan In A Poker Game" is one of the I was going to use but decided not to.

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  9. These have inspired smiles from me. I love that long titles are rare and yet, these authors did them anyway. At least I think it is not common to have this long of a title. They kind of tell you enough of the story to peak interest. Thanks for sharing. I wanted to read #4, darn.

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    1. I kind wish I can write #4,7 or even 9 but sadly, I have yet to finish any novel that I'm working on. but I did love designing those book covers.

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  10. Those are some super long titles - they must be very interesting books. Also I loved the guessing game!

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    1. I've always hope to entertain my readers even just a little, so thanks for letting me know.

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  11. If I read any of these, I'd probably read Stories Rabbits Tell just because that is one cute rabbit on the cover. :D

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    1. I didn't even know such book existed but I have always like rabbits and bunnies

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  12. Well I know #10 is a real book because I tried to read that one haha. But these titles are so insanely long?! It's like reading half the book just getting through the title.😂I do kind of love that though!

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    1. I think long titles are good, it really spells out what the book is about.

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