Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Top Ten Tuesday has been one of my favorite memes ever since I started blogging, so huge thanks to Jana for taking over the hosting duties!
This week’s TTT topic is Books With Single-Word Titles. As someone who has always struggled to be concise with their writing, there’s just something so impressive to me about single-word book titles. It amazes me that authors are able to so perfectly capture the essence of the hundreds and hundreds of pages they’ve written with a single word. And I don’t know about you guys, but I often find those one-word titles to be way more powerful than their multi-word counterparts. In some cases, they perfectly capture the magic of a book, while in others, they succinctly convey the horrific vibe. And yet in still others, they are deliberately ambiguous so as to keep you guessing as to their meaning.
Anyway, enough of that. Below are ten of my favorite one-word titles.
(Sorry. I just watched The Princess Bride and can’t get this quote out of my head.)
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My Favorite One-Word Book Titles
(in no particular order)
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