Some books grab you before you’ve even turned the first page.
The allure of an intriguing title that piques a reader’s interest and makes you WANT to read a book should never be underestimated.
All of the books pictured below were first published sometime this year. I have read none of them. But I HAVE read and re-read the titles of these books over and over, because for me each time I do it’s the feeling of magic pixie dust being scattered into the air.
These are my sweet sixteen best book titles of 2018 –
And while we’re on the subject, U.S. based literary website BOOKSTR (HERE)
last year released a list of what they consider to be the 10 Best Book Titles of All Time –
1. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (1968) by Philip K. Dick
2. Everything I Never Told You (2014) by Celeste Ng
3. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (and Other Concerns) (2011) by Mindy Kaling
4. The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test (1968) by Tom Wolfe
5. Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea (2008) by Chelsea Handler
6. The Devil Wears Prada (2003) by Lauren Weisberger
7. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time (2003) by Mark Haddon
8. How to Win Friends and Influence People (1936) by Dale Carnegie
9. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (1978) by Judi Barrett
10. Love in the Time of Cholera (1985) by Gabriel García Márquez
Some of those titles are unusual that’s for sure. But they merely scrape the tip of the weird iceberg. Next, try on these little crazy-town gems for size –