Top Ten Tuesday

Unique Book Titles


Top Ten Tuesday was originally started by The Broke And The Bookish, where a topic is given every Tuesday and the blogger then produces a top ten list of books to fit the weekly subject. The topic this week is Top Ten Unique Book Titles. Most books have fairly average titles, something you would expect to appear on the front cover. However, some books are more secretive, and don’t like to give anything away in their titles, and therefore have slightly different approaches when it comes to naming them. here’s just a few I found on my bookshelf.

Turtles All The Way Down by John Green


This is the first book that came to me when I thought of unique titles. When you read he book, you understand where the title comes from, but on it’s own, it’s quite wacky!

The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson


I haven’t read this book, but it’s not the sort of title that you an grasp anything about the storyline from. It doesn’t really make that much sense out of context… I can’t wait to read it though, I’ve heard it’s one that would pull at my heartstrings a bit.

Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller


I chose this one because it’s quite a contradictory title; days can’t be numbered and endless, can they?

The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness


Why have I still not read this book? Another book with knife in the title… this is quite a strange title, and really doesn’t say much about the book at all, maybe I should read it and try and figure out what it means…

The End of the World Running Club by Adrian J. Walker


A running club for the end of the world… this may be taken literally in the book, but the title itself is quite unique.

The Sun Is Also A Star by Nicola Yoon


Well, yes, actually, it is… but this title is quite unique in the way that it doesn’t really have anything to do with the immediate storyline of the book (I don’t think, I haven’t this one either… why have not read any of these books?!)

The Sky Is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson


Again, yes, the sky is kind of everywhere, but the title stands out among other books because it doesn’t really say much about the story.


So that’s my collection of unique book titles! Have you read any of these? Can you tell if the titles have any relevance to the story? Let me know in the comments!

Until next time…

Jade 🙂


By bookmuffin

I like books and tea. MA Children's Literature student.

12 replies on “Unique Book Titles”

Ahhh, the Impossible Knife of Memory was so good. The title makes a TON of sense after you read it and I think it fits the story really well. That was on my list too 🙂 Awesome list! I also considered having The Knife of Never Letting Go on mine too! But I ended up not adding it XD


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