Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Better Book Titles

If you haven't heard of the blog Better Book Titles, let me share a few of their gems with you and maybe you'll feel so inclined to check out their totally rad collection.  They've got everything from kid's books:



Oh the Places You'll Go by Dr. Seuss



Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst


 

Curious George by H.A. Rey




to the classics we read in highschool...



Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck



Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte



To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee


And here are some random funny ones I just loved...



As You Like It by William Shakespeare (also this works for 12th Night and several others lol)



Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle



Life by Keith Richards



James and the Giant Peach by Rauld Daul 
(slightly edited for The Book Buff :)

Here is the link to the blog Better Book Titles: http://betterbooktitles.com/  Enjoy!

P.S. a tiny disclaimer, the blog isn't as family friendly as mine, there is some strong language and sexual content in some of the titles

11 comments:

Dorothy A. said...

Hah! Those are hilarious! Especially the James and the Giant Peach one.

I wish someone gave me Oh The Places You'll Go when I graduated. Thanks for sharing!

Sarah Billington said...

AWESOME. Excellent stuff. Thanks for sharing them. :)

Reading Rachel said...

Awesome and spot-on. I was given Oh The Places You'll Go by one of my teachers when I graduated. Oh, you also forgot. It's OK if your boyfriend is a controlling stalker, as long as he's a sparkly vampire

Kate the Book Buff said...

@reading rachel-isnt that how all of the paranormal romances are? uber controlling but magical due to their being a vampire, werewolf,fey, etc. I have to say, I love reading them, purely for escapism, but they are so silly sometimes :)

Robyn Johnson said...

Oh this has me laughing right off my armchair. Thanks for sharing!

Man of la Book said...

Love them :)

By the way, it is OK if a giant fruit kills your beeyotches aunts.

http://www.ManOfLaBook.com

Meg @ A Bookish Affair said...

I love, love, love that website!

Tracy Krauss said...

Quite an eclectic mix here!

Jillian said...

HAHA! I'm telling you; only bookworms would appreciate this stuff. So funny.

Jenn said...

This made me giggle! Thanks! :) Will have to check that out!

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

These cracked me up!

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