Ya da, Ya da – 21 Great Book Titles to Read

Good Reads (over 4,000) here reduced to 20.
Check out Listopia’s reading lists (categorised for you, by them).

The 21 Great Book Titles have been chosen, because of – their titles.

A short and to the point post about fab reading. Check them out. If you click on the Good Reads link above, it takes you to a summary of each title they list.

I took my choices from their first 100 suggestions, then click on their book title link to read a summary of the book, and find out where to get hold of it. Furthermore, if you join up, you can do a wish list called ‘Want to read.’ (Great title in itself – just add – it).

My reasons for choosing them are:

I have heard of it, I haven’t read it, but would love to, because of the title, or it’s because I have, and I love the attention-grabbing title which drew me to the book in the first place.

A few are due to the heading, but I have never heard of them, clicked, read the summary and thought, yeah, stick it on the list.

Some are because they are great loves of my life, which books can do for you, and reading the titles alone makes me feel happy.

The purpose behind this list, goodness gracious you need to ask?
It’s for fun!

Oh, yes and to check what a good title can do. Some are almost ordinary but have become iconic.

It’s a wonderful harvest. Enjoy!

1. When will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops?

2. The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

3. The Spy Who Came In from the Cold

4. The Electric Kool-Aid Test

5. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (Blade Runner)

6. The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy #1)

7. The Unbearable Lightness of Being

8. I Was Told There’d Be Cake

9. Eats, Shoots & Leaves: The Zero Tolerance Approach to Punctuation

10. One Hundred Years of Solitude

11. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

12. So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy #4)

13. For Whom the Bell Tolls

14. Nostradamus Ate My Hamster

15. Don’t Pee on My Leg and Tell Me It’s Raining: America’s Toughest Family Court Judge Speaks Out

16. Catch-22 (Catch-22 #1)

17. Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History

18. Are You There Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea

19. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales

20. To Kill a Mockingbird

21. Don’t worry he won’t get far on Foot

My favourite ones

It’s a tight call are the last two. Firstly, To Kill a Mockingbird was a beloved book from school days, which I fell in love with, it hit me so deeply, I never forgot it.

Don’t worry, he won’t get far on Foot.

It is a cartoon by John Callahan, and then became his autobiography. I came across him recently due to the film of the same name. His story is one of redemption, his humour is wickedly funny. A lesson in how not to make anything sacred. Humour can be a great leveler in life.






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You are most welcome. The list on Good Reads is excellent. Loved the catergories. Got me inspired.


What an interesting list! I’m feeling good that I have read some of these! But will check out the others! Thanks for this compilation!

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