Top Ten Tuesday - Long Book Titles

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 of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.
This weeks topic is 

Super Long Book Titles


1 - You Are a Badass: How to Stop Doubting Your Greatness and Start Living an Awesome Life
Character count: 86

2 - The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
Character count: 67

3 - World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War
Character count: 46

4 - Solutions and Other Problems 
Character count: 28


5 - Don't Tell Mum I Work on the Rigs: (She Thinks I'm a Piano Player in a Whorehouse)
Character count: 82

6 - Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
Character count: 110

7 - No Matter How Much You Promise to Cook or Pay the Rent You Blew It Cauze Bill Bailey Ain't Never Coming Home Again; A Symphonic Novel
Character count: 133


8 - 5 Very Good Reasons to Punch a Dolphin in the Mouth and Other Useful Guides
Character count: 75

9 - After the Wreck, I Picked Myself Up, Spread My Wings, and Flew Away
Character count: 67

10 - Noisy Outlaws, Unfriendly Blobs, and Some Other Things That Aren't as Scary, Maybe, Depending on How You Feel About Lost Lands, Stray Cellphones, Creatures from the Sky, Parents Who Disappear in Peru, a Man Named Lars Farf, and One Other Story We Couldn't Quite Finish, So Maybe You Could Help Us Out
Character count: 300

19 comments

  1. You're back! Yea!!! Where on earth did you get all these exceptionally long titles?? Love it!! And that you did the character count. Clever...

    I also have The 100-year old man who climbed out the window and disappeared. Here's the rest of my list: Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Book Titles

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  2. Haha wow, that last one is quite a mouthful. Great list!

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  3. Whoa! You found some really long (and really funny!) titles!

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  4. These are all wonderful. I feel like the folks who wrote these titles were stringing together a whole slew of random thoughts.

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  5. World War Z was such a good story, too.

    My post.

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  6. You found some good titles! I'm loving #5😁

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  7. These are really long titles! Here is our Top Ten Tuesday.

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  8. You win TTT! My mind always goes to Backman when I think of excessively long titles, but you have some real winners up there.

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  9. Holy- thoses sure are long 😂 300 characters.. I like the long titles but that’s an exagerations ahaha

    Kristina @ books-and-dachshunds.com

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  10. Ok I'm really curious about 5 Good Reasons!!!

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  11. I also have number 2 on my TTT and I've seen it on quite a few other lists, seems like that could be the winner.

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  12. The "Don't Tell Mum..." title is so funny! Love that one.

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  13. Ah Allie's books! I loved the first one and hope to read the second one soon. I'm too lazy to put a list of these together so I went rogue again!

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  14. Love your choices! World War Z is one of my favorite books. :)

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  15. I didn't even think about counting characters! For my list, I looked at the lengths of the titles of the books I've read so far this year and the longest one was only 8 words. I guess I like shorter titles :)

    Happy TTT!

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  16. Great list! I also have the Hyperbole book on my list!

    Here’s my Top Ten Tuesday!

    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog

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  17. I'm not sure if you or DebNance at Readerbuzz win for longest title I've seen. That last one is a doozy!

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  18. I glanced at my list of nonfiction reads and came up with one that is exceptionally long:

    When My Time Comes: Conversations about Whether Those Who Are Dying Should Have the Right to Determine When Life Should End by Diane Rehm.

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  19. Jonas Jonasson is definitely known for lengthy titles :D


    Here's my TTT if you want to have a look https://readwithstefani.com/books-with-milelong-titles-on-my-tbr/ Happy reading!

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