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Monday, February 10, 2020

TTT: Books with LOVE in the title

Top Ten Tuesday: Books with LOVE in the title

Books I've read:  (I should say for full disclosure, I don't necessarily recommend all of these books. Some I didn't even like. One I didn't even finish.)

Adult titles:
  • Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Love Warrior by Glennon Doyle Melton
  • Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
  • Dreaming the Beatles: The Love Story of One Band and the Whole World 
  • You Don't Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie
  • Beloved by Toni Morrison
  • Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl
  • Dear Fahrenheit 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks by Annie Spence
  • The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
YA/MG titles:
  • The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough
  • Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
  • The Lover's Dictionary by David Levithan
  • Love and Leftovers by Sarah Tregay 
  • The Statistical Possibility of Love At First Sight by Jennifer Smith
  • Love is the Drug by Alaya Dawn Johnson
Children's titles:
  • Mama, Do You Love Me? by Barbara Joosse
  • God's Great Love For You by Rick Warren
  • Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
Poetry Books:
  • Love Found: 50 Classic Poems of Desire, Longing and Devotion edited by Jennifer Orkin Lewis
  • The Ordering of Love: New and Collected Poems of Madeleine L'Engle
  • The Best Loved Poems of Jacqueline Kennedy-Onassis by Caroline Kennedy
  • Risking Everything: 110 Poems of Love and Revelation edited by Roger Housdon
Books I want to read:
  • The Love Letters by Madeleine L'Engle
  • Geek Love by Katherine Dunn
  • Love Letters to the Dead by Ava Dellaira
  • Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
  • The Atomic Weight of Love by Elizabeth Church
  • Of Love and Other Demons by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • For the Love of Books by Graham Tarrant
Surprisingly, even though I eventually found several books with LOVE in the title, there were not as many as I thought there would be (and several titles were pretty obscure.)

-Anne




19 comments:

  1. Which ones did you not like and not finish?

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    1. Eat, Pray, Love. Something about that book really bugged me but I know a lot of people liked it and like the author. To each his own.

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  2. I've only read a few of these and they weren't necessarily my favorites, but this a good list. I'll have to go search my read books and see how many have love in the title; you've got me curious.

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    1. I had a few more but I was tired of typing. I should have added TO ALL THE BOYS I'VE LOVED BEFORE on my TBR. It's been there for year, though, so it seems like I don't really want to read it.

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  3. Wow. Interesting that you read so few books with the word love in the title.

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  4. Some of those YA/ MG books have the best titles!

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  5. Love Found sounds really good.

    Here is our Top Ten Tuesday.

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  6. It's interesting to realize just how many books reference love in their titles. Wow!

    My TTT .

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  7. Lots of books are about love in some way or another, so I guess it makes sense that there are tons of books with "love" in the title.

    Happy TTT!

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  8. You found a ton of titles with "love" in them. Awesome!

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  9. This seems to be a popular topic this week. LOVE all your different choices! ;-)

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  10. I don't think I've read any of these, but I LOVE what you did here.

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  11. So many great picks! I am definitely taking notes on some of the novels I've not heard of. Swoon.

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  12. What a great list! I love the concept and now want to go through the books I've read, too :) (though Blogger's search tool stinks).

    I see lots of books I've enjoyed and more that I still want to read. Of course, I am curious about which ones you didn't like and/or didn't finish!

    Of those you listed, I enjoyed Eat, Pray, Love and "loved" The History of Love, and want to read Geek Love.

    Thanks for sharing -

    Sue

    Book By Book

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    1. I didn't like Wesley the Owl, Love and Leftovers, The Statistical Possibility..., Love is the Drug.

      I didn't finish Eat, Pray, Love.

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    2. I sorted on my books on goodreads for "love". Of course some books aren't on the list because I read them before I added all books to that list.

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