Red and Yellow and Green and On and On: Ten Colorful Titles

Who doesn’t love a good title? While it doesn’t make or break a book, a truly great one can make the difference between me picking it up or leaving it on the shelf. Granted, there are a lot of clunkers with clever names, but that’s a whole other Top Ten Tuesday … Speaking of which, this week’s prompt is all about book titles that could double as Crayola Crayon names. Originally, I thought this post was going to be difficult to curate, but scanning over some of their current selection—Inchworm, Purple Moutains’ Majesty, Jazzberry Jam, Permanent Geranium Lake—made me realize pretty much any book title could double as a color. Really, it was just about finding collections of words I’d love to see on the side of everyone’s favorite coloring utensil.


Assaulted Caramel
Amish Candy Shop Mystery #1
by Amanda Flower
Goodreads

Bamboozled
by David Legge
Goodreads

Cobwebs and Cream Teas
by Mary MacKie
Goodreads

Earthman’s Burden
Hoka #1
by Poul Anderson and Gordon R. Dickson
Goodreads

Hot to Trot
Agatha Raisin #31
by M.C. Beaton and R.W. Green
Goodreads

Jackpot
by Nic Stone
Goodreads

Midnight Champagne
by A. Manette Ansay
Goodreads

Round Robin
Elm Street Quilts #2
by Jennifer Chiaverini
Goodreads

Tofu Quilt
by Ching Yeung Russell
Goodreads

With the Fire On High
by Elizabeth Acevedo
Goodreads


Note: Top Ten Tuesday is a feature hosted by Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl. Be sure to check out her weekly post to find other participants.

23 Comments

  1. Ooh, food colors! I am amazed how these connections make perfect sense. Assaulted Caramel looks delicious. As does the Cream Tea. And I definitely see the benefits of Jackpot, which reminded me of all kinds of potluck.

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