Tags: nothing lovely

Blood Will Tell

Think twice about your title

The probably with some book titles is that reviewers use them to make puns - usually unflattering ones - about the book. Witness these two headlines in today's US Today's Book News:

- "Nothing lovely about Alice Sebold's Moon" (a pun on The Lovely Bones)
- "The Worst Thing could describe Hegi's new novel" (her book is called The Worst Thing I've Done)

I'm not sure you can always see these things coming, though. Or prevent them. Still, it must hurt to see your title used to put down your book.

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