Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve read with numbers in the title

Numbers in titles read in last ten years and those read as a teen

That Artsy Reader Girl has hosted Top Ten Tuesday since January of 2018. This is a fun meme with specific topics each week. If you like to make lists and talk about books be sure to check it out.

This week we’re talking about books with numbers in their titles. It was fun to find these books and remember reading them!

Read in the last Ten years

The First Eagle by Tony Hillerman

The First Chill of Autumn by W.G. Gingell

Just One Damned Thing After Another by Jodi Taylor

One Fell Sweep by Ilona Andrews

Second Street Station by Lawrence H. Levy

The Twelve Clues of Christmas by Rhys Bowen

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Split Second by Kasie West

The Twenty-four Days before Christmas by Madeline L’Engle

First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones

Teenage reads

Just for fun I made a list of books I remember reading as a teenager:

  • 1984 by George Orwell
  • Catch-22 by Joseph Heller
  • A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  • 4:50 from Paddington by Agatha Christie
  • The Big Four by Agatha Christie
  • Nine Coaches Waiting by Mary Stewart

Have you read any of these books? Did you do the Top Ten Tuesday topic this week?

Author: Jan

I love to read--especially mysteries, science fiction and fantasy. I also love blogging, photography, gardening, playing Mah Jonng, reading with a cat on my lap, throwing a ball for a dog, creating cards to send to family and friends, reading book blogs, using my computer.

16 thoughts on “Top Ten Tuesday: Books I’ve read with numbers in the title”

    1. I seldom reread books, but the Agatha Christies are ones I would read again since it was so long ago that I read them the first time.

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  1. Great list! I’ve read Ready Player One and most of the books from your teenager list. 🙂 And I think The First Chill of Autumn looks really good.

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    1. The Agatha Christie books are the first place I looked for numbers since I remembered a few titles. But you’re right there are lots of them with numbers.

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    1. I was surprised also, Katherine. You did a great job with your TTT since you found 1-10 with books you’d read. I was just happy I could find 10 books with numbers I’d read from the past 10 years!

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  2. A really solidly good list of books – who knew numbers featured so heavily in book titles? The two that particularly jump out at me are Just One Damned Thing After Another and One Fell Sweep, which I both loved:)

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    1. Split Second was really good and I realized when I looked at it that I never read the second book in the series. I might go back and try it.

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