Posted on 10/23/2019 at 10:13 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

An opinion piece on Publishers Weekly has some strong words for publishers and booksellers: Enough with the bad words, already.  

Andrea Karen Hammer, a freelance writer and editor, says she’s tired of seeing profanity, sexually charged words, and other aggressive language in book titles.

And she thinks readers feel the same way, pointing to slowing sales.

What say you, Fussy fans? We’ve been caught by surprise by certain words making it into book titles, but hadn’t found it to be a trend.

Categories: Today in Books

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