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50+ Good Books With Blue in the Title

May 2, 2017 652 votes 67 voters 9.2k views

It turns out that books with blue in the title are way more common than you think. Here are 50+ good books with blue in the title, including both fiction and non-fiction. It's safe to say that most of these titles are books about blues, but the core commonality between these books is that they have the word blue in the title.

Books with blue in the title include One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss, Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell, and Blue Book of the John Birch Society by Robert Welch. If you have a favorite blue book, vote it up below, or add it to the list if it's not already here. It doesn't matter if it's science fiction, fantasy, romance, or non-fiction - if the book has blue in the name, it belongs on this list.
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  • Island of the Blue Dolphins1

    First Published1960-09

    SubjectsSurvival skills, Literature, Linguistics, Young adult, Classics

    Genres (Book)Children's literature, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Blues for Mister Charlie2
    14
    1

    First Published1964

    SubjectsDrama, United States of America

    Genres (Book)Play

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Blue Bloods3
    12
    2

    Blue Bloods

    Melissa de la Cruz

    First Published2007-03-27

    SubjectsWealth, Vampire

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Mystery, Fiction, Young adult literature, Fantasy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Blue Jean Buddha4
    12
    2

    Blue Jean Buddha

    Jack Kornfield

    SubjectsBuddhism, United States of America, Religion

    Genres (Book)Biography

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  • Blue Smoke5
    11
    2

    Blue Smoke

    Nora Roberts

    SubjectsWomen, Maryland

    Genres (Book)Romance novel, Speculative fiction, Suspense, Fiction

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  • The Making of Kind of Blue6

    SubjectsRecording, Jazz, History

    Genres (Book)Music

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  • Blues people7
    12
    2

    Blues people

    Amiri Baraka

    SubjectsMusic, Civilization, Literature, United States of America, Jazz

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  • The Virgin Blue8
    12
    2

    The Virgin Blue

    Tracy Chevalier
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  • One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish9

    First Published1960

    Genres (Book)Children's literature

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Crossroad blues10
    11
    2

    Crossroad blues

    Ace Atkins

    SubjectsMississippi, Mystery, Death

    Genres (Book)Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

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  • Blue Nights11
    9
    2

    Blue Nights

    Joan Didion

    First Published2011-11-01

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  • Blue Day Book Hallmark Version12
    9
    2

    Blue Day Book Hallmark Version

    Bradley Trevor Greive

    SubjectsPhotography, Self-help, Religion

    Genres (Book)Inspirational

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  • White Mountain Blues13

    SubjectsMythology, Adventure, Shamanism

    Genres (Book)Fiction

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  • Chicago Blues14
    9
    2

    Chicago Blues

    Hugh Holton

    SubjectsPolice procedural, Police, Illinois

    Genres (Book)Mystery, Fiction

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  • Pale Blue Dot15
    6
    0

    Pale Blue Dot

    Carl Sagan

    First Published1994

    SubjectsTechnology, Astrophysics, Aeronautics, Cosmology, Popular science

    Genres (Book)Mathematics, Fiction, Science, Science Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Death of a Blue Movie Star16

    First Published1988

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Violets Are Blue17
    10
    6

    Violets Are Blue

    James Patterson

    First Published2001

    SubjectsPolice procedural, Suspense, Police, Adventure, Mystery

    Genres (Book)Crime Fiction, Suspense, Mystery, Thriller, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Gathering Blue18
    6
    1

    Gathering Blue

    Lois Lowry

    First Published2000

    Genres (Book)Speculative fiction, Utopian and dystopian fiction, Children's literature, Dystopia, Fiction

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • The blue nowhere19
    7
    4

    The blue nowhere

    Jeffery Deaver

    SubjectsEspionage, California

    Genres (Book)Suspense, Mystery, Fiction

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  • The search for the girl with the blue eyes20

    SubjectsCanada, Philosophy, Reincarnation, Eschatology, Cult

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  • Arrow in the Blue21
    7
    4

    Arrow in the Blue

    Arthur Koestler

    First Published1952

    Subjects20th century, Great Britain

    Genres (Book)Biography

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  • The Blue Lotus22

    First Published1936

    Genres (Book)Comic book

    Original LanguageFrench Language

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  • Blue Moon23
    5
    2

    Blue Moon

    Alyson Noel

    First Published2009-07-07

    Genres (Book)Fantasy

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Biloxi Blues24
    4
    2

    Biloxi Blues

    Neil Simon

    First PublishedJan 01 1985

    Original LanguageEnglish Language

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  • Something blue25
    5
    5

    Something blue

    Emily Giffin

    SubjectsEngland

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